NRF(National Research Foundation of Korea)

Mission & Vision
Contributing to the advancement of knowledge and improvement of quality of life through supporting creative research and fostering human resource.
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Program Information
  • Basic Research in Science & Engineering
    The Directorate for Basic Research in Science & Engineering is committed to supporting the efforts of S&E researchers who, through their creativity, seek to uncover the fundamental knowledge and original technologies which can contribute to the betterment of society and promote progress for all of humankind.
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  • Humanities & Social Sciences
    The Directorate for the Humanities & Social Sciences is committed to supporting researchers in these fields with their mission to explore the intricacies of human nature and social phenomena, and offer discourse and theories to answer the questions they pose.
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  • National Strategic R&D Programs
    The Directorate for National Strategic R&D Programs is committed to supporting the development of original technology to solve national and social problems and strategic research efforts for big science.
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  • Academic Research
    The Directorate for Academic Research & University Funding is committed to facilitating educational and academic activities, both at universities and within the research community, as well as enhancing the educational capabilities of our nation’s universities through cooperative industry-university initiatives and fostering human capital.
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  • International Cooperation
    The Directorate for International Affairs is actively committed to solving problems faced by the international community and supporting the activities of researchers in order to further global cooperation.
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Message
from the President
Thank you for visiting the website of the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF). The aim of the NRF is to set the direction of the nation’s basic and fundamental research across...
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Notices
  • [Call for Proposal] ROK-Nordic(Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland) R&...
    ROK-Nordic R&D Cooperation Program 2021-2022 The National Research Foundation of Korea(NRF), upon the agreements with its international partner, announces the call for the “ROK-Nordic R&D Cooperation Program 2021-2022.” July 15th, 2021 Roe, Jung-Hye President The National Research Foundation of Korea 1. Objectives To strengthen R&D collaboration networks and develop future-oriented joint research projects by supporting organizations of workshops/seminars and promoting research visits of Korean and Swedish researchers 2. Program Features - Program Type : Researcher Exchange and Workshops/Seminars Organization - Eligible Fields : All academic fields 3. How to Apply ※ Please make sure to contact Swedish partner as the deadline on the part of STINT is September 24th, 2021. ※ Please refer to the attached call text for details ※ This is an english translation of the NOTICE no.766 (Link), exclusively for foreign researchers affiliated to Korean universities/institute. ※ Researchers from partner countries are encouraged to follow guidlines provided by respective agencies.
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  • [123rd NRF Research Policy Seminar]
    TITLE : Women’s Science and Technology Policy of Korea; History, Change and Future SPEAKER : So Young Kim (Professor, Director of the Graduate School of Science and Technology Policy, KAIST) DATE : June 15, 2021 TIME : 14:00, 15 June, live(in Korean) on Youtube (find official NRF channel) ADDRESS : Seminar Room, National Research Foundation of Korea, Daejeon, South Korea WEBSITE : http://www.nrf.re.kr
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