Yokohama Design College

Yokohama Design College is not just a vocational college but also a Japanese language school. With great expertise in teaching, you can learn while preparing for your future and enjoying the diverse city of Yokohama.

The school offers a variety of courses and elective lessons depending on your objectives, future plans and needs.

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Key Information

Live and study in one of the most interesting cities of Japan while being close to the capital:

  • Small size classes: about 15 students per class
  • College Preparatory Course includes subjects such as physics, maths, English, art, etc.
  • Preferential treatment for admission in their vocational school's courses, which may include scholarships and/or fees reductions.

School Overview

Course Duration

From 3 months to 2 years (student visa available)


1948 (Japanese language course from 2001)

Course Starting Dates

April & October


Approx. 240 students (14 classrooms)


Chinese, Taiwanese, Nepalese, Vietnamese, European, North American, Latin American, etc.


All levels welcome

Elective Classes

EJU Preparation, Art University Admission Exam Preparation, Graduate School Preparation, etc.

Classes Schedule

From Monday to Friday

Morning: 9:00 - 12:30

Afternoon: 13:10 - 16:40


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

Long-Term Course 

1 year: 785,000 JPY

1 year & 6 months: 1,116,000 JPY

2 years: 1,455,000 JPY

Short-Term Course 

1 month: 66,000 JPY

2 months: 117,000 JPY

3 months: 168,000 JPY

Private Lessons (90 min x 10 lessons)

1 student: 45,000 JPY

2 or more students: 30,000 JPY

School Location

1-33-6, Chuo, Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 220-0051

1 minute walk from Tobe station, 5 minutes walk from Hiranumabashi Station & 7 minutes walk from Takashimacho Station

Located in one of the most diverse cities of Japan, where you can live at ease and enjoy everything Japan has to offer, and more!

Just one train away from Tokyo!

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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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