Program Overview

Overseas Korean Foundation carries out many programs for mutual developments of Korea and overseas Korean communities.

The Overseas Korean Foundation carries out efforts to expand educational/cultural exchange that will cultivate the national identity and pride of overseas Koreans. It also works to enhance the relationship between Korea, their native country, and their countries of residence.

  • Programs forexchangesamong overseasKoreans
  • Research worksfor overseasKoreancommunities
  • Educational/cultural promotionservices for overseasKorean communities
Event Calendar

Introducing the key events and programs organized by Overseas Korean Foundation in 2017(Public participation programs are marked based on the application periods, while invitational programs are marked based on the dates when the events are held.)

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  • Spring

    • March
    • April
    • May
    • Overseas Korean Foundation Dissertation Awards Application period: February| Result announcement: October
    • Invitational Scholarship Program in China, Russia and CIS regions Application period: February – March| Result announcement: May
    • Invitational Scholarship Program for Overseas Koreans (Master’s/Doctor’s) Application period: March – April| Result announcement: May
    • Invitational Scholarship Program for Overseas Koreans (Bachelor’s) Application period: March – April| Result announcement: May
    • Overseas Koreans Literary Award Contest Application period: March – May| Result announcement: October
    • “Overseas Korean” Writing Contest for Teens in Korea Application period: March – May| Result announcement: October
    • Leading CEO Forum (first half) Dates: March 28th – 29th
    • Next-generation Overseas Koreans Convention Application period: March| Result announcement: May
    • Young Business Leaders Forum (first half) Dates: May 22nd – 25th
  • Summer

    • June
    • July
    • August
    • Experts Forum and Conference Date: June (once a year, Global Korean Conference)
    • Invitational Workshop for Korean Language Instructors in CIS Dates: June – August (5 weeks)
    • Invitational Workshop for Korean Language School Teachers Dates: July 16th – 23rd (7 days and 8 nights)
    • Invitational Workshop for Korean Language Teachers in China Dates: July 10th – 24th (2 weeks)
    • Korean Language Intensive Camp for Next-generation Overseas Koreans Dates: July (3-4 weeks)
    • Overseas Korean Youth Exchange Dates: July – August (middle/high school and college students)
  • Fall

    • September
    • October
    • November
    • Leading CEO Forum (second half) Date: October 2nd
    • Korean Festival Date: October 5th
    • Young Business Leaders Forum (second half) Dates: October 24th – 27th
    • World Korean Community Leaders Convention Dates: September 26th– 29th (3days and 4 nights)
    • World Korean Business Convention Dates: October 25th – 27th
    • Program to Invite Koreans in CIS Regions Dates: October (3 days and 4 nights)
    • Korean Language Intensive Camp for Next-generation Overseas Koreans Dates: December – January (2 weeks)