SOAS University of London

Centre of Korean Studies


Internal Links

Japan and Korea Section, Department of East Asian Languages and Culture, SOAS
The Korean section provides tuition in the language, literature, history, culture and society of Korea.

About the Japan & Korea Collection in the SOAS Library
The Library collects books, journals, audio-visual materials, electronic and multimedia items on Japan and Korea.

External Links

Academy of Korean Studies
The Academy of Korean Studies was founded by the Korean Government on 30th June 1978 with the purpose of establishing in-depth research on the essence of Korean culture.

Myong Ji University
During the past half century, Myong Ji University has earned a reputation as one of the leading private institutions of higher learning in Korea.  In May 2009 the Institute of Humanities, Myong Ji University and the Centre of Korean Studies, SOAS signed a Research Exchange Agreement.

British Association of Korean Studies (BAKS)
The British Association for Korean Studies (BAKS) exists to promote the study and understanding of Korea in the United Kingdom.

Association of Korean Studies in Europe (AKSE)
The Association for Korean Studies in Europe (AKSE) is the main scholarly society for Korean studies in greater Europe. Its objectives are to stimulate and co-ordinate academic Korean studies in all countries of Europe, and to contribute to the spread of knowledge of Korea among a wider public.

Korea Foundation
The Korea Foundation's mission is to enhance Korea’s global image.

University of Hawaii at Manoa Library
Founded in 1943, the Korea Collection was the first in the United States. It supports the largest program of Korean Studies outside Korea. It has been developing collections in the arts, humanities, business, and social sciences.

Korea Web
Frank Hoffman's comprehensive webpage on Korea and Korean studies

The Daesan Foundation
A useful site for information on grants and activities related to Korean literature, literary studies and translation A Korean Studies Site
Robert J. Fouser's webpage with links to Korean literature, arts, and other Korean studies websites

Korean Embassy, London
Embassy of the Republic of Korean in the United Kingdom

Asian Reading Room of the Library of Congress
The Asian Reading Room is the primary public access point for researchers seeking to use the Asian collections of the Library of Congress in the many languages of Asia.

National Library of Korea
The National Library of Korea, a national representative library, has a collection totalling 6 million volumes.

The Korean Historical Connection (Hong'ik University)
The Korean Historical Connection (KHC) provides Custom-tailored Service for professional historians who do not reside in Korea.