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Purpose of establishment


Africa is assessed as lagging behind in political and economic growth. Given their own volition and efforts of Africa to stabilize and prosper, their dynamic and unlimited potential for the world is expected to reach a considerable level. With these prospects, Africa research center aims to carry out research and academic activities related to Africa and accumulate information for economic cooperation.
Major business


Research projects


  • Data and information collection through a network related with research institutions and African countries
  • Academic research through in-depth analysis based on collected data and information
Academic Support Project


  • Domestic and international conferences and seminars for the promotion of academic exchanges
  • Collaboration with domestic and international researchers
Educational Support Project


  • Fostering African researchers and experts
  • Providing educational materials on African understanding and international relations, and developing educational Programs
Diplomacy Support


  • Providing comprehensive information on Africa and building Public-Private Partnership in business and commercial trade



  • March 2009. Establishment of Africa Research Center under the International Area Researchers affiliated with Kyung Hee University (Director, Kyung-rae Lee)
  • May 2013. Establishment of Africa Research Center affiliated with Kyung Hee University (Director, Myung-hee Hong)