About UIEC

Why don't you expand your career options by learning Japanese language ?

In 2002, Urawa International Education Center (UIEC) was established at Urawa famous as a leading educational district in Japan and notified in the official gazette in September of the following year.
We started Japanese language education from April 2003 and we continue to take on the job of supporting international students to go on higher education institutions in Japan. UIEC has been notified from the “Tokyo Regional Immigration Services Bureau” and approved by the “Association for the Promotion of Japanese Language Education“.
Our appropriate education, advice for daily life and academic achievements have been evaluated, UIEC is recommended by the “Saudi culture office of the embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”
UIEC also belongs to “The Society for Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language”. The 2nd school building is a minute away on foot from the 1st school building, the enrollment capacity is 298 (as of 2024).


UIEC Features


UIEC provides effective learning under the curriculum that prioritizes the Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) and the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT).

Guidance Counseling

Based on the accumulated experience, we will propose the most suitable university for each student, and the academic advisor in the research field that matches the research theme of the student.

Research Plan

We offer basic practice in regular classes and individual research plan measures are implemented after class hours.

Oral Exam Measures

Basic practice of interview test is conducted in regular classes and individual measures are implemented after class hours.

Life Guidance

Our foreign staff members who have experience studying abroad in Japan advise each student appropriately about studies, life problems and injuries or illness.

SSW Test Measures

We will hold classes specializing in specified skills evaluation test and Japanese language evaluation test with the aim of nursing care, food service and accommodation industry.


Our Courses


UIEC Admissions

7100 +

How many languages are there in the world?

9 th

How does Japanese language rank by number of speakers in the world?

3850000 +

How many people learn Japanese outside Japan?

75 %+

What percentage of countries in the world that Japanese companies are based?

Teaching Staff

Our Teaching Staff

Nobuo Nishizawa


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Setsuko Hagimoto

Teaching Affairs Team

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Nanaka Saito

Teaching Affairs Team

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Kensuke tateishi

Teaching Affairs Team

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kaori nishitani

Teaching Affairs Team

Teaching Team

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Hainan Zhao

Student Affairs Team

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Ming Dai

Student Affairs Team

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Nguyen Phuong Thu

Student Affairs Team
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Hideki Akimoto


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Your mission is our mission.
We hope to combine efforts
to achieve the mission.


Voice of Graduates

ming zu

Ming Zu
Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University

The teachers at UIEC always offer counsel with sympathy. If you are a motivated student, you can also find professional teachers to improve your skills such as conversation and writing compositions. Teachers give good advice and have a positive impact on learners of all levels. . . . Read More

wang yin

Wang Yin
Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Electro-Communications

I graduated from UIEC in 2021. When I came to Japan in October 2019, I was not sure even the fifty sounds in Japanese, but I completed a year and six months of study, I have succeeded in the examination of master’s course of the national university. . . . Read More

song hui

Song Hui
Graduate School of Economics, Kwansei Gakuin University

During the year and a half at the language school, my Japanese proficiency started from the basic and it improved to pass JLPT-N1 in December 2020. In addition to improving my Japanese skills, I received various support from language school teachers when . . . Read More

nguyen huyen

Nguyen Thi Thu Huyen
Faculty of Business Administration, Sanno University

I'm currently having fun with univ life at Sanno Univ. There are many eager and honest teachers in UIEC. I was able to achieve my goal by receiving direct guidance from the principal. Surrounded by multinational friends, it's an unforgettable 2 years experience.

lin yandi

Lin Yandi
Graduate School of Engineering, University of Tokyo

I graduated from UIEC in October 2020. Fortunately, I passed the University of Tokyo and Tokyo Institute of Technology, and I am currently in the first year of the master's program at the Graduate School of Engineering of the University of Tokyo. UIEC is . . . Read More

guo yanhui

Guo Yanhui
Graduate School of Economics, Kwansei Gakuin University

It's not so a large school, but the teachers are excellent and very enthusiastic. There are also life guidance teachers who help students when they just came to Japan. Students are very active in class and there are many opportunities for class activities. Every year, there are activities such as . . . Read More


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