Courses being Accepted!

Fall course of 2024 for those who live overseas.
Application period : 2024/1/10~2024/4/30
Application Handbook;<Tuition fee, Necessary Documents,> Click here!

Spring course of 2024 for those who live in Japan. 
Application period : 2024/1/9~2024/3/8
Application Handbook : Click here! 

How to apply for KOBE YMCA College.

How to apply from abroad.

In case of applying from abroad, you need to obtain "College Student visa".
If you have a contact person in Japan, you can apply through that person.
If you have no contact person, it is convenient to apply through "Study Abroad Center" in your country. 
When you are adult (20 years and older), you can also apply for our school directly.

In case you are living in Japan now!

You can apply with your current visa.  You need to take a Japanese level check test before enrollment. 
 (If you have a temporary visa, you need to change it.  So, please contact us)

"Online Class"

"I want to study abroad in Japan, but I don't know how to study Japanese in advance ."
"I studied Japanese, but I can't speak at all, so I'm afraid about living in Japan."  
KOBE YMCA has Online Japanese Class for you!
This study will be your pre-study before studying in Japan, and it will make your conversation skills better and make your life and study in Japan smoother.

※In case of applying for KOBE YMCA College Japanese Department after studying in this online class, students can get ¥70,000 off for discount..
  (However, it cannot be used in combination with the student referral system.)

Counseling for studying in Japan and learning Japanese! <Note: Counseling will be held in Japanese>

Efforts to prevent the spread of Covid-19 infection!

We take the following actions at our school.
・Measurement of body temperature and use of hand sanitizer is required when entering school, Limit the number of people in one care when using an elevator to avoid crowding.
Wearing masks at school (students, teachers and staffs) or for some classes, wearing face shields is required.
Securing space between seats and ventilation in the classroom. (By opening windows and doors, implementing 24-hour ventilation)
Disinfectants are available in throughout school to clean desks, chairs and other equipments after class.
Promoting awareness to infection prevention measures.
Your understanding and action is needed to prevent virus infection.
We highly appreciate your collaboration..

Four features of Kobe YMCA with confidence!

You will acquire practical Japanese comprehension skills.

You will be able to study Japanese language in the following courses at KOBE YMCA.
<3 months>
 A short term course - Nihongo conversation class
<1 to 2 years>
 A long term course - Kobe YMCA College Japanese department
(Up to 15 students per class)

Receiving various types of scholarships

Scholarship from JASSO, Scholarship from Hyogo Pref,(General) / (For students from Asian countries) . Kobe YMCA special scholarship and Kobe YMCA International Scholarship. Rokko scholarship, etc

60 years of history and tradition in Japanese education

We produced a lot of graduates and have the longest history in Hyogo area as a Japanese technical college authorized by Hyogo prefecture.

We have the advantage of being affiliated to a hotel technical college for employment.

There is a hotel department in the same school. The employment rate of students who advance to the hotel department from the Japanese department is 100%.


The Kobe YMCA College Japanese Department
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