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 http://www.aks.ac.kr.
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 http://www.aks.ac.kr. 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)
Republic of Korea 263 – 791