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The Irish Institute of Korean Studies

The objectives of the Irish Institute of Korean Studies are:

  • To teach the language, history, economics, politics, and culture of Korea in Ireland.
  • To promote mutual understanding between the peoples of Ireland and Korea.
  • To contribute to the teaching and research capacity of the School of Asian Studies at UCC.
  • To facilitate staff and student exchange between UCC and other Irish universities, and partner institutions in Korea.
  • To increase awareness of Korean society and culture among the general public in Ireland.
  • To develop adult continuous education courses in the Korean language and other Korea-related topics.


Contact: Dr Kevin Cawley -  Senior Lecturer in Korean Studies

Future Humanities Institute

Institiúid na nDaonnachtaí Feasta

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