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Ministry of Unification selects universities and colleges for the Omnibus Special Lectures and Unification‧North Korea Courses project for the second semester of 2017

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2017-06-08
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The Ministry of Unification selected eight universities and colleges for the Omnibus Special Lectures and 13 universities and colleges for the Unification‧North Korea Courses. A total of 31 universities and colleges applied for the for the Omnibus Special Lectures and Unification‧North Korea Courses project for the second semester of 2017.
Four out of the eight selected universities and colleges for the Omnibus Special Lectures newly joined the project and will receive support for the first time. The other four schools will continue to get funding in the second semester.
      * Newly selected universities and colleges: Daejeon University, Duksung Women’s University, Yonsei University College of Medicine, and Chuncheon National University of Education
Those universities and colleges that offered special lectures that addressed original themes in a new field including Yonsei University College of Medicine, as well as in the political science field did especially well in the screening.
Some universities and colleges addressed new issues including “Status of a Unified Korea Through the Fourth Industrial Revolution” and “A Glimpse into the Lives of North Korean Women,” indicating that lectures on unification and North Korea are evolving and addressing a wider range of issues.
 
Four out of 13 selected universities and colleges for the Unification‧North Korea Courses newly joined the project and the other nine will continue to get funding in the second semester.
     * Newly selected universities: Konkuk University, Sejong University, Yonsei University, and Jungwon University
Those universities and colleges that offered courses that address original themes and involve novel teaching methods that can be of great interest to students faired especially well in the screening.
The Ministry of Unification will render support for a total of 35 out of 201 four-year colleges for the Omnibus Special Lectures and Unification‧North Korea Courses project for 2017. About 14,000 college students will be able to learn about and get experience in unification and North Korea.
Last year, about 5,400 students at 25 colleges benefitted from the project. This year, a much greater number of students will have the opportunity to learn about unification and North Korea in depth.
The Ministry of Unification plans to seek ways to expand support for monitoring and consulting for each university and college to maximize the quality of the courses.