The Korean Foundation for International Cultural Exchange (KOFICE) is an institution in charge of international cultural exchange designated by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. In order to invigorate cultural exchange transcending national boundaries, KOFICE works towards the following activities: bilateral cultural exchange events, global networking, research and studies, and professional training programs for experts in related fields. With the vision of “A network hub connecting Korea and the World through culture,” KOFICE aims to serve as a foundation for “win-win cultural development” by connecting people and exchanging cultures around the world.


A network hub connecting Korea and the world through culture

  • To interconnect central, local governments and the private sector
  • To plan and support mutual cultural exchange projects tailored to each region
  • To train experts in the field of international cultural exchange
  • To serve as a core institute for research and study on international cultural exchange