Kyoto School

Basic information

Name ARC Academy Kyoto
Principal Miya Tagayasu
Capacity 178 students
Opening July 2006
Public notice by Ministry of Justice October 2008
Address 349 Gokuishi-cho, Karasuma Nishiiru, Manjuj-dori, Shimogyo, Kyoto 600-8429 Japan
Reception From Monday to Friday, from 10 am to 5pm (closed on Saturdays, Sundays and National holidays)
Available courses Standard Study Abroad Course
Intensive Japanese Course
Available Classes Standard Japanese, Optional ClassesOptional Classes

Principal’s Message

  • Miya Tagayasu, Principal

    ARC’s students, come to Japan from different countries, they use different languages and have different backgrounds.

    Nevertheless, they all recognize this differences, and passionately study Japanese language and culture. If you like improving with one another and want to become someone that can make a difference in the world, enroll to ARC Academy.



School Facilities

  • Entrance


  • Teachers’ Room

    Teachers’ Room

  • PC corner

    PC corner

  • Classrooms


  • Job Offers corner

    Job Offers corner

  • Lounge


The Area

Kyoto, where traditions and history are still alive. The town hides temples and shrines in every corner, and even a simple walk can be rich of surprises. Kyoto is also dearly loved by Japanese people for its Kiyomizu ware, Nishijin fabrics, visually beautiful cuisine and characteristics sweets. Kyoto School is in Gojo Karasuma, close to the city center, Shijo Karasuma. The area is also a perfect spot for shopping and sightseeing, making it the ideal location to relax after classes.

  • Kiyomizudera


  • Gion Shirakawa

    Gion Shirakawa

  • Nijo Castle

    Nijo Castle

  • Sannenzaka



From Exit 2 of Gojo Station, go straight along Gojo-dori. Turn right at the first corner, and continue straight. At the next corner, turn left: you will notice ARC Academy Kyoto School sign.




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