KAST is contributing to the globalization of Korea's national science and technology, by raising the status of Kore's S&T and planning for the advancement of Korea's S& T through cooperation with leading science abroad, and with institutions germane to developing countries to fulfill its role of being a responsible, crucial window of science and technology diplomacy as a non- governmental organization
Cooperation with Overseas Academies
KAST conducts scientific and technological cooperation and exchange programs with foreign countries such as Canada, China, France, Germany, Russia, Sweden, United Kingdom and USA through bilateral agreements. KAST also contributes
to enhancing the national image and prestige though multilateral cooperation with foreign countries in pursuing common goals and resolving common problems.
Operation of the Association of Academies of Sciences and Societies of Sciences in Asia (AASSA)
With experience of successfully hosting the Association of Academies of Sciences in Asia (AASA) secretariat for over ten years, KAST now hosts the newly launched organization, AASSA. AASSA is a merged body of AASA and FASAS (Federation of Asian Scientific Academies and Societies), having 34 scientific organizations from 30 countries in Asia and Australasia.
AASSA is a non-profit international organization, with science and technology interests. It is made up of scientific and technological academies and science societies in Asia and Australasia. The principal objective of AASSA is to achieve a society in Asia and Australasia in which science and technology play a major role in the development of the region.
Cooperating Oversea Academies (Dates for the Exchange of Memorandum of Understanding)