Chung Utak

Chung Utak

Director at Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding (APCEIU)


PH.D, Political Science,  Sogang University, Republic of Korea


Prior to being inaugurated as APCEIU’s Director, he served as Assistant Secretary General and Director of Strategic Programs Divisions at the Korean National Commission for UNESCO, where he started his professional career in 1982.

Additionally, he was the Associate Expert for the International Commission on Education for the Twenty First Century of UNESCO Headquarters from 1993 to 1995, and served as a Visiting Scholar at Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies, University of California, San Diego from 2000 to 2002.

His teaching career also includes his work as Adjunct Professor at Graduate Schools of International Studies at Sogang University (2002-2012) and Sookmyung Women’s University (2009-2012) in Seoul, the Republic of Korea.

His academic focus was on International Organizations, Official Development Assistance (ODA) and Education for International  Understanding and Global Citizenship Education.

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