Asan Institute for Policy Studies
The Asan Institute for Policy Studies is an independent, non-partisan think tank with the mandate to undertake policy-relevant research to foster domestic, regional, and international environments conducive to peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula, as well as Korean reunification.
The Asan Institute for Policy Studies was founded by Dr. Chung Mong Joon, honorary chairman and a seven-term member of the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea, on February 11, 2008. They currently have 17 full-time research fellows, 20 program officers and 32 regular staff members. The institute conducts research in national security and foreign policy, area studies, public opinion and domestic politics, social science methodology, and global governance. The Asan Institute has also launched a monthly E-journal in 2013, The Asan Forum, for in-depth interpretation of rapid changes across the Asia-Pacific region. The Asan Academy, a special fellowship program to train the future generation of leaders in Korea, was also established by the institute in 2012.See more