Welcome to the Royal Asiatic Society Korea
The Royal Asiatic Society Korea (RAS Korea) is the world’s oldest Korean studies organization, designed to introduce people to the beauty of this land in all its many aspects. It is also arguably the most active international cultural and social organization in Korea. The society, a nonprofit organization, provides both academic and social offerings for better understanding Korea with priorities placed on accurate insights and pleasurable means of learning. Our members are from all walks of life, all nationalities, all ages, all professions. Anyone with a sense of adventure and a bit of intellectual curiosity is welcome.
Notice: 2021 RAS 2nd Annual Essay Contest
RAS Korea is pleased to announce the launch of our 2nd annual English language essay contest, open to Korean high school students. In addition to our benevolent sponsor, Asia Development Foundation, K-Heritage educational foundation is specifically sponsoring the cash prizes for winners. We are grateful to them both. For details of the contest, please click here .