1950

1954
Toru Kumon, the founder wrote calculation problems on loose-leaf paper for his son, Takeshi Kumon to let him start self-learning. (The origin of the Kumon Method)
1955
The first education center using Kumon worksheets is opened in Osaka, Japan.
1958
The office of the Osaka Institute of Mathematics is established in Osaka, Japan.

1960

1963
An affiliated company is established in Tokyo, Japan.

1970

1974
The first overseas Kumon Education Center opens in New York, USA.
1975
The first Kumon education center opens in Taiwan, China.
1978

Takeshi Kumon assumed the position as president of Kumon Institute of Education.

1980

1980

The Kumon English Program (for non-nativespeakers) is launched in Japan.

An affiliated company is established in São Paulo, Brazil.

An affiliated company is established in Düsseldorf, Germany.

1981
The first overseas Kumon Education Center opens in New York, USA.
1982

Takeshi Kumon assumed the position as president of Kumon Institute of Education.

1984

The Kumon English Program (for non-nativespeakers) is launched in Japan.

An affiliated company is established in São Paulo, Brazil.

An affiliated company is established in Düsseldorf, Germany.

1988

Kumon Publishing Co., Ltd. is established.

An affiliated company is established in Hong Kong, China.

An affiliated company is established in Toronto, Canada.

1990

1990
The Kumon English (ERP) Program (for native speakers) is launched in Australia. The Kumon English (ERP) Program is currently provided in 23 countries and regions around the world.
1991
An affiliated company is established in Madrid, Spain.
1993
The Kumon Chinese Program (for native speakers) is launched in Taiwan, China.
1995
An affiliated company is established in Singapore.

An affiliated company is established in Santiago, Chile.

An affiliated company is established in Mexico City, Mexico.

An affiliated company is established in Shanghai, China.

1996

Kumon Lifelong Integrated Learning Co., Ltd. is established.

An affiliated company is established in Johannesburg, South Africa.

An affiliated company is established in Manila, the Philippines.

1997

A Kumon Office is established in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

1998

An affiliated company is established in Bangkok, Thailand.

An affiliated company is established in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

2000

2000

An affiliated company is established in Jakarta, Indonesia.

The Kumon Toru Research Institute of Education Co., Ltd. is established.

2004

The Kumon English (EFL) Program (for non-native speakers) is launched in Brazil. The Kumon English EFL Program is currently provided in eight countries and regions around the world.

An affiliated company is established in New Delhi, India.

An affiliated company is established in Bogotá, Colombia.

2005
An affiliated company is established in Guangzhou, China.
2006
An affiliated company is established in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
2007

Kumon China Regional Headquarters is established in Hong Kong, China.
An affiliated company is established in Doha, Qatar.

2008

50th anniversary

2010

2010
Kumon China Regional Headquarters - Beijing Representative Office is established.
2011
Global Communication & Testing Co., Ltd. (GC&T) is established.
An affiliated company is established in Beijing, China.
2012

Kumon (Beijing) Trading is established.

Kumon Hong Kong – Macau Representative Office is established.

2014
100th Anniversary of the birth of the founder, Toru Kumon.