The representative office of the Federal Agency for CIS Affairs, compatriots living abroad, and international humanitarian cooperation (Rossotrudnichestvo) in the Republic of Korea was opened in July 2007 and operates as part of the Russian Embassy in RoK.
The representative office of Rossotrudnichestvo in the Republic of Korea operates based on the significant potential for humanitarian cooperation between Russia and the Republic of Korea.
The main tasks of the representative office are the development of cultural, scientific, technical and informational ties between Russia and the Republic of Korea, contacts between international, regional and national organizations.
The representative office is aimed at expanding the scale of Russian-South Korean cooperation on educational issues, assisting in the selection and referral of citizens of the Republic of Korea to study and internship in Russia, and establishing close ties with graduates of Russian and Soviet universities.
An important area of the representative office’s work is the establishment in South Korea of an objective view of modern Russia, its history and culture, material and spiritual potential, and the content of the country's domestic and foreign policy.
The representative office pays special attention to establishing and deepening partnerships with associations and societies, educational, cultural and scientific institutions of the Republic of Korea, and organizes music festivals, film screenings, exhibitions, and performances by Russian creative groups together with them.
The representative office assists the Russian regions in developing their cooperation with the Republic of Korea in the humanitarian, cultural, scientific, technical and economic fields. The representative office is working on the consolidation of compatriots living in Korea and the development of their ties with Russia.
Our representative office is located in Down Town of Seoul and works closely with the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Korea.
Together with non-governmental organizations, Rossotrudnichestvo representative office in Seoul organizes various events such as seminars, conferences, selection of students for study in Russia, exhibitions and competitions.