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College of Central and East European Studies

College of Central and East European Studies
The College of Central and Eastern European Studies consists of the Department of Russian, Department of Polish, Department of Romanian, Department of Czech and Slovak Studies, Department of Hungarian and Department of South Slavic Studies. It is Korea’s best and only educational institution in Eastern European studies. As a home to many Eastern European experts, it leads the development of Eastern European studies in Korea and promotes the differentiated future value of individual students.


Beginning of Central and Eastern European Studies in Korea
In Korea, the studies on Eastern Europe began in 1987 with the opening of the Department of Eastern European Studies. The Department of Romanian is a leader in Romanian studies, while the Department of Polish is at the forefront of the dissemination and research of Polish studies in Korea. The Department of Czech and Slovak Studies is a center point for the Czech and Slovak languages and literature and the Department of Hungarian is a mecca for Hungarian language and literature studies as well as in developing regional experts. The Department of South Slavic Studies is known to have the best faculty in the field. The College of Central and East European Studies at HUFS is a focal point for cultivating experts on Central and Eastern Europe and has secured a firm position as a leading institution in Central and Eastern European studies in Korea.