samedi 15 mars 2008

WS in Korea

The 16th Cultural Program for Foreign Students and Scholars in KoreanStudies The Academy of Korean Studies is pleased to announce its 2008 CulturalProgram for Foreigners. As an important part of the mission of AKS is tocultivate scholars and young leaders who can contribute to the developmentof Korean studies, the Academy has organized this intensive culturalprogram for those in Korean Studies. The cultural program is composed ofvarious components such as special lectures on Korea, intensive readingsand discussions in Korean, field trips, excursions, and traditionalcultural activities. Program PeriodJuly 24 - August 21, 2008 (4 weeks) Language of the ProgramThe entire program will be conducted in Korean. It is crucial thatparticipants have sufficient fluency in Korean to understand undergraduatelevel lectures and participate in discussions. Qualifications and Application Requirements 1. Undergraduate students of second year or above and/or graduate studentsin Korean studiesa) Application Form with a photo (3.5 X 4.5 cm): You can download the formfrom our website at Download : All official university transcripts: Photocopies are not acceptable.Records of all courses must be in Korean or English. c) A copy of the score report for Korean language proficiency: Applicantsare required to submit their score on the Korean Proficiency Test conductedby Korea Institute of Curriculum and Evaluation ( orthe evaluation sheet included in the application form. d) Letter of Recommendation (1)? Letters of recommendation should be submitted in a sealed and signedenvelope with application. 2. Professional researchers and/or university lecturers in Korean Studiesa) Application Form with a photo b) Certificate of Employmentc) Curriculum Vitae * Applicants should initially send these documents by E-mail or fax andsubsequently send the original documents by mail no later than March 31 Period of submission February 1 - March 31. 2008Applications received after the deadline will be considered for thefollowing year's program. Notification of the Acceptance Applicants will be notified of their acceptance after the SelectionCommittee has completed the review of applications. Acceptance letters willbe sent to those accepted by April 20 by e-mail and announced at Financial SupportThe Academy of Korean Studies will cover the cost of registration, courses,accommodations, and meals during the program as well as expenses incurredduring field trips and excursions. All participants are responsible fortheir travel expenses to and from Korea. Arrival and DepartureParticipants should arrange their travel to arrive and depart Korea withina period of 2 days before and after the program. All participants areexpected to arrange their transportation between the AKS and the airport. PrivilegesParticipants will have access to the facilities of the Academy, includingthe library, photocopy room, tennis courts, and so on. Contact Address Ms. Nansook JungInternational Support DivisionThe Center for Information on Korean CultureThe Academy of Korean Studies50 Unjung-dong, Bundang-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do, 463-791 Korea Tel : +82-31-709-9843 / Fax : +82-31-709-9945 / E-mail :

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