Program Announcements

2022 Korean Studies Promotion Program Announcement
Date
2022.10.11

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

ClassificationProgram CategoryProgram TitleTotal Budget for 2022Budget for New Projects (No. of Projects)Budget per ProjectSupport Period (Years)Target ApplicantsProject Commencement (Scheduled) Korean Studies Promotion ProgramGlobal Korean Studies ProgramsSeed Program for Korean Studies (Beginning Track / Advanced Track)2,437803 (13)Beginning: 100 Advanced: 120Beginning: 3 Advanced: 5-A Project Team consisting of faculty and researchers affiliated with an overseas university June 1 Core University Program for Korean Studies3,4241,032 (6)2005-An overseas Korean Studies Hub universityJune 1 Laboratory Program for Korean Studies2,6991,500 (5)3001*-A collaborative research team consisting of 3 or more peopleSeptember 1 Strategic Research Institute Program for Korean Studies500200 (2)10010-A Korean Studies research institute/center with experience carrying out the Laboratory or Core University ProgramSeptember 1 Academic Translation of Korean Texts Program384124 (4)20-803-An overseas or domestic research team  -A research institute affiliated with a domestic university -An individualSeptember 1 Domestic Korean Studies ProgramsKoreanology Dictionaries in Korean and English Program557400 (5)803-A domestic university (Research center or research team)  -A domestic research institutionJune 1 Grand Series of Korean Studies Program**900900 (3)30010-An individual  -A domestic university (Research center or research team)  -A domestic research institutionJune 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

ClassificationProgram CategoryProgram NameApplication PeriodContact Information Korean Studies Promotion ProgramGlobal Korean Studies ProgramsSeed Program for Korean StudiesMarch 2-10Yeawon KIM +82-31-730-8243 global@aks.ac.kr Academic Translation of Korean Texts programJune 2-9 Core University Program for Korean StudiesMarch 2-10Soomin KWAK 82-31-730-8244 global@aks.ac.kr Laboratory Program for Korean StudiesJune 2-9 Strategic Research Institute Program for Korean StudiesJune 2-9Woojun SHIN 82-31-730-8246 global@aks.ac.kr Domestic Korean Studies ProgramsKoreanology Dictionaries in Korean and English ProgramMarch 2-10Dohyung KIM +82-31-730-8241 strauss@aks.ac.kr Grand Series of Korean Studies ProgramMarch 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