Welcome to the GW Institute for Korean Studies!


Founded in the year 2016, the GW Institute for Korean Studies (GWIKS) is a university wide Institute housed in the Elliott School of International Affairs at the George Washington University. The establishment of the GWIKS in 2016 was made possible by a generous grant from the Academy of Korean Studies (AKS). The mission of GWIKS is to consolidate, strengthen, and grow the existing Korean studies program at GW, and more generally in the greater D.C. area and beyond. The Institute enables and enhances productive research and education relationships within GW, and among the many experts throughout the region and the world.


 Spring 2020 Announcements & News

February 2020

GWIKS Videos

GWIKS Inaugural Ceremony

2019 The North Korea Economic Forum

2019 The 27th Annual Hahn Moo-Sook Colloquium