COMPANY PROFILE

Company Name: Ryugaku Journal Inc. (Formerly ICS Inc.)
Headquarter: JR Shinanomachi Building 6F, 34 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Established: 2003
Founded: 1971
Board of Directors: Kiyoshi Aki (Chairman, CEO and President)
Yukari Kato (Executive Vice President, Director of Marketing)
Kuniko Sawa (Executive Director)
Yoshifumi Okutani (Auditor)
Capital: JPY 254,400,000-
Business Scope:
1.  Provide study abroad information services, introduce destinations and offer document processing.
2.  Production and sales of study abroad related publications.
3.  Planning, coordination and management of study abroad related seminars, fairs and exhibitions.
4.  Travel business. * Registered No.1695 issued by Japan Tourism Agency, National Land and Transportation Ministry.
5.  Provide insurance related matters against loss and vehicle indemnity. Offer life insurance.
Business Alliance: Ryugaku Journal UC Credit Card
Ryugaku Journal VISA Card Orient Corporation
JACCS CO.LTD.
Affiliated Companies: Ryugaku Journal Pty Ltd.
(Trading Name: Australia Ryugaku Net)
Bank of Account: Mizuho Bank
Mitsui Sumitomo Bank
Citi Bank
Registration: Japan Tourism Agency 1st Category registered agent No. 1695
Affiliate Association: Japan Association of Travel Agents
Council of International Education & Language Travel, Japan
Japan Association of Overseas Studies
NAFSA Association of International Educators
Website Address: Ryugaku Journal Online http://www.ryugaku.co.jp (Japanese)

HISTORY

1971
Center for International Cultural Studies and Education (ICS) commences study abroad counseling
1983
"Ryugaku Journal" study abroad magazine: 1st issue
1987
Nagoya office and counseling center opens
1988
Osaka office and counseling center opens
Collaborate in "The American Train in Japan" national project
Publish the Study Abroad Guide Book in cooperation with the Australian Embassy
1989
Fukuoka office and counseling center opens
Publish the Study Abroad Guide Book in cooperation with the New Zealand Embassy
1990
"Canada Study Fair" co-sponsor with the Canadian Embassy
1991
"New Zealand Study Fair" held in cooperation with the New Zealand Embassy Department of Commerce
1992
"ICS Student Assist", a 24-hr emergency service for students (currently known as RJ Student Protection) commences operation
"UK & Ireland Study Fair" held in cooperation with the Irish Embassy and British Government Tourism Authority
1994
"US Study Fair" supported by the US Embassy
1995
"Oceania Study Fair" supported by the Australian Embassy
1997
Ryugaku Journal homepage opens online
1999
"US Study Fair" supported by the US Embassy Department of Commerce
"ICS Study Abroad Fair", uniting multiple countries in the one event
2000
"World Fair", uniting the "US Study Fair" & "ICS Study Abroad Fair" into one event (continues to be held annually) "UK University Fair"
2003
Ryugaku Journal Inc. is established through investment from AEON Corporation
RJ takes over the business of ICS
Okayama Ryugaku Journal counseling centre opens
2004
"Ryugaku Journal" magazine: 100th issue
Acquisition of Australia Ryugaku Net (company name: Japanese Exchange Programmed Services Pty Ltd.) in Sydney as subsidiary company.
2010
Introduction of a separately administered trust preservation system for student prepaid fees
2011
40th Anniversary celebrations and implementation of various special projects

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