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University of North Korean Studies

About UNKS


UNKS is committed to educating and fostering the next generation of leaders and professionals to work in the fields of North Korean studies and unification. As an institution paving the road toward unification, UNKS offers both master’s and doctoral programs along with diverse educational programs to both students and the wider community.

Educational Goal

UNKS is committed to teaching, developing educational contents, and engaging in diverse academic activities. UNKS endeavors to become a global institution that trains both domestic and international students to serve as capable practitioners and experts who can assume responsibilities in the future when North Korea becomes integrated into the international community.

Academic Activities

The educational experience at UNKS is further enriched by the school’s intimate cooperative relationship with the Institute for Far Eastern Studies. Together we jointly host international conferences, Unification Strategy Forums and special guest seminars, and oversee a wide range of academic and research projects and publications.