Tsukuba Bunka Gakuen Educational Foundation, Japan Tsukuba International Language College (TLC) is Japanese language school in Tsukuba, Ibaraki.
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1.Courses

Courses Enrollment Month Application Period Capacity Class Period
2-Year Course April from August1 to November 1 60 people ◎The classes are 5 days a week and 4 hours a day, and conducted in 2 parts.
◎You will be placed into a class based on the placement test result.
・Morning Class (9:20am~12:30pm)
・Afternoon Class (1:20pm~4:30pm)
1-Year and 6-Month Course October from March1 to May 15 40 people

2.Qualifications for Admission

① A person over the age of 18 who has completed secondary education and school education for 12 years or more (expected completion) outside Japan.
② Those who have passed an equivalency examination of secondary education and school education for 12 years outside Japan.
③ Those who are confirmed as having adequate academic standards to take classes at TLC.

3.Tuition

Course Name Application Fee Entrance Fee Tuition Fees Others Total
2-Year Course First year 20,000yen 50,000yen 600,000yen 45,000yen 715,000yen
Second year 600,000yen 45,000yen 645,000yen
1-Year and 6-Month Course First year 20,000yen 50,000yen 600,000yen 45,000yen 715,000yen
Second year 300,000yen 22,500yen 322,500yen
  • ● In case that student's financial supporter is going to deliver the tuition fee through a bank, the supporter is able to pay in lump sum twice a year.
  •  ①Before the admission(in March) 415,000 yen for a half year
  •  ②2nd time in 1st year(in August) 300,000 yen for a half year
  • ●If student and supporter pay the tuition fee in one lump sum before the admission, they will be exempted from the admission fee.
  •  ①Before the admission(in March) 665,000 yen for a year
  • ※The Breakdown of Miscellaneous/Operation Cost, Equipment Cost,Textbooks Cost, Extra-curricular Expense, Medical checkup cost, and Visa application cost (the firtst time).

    Reward systems

  • 1.Reward for Perfect Attendance

    If attendance rate is 100%, financial incentives and an award certificate will be given.

    ○Each term(Twice a year):5,000yen and an award certificate
    ○From admission to graduation:
    2 years course 20,000 yen and an award certificate
    1 year and 6 months course 15,000 yen and an award certificate

  • 2.Japanese-Language Proficiency Test(JLPT)

    If students pass the JLPT during their enrollment at the school, financial incentives and an award certificate will be given according to the level.

    ○N1:100,000 yen・an award certificate
    ○N2: 50,000 yen・an award certificate
    ○N3: 20,000 yen・an award certificate
    ○N4: 10,000 yen・an award certificate

  • 3.Elite Universities or Graduate Schools

    If students are accepted into universities or graduate schools deemed eligible of financial incentives by the school during their enrollment at the school, the school shall provide a monetary incentive in the amount of 100,000 yen and an award certificate.

  • 4.Application Documents.

    1)An applicant for student visa

  • ①Application Form (designated form by our school)

  • ②Certificate(s) from most recently attended educational institution(original)

  • ★③Transcripts from most recently attended educational institution including high school

  • ④A certificate of enrollment

  • ⑤Resume (designated form by our school)

    * if there are parts of your education that differ from the standard educational system in your HOME country, such as skipping years or entering elementary school at a higher or lower age, etc., documents explaining these discrepancies will be required from educational institutions.
  • ⑥Purpose and reason to study Japanese (be specific)

  • ⑦5 color Photos of yourself (4㎝×3㎝, without a hat, and must be taken within three months)

  • ⑧Color Photocopy of your passport(if you have a passport)

  • ⑨Proof of Japanese Language Study

    If you do not have one, attach a document reporting the total study hours (if you are studying right now in an institution, write the total hours by now and total hours by the end), attendance and transcript.
  • ⑩Certificate of employment

    (Position title must be stated. In the case that applicants has been promised to be reinstated to their former position, the plan of reinstatement should be included in the proof of employment.)
  • ⑪Letter of Pledge

    (designated form by our school)
  • ⑫Application form for dormitory

    (designated form by our school), Please read "About dormitory" carefully and submit this form with ①Application Form.
  • Documents about the Applicant.
    (OECD countries and Taiwan passport holders do not need documents marked with ★)
    Japanese documents are required for all documents. Please attach a Japanese translation FOR EACH,ONE by ONE.
    If English is an official or semi-official language, please prepare the document in English. But, Japanese documents are required for all documents FOR EACH, ONE by ONE.
    If English is not an official language or sub-official language, please prepare the document in your native language. English documents are not required. But Japanese documents are required for all documents FOR EACH, ONE by ONE.

    In either case we recommend you to ask a professional translator or a public agency for translation.
    #Please make all the documents on the personal computer and always print one side at a time. Please do not print on both sides.

    Download the application form(zip)

    Download the resume(zip)

    Download the letter of pledge(zip)

    Download documents collectively(zip)

    If the downloaded file is garbled,please reach out to us directly by email.
    We'll send PDF file to you. Fill in the blanks referring to PDF.

    2) Documents of your financial supporter

  • ● Japanese documents are required for all documents. Please attach a Japanese translation FOR EACH, ONE by ONE.
  • ● If English is an official or semi-official language, please prepare the document in English. But, Japanese documents are required for all documents FOR EACH, ONE by ONE.
  • ● If English is not an official language or sub-official language, please prepare the document in your native language. English documents are not required. But Japanese documents are required for all documents FOR EACH, ONE by ONE.
  • In the case of getting financial support by transferring money
  • ①Letter of financial support (designated form by our school)

    *Please write your full name and seal (countries which do not use name seals, please provide a signature) on their respective lines at the bottom of the letter of financial support.

    *It should be indicated how the sponsor intends to pay for the student’s living expenses, the amount of money the student plans to bring to Japan upon entering, the amount and the period (ex. once a month) over which the sponsor will pay.

  • ②Certificate of bank balance

    *A local currency is also acceptable.

  • ★③Certificate of Savings account

    *A color photocopy is preferred.

  • ④Proof of employment

    ・If the remitter is an employee, a proof of employment should be submitted.

    ・If the remitter is a business owner or a private business owner, a copy of the company registration or a business license should be submitted.

  • ⑤Proof of income or certificate of tax payment (issued by the company)

    Certificate of tax payment (Issued by the tax authority)

  • ⑥Certificate of tax payment (Issued by the tax authority)

  • ⑦Documents to certify the relationship with the applicant

    (If you are Chinese, notarial deed will be acceptable. If you are Korean, a family related certificate will be acceptable)

  • ★⑧A copy of certificate of the family register

  • ⑨A copy of your ID

    *The student’s and sponsor’s

  • Please check out enrollment procedure here.
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