NRF(National Research Foundation of Korea)

Mission & Vision
Contribute to the advancement in knowledge and quality of life of people by supporting creative research...
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Program Information
  • Basic Research in Science & Engineering
    The Directorate for Basic Research in Science & Engineering is committed to supporting researchers in S&E to create knowledge and original technology that contribute to general society and human progress based on their creative ideas and relentless pursuit of knowledge.
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  • Humanities & Social Sciences
    The Directorate for Humanities & Social Sciences is committed to supporting researchers in humanities and social sciences to explore human nature and social phenomena and offers discourse and theories for problem-solving.
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  • National Strategic R&D Programs
    The Directorate for National Strategic R&D Programs is committed to supporting the development of original technology to solve national and social problems and strategic research efforts for big science.
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  • Academic Research & University Funding
    The Directorate for Academic Research is committed to facilitating education and academic activities at universities and in the researcher community and enhancing universities’ educational capacity through industry-university cooperation and fostering of human resources.
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  • International Cooperation
    The Directorate for International Affairs actively participates in solving problems shared by the international community and supports researchers’ free activities in global cooperation.
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Thank you for visiting the website of National Research Foundation of Korea(NRF). The NRF intends to set the direction of the nation’s basic and fundamental research across...
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Notice
  • (NOTICE) Announcement of Korea Research Fellowship (KRF) for Postdo...
    Announcement of Korea Research Fellowship (KRF) for Postdoctoral Researchers – (2nd round in 2019) The MSIT (Ministry of Science and ICT) and NRF (National Research Foundation of Korea) welcome applications from host researchers in South Korea who wish to invite prospective overseas Ph.D. researchers to join the Korea Research Fellowship (KRF) program. This program is designed to help overseas post-doc researchers produce outstanding achievements and pursue mutual growth in South Korea. Interested applicants are requested to file an application in accordance with the relevant procedures.
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  • (NOTICE) Application form of Brain Pool (BP) for inviting outstandi...
    This guideline has been translated from original Korean documents with regards to Korean research. Therefore, this translation has focused on providing the main contents and points to overseas researchers for better understanding and subject to change without prior notice. In the event of any discrepancy between the Korean original and this English translation, the Korean original shall prevail. We assume no responsibility for this translation or for direct, indirect or any other form of damage arising from the translation. The attachments in English are just for reference purposes only . The actual application form needs to be submitted on ERND by your PI in hwp file, not word.
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