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Our Mission

ISA aims at providing young people with global learning experiences to maximize their potential.

Who are we?

ISA provides global education programs for Japanese youth on an individual basis as well as on a B2B basis.

What makes us unique?

ISA educational programs aim to develop student English skills, leadership skills, and a global mindset to become effective in the global community. We have the following visions to achieve these aims:

Through our affiliates both domestically and internationally, we have a strong working relationship with hundreds of secondary schools and universities.


Founded in 1970, ISA has sent more than 600,000 students around the world. ISA continues to provide students with a variety of programs, services, and solutions that enable students to become lifelong learners effective in the global community.

  • Former ISA was established as International Student Advisors of Japan, Inc.
  • Made the 1st Campus program and long-term study abroad programs.
  • Formed business alliances with homestay associations.
  • Sent its first students to Pitzer College, one of the Claremont Colleges.
  • Expanded its business area in the United States from the West Coast to the both the Mid-West and the East Coast.
  • Started to run?High School Academic Year Cultural Exchange Programs in the United States, Canada, and New Zealand.
  • Developed full-scale study abroad programs in the United Kingdom.
  • Formed business alliances with AIIU and NZIIU.
  • Renamed the company to ISA, Inc.
  • Formed business alliances with CHE, JFIE, and GPI.
  • Started to run Cultural Exchange Programs.
  • Expanded cross-cultural workshop opportunities held in educational institutions across Japan.
  • Introduced WBT (Web Based Training / e-Learning) programs.
  • Attendance record with more than 300,000 students in study abroad programs.
  • Expanded Education Innovation Support for schools.
  • Established GPI-US as a subsidiary to enrich the program content in the US.
  • Made ISA (Aust.) Pty Ltd a wholly owned subsidiary to manage programs in Australia.
  • Introduced the Future Global Leaders Program in US universities.
  • Started to conduct a Top US Universities Inspection Tour for teachers.
  • ISA’s 45th anniversary

ISA, Inc.

Central Office: Shibaura Crystal Shinagawa 10F, 1-6-41 Kounan, Minatoku, Tokyo, 108-0075, JAPAN
TEL: 0+81-(0)50-5515-1811 (IP)/ +81-(0)3-5463-7541 (NTT)
FAX: 0+81-(0)3-5463-7540
Registration No.: No.256 Registered General Travel Agent by Japan Tourism Agency
Membership: Japan Association of Travel Agency Corp. (JATA)