There are many different types of accommodation!

Schools provide accommodation to give you a safe & convenient environment to live. 

1. Since accommodation will change depending on the location; please ensure you have chosen a course first.

2. Once you have decided on your course and have started your application, here is a table about accommodation so you can make a clear decision on which one will be best for you. Click to expand:

Please note that this is general information to help you decide on which type of accommodation. Specific details will be given once you have applied.

Choose Your location you have decided on:


Comparison of options

Short-term Stay

Special Rate for Long-term Stay

1) Student House (Single or Shared Rooms)

  • Live with resident staff for more safety.
  • Keep expenses relatively reasonable.
  • Live with students from all over the world!
Living in a student house

Living in a student house

2) Guest House (Single Room)

  • Live and communicate with guests of all nationalities; coming from around the world.
  • Shared living room, kitchen and bathroom.
  • Double rooms available only if applying together.
  • Meals not included; enjoy making your own in Japan & going out.
  • Make lifelong friends!
Life in a Guesthouse

Life in a Guesthouse

3) Homestay (Host Family)

  • Highly recommended by past students
  • Learn about the Japanese lifestyle & customs directly from Japanese people
  • Practice speaking with your host family; make connections and improve your language ability dramatically.
  • Usually, 2-3 meals included - Homemade Japanese food: Heavenly!
Locations: Tokyo, Kyoto & Nagano.
Please apply at least 2 months in advance of course start

In Tokyo

¥2,800 - ¥5,300 per night*

+ ¥10,000 - ¥22,000 placement fee

(The fees depend on the school. Please enquire about a course first.)

¥49,200 - ¥90,900 for 2 weeks total

¥88,200 - 165,100 for 4 weeks total


Comparison of Options:

Kyoto Culture

Kyoto Culture


Short-term Stay:

Note that homestay is maximum 3 months (12 weeks).



Special rate for 3 months:



Relaxing in an onsen in Nagano

Relaxing in an onsen in Nagano


Comparison of Options:

Short-term Stay:

Special rate for 3 months:

Student House

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