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2022 Korean Studies Promotion Program Announcement
Date
2022.02.09

2022 Korean Studies Promotion Program Announcement


We hereby announce the new project funding plan for the 2022 Korean Studies Promotion Program.
January 28, 2022
Eun-hae YOO, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education
Byung-Woo AHN, President of the Academy of Korean Studies



1. Program Information
•Program Objectives
o Establish infrastructure for overseas Korean Studies research and education through the support of Global Korean Studies hubs.
o Create Korean Studies content based on domestic Korean Studies research achievements to meet overseas demand.
o Boost the capability of domestic and overseas Korean Studies through the support of research, translation, and dictionary compilation.
o trengthen 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)
*Domestic – in Korea, Overseas – Outside Korea

Classification	Program Category	Program Title	Total Budget for 2022	Budget for New Projects (No. of Projects)	Budget per Project	Support Period (Years)	Target Applicants	Project Commencement (Scheduled) Korean Studies Promotion Program	Global Korean Studies Programs	Seed Program for Korean Studies (Beginning Track / Advanced Track)	2,437	803 (13)	Beginning: 100 Advanced: 120	Beginning: 3 Advanced: 5	-	A Project Team consisting of faculty and researchers affiliated with an overseas university 	June 1 		Core University Program for Korean Studies	3,424	1,032 (6)	200	5	-	An overseas Korean Studies Hub university	June 1 		Laboratory Program for Korean Studies	2,699	1,500 (5)	300	1*	-	A collaborative research team consisting of 3 or more people	September 1 		Strategic Research Institute Program for Korean Studies	500	200 (2)	100	10	-	A Korean Studies research institute/center with experience carrying out the Laboratory or Core University Program	September 1 		Academic Translation of Korean Texts Program	384	124 (4)	20-80	3	-	An overseas or domestic research team  -	A research institute affiliated with a domestic university -	An individual	September 1 	Domestic Korean Studies Programs	Koreanology Dictionaries in Korean and English Program	557	400 (5)	80	3	-	A domestic university (Research center or research team)  -	A domestic research institution	June 1 		Grand Series of Korean Studies Program**	900	900 (3)	300	10	-	An individual  -	A domestic university (Research center or research team)  -	A domestic research institution	June 1

* The Laboratory Program grant is given once as a lump sum in the first year of the three-year project period.
** Grand Series of Korean Studies Program will select 15 projects for a total of 15 volumes (3 major themes; 5 volumes each per theme). 
     Each volume is supported up to sixty million KRW and should be authored within 2 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.)
o 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).

• Persons 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
o Online via the KSPS Project Management System (http://ksps-pms.aks.ac.kr)

• Documents to Be Submitted
o One copy of research proposal, etc.
o For details of the research proposal and other documents to be submitted, please refer to the application guidelines.

4. Application Period and Contact Information

Classification	Program Category	Program Name	Application Period	Contact Information Korean Studies Promotion Program	Global Korean Studies Programs	Seed Program for Korean Studies	March 2-10	Yeawon KIM +82-31-730-8243 global@aks.ac.kr 		Academic Translation of Korean Texts program	June 2-9	 		Core University Program for Korean Studies	March 2-10	Soomin KWAK 82-31-730-8244 global@aks.ac.kr 		Laboratory Program for Korean Studies	June 2-9	 		Strategic Research Institute Program for Korean Studies	June 2-9	Woojun SHIN 82-31-730-8246 global@aks.ac.kr 	Domestic Korean Studies Programs	Koreanology Dictionaries in Korean and English Program	March 2-10	Dohyung KIM +82-31-730-8241 strauss@aks.ac.kr 		Grand Series of Korean Studies Program	March 10-17


Attachments
1. 2022 Seed Program for Korean studies Application Guidlines.docx 2. 2022 Core University Program Application Guideline.docx 3. 2022 Laboratory Program Application Guideline.docx 4. 2022 Strategic Research Institute Program Application Guidelines.docx 5. 2022 Academic Transtation of Korean TextsProgramApplication Guidelines.docx