Tallinn University of Technology (TUT) opened Korean institute in Tallinn to promote Korean language, culture and business contacts in the Nordic region.
The initiative was created in collaboration with South Korea’s King Sejong Institute Foundation and its work will be dedicated to teaching the Korean language as a foreign or a second language, and Korean culture.
In early 2015, a total of 70 educational institutions from 31 countries submitted their applications to King Sejong Institute Foundation, and TUT became one of 16 winners.
Tallinn King Sejong Institute (TKSI) is the first institution of its kind ever established in Estonia and TUT considers it very important in terms of the university’s role in Asia-Pacific Studies.
The TKSI’s academic activities commenced from the 2015 autumn semester with the introduction of “Korean language for beginners” course, with about 40 students enrolled.
Editor: S. Tambur