19th Academy of Korean Studies Summer Program for International Students

The Acad­e­my of Kore­an Stud­ies (AKS) has announced its 19th AKS Sum­mer Pro­gram for Inter­na­tion­al Stu­dents, which will take place August 1 to August 26, 2011.

This inten­sive sum­mer pro­gram for inter­na­tion­al stu­dents in Kore­an stud­ies is com­posed of com­po­nents such as spe­cial lec­tures on Korea, inten­sive read­ings and dis­cus­sions in Kore­an, field trips, excur­sions, and tra­di­tion­al cul­tur­al activ­i­ties. The pro­gram will be con­duct­ed in Kore­an with some lec­tures in Eng­lish. Appli­cants should pos­sess suf­fi­cient Korean-language pro­fi­cien­cy to under­stand lec­tures in Kore­an.

Appli­ca­tions will be accept­ed between March 14 and April 15, 2011. Appli­ca­tions received after the dead­line will be not be con­sid­ered. The appli­ca­tion form and fur­ther infor­ma­tion can be found on the AKS Web site: http://intl.aks.ac.kr/english/viewtopic.php?t=388.

Among required sup­port­ing mate­ri­als are offi­cial uni­ver­si­ty tran­scripts (not pho­to­copies) and two let­ters of rec­om­men­da­tion. Appli­cants will be noti­fied of their accep­tance by e-mail by May 20, 2011, and will be announced on the AKS Web site.

Par­tic­i­pants will have access to the facil­i­ties of the Acad­e­my of Kore­an Stud­ies, includ­ing the guest­house, library, pho­to­copy room, and so on. The Acad­e­my will cov­er the cost of reg­is­tra­tion, lec­tures, accom­mo­da­tions, and meals dur­ing the pro­gram as well as expens­es incurred dur­ing field trips and excur­sions. Par­tic­i­pants are respon­si­ble for their trav­el expens­es to and from Korea, includ­ing air­fare and trans­porta­tion fee from air­port to the Acad­e­my.

For fur­ther infor­ma­tion, con­tact:

  • Ms. Seungyeon Jung
    Pro­mo­tion of Kore­an Stud­ies Abroad Divi­sion (Unjung-gwan 106)
    Cen­ter for Inter­na­tion­al Affairs
    Acad­e­my of Kore­an Stud­ies
    110 Haogogae-gil, Bundang-gu, Seongnam-si
    Gyeonggi-do 463–791
    Repub­lic of Korea
    Tel. +82–31-709‑9843 / Fax. +82–31-709‑9945
    E-mail: fellowship@aks.ac.kr