ISI Summer Course 2018

Learn Japanese Language and Culture, and experience Life in Kyoto!!
Best Summer Ever!!

Course name Course Period Vacancy
(28th June)
Course overview
Premium 3rd – 27th July.

6th – 31st Aug.

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The most energetic & fulfilling course ever! Special activities such as Obanzai dinner and GEAR performance. Participate in ALL activities!
Standard 3rd – 27th July.

6th – 31st Aug.

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Have some fantastic Japanese cultural activities while learning about Japan’s history and traditions.
Basic 3rd – 27th July.

6th – 31st Aug.

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The most reasonable course. If you want to explore the city or enjoy spending time on your own, we recommend you this course.

Course features:

  • Minimum age requirement: 14 years old.
  • Class level: From 0 level to lower intermediate level.
  • Class schedule: 8:50 ~ 12:00. Only Japanese is used in class!
  • Cultural experiences and excursions in the afternoons and weekends.
  • Select from 3 courses in either July or August! (Included activities are different!)

Why ISI?

ISI Summer Course focuses on improving Japanese communication skills in a short time and experiencing the real culture. Learn Japanese language in a class level that is suitable for you, and use what you’ve learned in the activities. You’ll share a wonderful time with other students from all over the world! ISI Summer Course lets you try more than what you have imagined!

Students' Voices

  • I want to thank the teachers at ISI! They really made my stay wonderful.
  • Teachers taught lessons enthusiastically and the lessons and activities were really good!
  • Classes were very interesting and thanks to the activities I was able to feel the Japanese culture.
  • I made many international friends while learning a lot!
  • I had a lot of fun! I would love to join again!

◎ Three courses available! (All courses are for 4 weeks.)

Course Activities
Premium ALL activities (■◉★) and trips are included.
Standard Activities with ■◉ are included.
Basic  Activities with a are included.

◎ From 0 level to lower intermediate level.
◎ Minimum age requirement: 14 years old
◎ Japanese lessons are held in the morning: 8:50 – 12:00

JULY -Course Calendar-

course calendar July
*The schedule is subject to change. As this itinerary is not finalized, it may be switched depending on availability.

AUGUST -Course Calendar-

*The schedule is subject to change. As this itinerary is not finalized, it may be switched depending on availability.

Zen Meditation

There’s no place like a Japanese Temple to meditate, relax and learn about the Zen philosophy!

Universal Studios Japan

Have fun in this unique theme park where you can ride roller coasters, watch movies and enjoy several performances!

Dyeing and Stamping

Learn this traditional dyeing and stamping technique from Kyoto and keep your creation as a souvenir!

Farewell Party

Enjoy the farewell party with the friends you met on this course!

Course fees include:

  • Japanese classes (8:50-12:00 ) with textbooks
  • Activities, entrance tickets
  • One way ticket to the destination + free gift: ICOCA Card *! This card is provided at the Orientation.
  • Free Summer Kimono (Yukata) gift for Premium and Standard courses.


*ICOCA card is a prepaid smart card that allows you to use most public transport (metro, trains, buses, monorail) in Japan (charged with 2,000 JPY.

Course fees DO NOT include:

  • Accommodation and airport pick up, flight to Japan, commuter pass from accommodation to school, travelers insurance, food.
  • Free participation activities (please, pay entrance ticket and transportation fees by yourself)


  • Stay with a Japanese family
  • 2 meals / day included
  • Approx. 1 hour away from school

Student House

  • International environment
  • Touristic areas at walking distance
  • Single & twin rooms available(contact us for more information)
Duration Homestay Student House
27 days/26 nights ¥159,800 From ¥84,800
28 days/27 nights ¥165,100 From ¥87,200
29 days/28 nights ¥170,400 From ¥89,600

Airport Pick up from Kansai (KIX) and Itami (ITM) airports to accommodation is 6,000 – 18,000 JPY/one way depending on the destination.

*Please note that pick-up service is only available for the arrival and departure times stated below.

Destination Arrival Departure
Homestay 08:00-18:00 10:00-18:00
Student House 08:00-18:00


All refund requests must be made in writing to ISI, and will be responded too in writing. If approved, refunds will be made within 2 months of receiving notice. Refunds will be made deducting the following cancellation fee. The bank charge to send a refund must be borne by the client.

Cancellation Charge for July Course(3rd July – 27th July) 

Cancellation Date 1st May~
31st May
 1st June~
19th June
20th June~
26th June
27th June~
2nd July
After the course starts on  3rd July
Premium Course ¥46,000 ¥69,000 ¥105,000 ¥153,000 ¥165,000 (No refund)
Standard Course ¥43,000 ¥60,000 ¥96,000 ¥133,000 ¥145,000 (No refund)
Basic Course ¥32,000 ¥36,000 ¥70,000 ¥88,000 ¥99,500 (No refund)

Cancellation Charge for August Courses (6th  August – 31st August)   

Cancellation Date 1st June~
30th June
1st July~
23rd July
24th July~
30th July
31st July~
5th August
After the course starts on 6th August
Premium Course ¥60,000 ¥86,000 ¥118,000 ¥168,000 ¥185,000 (No refund)
Standard Course ¥58,000 ¥73,000 ¥110,000 ¥143,000 ¥160,000 (No refund)
Basic Course ¥40,000 ¥51,000 ¥79,000 ¥103,000 ¥119,500 (No refund)

Refund Policy for Accommodation
6,000 JPY will be deducted as cancellation fee.

Cancellation Change period of stay after booking confirmation
Cancellation Date At least 3 weeks before check-in date Less than 3 weeks but more than 1 Less than 1 week At least 1 week before check-in date Less than 1 week
Admission Fee No refund No refund No refund
Rent Refund 100% of rent Refund after deducting 50% of first month rent Refund after deducting

1 month(4 weeks) rent

Refund of difference No refund
Conditions No refund

if booked period is

less than 1 month

Additional fee is charged if the period of stay is extended.

*Please, note that dates will be counted as in Japan’s time.