Chuo College of Technology
The Chuo College of Technology was established in 1909 for the purpose of developing practical engineers. This year will be our 111th year. The school policy is “to be steady and reliable”, and our objective is “to consistently and honestly foster engineers with abundant social skills and values". For that reason, the educational policy is "strict practical education" and "human education." Since our establishment, the total number of graduates has exceeded 109,000 and the achievements in each field are reflected in the positive reputation of Chuo College of Technology.
The affiliated Japanese language school established by the Incorporated Educational Institution Chuo College of Technology in the 101st year of its establishment aims to provide proper and practical Japanese language education required in the global era.
For those of you who are thinking of learning Japanese and going on to a Japanese professional training college (“Senmon gakko”), university, or graduate school, or who want to play an active role in a society that makes good use of the Japanese language, studying at The Japanese Language School affiliated with Chuo College of Technology will help you in fostering your dreams for the next school and pride for your future career.
PrincipalJapanese Language School Affiliated with Chuo College of Technology
The Japanese Language School affiliated with Chuo College of Technology is a Miscellaneous School accredited by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government for its educational content, facilities, equipment, etc., and is a group school of Incorporated Educational Institution Chuo College of Technology with over 110 years of leadership in education in Japan with an advanced educational record.
Since our school opened, we have focused on improving the educational environment as a Japanese language school run by an Incorporated Educational Institution. Japanese language education at the new school building provides an even more comfortable learning environment, which began in August 2019.
The foundation of education is "steady and reliable", which is the school policy of Chuo College of Technology. Not only do our faculty and staff teach Japanese, but they also support the daily life of international students so that they can concentrate on learning Japanese every day. The staff works closely together to give serious instruction with care.
Recently, the number of people who want to enter our school has increased due to the introduction of current students and past graduates. I think this is a sign of satisfaction with our attitude toward the education of international students.
Studying abroad is a very limited time in your long life. To everyone who is aiming to study abroad in Japan, hoping to learn Japanese and go on to work in Japan, and to be active on the international stage in the future--let's work together to make your dream come true with our enthusiastic staff during your very precious time in Japan.
|Name||Japanese Language School affiliated with Chuo College of Technology|
|Founder||Educational Corporation Chuo College of Technology|
|Chairman of the Board of Trustees||Horiguchi Kazuhide|
|Established||April 1, 2010 (July 15, 2009, authorized by the Association for the Promotion of Japanese Language Education)|
|Address||4-8, Higashitabata 1-chome, Kita-ku, Tokyo 114-0013, Japan|
|Building||Chuo College of Technology, Building No. 12|
|Dormitory for Students||
Men’s Dormitory (Oji Dormitory)
Women’s Dormitory (Quadrangle Shimo)
Coed Dormitory (Liberty Omiya)
|Training Facilities||Minamigaoka Club
1052-73, Minamigaoka, Karuizawa-machi, Kitasaku-gun, Nagano 389-0102, Japan
Karuizawa Training Institute
Training building (Sengataki)
Minamigaoka Fine Art Museum
Tea-ceremony house (Nangyoh)
|1909||Founded as “Chuo College of Technology” at 20-banchi, Hitotsubashidori-cho, Kanda Ward, Tokyo, Japan, to foster industrial engineers who could immediately serve as an effective workforce. Established the architecture, mechanics and electrical engineering departments.|
|1945||All school facilities were destroyed during World War II. The school relocated to a temporary building at Tokyo Imperial University and restarted classes.|
|1952||Restarted classes at a temporary school building at Meikyo Gakuen (currently Tokai University) in Tomigaya, Yoyogi, Shibuya Ward, Tokyo. Took the first step toward postwar reconstruction.|
|1956||Constructed a school building in Komagome.|
|1960||Established the correspondence education department and began providing correspondence courses.|
|1962||Constructed a school building in Oji (currently Building No. 3).|
|1963||Authorization approved for the establishment of the Correspondence Education Board at the Chuo College of Technology Foundation.|
|1964||Authorization approved for the establishment of the Chuo College of Technology Educational Corporation.|
|1975||Opened the Chuo College of Technology OSAKA Office Center.|
|1976||Chuo College of Technology was formally categorized as a vocational school under the framework of the vocational system. Opened a student dormitory in Oji (Oji Dormitory).|
|1980||Renamed the Chuo College of Technology OSAKA Office Center as the Chuo College of Technology OSAKA under the miscellaneous school category (approved by Osaka Prefecture).|
|1986||Authorization approved for the Chuo College of Technology OSAKA as a vocational school under the specialized training college system. Renamed as the College of Chuo Jitsumu.|
|1993||Opened the College of Act Information Business.|
|2003||Opened the Chuo Animal College.|
|2004||Opened the Chuo College of Technology History Museum.|
|2006||Renamed the College of Chuo Jitsumu as the Chuo College of Technology OSAKA.|
|2007||Training facility, Sangosou, of the Chuo College of Technology (Karuizawa-cho, Nagano Prefecture) was registered as a nationally-designated tangible cultural property.|
|2009||Celebrated the 100th anniversary ceremony of the Chuo College of Technology at Hokutopia (Kita-ku, Tokyo) on October 21.|
|2010||Opened the Japanese Language School affiliated with the Chuo College of Technology.
