공부하는 인간: 호모 아카데미쿠스
|Country of origin||South Korea|
|No. of episodes||5 (as of June 7, 2013)|
|Running time||60 minutes|
|Picture format||1080i (ATSC, ISDB)|
|Original release||February 28, 2013 – Present|
|Hangul||공부하는 인간: 호모 아카데미쿠스|
|Hanja||工夫하는人間: 호모 아카데미쿠스|
|Revised Romanization||Gongbuhaneun In-gan: Homo Akademikeuseu|
|McCune–Reischauer||Kongbuhanŭn In'gan: Homo Ak'ademik'ŭsŭ|
Homo Academicus (Hangul: 공부하는 인간: 호모 아카데미쿠스) is a South Korean documentary television program broadcast by Korean Broadcasting System (KBS). It is narrated by Yoo Seung-ho, and hosted by Lilli Margolin, Scott Yim, Jenny Martin, and Bryan Kauder.
The program features four Harvard University students who travel the world visiting culturally historic areas and places of learning. The correspondents interview students and parents in an effort to show contemporary methods of and motivations for studying, and to place traditions, conversations, and landmarks in an historical context. The program depicts how cultural differences, privileges, and inequities affect education and styles of learning. It is hosted in English and narrated in Korean, with subtitles for each language. Countries covered by the show's correspondents include China, France, India, Israel, Japan, South Korea, Uganda, and the United States. Partnership with BBC on which to be shown internationally is in the works.
- Theme: The Old Desire (오래된 욕망)
- Air date: February 28, 2013
- Theme: Descendants of Confucius (공자의 후예)
- Air date: March 7, 2013
- Theme: Questions and Memorizing (질문과 암기)
- Air date: March 14, 2013
- Theme: The Best Study (최고의 공부)
- Air date: March 21, 2013
- Theme: Speaking of Studying Again (다시 공부를 말하다)
- Air date: March 28, 2013
- Season One
|DVD Name||Ep#||Disc#||Release Date (South Korea)||Special Features|
|Season 1||5||3||May 21, 2013||All 5 episodes of series|
- "유승호 나레이션 인터뷰". YouTube. February 25, 2013. Retrieved June 8, 2013.
- "하버드대 학생 4인에게 입학 비법 물으니". Women's DongA Magazine. February 2013. Retrieved June 8, 2013.
- "<공부하는 인간> 정현모 PD가 밝힌 최고의 공부법". KBS Culture. March 17, 2013. Retrieved June 8, 2013.
- "첫 방송 편". YouTube. February 21, 2013. Retrieved June 8, 2013.
- "Harvard students marvel at lonely, hard-studying Korean students". the hankyoreh. January 10, 2013. Retrieved June 8, 2013.
- "KBS - 공부하는 인간 (Homo Academicus) Behind the Scenes". YouTube. January 11, 2013. Retrieved June 8, 2013.
- "첫 방송 편". KBSKShop. February 21, 2013. Retrieved June 8, 2013.
- Homo Academicus - Official Website (in Korean)