Promoting cultural exchange between Japan and America.

Showa Boston is an educational institution
established by Showa Women's University
to serve as a center for global understanding
and intercultural dialogue.

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  • Japanese Language

    Learn conversational Japanese with experienced teachers and college students from Tokyo.

  • Summer Programs

    The Friendship program is open to boys and girls ages 9 - 11 and is a day program.

  • To Get Involved

    Showa Boston offers many cultural events and activities for the community.

News & Event

  • Currently, 265 students from Showa Women's University, Tokyo are living and studying at Showa Boston: 23 from Boston Longterm Intensive Program; 156 from a new program called Global Business; and 86 from our regular spring programs.
  • The Showa Friendship Circle (SFC) is great way to exchange culture with a pair or triad of our students. Sign up for the SFC program now! For more information about the Showa Friendship Circle, please contact Community Outreach Coordinator at 617.522.0080, x4008.
  • The Japanese Language Program (Fall 2016): starts during the week of September 19.
    For more information, please click HERE.



Showa Boston Institute
for Language and Culture

420 Pond Street Boston,
MA 02130 USA

Showa Boston is accredited
by the CEA through 2019.

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