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Academic Exchange Program for North Korean and Unification Studies

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2020-04-01
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Academic Exchange Program for North Korean and Unification Studies

As part of “Academic Exchange Program for North Korean and Unification Studies,” the Ministry of Unification and Kyungnam University are calling for applications from foreign scholars and students (master’s degree/doctorate) for scholarship/fellowship in North Korean and Unification Studies.

Starting this year, “Academic Exchange Program for North Korean and Unification Studies” aims to expand the base of experts on unification of the Korean Peninsula and North Korea following continuous increase in the importance of the public diplomacy for peace and unification of the Korean Peninsula.

The program is designed to provide scholarship to pursue a master’s degree/doctorate or long term fellowship program for scholar on issues relevant to North Korea and Korean unification. This year, the Institute for Far Eastern Studies of Kyungnam University and the University of North Korean Studies are designated as the institution to operate this program.

The “MOU-UNKS North Korean Studies Scholarship” will provide scholarships to applicants of the master’s degree or doctorate in North Korean and unification studies at the University of North Korean Studies for up to three years.

The “MOU-IFES North Korean Studies Fellowship” provides numerous programs for scholars including opportunities to work with prestigious experts on North Korean issues, attend special lectures by current and former government ministers and policy makers, and participate in academic exchange, field trips and other activities and events for six months to one year at the Institute for Far Eastern Studies of Kyungnam University.

Around ten scholars/students will be selected from the program and the application will be open between 1st April to 20th May this year. Applications will be reviewed by the committee composed of the Ministry of Unification, Institute for Far Eastern Studies/University of North Korean Studies of Kyungnam University and experts in the field.

 * Announcement: check IFES website (ifes.kyungnam.ac.kr)
  Application: E-mail(ifes@kyungnam.ac.kr)

 Through this program, the Ministry of Unification aims to discover and train scholars who can look through peace and unification issue of the Korean Peninsula issue from the Korean Peninsula’s point of view. This will create favorable condition for the peace and unification of two Koreas.

Annex: Announcement for the “Academic Exchange Program for North Korean and Unification Studies”

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