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CfA: Institute of Korean Studies, the Korea-Europe Programme Postdoc-Fellowships

News vom 22.06.2020

Application Period: 22 June – 3 July 2020

The Institute of Korean Studies (IKS) invites applications for the Korea-Europe Programme Postdoc-Fellowship starting in autumn 2020. This four-month position is open to promising young scholars who have completed their PhD degree in the field of Korean Studies with a focus on social science.

Korea-Europe Programme is a new project starting in 2020 to train the next generation of experts in Europe on affairs related to Korea, led by FU Berlin-IKS and supported by KDI School.

The project is designed to offer educational opportunities to strengthen in-depth knowledge and skills that include a broad spectrum of all aspects of Korea and enable a career in academics, business, media, international organizations and interculturally-oriented institutions. The project is composed of diverse and innovative educational programmes such as a summer school in Korea, prestigious scholars' special lectures, well-experienced experts' forums, and specific skill-focused workshops.

Fellows are expected to conduct their own research related to the Korea-Europe programme and contribute to the project by doing an active role. Excellent proficient in spoken and written Korean and English are required. Highly skilled in spoken and written German is preferred.

The application period runs from 22 June 2020 to 3 July 2020. (23:59:59, Berlin)


Submit the following documents in one PDF file:

  • Letter of Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Research Statement
  • List of Publications
  • University Certificates: PhD, Master’s and Bachelor’s degree certificates (or the document that serves as proof of the degree awarded). Detailed transcripts are not required.
  • The name and email address of two recommenders


Phone: +49 163 3666615
Email: hyungyung.kim@fu-berlin.de
Application Deadline: 3 July 2020 (23:59:59, Berlin)
Announcement of shortlisted candidates: 10 July 2020 (23:59:59, Berlin)
Recommendation Letter Deadline: 17 July 2020 (23:59:59, Berlin)

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