The GIA Board of Governors determined in 2015 that GIA education would be best served under direct GIA management.
The licensee agreements for GIA education in Japan and Russia concluded at the end of 2015. GIA education continues to be available in Korea.
GIA worked with on-campus and distance education students in Japan to allow them to finish their courses prior to the December 31, 2015 closure of the two licensee locations in Japan.
GIA will begin offering education programs in Japanese in 2016.