Australian/Korean Gets KIS PhD
Mr. Park, Ki-seok (박기석), is the first ethnic Korean (South Korean, that is!), who with Australian citizenship, to obtain an PhD in Korean Linguistics Studies from North Korea’s most prestigious university: Kim Il-Sung University.

Why the heck would someone who already has an undergrad degree from a Korean university, and a Master’s in Education from Melbourne University want a PhD from KIS? Because he saw some some articles from North Korea’s Worker’s Newspaper, and got interested in their language patterns. So what other choice was there to remain?


13=阝12=口 J=丁 (阿)
L=氵 Z=工 (江)
–1312JLZ (阿江)
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