Tokyo Central Japanese Language School

Located in a quiet area of busy Shinjuku, Tokyo Central Japanese Language School (TCJ) has helped students from over 30 countries learn Japanese and achieve their dreams.

Why study at TCJ?

Good Location

1 min. walk from Shinanomachi Station, which is 6 min from Shinjuku Station by train.

Top-Class Teaching Quality

TCJ is one of the top institutions in Japan for training Japanese language teachers, with 300 graduates annually. TCJ has the professional know-how to train its own teachers, and only carefully selected Japanese language teachers are employed to teach classes. In addition to courses for international students, TCJ also operates Japan’s largest Japanese language course for working adults, with students from more than 65 countries, making it the Japanese language institution of choice for business people who are serious about the cost-effectiveness of learning.

Educational Content to Comprehensively Develop Japanese Language Proficiency

In addition to the results of written examinations such as the EJU and JLPT, international students are required to submit a statement of purpose, a thesis, a research plan, and an interview for both higher education and employment. Therefore, international students are required to have a high level of communication skills, and TCJ provides a class curriculum that emphasizes output training to support them.

ISO 29991 Certification

We have acquired ISO 29991:2020 certification, the international standard for language learning services. This standard aims to improve the transparency and reliability of language learning services, protect consumers, and enhance the quality of language learning. The certification recognizes that the language learning services provided by Tokyo Central Japanese Language School (TCJ) meet the requirements of the international standard.

Program and Courses of TCJ

Student Visa Program

Students can choose from a variety of courses according to their objectives, such as graduate school, university, vocational school and Job hunting. TCJ offers a wide range of classes from beginner to advanced level. With high quality Japanese education by our professional Japanese language teachers, we have a high track record of higher education and employment.

● Graduate School Course

Support for selecting a school, guidance for writing a research plan, how to contact professors, preparation for entrance exam interviews.

● University Course

Well-balanced study of the four skills (read, listen, speak, write), academic Japanese, guidance for entrance exams and post-secondary study, briefing session for higher education, preparation for entrance exams, JLPT, EJU (mock exam every term), essay and interviews, establish study plans.

● Vocational/Technical School Course

Acquire knowledge and skills for their desired profession, high level of communication skills are directly related to employment, preparation for interviews and JLPT, presentations and speech and debate competitions.

● Job Hunting Course

JLPT and BJT preparation next to business Japanese and manners.
External tutors conduct job hunting seminars and provide guidance on self-analysis, writing entry sheets, resumes and CVs, as well as mock interviews.

Enrollment Period: April, July, October, January
Fees: First Year 890,000 JPY / Full Two Years 1,714,000 JPY
Class Schedule: Monday-Friday
Class Time: 9:00-12:20 or 13:20-16:40
*Students will study in one of the time slots depending on their grade level and class level.

Scholarship & Learning Support


TCJ places a strong emphasis on academic achievement after enrollment by offering scholarship opportunities to reduce the financial burden on students and to motivate them to study.

●Internal Scholarship

All students who have achieved a certain level of academic success while maintaining a high attendance rate are eligible to receive internal scholarship upon graduation.

●Free JLPT Fee Program

In order to provide a good learning environment, all students can take up to two JLPT exams free of charge during their time at TCJ.
*Applicable exams are set according to admission term.

Learning Support 

●ICT Education
ICT education using electronic textbooks and online tools is widely used, allowing students to study and review on their own devices. Review questions can also be checked online, so you can study from anywhere.

●Google Apps for Efficient
Google Classroom enables efficient communication of preparatory study content, class and homework assignments.

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Establised in: 1988

Aaccreditated by: Immigration Bureau of the Ministry of Justice, Association for the Promotion of Japanese Language Education, ISO29991:2020

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