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Welcome to the Chicago Korean Education Center


Korean Language Class

We offer Korean Language Classes for adults in Chicagoland during Spring & Fall at 4 locations. -> Switched to Online since Mar. 2020

Korean Community Schools


We support Korean Community Schools for Korean-American students in the Midwestern US.

Teach English In Korea

We take TaLK applications - Teaching English in rural areas of Korea sponsored by the Korean Ministry of Education.

Korean Proficiency Test

We offer TOPIK (Test of Proficiency in Korean) once a year in the Midwest States. Please check the registration and test schedule and locations.

Korean Class In US Schools

We support Korean regular or afternoon classes in US public schools (K-12). 

About CKEC

  • Establishment : July 1981

  • Legal Basis : 재외국민의 교육지원 등에 관한 법률 제28조

  • Status : Abroad Branch of Korean Ministry of Education

  • Jurisdiction : 13  Midwest States (IL, MI, ​WI, MN, IN, OH, IA, KS, KY, MO, ND, SD, NE)

  • Mission: Spreading Korean Language, Educational supporting for Korean Schools, Screening TalK Scholars, TOPIK test, Screening Scholars of Korean Government, etc.

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