Japanese Supplementary School in Alsace

Created in 1986, the Japanese Supplementary School in Alsace is located in a high school in Strasbourg (France), within 5 minutes walking distance from the city centre and easily accessible.

The school is accreditated by the Ministry of Education of Japan.


The school offers japanese lessons to Kindergarten (幼稚部), 

Primary/elementary and secondary/high school (小中学部) children.

The school is run by Association Pour l'Enseignement du Japonais en Alsace (APEJA) a non-profit organisation managed by a board of directors elected by parents.

Japanese classes and additional activities

Primary/elementary and secondary/high school classes (小中学部) for 6 to 16-year-old children are held every Saturday (except holidays) from 9:30 to 11:30. 

Kindergarten lessons (幼稚部for 3 to 5-year-old children are also held every Saturday (except holidays) from 9:30 to 11:30.


These lessons are often followed by additional activities

from 11:30 to 12:00 :

- Calligraphy,

- Kamishibai,

- Culture ( tea ceremony, etc.),

- Japanese folklore ( Hina Matsuri , Setsubun, etc.),

- Events (entrance and year-end ceremonies),

- Borrowing books from the library.

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