[Blueboard] The 26th AKS Summer Program for International Students

Korean Studies Program [LS] ksp.soss at ateneo.edu
Fri Jan 5 11:47:07 +08 2018

*The 26th AKS Summer Program for International Students*

The Academy of Korean Studies (AKS) is pleased to announce the "26th AKS
Summer Program for International Students." As an important part of our
mission is to cultivate young leaders, who can contribute to the
development of Korean studies, the academy has organized an intensive
summer program for international undergraduate students in Korean studies.
This program is composed of various components, such as special lectures on
Korea, intensive Korean language course, field trips, excursions, and
traditional cultural activities. Since its starting in 1993, we held the
program for 25 times and around 719 students from 45 countries attended the
program. For those who are interested in the 26th AKS Summer Program for
International Students, please read the notification carefully and apply
for the program.

*Program Period*
July 9 (Mon) – August 3 (Fri), 2018, 4 weeks

*Language of the Program*
Korean & English
* Except for some English lectures, most of the program will be in Korean.
Therefore the participants are recommended to possess basic Korean language

*Eligibility and Required Documents*
*1. Eligibility*
Undergraduate students of second year or above from universities abroad who
are majoring or minoring in Korean Studies and/or those who took Korea
related courses from their universities.
*Those who are in graduate school or hold Korean nationality are not
eligible for this program.
*For those who took Korea-related courses, the course names should be
specified in the transcript.
*If applicant’s university does not offer Korean Studies major or
Korea-related courses, Korean language institute certificate can be
substituted for university transcript .

*2. Required Documents*
1) Application Form: Available on our website (http://www.aks.ac.kr)
2) All Official University Transcripts
3) “Korean Proficiency Evaluation Sheet” included in the application form
4) 1 Letter of Reference
※ Letter of reference should be directly sent to kebae at aks.ac.kr from the
5) (Optional) Score Report for Korean Proficiency Test (TOPIK)
* All documents should be written in Korean or English. If not, translation
of the document into Korean or English should be submitted as well.
* Recommender may use any type of letter form.

*Application Period*
January 8 (Mon) – February 16 (Fri), 2018 24:00
* Applications received after the deadline (Korea Standard Time) will not
be considered.

*Application Method*
Please combine all of the required documents in 1 pdf file except for the
letters of reference and send it to the e-mail address below.
-      E-mail Address: kebae at aks.ac.kr
-      E-mail Title: Application Documents for the 26th AKS Summer Program
for International Students_Name of the Applicant

*Notification of the Acceptance*
The result will be announced individually via e-mail on March 30(Fri), 2018.

*Financial Support*
The Academy of Korean Studies will cover the cost of registration,
lectures, accommodations, and meals during the program as well as expenses
incurred during field trips and excursions.
* All participants are responsible for their own travel expenses including
the round-trip airfare, transportation fee between airport and AKS and
medical insurance.

Ms. Eunyoung Bae (Program Coordinator)
Phone: +82-31-739-9714
E-mail: kebae at aks.ac.kr



Korean Studies in Ateneo de Manila University was first set up in 2012 as
the Ateneo Initiative for Korean Studies (AIKS) -- a platform for
consolidating all Korea-related initiatives in the university and for
incubating an autonomous academic Program on Korea. Within a short span of
2 years, the initiatives resulted to a Minor Program in Korean Studies;
which was incubated in and by the Department of Modern Languages of the
School of Humanities; and another year later, to the creation of
a full-fledged Korean Studies Program (KSP) under the School of Social
Sciences, the first of its kind in the country. Through its close
collaboration with other academic departments within the university and
with Korean Studies experts and organizations here and abroad, KSP was able
to grow as an Interdisciplinary Hub for Examining, Engaging and
Experiencing Korea in Philippine Academia, with the widest course offerings
on Korean Studies for undergraduate students, covering themes across
various disciplines in the Social Sciences and Humanities. Apart from its
regular courses, KSP likewise offers Extramural Classes to the public and
has similarly pioneered the conduct of Regional and Inter-university Korean
Studies Outreach Seminars/Workshops/Lectures through its 'Korea 101 Lab'
Program. In 2016, it completed the development of the 'Portal of Korean
Studies Resources in the Philippines', the only database that collates and
centralizes access to Korean Studies references in the country. Through
continuous research and collaboration with its partners, KSP endeavors to
promote the critical study of Korea and contribute to the strengthening of
Philippines-Korea relations.

For inquiries, contact:
Korean Studies Program, School of Social Sciences
Ateneo de Manila University
3rd Floor, Leong Hall, ADMU
Katipunan Road, Loyola Heights, Quezon City 1108 Philippines
ksp.soss at ateneo.edu / jabucal at ateneo.edu
+63 2 426 6001 local 5245 / +63 2 351 1620
FACEBOOK: Ateneo Korean Studies Program



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