Admission to ISI Group School

ISI Japanese Language School has 3 group schools, 2 vocational schools (Tokyo and Nagano) and 1 university (Tokyo). After graduating from Japanese language school, students can go on to ISI group schools internally. There are various privileges and advantages to enter ISI group schools.

・Those who wish to enter a vocational school or university in Japan
・Those who want to enter a Japanese vocational school or university but are concerned about their Japanese language skills.
・Those who want to learn Japanese efficiently for higher education in Japan.
・For those who want to decide on a plan to enter a vocational school or university before studying in Japan.
・For those who want to simplify the preparation of documents and visa applications related to entering a vocational school or university in Japan.

Advantages of going to ISI group schools

POINT
1

Choice of three group schools

ISI Japanese Language School has 3 group schools as below. You can consider where you want to go depending on what you want to learn and where you want to study.
1. TOKYO BUSINESS and LANGUAGE COLLEGE(TBL)
2. NAGANO BUSINESS and LANGUAGE COLLEGE(NBL)
3. Beijing Language and Culture University,Tokyo College(BLCU)

POINT
2

Diploma or Bachelor's degrees are available.

Upon graduation from TBL or NBL, students can obtain a Diploma. After graduation, students can find employment or transfer to a university. At BLCU, students can obtain a Chinese university diploma and also qualify for admission to Japanese graduate schools as the school is designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology as a Foreign University in Japan.

POINT
3

Guaranteed internal advancement to group schools (with conditions)

Students who wish to enter ISI group schools, but whose Japanese level is not high enough to enter, are allowed to enter ISI group schools on condition that they study at ISI Japanese language school for a certain period of time. (There are certain conditions such as an entrance interview.)

POINT
4

Application privileges for ISI students only

There is a special tuition reduction system (up to 70,000 yen) available only for ISI students. We not only have a scholarship system (30,000 yen to 850,000 yen) and exemption system based on attendance rate, Japanese language ability, and English ability but also have a system for paying tuition in installments.
*Financial year 2022 requirements / varies by year and school

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5

A clear image of what to expect after admission

Since the Ikebukuro school is located in the same building as TBL and the Nagano school is located in the same building as NBL, there are many opportunities for students to get in touch with their seniors, making it easier for them to visualize what it will be like after they go on to higher education. Students at the Takadanobaba and Kyoto schools also have the opportunity to resolve their questions and concerns at information sessions and open campuses at group schools, so there is no need to worry.

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6

Secure application document preparation and visa renewal

If you want to enter ISI group school, you don't need to prepare many new application documents, and the process from application to enrollment is clear. We will fully support you from admission to ISI Japanese language school to entering ISI group schools, including the renewal of your student visa.

  1. Counseling with ISI Japanese language school staff
  2. Confirmation of requirements for entering a group school (VISA application requirements, Japanese language proficiency, final educational background, etc.)
  3. Interview with the person in charge of the group school you wish to enter (conditions to be met (length of attendance at Japanese language school, etc.))
  4. Enrollment at ISI Japanese language school (including long-term visa application)
  5. Enrolled in ISI Japanese Language School (started counseling and information session)
  6. Apply to a group school (if you meet the requirements)
  7. Go to a group school!

Address
〒171-0022
1-13-13 Minami Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo
(affiliated to ISI Japanese Language School)

TBL is an international vocational school that brings up global human resources.
TBL, which is affiliated with ISI Japanese Language School Ikebukuro, is in a good location to find a part-time job and housing. Students who commute to Takadanobaba and Ikebukuro schools have the advantage of being able to go on to higher education without changing their part-time jobs or residences.

◊Students who want to acquire global English, business knowledge, and cross-cultural understanding, and aim to find a job, start a business, or pursue higher education on the world stage.
◊Students who want to acquire skills to deal with people from all over the world in English as a professional and aim to find employment in the hotel and tourism industry.
◊Students who wish to pursue a career in which they can utilize their Japanese-Chinese medical interpretation skills, which are in demand by various medical institutions.

Three values provided by TBL

An advanced curriculum that allows students to learn about the front lines of business in a practical way

Communication skills required in a global society

Career support to help each individual realize his or her unlimited potential

TBL in figures
Job offer rate (FY2020 results) 91.5%
Business Practice Manners Exam Pass rate 100%
Japanese-Chinese Medical Interpretation Course Medical Information Clerk (Medical Clerical Work) Qualification rate 100%
Japanese/Chinese Medical Interpreter Course Dispensing Fee Billing Clerical Skills Certification Qualification rate 100%
Japanese-Chinese Medical Interpretation Course Chinese Medical Interpreter Qualification rate 86%
Japanese-Chinese Medical Interpretation Course Physician Administrative Assistant Qualification rate 93%
Number of on-campus company information sessions More than 25 times/year
Average number of career path interviews 14.01 times/1 person
Number of countries/regions from which students come 21 countries and regions

The teachers are always very polite and helpful. We use both Japanese and English a lot, so I have become very good at both Japanese and English.
Ms. Nguyen Thi Nga (Vietnam)

The school provides an environment where you can concentrate on your studies, and there are many excellent teachers. I highly recommend it because you can learn English that you can actually use at work.
Mr. Im Ho (Korea)

Since I learn medical knowledge using both Japanese and Chinese, I can also acquire interpreting skills. In the future, I want to find a job that supports people's health!
Ms. Lulu (China)

We get along so well that we teach each other our native languages. It is an environment where interaction that transcends racial barriers is the norm.
Mr. James (Philippines)

TBL First Year Tuition

Departments Courses First year total
Global Business Department Digital Business Course 1,250,000 JPY
Global Business Course    910,000 JPY
Internationl Communication Department English Hospitality Course    910,000 JPY
Japanese-Chinese Medical Interpretation Course   1,070,000 JPY

* Includes entrance fee, tuition, facility fee, textbook fee, and alumni association fee.
* This is the total amount before scholarships and tuition reduction/exemptions.
* School fees for the 2022 academic year.

