Organized by the UP Korea Research Center and UP Department of Linguistics, the 6th Philippine Korean Studies Symposium focused on promoting academic research on Korea-related studies by Filipino scholars here and abroad, strengthening Korean studies as area studies, and developing networks with both local and international institutions.

The Second Philippine Koreanist Congress, with the theme: “Mapping the Korean diaspora in the Philippines: 70-year history and friendship in retrospect”, was spearheaded by the UP Korea Research Center.

A joint public forum held by the UP Korea Research Center and the Asia Pacific Pathways to Progress Foundation Inc. explores South Korea’s New Southern Policy and what it means for the Philippines and ASEAN.

Active relations between the University of the Philippines and Korea were highlighted during the first lecture and meeting with top UP officials of Korean Ambassador to the Philippines Han Dong-Man.