On 6-8 September 2012 Central European University’s Department of International Relations and European Studies (IRES) will host a Korean Studies Conference entitled ‘Whither the Two Koreas? Continuity and Change on the Korean Peninsula’. The event is organised with the support of the Korea Foundation and is part of the Global E-School in Eurasia Project, launched at CEU in 2012.
In 2012 CEU launched the Global E-School in Eurasia Project, a multi-year effort to promote Korean Studies in Hungary, Central Europe , and beyond. The project aims at developing online and distance learning and an integrated curriculum in Korean Studies connecting the project’s partner institutions. The consortium's member universities include, apart from CEU, ELTE (Budapest, Hungary), the University of Vienna (Austria), Paris-Diderot and the University of La Rochelle (France), Turku University (Finland), the University of Bologna (Italy), the Middle East Technical University (Ankara, Turkey), the American University of Central Asia (Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan), and the Tajik State University of Commerce (Dushanbe, Tajikistan).