Academy of Korean Studies

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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[edit]

Main article: Korean studies

Journal Published by the Academy of Korean Studies

Journals NOT published by the Academy of Korean Studies


  1. ^ "한국학중앙연구원 (The Academy of Korean Studies 韓國學中央硏究院)" (in Korean). Doosan Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2008-04-27. 
  2. ^ "Presidents's Message". The official English site. Archived from the original on 15 April 2008. Retrieved 2008-04-27. 

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