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Deadline 19 March: 2014 Global Korea Scholarship - Academy of Korean Studies Graduate Recruitment

14 March 2014
The Graduate School of Korean Studies in the Academy of Korean Studies
The Graduate School of Korean Studies (“GSKS”) is a research-oriented graduate school in the fields of humanities and social sciences pertaining to Korea, which aims at nurturing scholars who will contribute to the development and globalization of Korean studies. Since its establishment in 1980 as Korea’s first professional school dedicated exclusively to Korean studies, GSKS has provided intensive research-oriented education through eminent professors’ close mentoring of students. As a result, not only GSKS has gained a worldwide reputation for its high standard and quality education, but also its graduates are playing pivotal role in widening and deepening Korean studies all over the world with their academic excellence. Currently, approximately 240 students, including about 110 international students from 32 different countries, are enrolled in the master’s and doctoral degree programs and research (non-degree) program at GSKS.
Key Attributes
◦Free Korean language courses are provided to train international students to be more competent at and confident in reading/writing/listening/speaking Korean and eventually help them achieve their academic goals.
◦On-campus dormitory accommodations are available at the rate of KRW477,400 per semester, double occupancy.
◦A 4:1 student-faculty ratio enables close one-to-one guidance of students by professors.
◦Various kinds of courses are available including major-specific courses, interdisciplinary courses, fieldwork and independent studies with student's own topic and research plans.
◦Students may earn credits by publishing articles in accredited academic journals.
2. 2014 GKS-AKS Graduate Recruitment
The Global Korea Scholarship(GKS) is a scholarship program supported by the Korean government and implemented by the National Institute for International Education(NIIED), an organization directly responsible to the Ministry of Education. It aims to promote international exchange in education as well as mutual friendship amongst participating countries.
This year the Graduate School of Korean Studies in the Academy of Korean Studies was selected as one of the designated Korean universities which applicants can choose to study for their master's or doctoral degree programs with the support of GKS more information and forms . . .
Last modified:04 July 2014 9.39 p.m.

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