Kyoto International Cultural Association / 一般財団法人京都国際文化協会

KICA is offering two types of Japanese classes. ❶Volunteer Japanese Lesson is likely to focus on your purpose such as for daily life or to enter a university or to pass JLPT. ❷Yasashii(Easy) Nihongo lesson is for people who live in Kyoto for a long- term period.

They have been developing Japanese textbooks and as well as training Japanese teachers for over 20 years.You can actually download their textbooks free.

KICAでは、目的に合わせてコースを紹介してくれる様ですね。また、授業で使用しているテキストをセンターで作成しており、無料でダウンロード/ Downloadできるようです。ありがたいですね。

❶Volunteer Japanese Lesson

They have volunteer Japanese teachers who support your learning through private lessons or small group lessons.

Cost Registration fee 1000yen
500yen / per lesson ( 90mins)
Content They will consult with you first and decide what to study and schedule your lesson day.
Contact kica@kicainc.jp

❷Yasashii Japanese / やさしい日本語 I and II

This course is divided into 4 terms in a year and normally starts in April, July, October, and January. Each term has 12 sessions.

Schedule 1st  Term: April – June
2nd Term: July – August
3rd  Term: October – December
4th  Term: January – March
Time & Level Every Friday
Elementary: 13:30 – 15:30  / 18:30  – 20:30
Beginner: 18:30  – 20:30
Cost 7000yen (12times)
Content They will consult with you first and decide what to study and schedule your lesson day.
Contact kica@kicainc.jp  / 075-752-3511
Facility information
  • Web Site:https://www.kpic.or.jp/english.html
  • Open Hours: 10:00-18:00
  • Closed: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month, National holidays, 12/29-1/3)
  • TEL: 075-342-5000
  • Address: B1F Mielparque Kyoto building, Shiokoji Sagaru, Higashinotoin dori,Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8216, Japan