Think tank

외교안보연구소

Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security ‒ IFANS

Seoul, South Korea

IFANS, also known as the Korean National Diplomatic Academy, is Korea’s oldest foreign policy think tank, tracing its beginnings to 1965, when it was first established as the Research Institute of Foreign Affairs (RIFA). It is affiliated with Korea’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. IFANS conducts analysis of foreign policy and national security challenges, generates policy solutions, provides policy advice and recommendations, and interacts with think tanks around the world.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.ifans.go.kr/knda/ifans/eng/main/IfansEngMain.do

Address:
2572 Nambusunhwan-ro, Seocho-gu, Seoul, 137-863, Seoul, Korea

Country:
South Korea

Sub-region:
Eastern Asia

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
East Asia, Asia - Pacific, Americas, Central America & South America, Europe and Eurasia, Middle East and Africa
Operating languages
English , Korean

Organisation details

Business model
For profit
Institutional affiliations
Government
Year founded
1965
Age (years)
외교안보연구소
 57
South Korea average
 36
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: Group of Experts
Founder gender: Other entities
Leadership
Leader(s) (2022): Oh Youngju
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2021): Oh Youngju
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2021
외교안보연구소
 72
South Korea average
 22
Global average
 86

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
외교안보연구소
 33
South Korea average
 23
Global average
 35

Social

Likes (2022)
외교안보연구소
 13,409
South Korea average
 9,603
Global average
 32,721
Twitter
Followers (2022)
외교안보연구소
 1,975
South Korea average
 9,455
Global average
 19,343
Subscribers (2022)
외교안보연구소
 0
South Korea average
 5,096
Global average
 5,612
Followers (2022)
외교안보연구소
 2,786
South Korea average
 4,960
Global average
 14,875

Data notes

Last updated: 21/04/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation profile on ETZ Zurich website, Organisation´s website, Organisation's social media accounts
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