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Busan Welcomes Members of Sister Cities in Southeast Asia for Training
7 weeks 1 day ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- The Busan Foundation for International Activities is holding an international training program for experts in the field of urban planning for members of Busan’s Sister and Friendship Cities from May 25 through June 8, 2014.    

A total of 18 participants from Bangkok in Thailand, Cebu in the Philippines, Ho Chi Minh in Vietnam, Phnom Penh in Cambodia, Surabaja in Indonesia and Yangon in Myanmar will share and discuss issues concerning urban planning,...

City of Busan Establishes Foreign Student Support Center
22 weeks 15 hours ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- The City of Busan has established a Foreign Student Support Center to assist the more than 6,000 foreign students in the city. 

The center is located in the Busan Foundation for International Activities (BFIA). Current support programs offered by BFIA will be expanded to provide professional support, and the center also plans to introduce new services in the future. 

The center aims to help foreign students adjust to life in Busan by providing...

Apply to Teach a World Language Class
23 weeks 4 days ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- The Busan Foundation for International Activities is running World Language Classes for Koreans and foreigners in Busan, to give people the opportunity to better understand and experience various cultures of the world. We are looking for foreigners who are willing to share their amazing culture and teach their languages with the citizens of Busan!


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BFIA to Establish Foreign Student Support Center
23 weeks 6 days ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- An official of Busan said it will establish the foreign student support center and operate it within Busan Foundation for International Activities. 

The support center has the plan to start the service by organizing those exclusively responsible for foreign student affairs by using the existing workers and spaces in Busan Foundation for International Activities. 

The support center will expand the work related with foreign student affairs...

BFIA actively supports foreign communities, with 27 groups and 30 events supported last year
27 weeks 1 hour ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- Busan Foundation for International Activities (BFIA) actively supported foreign communities and international exchange events between Busan citizens and foreigners staying in Busan last year.

Foreign communities based in Busan can benefit from financial support by the BFIA for their international exchange events, exhibitions and festivals. 

The BFIA supported a Holy Festival held by the Indian Community, a New Year Festival held by the Myanmar Community...

Application Period for 2014 Korean Language Classes
27 weeks 2 days ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- The Busan Foundation for International Activities (BFIA) provides four semesters of Korean classes to help foreigners staying in Busan to learn Korean and thus improve their experience of life here. 

Some 200 participants completed Beginner and Intermediate levels, as well as conversation classes and TOPIK classes.

A high level conversation class and TOPIK class were provided from last year following requests by foreigners seeking to improve their...

Busan-Russia Friendship Night on Dec. 20th to Provide Opportunity for Exchange and Assessment
32 weeks 13 hours ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- The Korea-Russia Cooperation Center of the BFIA will hold a 'Busan-Russia Friendship Night' marking the end of the year at the Busan Cultural Center on Dec. 20th. Some 80 dignitaries related to Russia, including business people connected with the Center, university student supporters and international students, will look back on the past year's achievements. 

In addition, persons of merit will receive awards in recognition of their contribution. This year, the...

Dynamic Korean Wave Class, let's learn Korean Seol
32 weeks 1 day ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- Once a month, the Busan Foundation for International Activities (BFIA)  runs 'Dynamic Korean Wave Classes' for foreigners residing in Busan. In December, you can learn all about Korea's biggest holiday, 'Seol' (the Lunar New Year celebration), try on the traditional Korean costume called the 'Hanbok' and learn how to bow.  Plus, an organic soap making lesson will be organized.

This class will be held at Gijang Culture...

BFIA Recruiting International Students for Global Internship Program
36 weeks 1 day ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- The Busan Foundation for International Activities (BFIA) is expanding its Global Internship Program for international students. Starting from this year, the foundation will now accept applicants twice a year. 

The internship helps international students residing in Busan to find a job and get a taste of life in a Korean workplace.

In July and August of this year, 15 international students from countries such as China, Japan and...

2013 Hallyu Cultural Class to Make Kimchi
36 weeks 5 days ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- The Busan Foundation for International Activities will hold its monthly Hallyu Culture Class for foreigners residing in Busan. Participants will learn how to make kimchi and bibimbap, which are two traditional Korean foods. All those interested are encouraged to join. 

○ For whom: Foreigners residing in Busan who can communicate in Korean. 

○ Date & Time: Friday, November 29, 2013, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

○ Place: The Munhwa...

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