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AKSE Travel Grants Call for Applications – Upcoming Deadline April 30th, 2023

With the generous support of the Korea Foundation, AKSE is able to provide short-term visit travel grants for Korean studies specialists. The grants aim at enabling participation in conferences (worldwide) and for research travel within Europe, e.g. library and archive visits.


Current full AKSE members based in Europe at the time of application who have not received the grant within the past three years.

Submission of documents


Outline of the research plan or conference paper (approx. 2 pages)

List of obtained funding and pending applications for support*

Application form (below)

(only for graduate student applicants: Letter of recommendation from a primary advisor)

All documents should be submitted electronically to the following email address:

Application deadline

Applications are assessed three times a year.

The deadlines are: April 30, June 30, October 31st. 

All grants should be spent by the end of December of the same year.

Upcoming deadline: April 30, 2023


Grant recipients will be guided individually through the grant awarding process.

The travel grants are limited to a maximum of 2000 EUR per application. Smaller sums and co-financed projects have a better prospect of acceptance. Supported items include air fare (economy class only), ground transportation and accommodation.

The travel grants cannot be used for participation in the AKSE conference as well as conferences organized or supported by Korean governmental organizations/agencies including the AKS and King Sejong Institute. For AKSE conference travel subsidies, please check the AKSE conference webpage.

*Grant recipients can have multiple funding sources for the same trip as long as double funding of identical items is avoided and the travel is not already supported by a Korean government agency.

For further inquiries, please email: