ICLC was established in 1983, making it Okinawa's oldest language school.
To date, our students have hailed from over 50 countries.
With experience and knowledge over the many years, we provide education that meets the needs and goals of each student.
4 Reasons to Choose ICLC
Quality of Education
ICLC offers high quality Japanese language education as one of the few accredited Japanese language teacher training centers in Okinawa.
We constantly strive to improve and maintain the quality of education.
With students from over 30 countries in every term, ICLC has the most international student body in Okinawa.
You will not only learn Japanese, but it's also a great opportunity to create wonderful connections with students from all over the world.
Events and Activities
Every term and for every season, students get to experience Japan and Okinawa’s unique culture.
Being the birthplace of Karate, Eisa dance, and other historical heritage sites, Okinawa is overflowing with vibrant cultural activities.
Located in the subtropics of Japan, you can enjoy the beautiful beaches and nature outside of class.
On the weekends, you can go snorkeling, or take a ferry trip to the 160 remote islands surrounding the main island.
Started operations as a language school institution "International Language and Culture Center" in Ohnoyama, Naha City.
Incorporated as a company on May 1st.
Launched Okinawa's first full-fledged training course for Japanese language teachers.
Licensed as a Japanese language school by the Association for the Promotion of Japanese Language Education.
Moved to Tabaru, Naha City.
Spanish and Chinese courses offered.
*Not currently offered
Launched the 420-hour Japanese Language Teacher Training Course.
International Center of Language and Culture, Inc.
ICLC Okinawa Japanese Language School
2F Sunhills, 1-4-1, Tabaru, Naha, Okinawa, Japan
May 1st, 1986
Number of Employees
・Japanese Language Education for Foreigners
・Training of Japanese language teachers
・Dispatch of Japanese language teachers
・Planning and operation of language training and exchange programs
・Operation of student dormitories