The purpose of Overseas Korean Studies Librarian Workshop is to expand interest and foundation for the development of Korean studies and contribute to promoting the Korean wave by increasing overseas Korean studies librarians' understanding in Korean culture. The workshop aims to improve expertise in Korean studies library management and share Korean studies library trends. Along with that, the library plans to lay the foundation for cooperation with the National Library of Korea by building a strong human resource network, provide opportunities to propose cooperation projects, and share information with participant institutions.


·Korean Studies reference librarians at national, university and public libraries overseas

·Researchers and archivists at Korean Studies (or Asian Studies) research institutes and archives overseas

※ Individuals who are able to understand classes given in Korean or English

Selection Criteria

Selection Criteria

① We will decide on whether the applicant is qualified to attend considering the institution’s acquisition of Korean Studies materials, service performance, potential for development and continuous management etc. based on the application form.

② Those recommended by the head of the institution he/she belongs to. Applicants’ Korean or English skills and professional experience will be considered.

③ Those from institutions that carried out joint projects with our library will be prioritized (overseas institutions that have Window on Korea installed, institutions participating in Korean Old and Rare Collection Information System (KORCIS))


Personal information will not be used for other purposes except for the workshop.

The documents submitted will not be returned.

If you have any inquiries, please contact

E-mail: nlkworkshop1@gmail.com or inkslib@korea.kr