Perspectives on the Current Political Situation on the Korean Peninsula

Interview with Lee Seong-hyon, Ph.D. (Research Fellow, The Sejong Institute)

Last week, two research assistants of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) Korea Office interviewed Prof. Lee of the Sejong Institute for Policy Studies. Prof. Lee is a security expert and his current research focuses on the political situation in and around North Korea, China and the United States. more…

Event Reports | October 12, 2017

Korea Global Forum 2017

New Paths to Peace on the Korean Peninsula through International Cooperation

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), together with the Ministry of Unification of the Republic of Korea and The ASAN Institute for Policy Studies, hosted the "Korea Global Forum 2017" on September 29, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. more…

Event Reports | September 29, 2017



Vocational education and training is a pillar of the German education system and takes on an important function in the social market economy. No formal restrictions to access are present for vocational education and training. Every student can apply for a training position, regardless if they have completed school, and which school they have completed. This removes barriers to the training system and enables a broad sector of the population to take a recognized vocational qualification and thereby have a good chance on the labour market. more…

Eva Rindfleisch, Felise Maennig-Fortmann | August 5, 2017

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of Helmut Kohl

On the death of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, Chairman of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and former President of the European Parliament, Hans-Gert Pöttering, writes: more…

June 17, 2017

Theme Week Security 2016: Artificial Islands in the South China Sea

Legal and Strategic Perspectives

On May 17, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the SLOC Study Group—Korea held their 6th joint conference at The Plaza Hotel in Seoul. The overarching theme of the conference—artificial islands in the South China Sea—produced a lot of fruitful discussion as well as debate. It was clear that the two organizations had built a strong tradition of German-Korean dialogue. more…

Event Reports | June 1, 2016