The Japanese Language and Culture Center (JLCC) in Sapporo is dedicated to supporting new OMF Japan missionaries and others as they go about the challenging task of acquiring the language and culture skills needed for fruitful ministry among Japanese.
JLCC is committed to cultivating in every person who studies here:
Missionaries who haven’t previously studied Japanese take two years on average to complete a full-time course of study at the Japanese Language and Culture Center (JLCC). The average full-time student at JLCC attends two to three classes a day, Monday to Friday. Most classes are one-on-one (one teacher and one student).
JLCC’s 26-month program starts from the basics and goes right up to preaching in Japanese. Regular courses in the curriculum include:
Applications forms may be sent to and additional information may be requested from the JLCC supervisor at firstname.lastname@example.org.