JR Yamanote Line, Seibu Shinjuku Line, Tokyo Metro Tozai Line and many buses stop in Takadanoba so access from and to major areas of Tokyo is very convenient. There are a lot of colleges and schools in the area so the streets are full of students like in no other part of the country.
You can feel the youthful liveliness and energy around town, and there are lot of food and drinks establishments with reasonable prices.
Recently, the area along Waseda Street from the station up to the Nishi Waseda district has been known as the ”ramen battle area". In addition, in mid-October "Great Takadanobaba Festival" is held where Samba teams are invited and other crowd attracting activities take place.
Located just a minute’s walk from the Toyama Exit of JR Takadanobaba Station.
Takadanobaba Campus Annex has a capacity of 1,280 students and features the latest ICT equipment, a Japanese-style room where students can experience traditional Japanese culture, and a consultation booth for individual counselling.
We offer elective classes such as Graduate School Pathway, Top University Prep. etc. to meet the needs of each student while putting effort in their guidance. Every year a great number of students who want to pursue higher education in Japan acquire a high score in the EJU test -not only in Japanese but also in other subjects-, do well in the interview and make their dreams come true.
Takadanobaba Campus is the largest campus within the ISI Gorup with over 1,300 students. Since there are always students from more than 50 countries, and classes are divided in more than 40 levels, you can study Japanese in a lively environment while learning about other countries.
Each person has different purposes and needs when learning Japanese. Therefore, at Takadanobaba Campus we have developed different courses and mechanisms to respond to the students' objectives.
This course is available for those who have obtained a student visa with the intention of studying from 1 year and 3 months to a maximum of 2 years. If you are at the intermediate level or higher, you may also take 2 elective courses each week. Depending on your individual needs, these courses can help you prepare to enter a school or, to get a job, help you pass the JLPT, or just to improve your language skills. Takadanobaba Campus has a special advanced level class for students wishing to pass the entrance exam at schools which are particularly difficult to get into.
This is a course where students can enjoy a long summer vacation in Japan, while learning Japanese in a fun and practical way in class, and through various experiential events. In addition to language classes, there are many activities, which include Japanese cultural opportunities and sightseeing at some of the most popular spots.
We provide individualized and optimal Japanese lessons to suit students’ needs, such as learning objectives, the Japanese level, or preferred attendance schedules. From private personal lessons to group lessons for companies, you can visit the campus, or we can dispatch instructors to you.
If you would like to apply for the short-term course at Takadanobaba Campus, please contact us through the Inquiry Form .
•Living together with students from all over the world
•Staff resides in the dormitory for more safety
•Meals not included
•Commuting time: 20 mins on foot - 40 mins by train
・Living with Japanese families
・Learning Japanese customs and lifestyle
・2 meals included (breakfast and dinner)
・Maximum period of stay of 12 weeks
・Commuting time: 40 mins - 1h by public transportation
・Living and communicating with guests of all nationalities
・Shared living room, kitchen and bathroom
・Double rooms available only for two people applying together
・Commuting time: 40 mins - 50 mins by train
Since its establishment, Takadanobaba Campus has offered the most innovative curriculum designed by ISI Group's most experienced teachers to meet students' needs, obtaining wonderful results.
Students who wish to enroll in higher education in Japan after graduating from ISI will get full support from our professional teachers, even after class. Every year many of our students are successfully admitted in famous Japanese vocational schools and universities.
In addition, we offer Summer Courses for those who want to experience the Japanese culture and enjoy a fun summer time in Japan. In the past years these courses have been very welcomed among students from over 100 countries. ISI will keep trying its best to help each student to make their dreams come true.