Program Information
· Program

Academic Research Professors

· Directorate

Directorate for Humanities & Social Sciences

· Program objective

Provide Ph.D. researchers with training opportunities at research institutions to ensure the continuous improvement of their research capacity in performing academic and research activities


Foster the development of outstanding Ph.D. researchers through providing support which will allow them to focus on their research at university-affiliated research institutes

· Program details

Research areas: Humanities and social sciences (including arts and sports)


Eligibility: Doctoral degree holders scheduled to be employed as full-time research professors at research institutes affiliated with higher education institutions


Summary: Provide wages, research expenses, and institution subsidies


Period: 3 years


Funding: KRW 40 million (USD 36 thousand*) per year

 * approximation based on exchange rate of 1 USD = 1,100 KRW


· Contact

YOO, Sun Young; Researcher Programs in Humanities & Social Sciences (

· Project process
Jan. 2019
Feb. 2019
May 2019
Jul. 2019