The Center for Korean Legal Studies is a national focal point for research, scholarship, and exchange on Korean law and legal institutions.Established in 1994 through the generous support of the Korea Foundation and the Hankook Tire Group, the Center was the first of its kind in the United States dedicated solely to the study of Korean law.

Bringing together scholars, practitioners, and students from around the world, the mission of the Center is to support research, education, and debate on a broad range of issues impacting the Korean Peninsula from a law and policy perspective. The Center is the only institution devoted entirely to the study of both the South and North Korean legal systems. Academic offerings include courses on the Korean legal system within the global legal order.


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