Bildungsurlaub Educational Leave

Since October 2008, study at both Genki Japanese's Tokyo and Fukuoka language schools is recognized by the following German state authorities as eligible for up to an extra 10 days of educational leave:

  • Berlin
  • Brandenburg
  • Hamburg
  • Hessen
  • Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
  • Niedersachen
  • Rheinland-Pfalz
  • Saarland
  • Sachsen-Anhalt
  • Schleswig-Holstein

We offer special intensive courses for German students applying for the Bildungsurlaub, to meet the requirement of 30 lessons per week.

Culture and Conversation option

Class Hours/wk Price
Japanese grammar and language skills 20 ¥32,500
Additional conversation classes 5 ¥10,000
Additional cultural experience classes 6 ¥10,000
WEEKLY PRICE (31 hours) ¥52,500

For students whose current Japanese level does not meet the minimum requirements necessary to take the Conversation module, we offer the following option (not available during June/July/August):

Traditional Culture OR Pop Culture option

Class Hours/wk Price
Japanese grammar and language skills 20 ¥32,500
Additional cultural study classes 6 ¥10,000
Private classes 4 ¥26,000
Course total 30 ¥68,500
Bildungsurlaub course discount ‐ ¥16,000
  • Course consists of 31 hours of study p/wk. Extra homework is given for states that require more than 30 hours p/wk
  • Classes are 50 minutes per lesson, so up to 5 hours of extra homework is assigned to students weekly
  • Classes have a maximum of 8 students
  • All courses require an additional ¥21,500 registration/materials fee

For further information, or to request an estimate, please contact us!


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Genki Building Hakataekihigashi 1-16-23, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka-shi 812-0013, Japan
Phone: +81 (0)92 472 0123


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Hanazono Building 3F Shinjuku 5-17-6, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0022, Japan
Phone: +81 (0)3 6457 3554


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Hayashi Bldg 2F Shimizuchō (Kawaramachidōri), 454-1, Shimogyō-ku, Kyōto-shi 600-8025, Japan
Phone: +81 (0)75 353 0003


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