Genki Japanese & Culture School

Genki JACS Kyoto opened its doors in July 2019.

You will have good access to most of the touristic attractions and monuments in Kyoto, and also outside Kyoto as it only takes 20 minutes to Kyoto station by subway.

With new and modern facilities, they offer courses for tourist visa and other visas (except student visa) holders. Why don't you make the most of your stay in traditional historic Kyoto and learn Japanese too?

You can choose from a variety of Japanese Language Courses with different number lessons per week depending on your objectives for studying the language, such as improving your conversation skills, learning about the Japanese culture, etc.

Key Information

Located only minutes away from Gion, with easy access to most of the touristic attractions and historic sites:

  • Take advantage of your stay and learn Japanese while visiting the country.
  • Possibility to learn more than just Japanese language: traditional culture, pop culture, etc.
  • Small Class sizes: average of 4-8 students per class, maximum 8.

School Overview

Course Duration

From 2 weeks up to 6 months

(depending on allowed stay on visa)



Course Starting Dates

Every Monday for short-term

Capacity & Courses

Approx. 100 students

(9 classrooms)

Small class sizes

(max. 8 students per class)


European, Americans, East-Asians, South-Americans, etc.


Beginners with knowledge of Hiragana are welcome


Standard Japanese, Japanese+Conversation, Japanese+Pop Culture, Japanese+Traditional Culture, Long-Term, Survival Japanese for Tourists, Private Classes, Summer Course

Classes Schedule

From Monday to Friday

50 minutes x 4: 9:30 - 12:20; 11:25 - 15:50; 14:05 - 17:45 (schedule varies according to courses)


Every 3 months

Please note that this is an overview of the school. Do not hesitate to contact us clicking the tab to your right if you have any questions regarding its courses, availability, etc.

School Fees

Short-Term Course (2 weeks to 6 months)

Application+materials fee: 21,500 JPY

Tuition fee (per week):

Standard Course: 32,500 JPY

Plus Course: 42,500 JPY

Other Fees

Additional 50-minute private class: 6,500 JPY


Placement fee: 19,500 JPY

Weekly rent: from 15,000 JPY

School Location

Kyoto School Address:

Hayashi Bldg 2F, Shimizuchō (Kawaramachidōri), 454-1,Shimogyō-ku, Kyōto-shi 600-8025

7 minutes walk from Kawaramachi Station

The new school is located close to Gion, the old Geisha neighbourhood; you will be able to feel the tradition and culture of Japan on every corner of this wonderful city.

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Duration of studies
Duration of studies
3 months or less
More than 3 but less than 6 months
More than 6 months
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