The Institute of International Studies (IIS) has been established with the aim of studying various issues relevant to the Korean Peninsula, East Asia and the world order. We seek knowledge pertinent to spread of universal norms, equitable allocation of resources, and building of peaceful and harmonious world.

We seek to do research on collaboration between invisible and visible hands, advance from negative peace to positive peace, spreading the benefits of science and technology to more people, and proliferating norms and values with universal appeals such as liberty, equality, and human rights.

Due to its geographical location, the IIS is naturally geared toward studying the issues of cooperation, prosperity, and peace of the Korean Peninsula and East Asia. We will strive to create a knowledge-based community network of East Asian scholars to promote East Asian integration and cooperation, and peace and prosperity.

The IIS’s main enterprises include Wednesday Seminars, Domestic and International Conferences, and Asian Journal of International Studies (AJIS) publication. When necessary, we will try to expand the category of our endeavors. The IIS would like to make contribution in better understanding global transformative trends of the twenty-first century and in building new human-centered world order. We promise to help our researchers’ activities in education and research.


Institute of International Studies
Park, Bokyeong


1977-Foundation of Research Institute of Social science
-Published 「International and Business Studies」
2003-Integration of Research Institute under the (International Institute of Management, Venture Business Research Center)
2005-Hold a “cluster and international logistics seminar”
2007-Hold an International conference “Glottalization and East Asia: Implications for International Studies Education”
-Hosting Kyung-Hee University and Industrial-Academic Cooperation joint academic symposium
2008-Make a business agreement with the Gunpo Chamber of Commerce and Industry
2011-Hold an International conference “Frontiers in International Relations Research”
2012-Changed name from Research Institute of Social Science to Institute of International Studies
-Newly open Kyung-Hee ODA Center(KODAC), Sustainable management Center under the IIS
-Strat Research and Service, Development Consulting business contracts
2013-Newly open Finance-History-Politics Center under the IIS
-Hold an International Conference “The Use of Theory of Change in the Development Cooperation”
-Renew the Academic Journal from「International business studies」 to「Asian Journal of International Studies」(Vol. 18)
2014-Hold an International Conference “Outcome Evaluation of International Cooperation in Health” and “The 2014 KIC-IIS International Conference : New Horizon of International Trade and Development Cooperation”
-Published「Asian Journal of International Studies」(Vol. 19)
2015-Hold an International conference “The 2015 KIC-IIS International Conference : Emerging Trends in Global Economy, Business and International Relations”
-Published「Asian Journal of International Studies」 (Vol. 20)
-2015 Korea-China-Japan’s international development and Global CSR
2016-Open International Trade Center, International Finance Center, International Political Economics Center
-Changed the priority target for characterization of IIS from ODA studies(2012-2015) to Global Value Chain studies
2018- Hold an International conference on Opportunities and Challenges to Regional Cooperation in Northeast Asia
- Published 「Understanding Inter-Korean Relations」


Park, BokyeongDirector /
Baek, BuhmsukChief of Research Department / Assistant ProfessorInternational
Kim, SunilAssistant Director / ProfessorPolitical
Kwak, Jae SungKyunghee ODA Center / ProfessorInternational
Kim, SoyeanResearch Fellow /
Park, HankyuAuditor / ProfessorPolitical
Sung, Keuk JeAuditor /
An, JiyounInternational Finance Center /
Moon, DonResearch Fellow / Professor
Yeo, Yu KyungInternational Political Economics Center / ProfessorPolitical
Oh, Hyungna
Research Fellow /
Jeong, JaeseokSustainable Management Center /
Chung, Jin-YoungFinance-History-Politics Center / ProfessorPolitical
Jung, Ha Lyong
Leader of specialization research / ProfessorPolitical
Hyun, Hea- JungInternational Trade Center /


Institute of International Studies, Room 217,
International Studies Building, 1732 Deogyeong-daero, Giheung-gu, Yongin-si,
Gyeonggi-do, 17104, Republic of Korea





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