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.

KAS Deputy Chairwoman in South Korea

Hildigund Neubert: "Work of Korean KAS partners is commendable and indispensable"

From 21-25 August 2013 Hildigund Neubert, Deputy Chairwoman of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, visited the divided nation on invitation of KAS Korea. For Neubert it was already her second visit to South Korea since 2011. The outgoing Commissioner of the Free State of Thuringia for the Archives of the State Security Service of the former GDR has been a member of the consultation body of Germany and the Republic of Korea for matters on Korean reunification since its establishment in 2011. more…



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.


Previous events

June 26

Regulatory Framework for Successful Small and Medium Enterprises

The German Model and the Korean Perspectives

June 24

Fully booked

Experts' Meeting

The State of Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) in Germany and Korea

June 23 - 25

Fully booked


NATO – Asia/Pacific Dialogue 2014: Cooperative Security in a New Strategic Security Environment

in cooperation with the Regional Programme Political Dialogue Asia of KAS

June 13

Fully booked


Youth Forum on current political Issues: The Korean Reunification


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…

"On April 15th, the threats will end"

Head of the KAS-office in Seoul on the Korean crisis

Resident Representative of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in the Republic of Korea, Dr. Norbert Eschborn, believes the Korean conflict could soon reach its end. In addition, the closure of the special economic zone Kaesong has [...] more…

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