The 9th KOSSDA Research Paper Competition

  • Date: December 14th, 2020 (Submission due)
  • Inquiry : KOSSDA / +82-2-880-2075 /


Seoul National University Asia Center’s Korean Social Science Data Archive (KOSSDA) holds a research paper competition every year, aiming at fostering the empirical research competence of graduate and undergraduate students and encouraging usage of KOSSDA data holdings.

  • Eligibility: Theses and dissertations written in 2020 (including prospective graduates in February 2021) using KOSSDA data holdings
    • All submitted theses and dissertations are to clearly state “source of KOSSDA data” on the application form
  • Sectors: 1 Ph.D. dissertation (2,000,000 KRW), 2 Master’s theses (1,000,000 KRW each)
  • Registration: Due December 14th, 2020
  • Evaluation process: 3 weeks from submission due date
  • Announcement of winners: January 5th, 2021 (subject to change; to be notified individually)
  • Application: Fill out the application form and send required documents and the dissertation/thesis via e-mail to
    • Required document: Certificate of graduation
  • Inquiry: +82-2-880-2075 /