Academy of Korean Studies

Not to be confused with the Korea Research Foundation (한국학술진흥재단, est. 1981) or the Korea Foundation (한국국제교류재단, est. 1991).
The Academy of Korean Studies
한국학중앙연구원 (韓國學中央硏究院)
Former names
한국정신문화연구원 (韓國精神文化硏究院)
Type Public
Established June 30, 1978
Officer in charge
Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (South Korea)
President Lee Bae-yong
Director Jo Sun
Location 50 Unjong-dong, Bundang, Seongnam, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
37°23′27″N 127°03′33″E / 37.390739°N 127.059031°E / 37.390739; 127.059031Coordinates: 37°23′27″N 127°03′33″E / 37.390739°N 127.059031°E / 37.390739; 127.059031
Campus Rural
Nickname AKS
Affiliations Jangseogak (장서각 藏書閣)

Academy of Korean Studies (한국학중앙연구원, AKS) is a South Korean research and educational institute with the purpose of establishing profound research on Korean culture. It was established on June 22, 1978 by Ministry of Education & Science Technology of South Korea (교육과학기술부).[1] The Academy has dedicated to interpreting and analyzing traditional Korean culture, defining the academic identity of Korean studies, and educating scholars.[2]

See also

Main article: Korean studies

Journal published by the Academy of Korean Studies

Journals not published by the Academy of Korean Studies


  1. "한국학중앙연구원 (The Academy of Korean Studies 韓國學中央硏究院)" (in Korean). Doosan Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2008-04-27.
  2. "Presidents's Message". The official English site. Archived from the original on 15 April 2008. Retrieved 2008-04-27.

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