Abroad International School – Osaka (AIS – Osaka) is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School for the Middle Years Programme. These are schools that share a common philosophy—a commitment to high-quality, challenging, international education that AIS – Osaka believes is important for our students.

*Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its four academic programs: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme, or the Career-related Programme (CP). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted. For further information about the IB and its programs, visit www.ibo.org.


The AIS Middle School Program aims to nurture internationally minded learners who show caring, respect, and compassion through their actions by providing a holistic education that allows students to develop their academic and social skills in an inquiry-based, collaborative environment. 

In Grades 7-9, students go through an interdisciplinary learning experience by following the subjects and time allocations below,


  • English Language and Literature + Library – 7 + 1 periods a week
  • Mathematics – 8 periods a week
  • Science – 5 periods a week
  • Social Studies – 5 periods a week
  • Japanese Language – 5 periods a week
  • Physical and Health Education – 2 periods a week
  • Visual Arts/Performing Arts – 2 periods a week
  • Digital Technology and Design – 3 periods a week
  • PSPE – 2 periods a week
  • Music – 1 period a week


  • Please note that the classes start at 8:15, and end at 15:15.