Local Exchange Programs

In order to contribute and cooperate with the local community, the Japanese-Language Institute, Kansai, conducts joint Japanese programs with municipal governments.

2019 Academic Year: Local Exchange Programs

Basic Japanese-Language Program for JET participants in Osaka

Program Period 1 day (August)
Eligible Participants New JET participants in Osaka Prefecture/2019 Academic Year: 47 participants
Program Content Participants practice Japanese conversation required for daily life at their assigned post, including spoken language and regional dialects.

Intensive Japanese-Language Training Program for Australian Teachers invited by Osaka Prefectural Government

Program Period 17 days (January)
Eligible Participants Japanese-language teachers from Queensland (Australia), a sister-city of Osaka Prefecture/2019 Academic Year: 5 participants
Program Contents Practice using previously-acquired Japanese skills, gathering of materials useful for instructing Japanese-language classes, cultural experiences, etc.

In country Program for ESSEC Business School Students

Program Period 12 days (July)
Eligible Participants Students of ESSEC Business school , located in Val-d'Oise, (which has a friendship relation with Osaka Prefecture) /2019 Academic Year: 7 participants
Program Content Japanese-language classes, cultural experiences, etc.