The「KOREA OBSERVER」, an English quarterly journal, has been published by THE INSTITUTE OF KOREAN STUDIES since 1968. The research articles are contributed by scholars and experts on various subjects, such as Korean political, economic, social, and cultural issues, as well as Korean unification, North Korea, and Korea’s foreign relations.

The「KOREA OBSERVER」is peer-reviewed journal and maintains its high quality standards. The Journal is distributed to the libraries, academic institutions, research institutes, and individuals over 160 countries in the world. It is indexed by the PAIS International, UMI, Ingenta and International Bibliography of the Social Sciences.