Address
〒386-0012
3-5-18 Chuo, Ueda-city, Nagano
(affiliated to ISI Japanese Language School, Nagano)

NBL is an international vocational school that brings up global human resources.
NBL, which is affiliated with ISI Japanese Language School Nagano, is located in Ueda City, Nagano Prefecture, 200km from Tokyo (80 minutes by Shinkansen) with a population of 150,000. It is a compact environment where students can go to school or part-time jobs by bicycle or on foot. Many of our students find employment in Nagano Prefecture, while others go on to work or study in Tokyo or Osaka.

◊Students who want to improve their information processing skills, such as PC skills, in addition to language skills and cross-cultural understanding, and aim for a variety of career paths, such as employment, study abroad, and university transfer.
◊Students who want to work in the hotel and tourism field globally in the future
◊Students who want to be active in the global business scene by cultivating the ability to make proposals to companies and society through strategic thinking, such as marketing theory and management strategy.

NBL's pride

Deepening international understanding

Improve your language skills (Japanese/English)

Full employment support

NBL in figures
Job offers (FY2020 results) 90.9%
Individual interview rate 100%
University and Graduate school enrollment rate ※Percentage of applicants who wish to go on to higher education 100%
Number of events per year 13 times
Number of countries/regions from which students come 31 countries and regions
Number of on-campus information sessions related to employment More than 20 times/year
External seminars and internships related to employment 8 times each per year

The teachers are very kind and always ready to help. Their teaching style is easy to understand. There are students from many different countries in the class, and we get along well and talk a lot.
Mr. Hasan (Bangladesh)

The Tourism and Hospitality Course is a "100 point" course. Students enjoy taking classes in restaurant service, customer service, table manners, and how to take orders.
Ms. Thapa (Nepal)

NBL prepares you in many ways for employment. In the job hunting class, they taught me how to have an interview, and the career teacher introduced me to jobs that might be suitable for me. As an international student, it was very useful for me.
Ms. Nguyen (Vietnam)

I was able to transfer a lot of credits from the Global Business Course and transfer to the third year of university! The teachers at NBL helped me prepare for the interview, so I was able to go in well prepared.
Mr. You (China)

NBL First Year Tuition

Departments Courses First year total
Internationl Communication Department English Career Course 860,000 JPY
Japanese-Vietnamese Interpretation Course
Global Business Department Global Business Course
Tourism Hospitality Course

* Includes entrance fee, tuition, facility fee, textbook fee, and alumni association fee.
* This is the total amount before scholarships and tuition reduction/exemptions.
* School fees for the 2022 academic year.

Address
〒171-0022
2-29-14, Minami-Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo

Beijing Language and Culture University, Tokyo Campus is the Tokyo branch of Beijing Language and Culture University, which opened in Ikebukuro in 2015.
You can take the same curriculum as the main school in Beijing while you are in Tokyo. Upon graduation, students can obtain a degree from a Chinese national university. In addition, as the school is designated as a “Foreign University in Japan by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology,” you will be qualified to enter a Japanese graduate school.

◊Students who want to grow into individuals with "Chinese language + specialized knowledge + international perspective" and become active on the world stage.
◊ Students who aim to work as Chinese language teachers at home and abroad
◊Students who wish to go on to graduate school to further their knowledge and skills in Chinese language teaching and research.

What you get at BLCU

Become a sought-after human resource with "Japanese + Chinese + Native language"

Develop advanced Chinese language knowledge and cross-cultural understanding

Learning environment with Japanese people

8 features of Beijing Language and Culture University, Tokyo Campus
An international university called the “Little United Nations” Transfer campus from Tokyo to Beijing
Foreign universities in Japan designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Enhancement of overseas study programs
High-level Chinese education Career support system
International environment Post-graduation activities

HSK level 4 or higher obtained by current students: 81%

At Beijing Language and Culture University Tokyo, I have the advantage of being able to study not only Japanese and Chinese, but also English while living in Japan, and I can meet and interact with people of many different nationalities. I would like to use my experience at this university and my language skills to go out into the world.
Mr. Jeong (Korea)

I was born and raised in the U.S. and spoke Cantonese with my overseas Chinese parents, so I could hardly speak Chinese. However, as a result of studying Chinese at BLCU, I was able to pass HSK level 5 in my second year. From now on, I can speak Chinese with my relatives in China. In the future, I would like to work for a telecommunications company in Japan, making use of my multilingual skills.
Ms. Toulon (USA)

I studied Japanese and Chinese at the Tokyo School for one year and then went to the Beijing School to study abroad. I made many Japanese friends at the Tokyo school and my Japanese conversation skills improved. I would like to work in the trade industry in the future, so I will study hard to make my dream come true.
Ms. Jang (Korea)

I enjoy learning a language seriously with my multinational classmates. My classmates are multinational and the differences are very interesting. In the future, I would like to enter the fashion industry, which I became interested in through my modeling experience while I was in school.
Ms. Tanya (UK)

BLCU First Year Tuition

Main major First year total
Chinese language 1,140,000 JPY

* Includes entrance fee, tuition, facilities fee, and alumni association fee.
* This is the total amount before scholarships and tuition reduction/exemptions.
* School fees for the 2022 academic year.

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