KOCIS Center

The KOCIS Center is a government institution operated by the Korean Culture and Information Service(KOCIS), which was established to promote Korea’s national image and cultural heritage on a global stage. The KOCIS Center is responsible for helping international reporters produce accurate, in-depth news coverage by offering updates on government activities and providing news coverage support.

It was first established in 2013 as the Foreign Press Center Korea, after the expansion and renovation of its facilities, it was relaunched as the KOCIS Center in December 2021 as a hub of communication between international press organizations and the Korean government. The KOCIS Center organizes policy debates and briefings for government institutions, arranges interviews with dignitaries and important figures, hosts various press-related events, such as press tours, and provides related services and facilities.
  • Policy Forums

    High-level Korean government officials(i.e., ministers and vice-ministers) resent and explain major policies , share their ideas and opinions in a subsequent Q&A sessions.
  • Briefings and Interviews

    We arrange briefings by Ministry spokespersons and other relevant officials to provide prompt, accurate information about pending issues. We also help to organize interviews with government officials, experts, and other figures who have the information needed for news correspondents to accurately cover relevant issues.
  • Press Release

    We distribute press releases from different ministries in Korean and foreign languages to provide accurate information about major policies, events, and announcements.
Operating Hours
9:00 AM–6:00 PM, Monday–Friday. The KOCIS Center is closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and national holidays. Its operating hours are subject to change if necessary.
KOCIS Center, 10F of the Korea Press Center, 124 Sejong-daero, Jung-gu, Seoul
Contact Information
+82-2-731-1590 / kociscenter@korea.kr