Genki Jacs Kyoto school is only few minutes away from the wonderful Gion district. The language school has 9 classrooms and large communal lounge for student to relax. It has large window overlooking the street and the classrooms are designed to facilitate learning in a relaxed and comfortable environment.

The school offer flexible schedule, student can take course from 1-week to 6-month.  No special visa required to stay in Japan for up to 6 months. This course is not available on student visa. For student visa or 1 -year study course student need to apply at GenkiJACKS Fukuoka school. Quality courses and small numbers of students in each class (maximum 8, could be 9 student during peak season for a short period of time) are two of the reasons why this school is one of the most renowned for international students. 90% of school’s student are from OECD countries. 



Kyoto, the most famous historic Japanese city and the ancient capital. It has been
selected as one of the world’s top 3 cities to visit. It is surrounded by mountains on three sides and several rivers through the city, which leads to different landscapes every season. It's also very famous for its hundreds of Buddhist temples, Shrines, a castle, imperial palaces, gardens, museums and more than 30 colleges and universities. The area is also a perfect spot for shopping, dining and sightseeing, making it the ideal location to relax and study.



. Small number of students per class (no more than 8)

. Free wireless Internet access

. Study space

. A game console with a good selection of games

. Multimedia projectors in every class

. Manga/book library

. Free coffee/ tea


1. 6-months course – Tokyo and Kyoto

This special course is one of the the most popular course. In most cases, no special visa is required to stay in Japan for up to 6 months. This course offer a big discount off school's standard Japanese tuition cost. Start dates are limited, but school can sometime be flexible, please contact us for more information.

Start January, April, July, October
Length 6
Schedule Monday to Friday 9:30~13:10, 11:25~15:50, 14:05~17:45
Number of hours 20 hours/week
Number of students 4 to 8
Japanese level required Any level
Total for 6 months 590,000 ¥

2. Core Japanese courses (1 to 6 months) – Tokyo and Kyoto

This standard course uses interesting and modern materials and activities to focus on improving students’ Japanese speaking ability a way that gives students the flexibility to adapt to new situations. Small-group classes are given both inside and outside of the classroom – you will learn essential communication techniques in structured lessons with the teacher, then practice them in real-world situations.
Students can add any of Genki Jacks Kyoto exciting modules or addons on top of this course for even more intensive Japanese learning experience.

Japanese + Conversation : Standard Japanese course + 5 hours focused on conversation

Japanese + Traditional Culture : Standard Japanese course + 6 hours of culture (calligraphy, tea ceremony and other cultural activities and Japan history …)

Japonais + Pop Culture : Standard Japanese course + 6 hours of pop culture (including introduction to manga, anime, cosplay …)

Start Contact us
Length Variable – Starting at 2 weeks
Schedule Monday to Friday 9:30~13:10, 11:25~15:50, 14:05~17:45 
Japanese level required Beginners accepted except Conversation
Number of students 4 to 8
Standard Japanese course 32,500 ¥/week (20h/week)
+ Conversation 10,000 ¥/5 extra class week
Traditional Culture
10,000 ¥/6 extra class week
Pop Culture
10,000 ¥/6 extra class eek 

3. Online Lessons

Bring a little bit of Japan close to you without buying an expensive ticket to Japan. With GenkiJACS' online video lessons you learn from a highly qualified Japanese teacher, getting the quality of language education you deserve from the comfort of your home (or nest). Online private lessons always have you at the centre. Genkijacs will literally be bridging gaps of space and time to make sure that you can cross oceans and continents with a click of a button.

*Make sure to verify the time difference between Japan and where you are!

Cost for 50 minute lesson – 4,000 yen

Discount for former GenkiJACS students, or students who have already confirmed and paid for future study with Genkijacs – 3,600 yen



School offer activities every day of the week (and some in the weekends). Both paid and completely free. Activities includes language exchange program, language lounge, movie night, city tour, game nights, public Holiday field trips, festivals, weekly Friday party, Bowling, Karaoke etc.


Genki JACS Kyoto provides various solutions. But we are also here to assist you to find other options. Among the solutions offered by Genki JACS (minimum 2 week-stays):

Breakfast only (price per week)
per extra night 3,300 yen
Breakfast and Dinner (price per week)
per extra night 3,850 yen
Price per week 28,000
per extra night 4,000
per week 15,000
per extra night 2,150

If you're looking for other Japanese Language Schools, you might also want to check out ARC Academy Japanese Language School Kyoto Campus and Kyoto Minsai Kyoto.