Korean Research Initiatives
The University of New South Wales
SYDNEY NSW 2052
Phone: +61 2 9385 4466
Fax: + 61 2 9385 5622
In Korea, KRI@UNSW worked with the Academy of Korean Studies (AKS), the Korea Foundation (KF) and the Korea Development Institute (KDI).
The Academy of Korean Studies was founded with the objects of "studying the essence of Korean culture for establishing the base for new creation with independent historical views and a sound sense of values, seeking the basic principles of future Korea to raise and restore the spirit of the Korean people, and creating and developing Korean culture."
The mission of The Korea Foundation is to promote better understanding of Korea within the international community and to increase friendship and goodwill between Korea and the rest of the world through various exchange programs.
Korea Development Institute (KDI), since its establishment in 1971, has been recognized as a leading think tank of Korea significantly contributing to the economic and social development of Korea.