October, 2001
International Student Support Center was founded to provide  Japanese language education and other consultation for international students.

April, 2002
The establishment of International Student Center was approved by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports Science and Technology.

December, 2008
Reorganization of International Student Center into “International Center”

April, 2019
Research Center for Higher Education was founded and transferred a part of International Center’s services.

April, 2020
International Center was merged into the Section of International Education (International Office) of the Division of Academic Learning Support, Research Center for Higher Education.