Call for Applications 2021

With the generous support of the Korea Foundation, AKSE is able to provide travel grants for Korean studies specialists. The grants aim at enabling participation in conferences (worldwide) and for carrying out fieldwork and other research-related activities in Europe.


Current full AKSE members based in Europe at the time of application.

Submission of documents


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

Application form (AKSE Travel Grants_CfA_Application Form – update 04.2021)

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

Application deadline

Applications are assessed three times a year.

The deadlines are: March 31st, June 30th, September 30th. 

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

Upcoming deadline: September 30th 2021


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.

The travel grants cannot be used for participation in the AKSE conference. For AKSE conference travel subsidies, please check the AKSE conference webpage (

For further inquiries, please email: