International Protocol, Etiquette, Intercultural Communication

Learning international protocol at ICPA will transform your life

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Why choose ICPA?

Asia's premier international protocol and etiquette specialist training school dedicated to your success


Suitable for all levels - no prior experience required

Our services are designed for individuals at any skill level, whether you’re a beginner or an advanced learner. You can start learning without any previous knowledge or experience, as long as you have the desire to learn. Our content is organized from A to Z and includes a bespoke textbook tailored to your course level.


Internationally recognised education, combining Eastern and Western approaches

Our programmes at ICPA adhere to the highest international standards, accredited in the UK and Japan. We offer a unique learning experience that integrates the best practices from both Eastern and Western protocols. No other institution covers both the East and the West like we do.


Comprehensive support for international specialists

Our International Specialist licence goes beyond teaching qualifications. We provide regular consultancy services to fully support your success. We are committed to ensuring your professional achievements with our comprehensive support system.

International Protocol Specialist Certificate Programmes

Foo those who aim to become a professional consultant, coach, or instructor.

International Protocol Train the Trainers

The world's only global programme to become a specialist in international protocol from East and West

Become an international protocol specialist

Obtain a global protocol specialist license to become an inspiring global trainer and be successful in your field around the globe!
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International Protocol and Etiquette

For those seeking to learn to enhance their global competencies

Japanese Etiquette and Protocol Courses

For those who wish to learn about Japanese culture, etiquette and protocol

Other Courses

Optional support


グローバルビジネスで活かす (For Japanese Only)




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Want to succeed in the world?

You have reached The InterCultural Protocol Academy of Japan – ICPA, which delivers international protocol training in Japan, and are concerned about the following matters?

  • I wish to work internationally, but am not confident in my current skills.
  • I am confident in my skills, but sometimes I feel uncertain about my behaviour when interacting with people from other countries.
  • I would like to qualify as a protocol professional who can work internationally, but I am not quite sure where to go.
  • I aim to develop my career and become more and more successful, and am looking for learning that will help me achieve this’.
  • I have trouble with intercultural interaction’.

We understand that you have a wide range of concerns.

At The InterCultural Protocol Academy of Japan – ICPA, you can learn world-class international protocol, Japanese etiquette and cross-cultural exchange skills that are essential for global success.

Do you know why the world’s leading experts study Japanese culture?

It is because they recognise that the skills and attitudes that are essential in today’s global society are the communication skills, concepts and principles that Japan has cherished since ancient times. International protocol and etiquette, as well as the theory of cross-cultural understanding, can be learned from the essence of Japanese culture and spirit.

In addition, the international etiquette and protocol taught by The InterCultural Protocol Academy of Japan – ICPA is accredited in the UK, enabling you to learn global skills from the cultures of countries represented in the East and West.

Only at The InterCultural Protocol Academy of Japan – ICPA can you learn international protocols that are accepted worldwide. The learning is so comprehensive that it will enable you to succeed wherever you go.

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The one and only premier specialist school in Asia

Comprehensive International Protocol Education

The InterCultural Protocol Academy of Japan-ICPA’s educational objective is to establish and impart internationally accredited cross-cultural communication education and international protocol education as a truly international skills training method.

We are very proud to be the market leader in the global market.

The InterCultural Protocol Academy of Japan-ICPA offers a full package of international standard and cultural education in Japan and abroad. It is exclusively accredited by LEPSW – The Etiquette and Protocol Schools of the World, a group of protocol executives, to represent Japan.

As an international executive partner and a specialist in international cross-cultural communication and protocol education, LEPSW fully supports companies and individuals in transforming their social and professional lives through the study of international standard studies.

We also support individuals and companies from overseas to learn about Japanese culture and etiquette and improve their ability to communicate with native speakers. Students can learn about cultural differences and gain a deeper understanding of Japanese culture to establish better communication with the Japanese.

There is also great value in learning from Japan, a country of courtesy and a leader in non-verbal language, which is the key to success in the global arena.

By developing cross-cultural communication skills, students can build trusting relationships with different people from all over the world.

With our unique, customised programmes accredited in the UK, together with top-class partners from around the world, and teaching methods only available in Japan, we fully support you and your business as a leader in modern society.

Be successful as a global elite

We support highly motivated individuals and corporations