GEC Japan

About GEC Japan

GEC Japan is responsible for the recruitment and institutional cooperation of GEC in Japan. Currently, somecollaborations are already established with Japanese universities, such as Tokai University and Tohoku University. We are responsible for organising and arranging programs for students from these universities to study and exchange in Spain.

The four programs currently in operation are listed below. GEC Japan will offer more related study abroad programs in the future, designed to help more Japanese students study in Spain.


It is a special Spanish language course of 40 hours / two weeks. It is usually held in February of each year.

It is a course organised specifically for Japanese students. It includes cultural activities and guided tours.

It is a special course of 60 hours / three weeks. It is held twice a year respectively in March and August-September, at University’s Official Language Center Alcalingua.

This course is attended by students from different Japanese universities.

It is a course organised specifically for Japanese students. It includes cultural activities (cooking classes, flamenco dance, Prado Museum) and tours to ancient Spanish cities (Madrid, Segovia and Toledo).

They are a group of students from a Japanese women’s university who will attend Alcalingua’s annual courses from September to Mai. They will enroll in the official course that is posted on the Alcalingua website.In total, they will learn 680 hours of Spanish.

After the official university course, students can choose to extend their stay by enrolling in other programs :

  • more Spanish courses during the summer
  • university courses as visiting students (a sufficient level of Spanish is required)

This program is different from the previous one. It aims at a group of female students who are studying for an art degree at a Japanese university.

It is usually held every two years, either in February or September. It lasts one week. Depending on the schedule, 16 hours of classes could be distributed in the following way:

  • 5 hours of Spanish history in English
  • 3 hours of European art in English
  • 4 hours of conversation in Spanish
  • 4 hours of academic activity during the visits: guided tour in English of the city and the university, visit the market, visit Prado Museum, etc.
Alex Miyasaka
Japan Managing Director

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