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Would you like to learn Japanese or expand your basic knowledge of Japanese? The University of Groningen Language Centre offers beginners’ courses in Japanese at three levels. The first course introduces you to the Japanese language and culture and teaches you your first words and phrases. In the follow-up courses, you will also learn to read the Japanese characters hiragana, katakana and kanji, and you will find it increasingly easy to hold a conversation in Japanese!

See below for our range of standard Japanese courses. Is the course you want to take not yet open for registration? Sign up for our newsletter, and we will let you know when you can register.

Japanese 0>A1
Level: elementary
Start dates: September, March
Japanese A1>A1/A2
Level: elementary
Start dates: September, March
Japanese A1/A2>A2
Level: elementary
Start dates: September, March
Tailor-made training course
Tailor-made training courses
Is your desired level not listed, or do you want to focus on a specific skill? Then you can contact us for a tailor-made training course.
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What is my level?

Wondering what language levels like A1 and B2 actually mean and which language level you have reached? Read all about the levels and the possibility to plan your free consultation with a teacher on this page.

Are you going abroad for an internship or an exchange and did you receive the Japanese Language Assessment Form from the Japanese University to be filled in by a teacher? Our teacher can fill in the official form for you. The price is € 50. If you want to order the form, please send an e-mail to

Last modified:06 May 2024 3.02 p.m.
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