Undergraduate Korea Summer Programs Information Session-Wed Nov 5th at 4pm

Wednesday, November 5th at 4pm in room S250, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St.

Summer Internships

Summer Language Study Grants to Ewha Womans Univeristy (Tuition Waivers)

Summer Research Travel Grants

Harvard Summer School in Seoul 2015 Program (Documentary Filmmaking, Sociology and Korean Language)

Harvard Yenching Library Korean Section Update-BERTSCH PAPERS

The Bertsch papers were donated by the family through the Korea Institute and transferred to the Library as part of the Harvard-Yenching Library holdings. The Library organized the papers, which are stored in 13 boxes, and created a detailed finding aid at the same time with the Korea Institute’s student supports. The Bertsch papers will be kept as part of the Hausman Archive, but also have a separate HOLLIS record as well. All boxes of the Bertsch papers will be stored in the Harvard Depository, and the finding aid will be accessible through HOLLIS/HOLLIS Classic. 

"Korean Cinema and Transnationality" Film Series

September 9, 2014 - 6:00pm - December 3, 2014 - 6:00pm

Film series for Korean Cinema and Transnationality: Conference Course (East Asian Film and Media Studies 121)
with Hyangjin Lee, Kim Koo Visiting Professor, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Read and Learn About Various Student Experiences in Korea this Past Summer!

Please click under the NEWS tab above to read about various undergraduate and graduate Harvard student experiences in Korea this past summer. Internships, Research and Study Abroad are some of the highlights...

Welcome Back to Campus!

Whether you spent your summer in Korea or are thinking about going to Korea, we welcome you to drop by the Korea Institute to learn about our upcoming events & resources that the Korea Institute offers. We very much look forward to getting to know you or reconnecting with you after you've returned. We are located in CGIS South at 1730 Cambridge St. on the second floor, room S228.

Director of the Korean Language Program (Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations)

The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations (EALC) at Harvard University invites applications for Director of the Korean Language Program (KLP). The Director will be appointed at the rank of Senior Preceptor.

Korea Herald Summer Intern, Dina Perez's Article in the Korea Herald about the 2014 HSS in Korea Program

Click on the following link to read her article:


Ms. Dina Perez,'15, a Classics concentrator, interned for 8 weeks at the Korea Herald in Seoul, Korea this summer.


Harvard Summer School in Seoul Program-2014-Snapshots from the Program

Enjoy some snapshots from the Program!

Harvard Summer School in Seoul Program 2014 with Prof. David Chung and Prof. Paul Chang.


Cinema Korea—Documenting Korean Society Through Film


Doubleclick on the photo to the left to see the slideshow.

Professor Sun Joo Kim named Walter Channing Cabot Fellow

Professor Sun Joo Kim has been named Walther Channing Cabot Fellow for her publication “Voice from the North: Resurrecting Regional Identity Through the Life and Work of Yi Sihang (1672–1736)” (Stanford University Press, 2013). Eight other professors from Harvard's Faculty of Arts and Science were also named: http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2014/06/nine-cabot-fellows-named/

Announcing the 2014-15 Kim Koo Visiting Professor, Hyangjin Lee

The Korea Institute is pleased to announce the 2014-15 Kim Koo Visiting Professor at Harvard University.  Hyangjin Lee, Professor, College of Intercultural Communication, Rikkyo University, will be teaching in the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations (EALC). Her course on Korean and Asian films will be open to undergraduate and graduate students.