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About GIC

Gifu International Center (GIC)


GIC is a community based organisation for international exchange. GIC supports the creation of a multicultural society, while contributing to mutual understanding and goodwill between different nations through the rich natural environment, history, culture, and other resources in Gifu Prefecture.


As of the 1st of April 2012 we became a public interest corporation, and are continuing to promote multiculturalism, international exchange and international cooperation.



31 March 1989



Chairperson Kazuhiro Yoshida



Gifu Chunichi Building 2F, 1-12 Yanagase Dori,

Gifu City, Gifu Prefecture, 500-8875
Telephone: 058-214-7700
Facsimile: 058-263-8067
Email: gic@gic.or.jp
Opening Hours: Sunday to Friday 9.30 am to 6.00 pm

(Excluding the new year period and public holidays)


Organisational Chart of the GIC (number of people)


Councillors (9)



Chairperson (1)

Executive Director (1)

Directors (9)

Auditors (2)


 Bureau Chief (also Executive Director) (1)

 Deputy Director-General(1)

 Permanent Staff(2)

 Prefectural Dispatches (2)

 Regional Internationalisation Promotion Officers (3)

 Foreign Resident Support Consultants (3)

 Coordinator for International Relations (3)


Related Documents (Japanese only)

Articles of incorporation btn_dlpdf.gif 102KB
Board members  PDFダウンロードボタン


Annual Report

2016 PDFダウンロードボタン 2.21MB
2015 PDFダウンロードボタン 2.84MB
2014 PDFダウンロードボタン 2.48MB
2013 PDFダウンロードボタン 2.63MB
2012 PDFダウンロードボタン 2.53MB
2011 PDFダウンロードボタン 3.84MB
2010 btn_dlpdf.gif 3.84MB
2009 btn_dlpdf.gif 2.79MB
2008 btn_dlpdf.gif 2.24MB


20 year anniversary publication

Front Cover btn_dlpdf.gif 339KB
Contents btn_dlpdf.gif 311KB
Greetings btn_dlpdf.gif 897KB
Contributors btn_dlpdf.gif 3.24MB
GIC through photos btn_dlpdf.gif 2.62MB
Summary of projects btn_dlpdf.gif 4.99MB
Resources btn_dlpdf.gif 13.7MB
Back page btn_dlpdf.gif 339KB