The 5th semester of Southeast Asian language programstarts March 11

February 28, 2013 11:21 pm 

MANILA, Feb. 28 — Seoul, Republic of Korea – ASEAN-Korea Centre (Secretary General Hae Moon CHUNG) and the Sogang University Institute for East Asian Studies (SIEAS, Director Yoon Hwan SHIN) co-organized the 5th Semester of Southeast Asian Language Courses, which will start from 11 March 2013.

To better respond to the growing interest in ASEAN countries, ASEAN-Korea Centre will newly launch Burmese, Khmer, and Tagalog classes for this semester. Therefore, along with the existing Thai, Indonesian and Vietnamese courses, the language program will cover 6 Southeast Asian languages in total.

Indonesian and Burmese classes will be held at the ASEAN Hall of ASEAN-Korea Centre, while Thai, Vietnamese, Tagalog, and Khmer classes will be held at the Jeong Hasang Hall of Sogang University.

Registration forms can be sent to Sogang University by e-mail from 27 February to 6 March. For all courses, only the first 25 registrants will be enrolled and the will be on the waiting list. Please find the detailed information on ASEAN-Korea Centre’s official homepage (

ASEAN-Korea Centre is an international organization established to promote economic and socio-cultural cooperation between ASEAN and Korea since its establishment in March 2009. Among a wide range of ASEAN awareness raising activities, the language program has been implemented since 2012 in cooperation with SIEAS’s National Research Foundation of Korea-funded Humanities Korea (HK) program. (PNA)



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