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Hokkaido AskGate Japanese Language School Sapporo Campus

Hokkaido, Sapporo, Toyohira-ku, Toyohira 3-3-1-24

Courses Tuition & Fees

Courses are organized based on student goals and Japanese ability.

Academic Japanese (2 Year Course) (1.5 Year Course)


Students who hope to move on to university, graduate school, or technical school in Japan should apply here.


General Japanese (1 Year Course - Pre-Intermediate) (1 Year Course - Intermediate)

A course for those who wish to find employment, live in Japan, or improve conversational skills in Japanese.

*In Japan it is common for the academic year for universities to start in April and require the JLPT N2 grade. So, even if you change your academic plans, when starting the 1 year course in October, it is less likely to be able to enroll in other vocational schools or universities.

For both Academic and General students, will provide the individual support that all of our students need to achieve their unique goals.


Tuition & Fees

*The tuition of October in 2020 and after has been revised as the consumption tax increased in Japan. We appreciate your understanding. 

*Please contact us for more information if you already hold a short-term or other visas.

*International students in Japan are legally required to enroll in the National Health Insurance program. Insurance premiums must be paid to the local municipal office, and cannot be settled through the school.

*In addition to National Health Insurance, students are required to enroll in Foreign Student Insurance.


We support motivated students through our scholarship program

A total of ¥150,000 is offered in tuition assistance.

Scholarship Amount: ¥25,000 per month

Scholarship Period: 6 months.

Number of Scholarships: One per 6-month term (two students per year)

This scholarship is intended to help students focus their time and energy on studying Japanese, and is only available at our school.

Candidates will be chosen based on their grades and attendance records. We hope all of our students will do their best in order to be chosen for this scholarship.

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Short-Term Course

This is a course where a student can study Japanese as long as you desire if it's more than four weeks. 

Students are admitted at any time into our school.

Classes are conducted with long-term course students, so it is recommended to people who wish to study hard.

【Application Requirements】

 All applicants must meet the following requirements.

1. All applicants must be at least 18 years old.

2. All applicants must either already hold a visa, or be able to get a visa for themselves.

*If you are under 18 years old, you may still be able to apply. Please contact us for more information.



We offer courses from Beginner Level to Advanced Level.

Study level will be decided based on placement tests, interviews,

and/or other methods prior to enrollment.

In all levels, students will have the opportunity to make balanced improvement

in the four primary skills of language: reading, writing, listening, and speaking.

*Classes may be cancelled if fewer than 5 students are enrolled.

*Not all courses are offered in all terms. Please contact us for more information.


【Tuition & Fees】

Example: 1 Month Course Initial Costs

* Other expenses, such as accommodation costs, etc., will be borne by the student. 
If you want the School to make arrangements for you, please contact us for more information.
* We recommend purchasing travel insurance. If you want the School to make arrangements for you, please contact us for more information. (e.g. Viva Vida insurance costs ¥3,700 per month.)
* Test days, event days, and graduation ceremonies are counted as class days. We appreciate your understanding. 

other courses

Other Courses

In addition to Japanese language students, we also offer private lessons, group lessons, and package courses for people who hope to become Japanese language teachers, as well as for new Japanese language teachers.

​**Temporarily, this course is not available.

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