What is Ryugaku Kyokai?
NPO ” Ryugaku Kyokai (Study Abroad Support Council)” is a specified nonprofit organization (NPO) certified by the Cabinet Office, May 2003. With an increase in the number of students who study abroad, the number of students who get involved in difficulties has also increased. Experts in various fields, such as lawyers and advisers will support the students in their fulfillment of their study abroad program. We aim at the development of human resources who can contribute to the international society through these activities.
<1> Consultation for studying abroad(free)
1.Study abroad advisory center Every Wednesday 16:00～18:00(Book in Advance)
2.Advisory center for issues faced while studying abroad Every Monday 11:00～14:00(Book in Advance)
3.10 sites available for the consultation service: Tokyo, Nagano, Osaka, Nagoya, Okayama, Kanazawa, Ehime, Fukuoka, Los Angels and Canada
<2> Training and guidance for study abroad advisors
Ryugaku Kyokai takes charge of the qualification exam for those who have sufficient knowledge and experience of studying abroad. We provide them with the qualification and the training to become new Ryugaku Kyokai-Certified-Advisers (RCA) who can help students in their studying abroad. Currently, there are 1154 RCAs support students worldwide.
1.Qualification Exams twice a year
2.Selling RCA textbooks
3.The Activities of the RCA Club
4.To give examples of potential hazards faced while abroad
<3> Workshops (Seminars)
1.Seminars about studying abroad for educational institutions, such as primary schools, junior high schools, high schools, colleges and universities
2.Pre-departure orientation for students studying abroad
3.Supportive training for international students to get a job in Japanese companies
4.Implementation of intercultural meeting between Japanese students and international students
5.Implementation of Seminars about studying abroad
<4> Send and receive information on studying abroad for students
1.Sending Regular Email Newsletter
2.Sending Information from our website (http://www.ryugakukyokai.or.jp/)
Ryugaku Kyokai is a volunteering organization supported by people who agree with our activities. For example, companies and organizations pay for membership fee and individual supporters donate to our activities.