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Study Japanese language and culture in Tokyo, Japan. Programs are offered weekly and monthly year-around, providing regular courses for beginners and intermediate levels. No advanced levels offered, only beginning and intermediate levels.Centrally located in Shinjuku district, whereby students have convenient access to all that Tokyo has to offer. Students make friends quickly with classmates and participate in school after class activities.
No specific skills or qualification are required, except the participant needs to be friendly, open, flexible and should have good communication skills.
Food and Accommodation: Applicants (students) arrange own housing using web-links provided by CSA. You can stay in a student type dormitory, apartment, hostel, Japanese style inn (Ryokan), or possibly even a host family. There are two housing agencies listed below: “Sakura House” and “J & F Plaza”…..which offers you the largest housing options. You can also stay in a youth hostel hotel, or even a traditional Japanese Inn (Ryokan). Please review the web-links below to see what type of housing would best suit you. You can also arrange your housing…on your own…without using these listed options. It’s up to you. In addition, most of these housing options can be paid by using a major credit card. The cost of housing is extra, and not included in the CSA program fee.Dormitory housing offers a single or shared room and shared bathroom. Futon mattress provided, but no bed linens or towels. Students buy bed linens and towels there. No meals, but students share a kitchen in the dorm. Most of the other students in the dorm are Japanese students, so there are many opportunities to meet Japanese students from Japan. Dormitories are often located within 3- – 45 minutes commute. They fill up quickly, so early registration is advised. Costs about $200 per week. Meals are extra, and many dorms often have a cafeteria where students can buy lower cost meals. CSA will provide housing web-links with confirmation documents.
Medical Insurance: CSA requires all applicants to have or obtain adequate medical and accidental insurance before starting the program. We list a couple of insurance companies for you to contact in the “travel information” section of this website. Please be sure to send CSA a copy of your insurance card, and if you already have insurance then double check with your current insurance company to find out if you will be covered while overseas and how claims are processed.Overall, it is for your own protection to have such insurance.