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.

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 April in the Midwest States. Registration is available during January.


- GKS (Global Korean Scholarship) 

- KHS (Korean Honor Scholarship)

-재외동포초청 국내교육과정

-재외동포 모국연수 과정

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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Chicago Korean Education Center

Consulate General of Republic of Korea

9935 Capitol Drive
Wheeling, IL 60090

NBC Tower Suite 2700

455 N Cityfront Plaza Dr

Chicago, IL 60714

kec.chicago@gmail.com  /  847-777-8830

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