[KS] Cultural Program Announcement

Younghee CHOI seolkoo at aks.ac.kr
Thu Jan 24 21:08:51 EST 2002

The 10th Cultural Program for Foreign Students and Scholars in Korean Studies

The Academy of Korean Studies is pleased to announce its 2002 
Cultural Program for Foreigners. As an important part of the mission 
of AKS is to cultivate scholars and young leaders who can contribute 
to the development of Korean studies, the Academy has organized this 
intensive cultural program for those in Korean Studies. The cultural 
program is composed of various components such as special lectures on 
Korea, intensive readings and discussions in Korean, field trips, 
excursions, and traditional cultural activities.   

Program Period
August 5 - 30, 2002 (4 weeks)

Language of the Program
The entire program will be conducted in Korean. It is crucial that 
participants have sufficient fluency in Korean to understand 
undergraduate level lectures and participate in discussions.

Qualifications and Application Requirements
1. Third or fourth year undergraduate and/or graduate students in 
Korean studies
1) Application Form: You can download the form from our website at 
2) A copy of official university transcript(s): Photocopies are not 
acceptable. Records of all courses must be in Korean or English. 
3) A copy of the score report for Korean language proficiency: 
Applicants are required to submit their score on the Korean 
Proficiency Test conducted by Korea Institute of Curriculum and 
Evaluation (<http://www.kice.re.kr>http://www.kice.re.kr) or the 
evaluation sheet included in the application form. 
4) Letter of Recommendation (1)
5) 3 Photos (3.5 X 4.5 cm)

2. Professional researchers and/or university lecturers in Korean Studies
1) Application Form
2) Certificate of Employment
3) Curriculum Vitae
4) 3 Photos (3.5 X 4.5 cm)

* Applicants should initially send these documents by E-mail or fax 
and subsequently send the original documents by mail.  The mailed 
documents should be postmarked no later than the deadline.

March 20. Applications received after the deadline will be considered 
for the following year's program.

Notification of the Acceptance
Applicants will be notified of their acceptance after the Selection 
Committee has completed the review of applications. Acceptance 
letters will be sent to those accepted by April 1.

Financial Support
The Academy of Korean Studies will cover the cost of registration, 
courses, accommodations, and meals during the program as well as 
expenses incurred during field trips and excursions.  All 
participants are responsible for their travel expenses to and from 

Arrival and Departure
Participants should arrange their travel to arrive and depart Korea 
within a period of 1 week before and after the program.  This can be 
modified somewhat to accommodate flight arrangements.  All 
participants are expected to arrange their transportation between the 
AKS and the airport.

Participants will have access to the facilities of the Academy, 
including the library, photocopy room, tennis courts, and so on.

Contact Address
Office of International Cooperation
The Academy of Korean Studies
50 Unjung-dong Bundang-gu Seongnam-si Gyeonggi-do Korea, 463-791
Tel : +82-31-709-9843 / Fax : +82-31-709-9945 / E-mail : 
<mailto:culture at aks.ac.kr>culture at aks.ac.kr

Please circulate this announcement to any interested students or 
colleagues. If you have any questions regarding the program, please 
feel free to contact the office above.

Gilsang Lee, Ph.D.
Director, Office of International Cooperation
The Academy of Korean Studies

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