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KF Public Diplomacy Academy (for university students)


In order to promote university-level public diplomacy education, the Korea Foundation provides support to Korean universities to: △ Enhance undergraduate and graduate students’ awareness and understanding of public diplomacy, △ Train future specialists in public diplomacy, and △ Encourage relevant research through the offering of regular or K-MOOC courses and related programs at select universities.

The Korea Foundation has selected a total of 15 universities in Korea to participate in the program: Kangwon National University, Kyung Hee University, Keimyung University, Korea University, Sogang University, Seoul National University, Sungshin Women’s University, Sookmyung Women’s University, Yonsei University (Wonju), Ewha Womans University, Inha University, Jeonbuk National University, Jeju National University, Chungnam National University, and Hankuk University of Foreign Studies.

Courses for the First Semester of 2020

26 regular courses offered
Courses for First Semester in 2020
  University Course
1 Kangwon National University - Political Communication and Public Diplomacy
- South Korea’s Middle Power Diplomacy and Public Diplomacy
2 Kyung Hee University Understanding of Public Diplomacy
3 Keimyung University - Public Diplomacy in the Era of Globalization
- Theory and Practice of Public Diplomacy
4 Korea University Public Diplomacy - Theory and Practice
5 Sogang University - Korean Studies in Practice II
- Public Diplomacy and World Citizen Education
- Culture and Public Diplomacy
- International Relations and Europe: Public Diplomacy in Europe
6 Seoul National University Public Diplomacy in the Era of Globalization
7 Sungshin Women’s University Cultural Content-Based Public Diplomacy
8 Sookmyung Women’s University - Public Diplomacy
- Public Diplomacy Seminar
9 Yonsei University (Wonju) - East Asian Public Diplomacy Practice
- East Asian Cooperation and Public Diplomacy
10 Ewha Womans University - International Society: Public Diplomacy
- Public Diplomacy and Communication
11 Inha University - Public Diplomacy and Cooperation for Development
- Understanding of Public Diplomacy
12 Jeonbuk National University - Theory and Practice of Public Diplomacy
- Contemporary Public Diplomacy Seminar
13 Jeju National University Theory of Public Diplomacy
14 Chungnam National University Public Diplomacy and Global Affairs
15 Hankuk University of Foreign Studies - Study Trip to Scenes of Public Diplomacy
- Cases of Global Public Diplomacy

Courses for the Second Semester of 2019

22 regular courses and one K-MOOC course on public diplomacy offered, 42 relevant programs organized

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