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)
American Center Korea (ACK) is an advanced physical platform for effective public diplomacy engagement with Korean target audiences in support of United States foreign policy objectives. ACK is a physical location and a collaborative laboratory where all citizens can explore and be inspired by new ideas, skills, and opportunities that have the power to bring positive change to individual lives, communities, the host country, bilateral and regional relations, and global challenges. ACK also enhances training and transfer of both hard and soft skills. Through Makerspace, ACK offers 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
Busan American Corner
Busan Metropolitan Simin Municipal Library, Choeup-dong Busansiripdoseogwan Busanjin-gu Busan 614-705
Daegu American Corner
Daegu Metropolitan Jungang Library, 25, Gongpyeong-ro 10-gil, Jung-gu, Daegu (41939)
Gwangju American Corner
Gwangju Metropolitan Mudeung Library, 136 Woosan-ro Book-gu Gwangju 500-080