Alumni are welcomed back for the first time in 2.5 years for our 40th anniversary Celebrations: May 28-29

May 28

  • 12-1pm welcome coffee service (not a meal)
  • 1-3pm Alumni Panel: 4 alumni will speak on Leadership in times of Change and Uncertainty. See details below
  • 3-6pm Culti Fiesta (International Festival/Open Day 2022 version) See the CHIRASHI/Flyer
    • Campus tours also available at this time
  • 6-8pm BBQ dinner (small participation fee)
  • Special 40th Anniversary shirts will be available for sale – please preorder yours on the form below. Images below.

May 29

  • Visit to Hakkai Brewery and park Uonuma no Sato
  • Lunch at Budo no Hana – or other restaurant (meal fee)

To attend,

please complete the Google Form available on this link,  or use the QR Code above.
For COVID protocols please show the response email at the Reception on campus. If you do not get a confirmation Email, please check your SPAM folder, All Mail folder or search for Google Forms. Or, please contact us for support.

For hotel ideas, and descriptions of the events, please see

Alumni Panel

Your MC
Mitsuharu Nakano, Alumni Association Chair (President and CEO of SilverRay Capital, Inc) – Class of 1990

Topic one: 40th Anniversary Special Topic

IUJ and International Education and Cooperation: IUJ’s First President, Dr. Saburo Okita

PRESENTER: Yang Yaoyu, Class of 1996

COMMENTATOR: Dr. H. Itami Current IUJ President

Keynote Addresses:* Leadership in Times of Uncertainty and Change

  • Motohiro Ono, Governor, Saitama Prefecture – Class of 1989
    • Role of leadership in Light of Digital Transformation of Local Administration.
  • Junichiro Miyagawa, Executive Vice President, International Affairs, All Nippon Airways – Class of 1989
    • Redefining the Concepts of Mobility in a New Era
  • Yukiko Nozaki, Senior Analyst, Mitsui Co. Global Strategic Studies Institute, Class of 2003
    • Perspectives on the Global Food System
  • Takano Tamai, President, Johnson & Johnson K.K. and Medical Company – Class of 1997
    • Our CREDO – The Guiding Principles That Shape Our Journey During Uncertainty

*Speakers are presenting their own opinions, and not that of any official affiliattion

40th Anniversary Commemorative Shirts

If you would like to Pre order a shirt and pick it up on campus May 28, please use the GOOGLE FORM above for ordering. The shirts below were designed by:  Coa Sugiyama, a Shiozawa Jr. High Student; Eugene, a first year IUJ student and Miles a first year IUJ student in that order. I thank them for their great contribution!

Those not coming to campus in May, but in Japan, please watch for Furusato Nozei donation campaign to get a shirt sent to you. The value of the shirt is not the same as the amount of your donation, we know, but the SENTIMENTAL value and your giving spirit is, we hope!

Those overseas, please watch for special ThANKS Donations for Shirts campaign coming soon. And those specificially in the USA, please watch for Give2Asia donation campaign!  Thank you!