Why the Japanese Language Institute?

Why Choose Japanese Language Institute?


50 Years of History and Achievements

The Japanese Language Institute (JLI) was founded in 1967.
Since then, more than 9,000 people from 90 countries and regions have been studying at our school.

Students' Comments and Life after JLI

We share the comments from students who have taken or finished each program of the Japanese Language Institute.
Many students have been active in various fields at home and abroad after finishing our programs.

Original textbooks written by our instructors

Original textbooks written by our instructors are used in the classes of each program.

3-minute walk from the nearest station Convenient Location

The Japanese Language Institute is located in Yotsuya, Shinjuku, at the center of Tokyo.
The nearest station, Yotsuya Station, has multiple lines, including the JR Chuo and Sobu Lines, Tokyo Metro Marunouchi and Namboku Lines, making it extremely accessible.

Japanese Language Institute Programs

  • Student visa
  • Other than Student visa (short-term)
  • Student visa

    Classroom / Online
    This course is to study in Japan for 1-2 years with a college student visa. Students study Japanese intensively on weekday mornings. Evening and Saturday program private lessons can be taken at the same time. Please apply at least 6 months prior to entering Japan.
  • Other than Student visa (short-term)

    Classroom / Online
    This program is for people with visas that allow them to stay in Japan, such as permanent residence, resident visa, working visa, spouse visa, family visa, working holiday, and temporary visitor visa.

Choice of Course Styles




  • In consideration of hygiene, in addition to antiviral coating, the building is ventilated more than 4 times an hour.
    A large-screen TV is installed in each classroom, and practical practices such as presentations are also conducted by connecting to laptops.

  • Daytime Intensive Program,
    Evening Saturday Programs and Private lesson are available online.

    Students have taken classes not only in Japan but also from all over the world.

  • We will dispatch an instructor to your office. We will propose a lesson plan that suits your company's request by one-on-one private lessons, group lessons from 2 people, seminar sytle for 10 people or more.




Contact Us

03-3359-9600 03-3359-9600
Office hours: Mon-Thu: 9:00-19:30 / Fri: 9:00-17:00
3F Global Study Square, COMORE YOTSUYA
1-6-2 Yotsuya, Shinjuku, Tokyo
JR Chuo and Sobu Lines/Tokyo Metro's Marunouchi and Namboku Lines
3-minute walk from Yotsuya Staion

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