Kyoto Summer Course 2021

We deeply regret to inform its students that all ISI summer courses, including the Kyoto Summer Course, which were scheduled to start in July 2021, have been cancelled. We sincerely apologize to all those who have guided or scheduled the summer course and have been looking forward to it.
Other courses are available online or face-to-face. Please contact us for more details.


Until 1869, Kyoto was the official capital of Japan for over 1000 years. Even after the capital moved to Tokyo, people continue to treasure the city’s culture and long history. As the
center of traditional Japanese culture you easily can visit many shrines, temples, and historical sites.


Course Duration Application status Aspects of the Courses
Premium 7/12~8/6 Canceled A very fulfilling course that allows you to experience Kyoto all Summer long. All activities include in this course.
General 7/12~8/6 Canceled In this course, you can experience Japan’s culture while learning Japanese history and culture. Perfect course for you who want free time to visit around Kyoto by yourself!

Information about Kyoto Summer Course

  • Age for Participation(All Courses) : 16~65
  • Japanese Level:  Beginner and  Intermediate (CEFR: A1 to B1)
  • Intensive Japanese classes in the morning! (Only Japanese will be spoken during class.)
    Class times: 8:50-12:00
  • Cultural experiences and short trips on weekday afternoons and weekends!
  • Choose from two courses. (Contents of extracurricular activities included vary.)

Features of Kyoto Summer Course

1.Countless opportunities to experience true Japanese culture.
  Activities to experience and experience  both Japanese culture and technology are also available!

2.Make plans with  other students that have similar interests!
 Take the opportunity to go to the places you are interested in, and  would like to go at least one time! Group up with other students  of the same interest, and actually go and explore  together! As you use the language tools you have learned, go out and make some great memories with new friends!  You will have the opportunity to share with the rest of the class through a group presentation. In addition, we will arrange chartered taxis so you can comfortably travel around in the Summer heat.

3.Students world wide participate!
Study alongside students from all over the world. Make worldwide friends at ISI!

【Premium Course】

*The contents and dates of events may vary depending on timing and availability.

【General Course】

*The contents and dates of events may vary depending on timing and availability.

Premium Course


General Course


Included in the Cost ;

  • Language Class (8:50~12:00)
  • Teaching materials / facilities
  • Extracurricular activity participation fee Admission tickets
  • Yukata Present!(See note 1)
  • One-way transportation costs from ISI to extracurricular activities + ICOCA card!(See note 2)
    *ICOCA Cards will be distributed at the orientation(Note 1)Yukata gifts are limited to students participating in the premium course.
    (Note 2)The ICOCA card is a prepaid IC card that can be used for public transportation such as subway, train, bus, and monorail, and also for shopping. As a bonus, we will charge your card with an initial 1,500 yen.

Not Included in the Fees ;

・  Living Expenses, Airport Transfer,Airplane Ticket,Transportation from your lodging to ISI, Travel Insurance, Meal Costs(except for activities with meals)

・ Free participation activities (Entrance fees and transportation costs will be borne by each person)

Accommodation Arrangement (Optional)

Duration ISI Arranged Accommodation
(Twin Room)
(Single Room)
4 weeks (27 nights) From 87,200 JPY 170,500 JPY
4 weeks (28 nights) From 89,600 JPY 176,000 JPY

Airport Transfer (Optional)

Airport transfer service from Kansai Airport (KIX) to your destination is available. (Price starts at 6,000 yen depending on where you stay)