A rapidly increasing number of academics, journalists, and government officials from South Korea are visiting Duke University and the area. In order to facilitate the interaction amongst the visitors and their entry to the community, the Korea Forum organizes activities and visits to representative local political and press institutions. Past visiting fellows at Korea Forum include politicians, journalists, business leaders, professors, and government officials.


If you are interested in applying, please email the following documents to Professor Emerson Niou. The admission process is on a rolling basis.

1. Cover letter
The cover letter should include your a) research plan at Duke and b) financial information. Please specify your research topic, the planned duration of stay, and the source of funding/ name of sponsor.

2. Resume
Please include a summary of your job experiences, education, and skillsets.