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New King Sejong Institute Website Provides Comprehensive Info on Korean Culture

New King Sejong Institute Website Provides Comprehensive Info on Korean Culture

SEOUL, March 5 (Korea Bizwire) — A state-run Korean language education center said Friday it has revamped its e-learning site into a web portal to offer comprehensive information on Korean culture. Nuri-Sejonghakdang now offers free access to content on Korea, including K-pop and Korean food, available both in Korean and English, the King Sejong Institute [...]

King Sejong Institute Unveils New App for Learning and Practicing Korean

King Sejong Institute Unveils New App for Learning and Practicing Korean

SEOUL, March 4 (Korea Bizwire) — The King Sejong Institute Foundation (KSIF), a South Korean government entity that operates Korean language centers abroad, on Wednesday unveiled an mobile app that is designed to help foreigners practice conversion in Korean. King Sejong AI Teacher is an artificial intelligence (AI)-based app that enables users to practice Korean [...]

King Sejong Institute to Launch Korean Language Education Program in Cambodia and Azerbaijan

King Sejong Institute to Launch Korean Language Education Program in Cambodia and Azerbaijan

SEOUL, July 8 (Korea Bizwire) — King Sejong Institute, the state-run Korean culture and language education center, will introduce and support the operation of a preliminary Korean language program in foreign countries where there is demand for Korean language education but supply is limited. The King Sejong Institute Foundation (KSIF) announced on Tuesday that the [...]

King Sejong Institute to Build 30 Korean Language Institutes Following BTS Fever

King Sejong Institute to Build 30 Korean Language Institutes Following BTS Fever

SEOUL, Jan. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — The state-run King Sejong Institute Foundation (KSIF) plans to expand the number of Korean language institutes overseas and train local residents in foreign countries as Korean language instructors. The foundation plans to expand the number of institutes by 187 percent. Last year, the foundation built 16 new institutes worldwide. [...]

King Sejong Institute’s Online Subscribers Surpass 100,000

King Sejong Institute’s Online Subscribers Surpass 100,000

SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — The King Sejong Institute, a state-run Korean language education center, said Friday the number of subscribers on its online-learning website has surpassed 100,000. The subscriber volume for Nuri-Sejonghakdang (www.sejonghakdang.org), which stood at 60,000 in 2015, reached the milestone in just about 1 1/2 years, according to the institute. Launched [...]

King Sejong Institute to Open in 6 More Overseas Cities

King Sejong Institute to Open in 6 More Overseas Cities

SEOUL, June 7 (Korea Bizwire) – The government said Wednesday that it will set up overseas institutes that offer foreigners Korean language courses and Korean culture activities at six universities in six additional countries. The six universities, designated as the new operators of the King Sejong Institute, are Yancheng Teachers University in China’s Jiangsu Province, [...]

Chilean University Opens Course on Korean Language

Chilean University Opens Course on Korean Language

SEOUL, April 15 (Korea Bizwire) – A Chilean university has launched a course on the study of the Korean language as learning Korean appears to be the latest craze among Chileans, the South Korean Embassy in Santiago said Thursday. The Virginio Gomez Professional Institute, affiliated with the University of Concepcion, located in Chile’s second-largest city [...]