Established the Japanese Language Department at the Chuo College of Technology OSAKA.
|2014||Enrollment increased to 150 students. Started recruiting students quarterly at the Japanese Language School affiliated with Chuo College of Technology.|
The front entrance area is finished with modern and warm tile, and the logo and name of the Japanese language school affiliated with Chuo College of Technology are written in purple which is the school color.
The back side of the school building with a large round arch is a concrete finish. It gives a sophisticated and modern impression that is different looking from the front side.
The newly designed logo along with the construction of the new school building is a typeface that is easy for non-Kanji-speaking students to look at and write, and focuses on being characters that are not extremely deformed. While taking advantage of the basic font, it is a logo type with originality, and it was chosen to maintain readability even when it becomes small. In addition, the new logo uses the letter of C of CHUO representing the 4 Chuo College of Technology group schools as the basis of the unit and students from all over the world gathering from east, west, north and south. The circle is a Hinomaru, a rising sun which is a symbol of Japan and also our Japanese language school.
Beyond the entrance of the Japanese language school is a lobby, and there is an office and a faculty room. Everyone greets cheerfully in the morning saying 「Ohayogozaimasu」(Good morning) and 「Sayonara」(Goodbye) when they leave school.
There is an elevator which has a capacity of 15 people located directly opposite the automatic entrance door. Its entire surface is an earthen wall with a taste of Japanese-style which reminiscent of traditional Japanese architecture.
A lot of students come to the administration office every day to consult our staff regarding various things. There are staff who can speak various foreign languages when students need help.
High-speed free Wi-Fi is available not only in the classroom, but also in the entire building.
The open space lounge is spacious and bright where you can eat and drink. In the center, there is a large table where students can sit and chat. This lounge is a space where you can enjoy your break time and after school.
Students have lunch and talk with friends at their favorite spots in the lounge room during their break time and after school.
Vending machines are available by the lounge on the 2nd floor.
Various kinds of drinks, such as soda, juice, coffee, water and tea are available.
There are also two microwave ovens and one water heater that are convenient for making cup ramen, your favorite tea, and warming up your own meals.
The corridors on each floor are wide and the walls of the classrooms are all made with glass windows.
There are many kinds of books in the library, including picture books, comics, and novels.
The space where you can study in the library is a large and quiet space made featuring natural wood materials so you can focus on your studies. Many students use it after school.
There are 20 computers. Students learn typing in Japanese in class.
You can also do research using the Internet about the next school you would like to go to and also there is a fully equipped printer.
On the 3rd to 5th floors, there are four classrooms on each floor, and 12 classrooms total.
The spacious classrooms with bright sunlight have a capacity of 20 people.
All classrooms are 1.5 times larger than the standard.
We offer various types of classes with flexible layout (due to movable chairs).
Although there is no onsite doctor in the school, there is a school doctor nearby. You can rest in a well-equipped infirmary room when you are not feeling well.
There is a facility where you can use the cleansing manners of Islam, Wuḍū, and where you can be in a quiet environment for prayer, silence, meditation, and contemplation.
One of the restrooms is an accessible restroom so you can live your school life with peace of mind.
It is a multi-purpose toilet with functions that can be used for people with disabilities in addition to wheelchairs.
The restrooms are very clean and comfortable for both men and women with toilets with washing functions.
There is also a convenient powder corner in the women's restroom.