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We nurture every student’s growth to become an active contributor in the international community through various choices of higher education worldwide.
AIC World College of Hiroshima Elementary School

What is AIC?

What is AIC?

AIC stands for “Academy for the International Community”, which is;

Provides students with a nurturing environment where independence and active exploration of their academic interests are encouraged,

Provides students with opportunities for higher academic achievement and a place in the global community as valuable, contributing and responsible members.

Nurtures students’ creativity in order to become leaders locally or globally in whatever they do and wherever they choose to be.

Provides students with a nurturing environment where independence and active exploration of their academic interests are encouraged,

Encourages its students to respect their own cultural identity as well as the cultures of others.

Contributes to the next generation worldwide.



AIC World College of Hiroshima Elementary School strives to provide every learner with the skills to create peace through a growth mindset who respects diversity of thought in themselves and others.



We nurture every learner’s growth to become thoughtful members of the international community by building bridges through cultural inclusion.



  • Internationally recognized program which develops in students international mindedness.
  • Focus on transdisciplinary learning through concept based, inquiry based and student centered approaches.
  • Strong emphasis on math and science through classroom activities
  • Fun learning supported by STEAM, advanced technologies and cognitive science theories.
  • Warm community which values mutual respect.
  • Grade 1 Grade 6 (accepting Grade 1 and Grade 3 applications)
  • Located in the heart of the peace memorial city of Hiroshima

IB Primary Years Programme

AIC World College of Hiroshima Elementary School is a candidate school* for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme and pursuing authorization as an IB World School.

IB World Schools share a common philosophy—a commitment to improve the teaching and learning of a diverse and inclusive community of students by delivering challenging, high quality programmes of international education that share a powerful vision.**

*Only schools authorized by the International Baccalaureate can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme or the IB Career-related Certificate (IBCC). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted.

For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit www.ibo.org

**Mission Statement from the IB
The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end the organization works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment. These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.

Tuition Fees

Tuition Fees

Enrollment Fee
April 2021 through March 2025
From April 2025
Facility Maintenance Fee
Semi-Annual Installments
of ¥90,000 Each
Education Enhancement Fee

AIC’s Proven Track Records

AIC’s Proven Track Records

Auckland International College: IB World School (Diploma Programme)

Established in 2003, Auckland International College (AIC) is a NZ independent day and boarding school of approximately 300 students, which offers a 3 year senior secondary school education. The specific focus of the school is to prepare students for entry to top universities worldwide. AIC is the only NZ school where all students study the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma.
Year 11 students study the Preparation Year Programme for the IB Diploma, which includes SAT preparation, while Year 12 and 13 students study the IB Diploma itself.
AIC employs high caliber teachers, IB trained, and with experience of international education. Specialist staff include university counsellors with expertise and experience in student admissions to top universities around the world, including the UK, US, Canada, Australia, Korea, Japan as well as New Zealand. AIC is also an admissions testing center for US and UK universities.
AIC has a proven track record of academic achievement and was ranked as the No.1 among all the New Zealand high schools by Crimson Education in 2020.

AICJ Junior/Senior High School: IB World School (Diploma Programme)

Established in 2006, AICJ is the first IBDP authorized government regulated school in western Japan. AICJ, a combined junior and senior high school, is located in Hiroshima.
The school's educational goals are "independence" and "contribution." AICJ aims to nurture students to become responsible and active leaders in the global society.
The official languages at AICJ are both Japanese and English with an advanced immersion class in junior high school. Students can then opt to pursue the IB Diploma or Japanese high school program or transfer to Auckland International College for the IB Diploma once they finish their junior high school program .
AICJ has a proven track record of academic achievement where its students receive many offers from the top universities in Japan as well as from the world’s leading universities.

Auckland International College University Offer of Place

Class of 2020, 56 Students

World Rank1 The University of Oxford 1名
World Rank3 The University of Cambridge 1名
World Rank4Stanford University1名
World Rank10Imperial College of London5名
World Rank12Johns Hopkins University1名
World Rank36 The University of Tokyo1名

Class of 2019, 95 Students

World Rank2 The University of Cambridge 1名
World Rank9 Imperial College 8名
World Rank10 The University of Chicago 1名
World Rank12 The University of Pennsylvania (IVY League) 1名
World Rank12 Johns Hopkins University 1名
World Rank42 The University of Tokyo 2名

The World Ranking are based on ”Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018-2019”

About School

About School


AIC World College of Hiroshima Elementary School ?

AIC 国際学院広島 初等部


13-13 Osugacho, Minami-ku, Hiroshima, Japan




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