Higher Education University Course
21-months / 24-months

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Study abroad at one of the best Japanese language schools in Japan – NILS.
Learn the Japanese language in our intensive program while immersed in the local culture.


The Higher Education University Course 24-months is designed for advancement to higher educational institutions in Japan such as colleges, universities, and vocational schools. In comparison with the 18-month program, you will be able to apply for higher-level colleges and universities in Japan.

After completing your study in this program, you will be able to:

  • Talk about various topics and effectively express your personal opinions in written and spoken language
  • Read and analyze graphs and charts written in Japanese
  • Understand academic articles of greater length
  • Increase your vocabulary and the Kanji equivalent to the JLPT N1-2 level
  • Write compositions on a particular topic
  • Improve your reading, listening, and grammar skills for the JLPT and the EJU, etc.

You will improve your ability to communicate in Japanese with fluency and accuracy. You will also improve your language skills to the academic level necessary for study at Japanese colleges and universities.

Who is Eligible?

  • Student visa
  • Student with a working holiday visa
  • Other visas/status (Permanent residency, spouse visa, working visa etc)

The program includes Japanese cultural activities.

School Activity

Higher Education University Course 21-Months / 24-months From Beginner to High-Advanced Level

Enrollment 21 Months : July
24 Months : April
Hours of Study 20 lessons per week (21 months : 1330 lessons / 24 months : 1520 lessons) *Each lesson is 45 minutes
Number of students 15-20 students per class


Learn correct pronunciation and intonation.
Read and write Hiragana and Katakana.
Learn 6,000 words and 2,000 kanji.
Learn words and phrases used in daily conversation.
Learn academic Japanese skills for the university and college.

[Listening Skills]

You will be able to listen to conversation by native Japanese speakers.
You will improve your listening skills by viewing news programs and movies.
Teachers speak Japanese at normal speed.
Lots of class materials for EJU and JLPT.

[Speaking Skills]

You will be able to talk about a certain topic after a year of study.
Only Japanese is used within the walls of the school.
Original and unique teaching methods are employed.
You will be able to speak Japanese in daily life level within three months.
Additional study enables students to talk with one another on all topics.

[Reading and Writing Skills]

Understand from the beginning how easy reading can be.
You will be able to write original stories by the completion of your course.
You will be able to write reports and articles by the completion of your course.


Aim for JLPT Level N1-N2.
Enjoy lots of school activities, and lots of international cultural exchanges.
Speech Contest held each year.

Class Schedule

Morning Afternoon Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8:40 - 9:30 13:00 - 13:50 HomeRoom

Main Text

9:35 - 10:20 13:55 - 14:40


10:35 - 11:20 14:50 - 15:35





Current Topics

11:25 - 12:10 15:40 - 16:25

Enrollment Schedule and Program Fee

Program fee Discount Campaign!!

21-Months Program

Program period Application
due date
Tuition fee
2024 Jul-2026 Mar Feb 22, 2024
$11,550 $13,050 until Nov 20, 2024
($1,500 tuition fee discount if the application is received until Nov 20, 2024)


24-Months Program

Program period Application
due date
Tuition fee
2024 Apr-2026 Mar Nov 20, 2023
2025 Apr-2027 Mar Nov 20, 2024
$13,050 $14,550Until Sep 20, 2024
($1,500 tuition fee discount if the application is received until Sep 20, 2024)

Total price includes registration fee, visa processing fee, class tuition fee and textbooks.
Health insurance fee, accommodations fee and your travel tickets are not included

Application Process

Required documents :
  • NILS Admission Form (Download)
  • Diploma of the highest degree completed
  • Pass certificate of JLPT, NAT-Test, etc
  • Your birth certificate
  • Bank statements of your financial sponsor
  • Copy of your passport
  • Photos
  • *Note : Above required documents depend on your nationality. Please contact us for more information.

Please send us all required documents and pay your program fee.


The school will prepare an application form for your Certificate of Eligibility and submit it to Japan Immigration Bureau


The school will send your original certificate to your home-address.


You will apply for a student visa at the nearest Japan Embassy in your country.


Travel to Japan and start your program

Download Application Forms

Download forms and fill them out completely.


Please feel free to contact us from here. If you have questions about the school.