Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) | 2 December 2018

If you are studying Japanese language, would like to test you language level and receive an internationally recognised qualification for non-native speakers, please note that in Ireland, the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) will take place on 2nd December, 2018.

JLPT in Dublin, 2018
Next Exam:
  Sunday, 2nd December 2018
Venue:  John Henry Newman Building, Newman Building, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4
Time:  You will be asked to arrive by 12:00
Fee:  €85

Registration closes on Friday 5th October 2018 at 23:59 (Midnight)

If you wish to book your JLPT examination, you can do it here!

In Ireland, the JLPT is administered by UCD Japan on behalf of the Japan Foundation.

You can find more information about the JLPT in the brochure here!


Celebration of the Provision of Asian Languages and Culture in Ireland

Research to Empower Educational Leaders (REEL) and Drumcondra Education Centre are organizing Celebration of the Provision of Asian Languages and Culture in Ireland taking place in Drumcondra Education Centre on 22nd January.

Date: 22nd January 2018
Time: 7pm
Venue: Drumcondra Education Centre, St. Patrick’s College of Education, Drumcondra, Dublin 9

* Dr Lorna Carson, Trinity College
* Dr Ryoko Sasamoto, DCU
* Dr Karen Ruddock, Director of the Post-Primary Languages Initiative

If you wish to attend this event, please register your interest here:


Refresher Japanese Business Language Course

Ireland Japan Association is delighted to announce that a 4 week Refresher Japanese Business Language Course will take place at the beginning of 2019. Use this perfect opportunity to improve your Japanese for business and success in the new year!
Date: starting on Thursday, 17th January 2019
* 1st class – 17th January
* 2nd class – 24th January
* 3rd class – 31st January
* 4th class – 7th February
Time: 6 – 7.30 p.m (90min)
Venue: Unique Japan Tours, 54 Dawson Street, 3rd Floor, Dublin 2

* First time attendees: €80 (IJA members) | €120 (Non-members)
* Repeat students: €60 (IJA members) | €90 (Non-members)

Spaces are limited and early booking is advised.

The Course will focus on:
* Conversational Japanese
* Japanese business manners
* Cultural differences
* Simple Japanese writing system

To participate in the course you can have very little or no previous knowledge of Japanese.
All materials and handouts will be provided and are included in the price.

Class size is kept relatively small and participants will have the opportunity to interact a lot with the teacher and fellow students.

To book your place, please RSVP by 10th January 2019 by email: or call: 01-6787008.
Please note that cancellations should be made at least 48 hours in advance.