International Reports

North Korean Refugees in South Korea

Since the division of states and the subsequent military conflict between North and South Korea, thousands of North Koreans fled their country in view of political repression and economic despair. Their target destination is South Korea. more…

MoU Signing KAS-Korea University

Rule of Law Project Work

Korea University and KAS sign MoU

Korea University's School of Law and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, represented by Dr. Norbert Eschborn, signed a Memorandum of Understanding on June 12, 2014 in Seoul. Both parties agreed to establish a close cooperation over a period of many years. Joint projects will focus on the topic of constitutionality in Korea. The school is widely considered to be the most prestigious law school in South Korea.

Festveranstaltung des KAS-Partners Youido Institute in Seoul aus Anlass des Abschlusses der institutsinternen Reform.

Internal Reform concluded

At New Start Youido Institute sets Ambitious Goals

The governing Saenuri Party's education institution, Youido Institute, celebrated the conclusion of its long-term organizational reform on October 10, 2013 in the presence of party chairman Hwang Woo Yeo and KAS Representative to Korea, Dr. Norbert Eschborn. In the future YI which has been a KAS partner since 2010 will dedicate much of their resources to civic education of Koreans and extensive research on current issues regarding politics and society.

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Welcome

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung is one of the political foundations of the Federal Republic of Germany. With its activities and projects, the Foundation realizes an active and substantial contribution to international cooperation and understanding. In the following we present the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and its activities in Korea.

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Previous events

Dec. 11 - 12

Fully booked

Seminar

German-Korean Academic Exchange in the 21st Century

Dec. 1
Congress

Women and Growth Potential

Nov. 25
Panel

What Korea Needs, What Europe Wants

Regional and Global Security Cooperation Between Europe and the Republic of Korea

Nov. 24

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Experts' Meeting

From Helsinki to Seoul

The European Peace Process as Model for Northeast Asia?

Publications

North Korean Refugees in South Korea

Arduous Escape and Difficult Integration

Since the division of states and the subsequent military conflict between North and South Korea, thousands of North Koreans fled their country in view of political repression and economic despair. Their target destination is [...] more…

Vade Mecum for Korean Unification

by Prof. Dr. rer. pol. habil. Dr. h.c. Ulrich Blum

Within a very short period of time, communist North Korea could become as politically unstable as East Germany did more than twenty years ago. What does the German experience tell us? more…

South Korea on a Journey of Self-Discovery

From „Victim Nationalism“ to Nation Branding

People familiar with Korea are generally aware of the fact that Korean nationalism can present the greatest obstacle to foreigners trying to understand what the Koreans are like. There is clearly a specifically Korean type of [...] more…

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