Shibuya Gaigo Gakuin

Make friends with Japanese at the historic Japanese school in Shibuya.

School Highlights

  • Welcoming, informal environment

  • Fun extra-curricular activities like sushi-making and calligraphy

  • Focus is on conversation skills rather than textbook study

  • Can practice with Japanese students learning other languages at the school

"@Gaijinpot: Classes are limited in size to maintain a personalized, friendly atmosphere."




Shibuya Gaigo Gakuin is the language school which has been lasting for 45 years with classes for 12 different languages.

What attracts students from abroad is that there are not only international learners, but also Japanese learners who may have been learning your mother languages, hence it is highly possible that you will be able to communicate with Japanese, besides international exchange party will be held once in 3-months.


Communication is key at Shibuya Gaigo Gakuin, with a curriculum that heavily focuses on conversation skill and having fun enjoying the culture of Japan while learning the language.  It moves at a comfortable pace to make sure the students have plenty of time to practice what they learn.






Full Time Course with Student Visa

This course is designed for students who want to build a strong understanding of the fundamentals of Japanese.

Students will focus on everyday conversation, basic grammar or kanji characters. The course also includes reading, listening and writing lessons. This is an excellent way to prepare yourself for all the aspects of your everyday life in Japan.

Enrollment Dates: January, April, July, October
Class Schedule: 4 x 45 minute lessons per day
Class Duration: 9:30 ~ 13:00 or 13:30 ~ 17:00


1-Year Tuition:

6-Month Tuition:

*Registration Fee: ¥70,000 with student visa included in tuition price.
*If you have any other long term visa, then the fee is ¥10,800 instead.

10 Week / 1 Month Course

This course is for any student who wishes to do a short term study program in Japan. Ideally suited for foreign university students or anyone working in Japan, this curriculum is equivalent to the full time course.

Enrollment Dates: January, April, July, October
Class Schedule: 4 x 45 minute lessons per day
Class Duration: 9:30 ~ 13:00 or 13:30 ~ 17:00


10-Week Tuition (3 months):

4-Week Tuition:

*Registration Fee: ¥10,800 included in the prices

Summer Course

Looking to improve your Japanese skills? Well here’s your chance. We offer intensive Japanese courses every summer. With a variety of courses to choose from, you’ll be speaking Nihongo in no time.

Our two main summer courses are our Conversation Course and our JLPT Course.

The Conversation Course focuses on helping our students with the daily interactions they will have with Japanese people while living in Japan.

Our JLPT Course focuses on preparing for N1 and N2 exams, which is important for anyone who wants to work at a company in Japan.

Class Duration: 2 weeks (10 days of class) in August
Class Schedule: Monday ~ Friday, 9:30 ~ 13:00


Conversation or JLPT Course:

Homestay (Optional):
¥4,536 per night with breakfast & dinner


Private & Semi-Private Course

Private & semi-private lessons offer students the opportunity to focus solely on their language needs.

A personalized curriculum and the full attention of our experienced instructor allows students to reach their potential faster, and at their own pace.

Contact us now for more information on all our lesson options.


45 min. X 10 
60 min. X 10 
90 min. X 10

Registration Fee:




Shibuya Gaigo Gakuin, Tokyo

NKG Building 15-17 Sakuragaokachō, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo

Phone Number: 03-3461-8854

As a major hub station, Shibuya Station is served by many train lines:

JR East

  • Saikyō Line / Shōnan-Shinjuku Line
  • Yamanote Line

Private Rail

  • Keio Inokashira Line
  • Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line
  • Tokyu Toyoko Line


  • Ginza Line
  • Hanzomon Line
  • Fukutoshin Line


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