DU collaborates with South Korean University to promote Korean language in India

Kyungpook National University will provide funds to the University of Delhi for the development of new language programmes as per the MoU
(Picture: PTI)
(Picture: PTI)

Delhi University (DU) signed an agreement with South Korea's Kyungpook National University for the promotion of courses in the Korean language in India, said a report by ANI.


According to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) inked between the two top institutes, the Kyungpook National University will provide funds to the University of Delhi for the development of new language programmes. The varsity will also provide funds to renovate the language laboratory and other infrastructure.


During the MoU signing ceremony, DU Vice-Chancellor Professor Yogesh Singh said it was the first step towards a mutually beneficial cooperation between the two universities in the spirit of friendship, ANI added.


DU Registrar Vikas Gupta, and Professor Hwang Hwa-seok, Director, Institute of International Development, Kyungpook National University, exchanged documents after the MoU signing.


"Under the MoU, the Kyungpook National University will provide funds to the University of Delhi for programme development and operation expenses such as renovation of the language laboratory and infrastructure," Gupta said.


Additionally, the South Korean university has also appointed a Korean language instructor, committing to offering scholarships for ten students from the Department of East Asian Studies annually, allowing them to participate as exchange students at Kyungpook National University, ANI further added.


This MoU will remain effective for one year and will be renewed annually for the next three years. 

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