World Association for Hallyu Studies (WAHS)

Hallyu has captured the attention of the world as a phenomenal cultural icon. With regional presidents, section leaders and global leaders, WAHS strives to show a bright future of Hallyu!

Our Mission

The World Association for Hallyu Studies (WAHS) is a non-profit membership association dedicated to advancing Hallyu Studies as a multidisciplinary body of knowledge and profession serving the public good.

Our Vision

  • Grow to be an international organization for Hallyu studies and research
  • Expand the community for firm-university and multidisciplinary research on Hallyu
  • Coherent organization for information sharing, mutual understanding, and social contribution
  • Leading, professional, and harbinger organization for Hallyu Studies – Support futuristic and realistic plans for Hallyu development

Our Aim

  • Promoting Hallyu Studies in Academia
  • Promoting firm-university and multidisciplinary Hallyu research
  • Promoting international communication and development through Hallyu Studies