Title The 36th & The 37th AKS Summer Program for International Students
Date 2024-01-22 Views 6448
Event Period 2024-07-01 ~ 2024-08-23 Reception Period 2024-01-29 ~ 2024-02-23
Participation Method Online

The Academy of Korean Studies (AKS) is pleased to announce "The 36th & 37th AKS Summer Program for International Students." As an important part of our mission is to cultivate young leaders, who can contribute to the development of Korean studies, the academy has organized an intensive summer program for international undergraduate students in Korean studies. This program is composed of various components, such as special lectures on Korea, intensive Korean language course, field trips, excursions, and traditional cultural activities. Since its starting in 1993, we held the program for 35 times and 982 students from over 70 countries attended the program.

If you want to participate in AKS Summer Program for International Students that will be held twice during summer vacation, please refer to the following and apply.


▣ Program Period
  - The 36th : July 1 (Mon) – July 19 (Fri), 2024 (3 weeks)  → GO

  - The 37th : August 5 (Mon) – August 23 (Fri), 2024 (3 weeks)  → GO

  * Please choose one that is more convenient for you. You CANNOT select both.


▣ Language of the Program : Korean
* The participants are recommended to possess basic Korean language skills.


▣ Eligibility and Required Documents
1. Eligibility
Undergraduate students of second year or above from universities abroad who are majoring or minoring in Korean Studies and/or those who took Korea related courses from their universities.
* Those who are in graduate school or hold Korean nationality are not eligible for this program.
* For those who took Korea-related courses, the course names should be specified in the transcript.
* If applicant’s university does not offer Korean Studies major or Korea-related courses, Korean language institute certificate can be substituted for university transcript .

2. Required Documents
  1) Application form
  2) Certificate of Enrollment
  3) Official University Transcripts
  4) “Korean Proficiency Evaluation Sheet” included in the application form (No.7)
  5) (Optional) Certificate(s) to prove Korean language proficiency
      - TOPIK(Korean Proficiency Test) Score Report (Level 3 or higher) or
      - Certificate of a Korean language program
  * All documents should be written in Korean or English. If not, translation of the document into Korean or English should be submitted as well.


▣ Application Period : January 29 (Mon) [10AM] – February 23 (Fri) [4PM], 2024

 * Korea Standard Time

 * Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.


▣ Application Method : Through the official website of Academy of Korean Studies
  - The 36th (GO)
  - The 37th (GO)


▣ Notification of the Acceptance : The result will be announced individually via e-mail on March 29 (Fri), 2024.


▣ Financial Support
The Academy of Korean Studies will cover the cost of registration, lectures, accommodations, and meals during the program as well as expenses incurred during field trips and excursions.
* All participants are responsible for their own travel expenses including the round-trip airfare, transportation fee between airport and AKS and medical insurance.


▣ Contacts : The Center for International Affairs of the Academy of Korean Studies
- E-mail: aksculture@aks.ac.kr