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2024 Korean Studies Promotion Program Announcement

We hereby announce the new project funding plan for the 2024 Korean Studies Promotion Program.

February 5, 2024

Lee Ju-ho, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education

Lim Chi-kyun, Acting President of the Academy of Korean Studies



1. Program Information


Program Objectives

Establish infrastructure for overseas Korean Studies research and education through the support of global Korean Studies hubs.

Create Korean Studies content that meets international demands based on domestic and overseas Korean Studies research achievements.

Enhance the capability of domestic and overseas Korean Studies through the support for research, translation, dictionary compilation and publication.

Strengthen the foundation of Korean Studies through the collection of fundamental Korean Studies materials and the establishment of related databases.


Program Support Details

(Budget Unit: KRW million)


 * Grand Series of Korean Studies Program will select authors for a total of 15 volumes (3 major themes; approximately 5 volumes per theme). The grant per book is 60 million KRW and the manuscript should be completed in two years.

※ The above table lists the maximum possible budget for each project. For more details about each program, please refer to the Application Guidelines. 



2. Restrictions on Applications and Participation


An individual may participate simultaneously in three or fewer projects supported by the Korean Ministry of Education research grants. However, an individual may serve as project director for only two projects. (In the case of participation in more than one project, overlapping payment of labor expenses is strictly prohibited.)

However, the following are not to be counted: 1) projects which end within six months from the application deadline, and 2) certain specially designated projects (as listed in the Korean Application Guidelines).

Individuals who are under research sanctions as of the application deadline may be restricted from applying.


For details regarding restrictions on application and participation, please refer to the Application Guidelines.


3. Application Method and Documents to Be Submitted

Application Method

Online via the KSPS Project Management System (

Documents to Be Submitted

One copy of project proposal, etc.

For details of the project proposal and other documents to be submitted, please refer to the Application Guidelines for each program.


4. Application Period and Contact Information

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