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Korean Third Most Popular Foreign Language in Russia

Korean Third Most Popular Foreign Language in Russia

SEOUL, Dec. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Korean has become the third most popular foreign language in Russia following English and Chinese. Kazan Federal University’s Center of Korean Studies announced on Tuesday that it will host the first National Korean Olympiad. The center has been holding annual competitions on the Korean language for the past nine [...]

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 [...]

Korean Studies, Language Courses Expanding Sharply Abroad

Korean Studies, Language Courses Expanding Sharply Abroad

SEOUL, Jan. 23 (Korea bizwire) — The number of foreign faculties and research institutes that provide Korean studies and language courses has nearly doubled in a decade, owing to the country’s growing economic power, the Korean Wave and financial support, a state-financed public diplomacy organization here said Tuesday. “The number of overseas organizations running Korean [...]