American Spaces

There are four American Spaces in Republic of Korea. American Spaces provide welcoming environments where visitors can connect and learn about the United States through programs and lectures, as well as through books, movies, and magazines.  Hosted in embassies, schools, libraries, and other partner institutions worldwide, American Spaces are platforms for providing information and engagement through activities, such as;

  • Educational advising for those who want to study in the U.S.,
  • Workshops on a range of topics from career skills to English language learning,
  • Classes and clubs introducing new technologies, 21st century digital skills, and academic resources,
  • Films, discussions, and lectures on entrepreneurship, leadership, current events, international affairs, and much more.

American Center Korea (ACK)
Focuses on delivering accurate and up-to-date information about U.S. foreign policy, culture, and society to the Korean public. Professionally staffed, the American Center Korea maintains a state-of-the-art library with resources about the United States. It also supports a wide range of programs on U.S. foreign policy, culture and society; English language learning; EducationUSA; and a Makerspace that provides hands-on experience with various digital media such as 3-D printers and virtual reality.

American Corners in Korea (3)
Sponsored by the U.S. Embassy and participating Korean public libraries, American Corners in Korea are a joint partnership for sharing information, entertainment, culture, and educational resources with Korean citizens. There are presently three American Corners in Korea. The first American Corner opened in Busan at the Busan Metropolitan Simin Municipal Library on February 5, 2004; the second in Daegu at the Daegu Metropolitan Jungagng Library on March 19, 2004; and the third in Gwangju at the Gwangju Metropolitan Mudeung Library on September 17, 2004. The mission of each American Corner is to promote mutual understanding between the United States and Republic of Korea, and to offer resources and programs supporting cultural exchange.

Visit us at one of the Spaces below to learn more!

American Center Korea

10 Namyeong-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Phone: +82-2-397-4649

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Busan American Corner

Busan Metropolitan Simin Municipal Library, Choeup-dong Busansiripdoseogwan Busanjin-gu Busan 614-705
Phone: +82-51-810-8287

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Daegu American Corner

Daegu Metropolitan Jungang Library, 25, Gongpyeong-ro 10-gil, Jung-gu, Daegu (41939)
Phone: +82-53-231-2046

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Gwangju American Corner

Gwangju Metropolitan Mudeung Library, 136 Woosan-ro Book-gu Gwangju 500-080
Phone: +82-62-613-7757

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