Korea Foundation (KF)

The Korea Foundation (Korean: 한국국제교류재단, Hanja: 韓國國際交流財團) is in the Diplomatic Center Building in Seocho-gu, Seoul, South Korea. It was established in 1991 by the Korea Foundation Act (No.4414 / promulgated on December 14, 1991) with the aim to enhance the image of Korea in the world and also to promote academic and cultural exchange programs. It is an independent organization affiliated with the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Currently, Sihyung Lee is the 12th president of the Foundation.

Mission

The mission of The Korea Foundation is to promote better understanding of Korea within the international community and to increase friendship and goodwill between Korea and the rest of the world through various exchange programs. (Article 1, Korea Foundation Act)

Overseas Offices

  • United States(Washington D.C., Los Angeles)
  • Japan(Tokyo)
  • China(Beijing)
  • Russia(Moscow)
  • Germany(Berlin)
  • Vietnam(Hanoi)
Country
Asia : South Korea
Institution type
Non French Institutions : Public research coordinating or funding body

Calls in progress

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