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KF to Provide Renewed Online Korean Studies Classes to Foreign Students

KF to Provide Renewed Online Korean Studies Classes to Foreign Students

SEOUL, Mar. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea Foundation, the state-run public diplomacy agency, said Friday it will launch the third phase of the Global e-School, in which local universities provide online Korean studies courses to their foreign counterparts. The foundation started the real-time video education program in 2011 in order to help make up [...]

Vrije Universiteit Brussel and the Korea Foundation Launch Europe’s First Ever Korea Chair Position

Vrije Universiteit Brussel and the Korea Foundation Launch Europe’s First Ever Korea Chair Position

BRUSSELS, Oct. 18 (Korea Bizwire) – Korea Chair positions have been introduced at U.S.-based universities and think tanks, but the one at the Institute for European Studies at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) marks the first time the role has been created in Europe. Dr. Ramon Pardo of the Department of European and International Studies [...]

Foreign Students Visit Korea amid Rising Global Interest in Korean Literature

Foreign Students Visit Korea amid Rising Global Interest in Korean Literature

SEOUL, July 5 (Korea Bizwire) – Korean literature attracted international attention with Han Kang’s ‘The Vegetarian’ winning the 2016 Man Booker International Prize. And to add to the heightened interest, the Korea Foundation (KF), which operates under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is hosting what it calls a ‘Korean Literary Workshop for International Doctoral Program [...]