Graduate School of Korea Studies Invites Applicants

The Grad­u­ate School of Korea Stud­ies (GSKS), the only research-ori­ent­ed grad­u­ate school spe­cial­iz­ing in Kore­an stud­ies, was estab­lished in 1980 with a goal of explor­ing the essence of Kore­an cul­ture and inves­ti­gat­ing the future of Korea by nur­tur­ing excel­lent schol­ars who will con­tribute to the devel­op­ment and glob­al­iza­tion of Kore­an stud­ies.

Basic infor­ma­tion regard­ing admis­sion to the GSKS can be obtained from the Con­sulate Gen­er­al of the Repub­lic of Korea (2756 Pali High­way, Hon­olu­lu) or from the Web site

Appli­cants must meet one of the fol­low­ing two con­di­tions below: (1) Nei­ther the appli­cant nor his or her par­ents pos­sess Kore­an nation­al­i­ty; (2) The appli­cant has com­plet­ed more than six­teen years of edu­ca­tion out­side of Korea that is com­pat­i­ble with Korea’s ele­men­tary, mid­dle, high school, and col­lege edu­ca­tion.

Appli­ca­tions are accept­ed year round with April 30 being the dead­line for fall semes­ter (which begins Sep­tem­ber 1) and Octo­ber 31 being the dead­line for spring semes­ter (which begins March 1).

On-line appli­ca­tions can be sub­mit­ted at Paper appli­ca­tions must be deliv­ered to GSKS via reg­is­tered mail by the dead­line.

Inquiries can be direct­ed to:

Aca­d­e­m­ic Affairs Divi­sion
The Acad­e­my of Kore­an Stud­ies
110 Hao­gogaegil (Unjung-dong)
Seong­nam-si, Gyeong­gi-do
Repub­lic of Korea 263–791

Tel: 82–31-709‑8111; 82–31-708‑5310
Fax: 82–31-709‑9946
Web site: