About Homestay

Live the Language, Love the Culture

Experience Japanese language and culture in its natural habitat. Our homestay program offers an authentic immersion that textbooks can't provide.

Cultural Connection, Lifelong Memories

Forge genuine bonds with local Japanese families who open their homes and hearts to you. These connections last a lifetime and create a deeper understanding of Japan.

Language Beyond the Classroom

Break language barriers with everyday conversations. Homestay enriches your language skills as you engage in real-life dialogues with your host family.

Personal Growth, Global Perspective

Homestay isn't just about learning; it's about personal growth. Gain independence, gratitude, and a broader worldview as you navigate daily life in Japan.

Unforgettable Experiences, Unmatched Insights

From traditional tea ceremonies to contemporary pop culture, our homestay program grants you access to experiences and insights you won't find in guidebooks.

Home Away from Home

In a foreign land, find comfort and warmth in your Japanese home away from home. Our host families ensure you feel welcome and secure throughout your stay.

Experience the wonders of homestay in Japan

Embarking on a homestay journey in Japan is an opportunity unlike any other. It’s a window to the heart of Japanese culture, an immersion into daily life, and a chance to form connections that last a lifetime. Here’s a closer look at the incredible experiences you can expect:

Cultural Deep Dive:
Dive headfirst into Japanese culture. Participate in traditional tea ceremonies, master the art of calligraphy, and try your hand at ikebana (flower arranging). These hands-on experiences will open doors to the beauty and depth of Japanese traditions.

Language Flourish:
Watch your language skills flourish outside the classroom. Engage in real conversations with your host family, improving your Japanese skills faster than you ever thought possible.

Warmth of Home:
Your host family becomes your Japanese family. Share meals, stories, and laughter around the dinner table. Experience the warmth of being welcomed into a Japanese home, and discover the comfort of a loving family away from home.

Cultural Exchange:
Bridge the gap between cultures. Learn about Japanese customs, values, and traditions firsthand. Share your own culture and perspectives, fostering mutual understanding and enriching your global outlook.

Exploration Beyond Tourism:
Go beyond the tourist attractions. Explore hidden gems, local festivals, and neighborhood secrets known only to insiders. Your host family will be your guides to the authentic Japan that most visitors miss.

Lifelong Connections:
Form bonds that transcend borders. The relationships you build with your host family and fellow students are the foundation for lifelong friendships and an international network.

Personal Growth:
Discover your independence and self-reliance as you navigate daily life in Japan. Cultivate gratitude for the unique experiences this journey offers, and return home with a more open heart and a broader worldview.

In short, a homestay in Japan is a transformative adventure that combines education, cultural immersion, and unforgettable memories. It’s an experience that leaves an indelible mark on your heart and soul, shaping you into a global citizen with a profound appreciation for Japan and the world.


Feel free to ask more questions or request additional information about specific aspects of Sumire Japan Study Program.
No, Japanese language skills are not required. We offer programs suitable for all levels of language proficiency, from beginners to advanced learners. Our goal is to help participants improve their language skills, regardless of their starting point.

To apply, you can visit our website and fill out the application form for the program of your choice. You can also reach out to our team for assistance and guidance throughout the application process.

Our programs include a variety of cultural activities such as traditional tea ceremonies, calligraphy lessons, ikebana (flower arranging), and visits to historical sites and museums. These activities offer hands-on experiences that deepen your appreciation of Japanese culture.

Yes, safety is our top priority. We ensure that all accommodations and activities are safe and secure. Our team is available 24/7 to provide assistance and support to participants during their stay in Japan.

You can contact us through our website, email, or phone. Our dedicated team is ready to answer your questions and provide detailed information about our programs, application process, and any other inquiries you may have.

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