International Cooperation

KARIC Opening Ceremony

  • Date and Venue: June 13-14, 2019 at Novotel Ambassador Seoul Dongdaemun, Republic of Korea
  • Organizers: Korea Academic Recognition Information Center (KARIC), Korean Council for University Education (KCUE)
  • Participants: Korean Ministry of Education (KMOE), Korean Council for University Education (KCUE), Korean Council for University College Education (KCCE), Nuffic Neso Korea, National Institute for Lifelong Education, Korean National Commission for UNESCO, UNESCO Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education, Australian Government Department of Education, Australian Embassy, Vietnam National Recognition Information Centre (VN-NARIC), and experts in recognition of qualifications
  • Objective
    • To promote opening of KARIC to the international community
    • To share know-how and experience for recognition
    • To exchange information on higher education system in Asia-Pacific region

First Session of the Committee of the Asia-Pacific Regional Convention on the Recognition of Qualifications in Higher Education (The Tokyo Convention Committee) in conjunction with the Fifteenth session of the 1983 Convention Committee and the Asia-Pacific Regional Workshop on the Integration of Quality Assurance, Qualifications Frameworks and Recognition of Higher Education Qualifications

  • Date and Venue: October 18-19, 2019 at Conrad Hotel, Seoul, Republic of Korea
  • Organizers: UNESCO Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education, Korean Ministry of Education (KMOE), Korean Council for University Education (KCUE), Korean National Commission for UNESCO
  • Participants: representatives of State Parties to the Tokyo Convention and the 1983 Convention, representatives of non-State Parties, observers, invited speakers, resource persons, and UNESCO staff
  • Objective
    • To understand the transition to the revised convention and adopt its Rules of Procedure based on previous practices
    • To receive and examine country reports on implementation of the 1983 Convention and assess the readiness of non-State Parties for ratification of the Tokyo Convention
    • To collect, review and approve new initiatives and recommendations from the Committee concerning the implementation of the Tokyo Convention
    • To raise awareness about the Global Convention on the Recognition of Higher Education Qualifications and explore how it may complement existing Regional Conventions
    • To establish a network of NICs in order to uphold the implementation of the Tokyo Convention

KARIC Capacity Building Workshop (2018)

  • Date and Venue: May 17-18, 2018 at Courtyard by Marriott Seoul Times Square, Seoul, Republic of Korea
  • Organizers: Korea Academic Recognition Information Center (KARIC), Korean Council for University Education (KCUE)
  • Participants: Korean Ministry of Education (KMOE), Korean Council for University Education (KCUE), UNESCO Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education, Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials (CICIC), Information Centre on Academic Mobility and Equivalence (CIMEA)
  • Objective
    • Share practices and examples of NIC operations in Asia-Pacific
    • Discuss procedure and criteria for recognition of foreign qualifications

KARIC Capacity Building Workshop (2017)

  • Date and Venue: February 7-9, 2017 at International Finance Center, Seoul, Republic of Korea
  • Organizers: Korea Academic Recognition Information Center (KARIC), Korean Council for University Education (KCUE)
  • Participants: Korean Ministry of Education (KMOE), Korean Council for University Education (KCUE), UNESCO Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education, the Dutch organisation for internationalisation in education (Nuffic), the Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (NOKUT), The Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO)
  • Objective
    • To take advice concerning establishment of National Information Centre (NIC)
    • To share practices and examples of NIC operations

Other Activities

  • Attended the Asia-Pacific Regional Convention Committee (1997. 9 -)
  • Attended 27th Annual Joint Meeting of the ENIC-NAIRC Networks (June 18-19, 2018)
  • TAICEP (The Association for International Credential Evaluation) 4th Annual Conference (October 2-4, 2018)
  • Attended the Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (NOKUT) Seminar (March 13-14, 2019)
  • Attended the 8th session of the Committee of the Convention on the Recognition of Qualifications concerning Higher Education in the European Region (June 28, 2019)
  • Signed the Memorandum of Understanding between Korea Academic Recognition Information Center under Korean Council for University Education and Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (October 28, 2019)
  • Attended the 40th session of the UNESCO General Conference (November 13-16, 2019)
  • Joined the Regional Cooperation in the field of recognition among Asian Countries (RecoASIA) project – Associate Partner (November 15, 2019 -)