About us

Who we are

Korea Academic Recognition Information Center (KARIC), Korean Council for University Education (KCUE) is a National Information Centre (NIC), officially designated by the Korean Ministry of Education in April 2019.

With the increase in student mobility and related demand for recognition of higher educationqualifications, 6 regional conventions were developed. Republic of Korea ratified 「Regional Convention on the Recognition of Studies, Diplomas and Degrees in Higher Education in Asia and the Pacific」in 1989 and the 「Asia-Pacific Regional Convention on the Recognition of Qualifications in Higher Education」 in 2017.

In April 2019, the Korean government designated the KARIC as the National Information Centre (NIC) in Korea to implement the convention. KARIC provides information on Korean higher education to enhance recognition of qualifications globally.

What we do

  • Provide information on recognition of qualifications
  • Build a global network for recognition of qualifications
  • Conduct research on recognition of qualifications