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The Academy of Korean Studies

The Academy of Korean Studies
Established June 22, 1978
Type Public
Officer in charge Ministry of Education & Science Technology, South Korea
President Kim Jeong-bae
Director Jo Sun
Location 50 Unjong-dong, Bundang, Seongnam, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Campus Rural
Former names 한국정신문화연구원(韓國精神文化硏究院)
Nickname AKS
Affiliations Jangseogak (장서각 藏書閣)

Academy of Korean Studies (한국학중앙연구원, AKS) is a South Korean research and educational institute with the purpose of establishing profound research on Korean culture. It was established on June 22, 1978 by Ministry of Education & Science Technology of South Korea (교육과학기술부).[1] The Academy has dedicated to interpreting and analyzing traditional Korean culture, defining the academic identity of Korean studies, and educating scholars.[2]

To be distinguished from:

The Korea Research Foundation (한국학술진흥재단) est.1981
The Korea Foundation (한국국제교류재단) est.1991.

See also

Main article: Korean studies



External links

  • The official site in Korean
  • The official site in English
  • (Korean) Introducing research institutes at the Korean HIstory On-line (한국역사정보통합시스템)

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