ARC Academy was established in 1986, originally for foreign business people wishing to learn Japanese. The meaning of “ARC” is “bridge to the world.” Ever since, the range of students has expanded from business people to foreign students, researchers, embassy officials, language teachers, trainees and long-term residents. Nowadays students from over fifty countries are studying together at ARC Academy. ARC Academy was established in 1986 for foreign business people wishing to learn Japanese. The meaning of “ARC” is “bridge to the world.” Ever since, the range of students has expanded from business people to foreign students, researchers, embassy officials, language teachers, trainees and long-term residents.
Nowadays students from over fifty countries are studying together at ARC Academy.
Arc Academy has 4 Japanese Language school campuses — 2 in Tokyo, 1 in Kyoto, and 1 in Osaka, with over 1,000 international students from 50 different countries.
As a group of professionals in the Japanese Language education field, ARC Academy staff conducts ongoing study of the most appropriate programs and lesson materials from the perspective of their students, in order to respond as best as possible to the changes in the world and the needs that come with it. And in order to cultivate communication skills and “the ability to think, ARC Academy approaches many different topics, such as society, culture and territory through their enriched classroom activities.
Large-scale, multinational environment
The school consists of 2 campuses in Tokyo in Idabashi and Shinjuku, in addition to facilities in Namba, Osaka and Kyoto. With the number of international students from more than 40 different countries, most students share a common interest in Japanese social and cultural situation and desire to communicate with Japanese people. Therefore, in addition to its quality of teaching, the school also focuses on extracurricular exchanges to ensure students have a more complete experience, with developed soft skills and an authentic cultural exchange as part of the learning process.
Unique teaching system
All lecturers and staff are both experienced and dedicated, and always try their best provide effective instruction to their students. The system of courses is arranged appropriately not only by level but also by their unique purposes, based on students’ goals & challenges, including everything from core Japanese language study to University & Graduate exam courses, Business Japanese course, and more.
Complete support for students
The dormitory is within close proximity to the school and is safe & affordable for students, which is especially important for new students who have just arrived in Japan. For part-time work, the school has a dedicated job support center that provides information, advice and job placement to students. This is usually provided to students after the first 3 months of study so that students have acquired some experience daily life in Japan first before starting employment. In addition, the school has scholarship programs for students of excellent academic achievement, and offers financial support for students incurring medical treatment costs.
Address:ARC Academy - Idabashi Campus:〒112-0004 2-23-10 Koraku, Bunkyo-ku, TokyoGo to the map