Research Institute of Youngnam Culture
The area of Youngnam has been a crucial place for both academic and cultural development throughout Korean history. Therefore, preserving and developing the traditional inheritance in this area is an important requirement of the local community. Within this background, the objective of the institute is to solidify the identity of Korean Studies pertaining to the Youngnam area, and to globalize Korean Studies by combining it with other disciplines, such as language, literature, history, philosophy, socio-economic studies and arts. Also, as an affiliated organization of Kyungpook National University, Youngnam Culture Institute makes the utmost effort to obtain intellectual insights by responding to the ever changing socio-cultural milieu.