Hope to the Future Association is a non-profit organization registered under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea. In 2014, HFA has acquired the status of an associated NGO with the United Nations of Department Public Information (UN DPI). In 2018, HFA has been registered as an official member of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) Korea.
HFA has two departments, the Global Education Department and the Youth Sharing Department. Both Department operates the International Understanding Education Program to foster the global competence of domestic youth in cooperation with the UN agencies, international organizations, education institutions, local governments, ministry of education, and schools. HFA aims to raise awareness about international issues by discussing the UN and its agenda Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by proceeding various global citizenship education programs.

Main Programs of  Education Department

 1.   The UN Agendas and the SDGs

   -  Global Leadership English Challenge (Korea and Global)

   -  Youth Training Program on the United Nations (in cooperation with the UN Department of Global Communications and Visitors Centre)

   -   Academic Forum on the United Nations  and the Sustainable Development Goals  

   -  Translating UN Official Publications 

 2.   International Model United Nations

   -  Delegation for Yale University Model United Nations in the USA

   - Delegation for Yale University Model United Nations in  Korea

   - Delegation for the World Federation of United International Model United Nations

 3. Global Citizenship Education Program (in cooperation with the Korea International Cooperation Agency; KOICA)

   - GCE School Project

   - GCE Public Event



United Nations Academic Impact Korea Seoul, Republic of Korea

12F, Lime Tower, 325, Bongeunsa-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Korea 

UN Academic Impact Korea (UNAI Korea) was established in 2012 and has been an active non-profit organization registered with the Republic of Korea Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 2013. UNAI Korea is an implementing body of the ten basic principles of UNAI, promoting higher education and global citizenship education through collaborations with institutions of higher education and research both in Korea and overseas. UNAI Korea supports the pursuit of the three foundational goals of the United Nations Charter: peace, development, and protection of human rights. Working with 68 universities and higher education institutions within Korea (as of March 2016), as well as undergraduate and graduate student groups through UNAI ASPIRE Korea, UNAI Korea promotes and implements UN’s major education initiatives. UNAI Korea also supports Korean universities and institutions to build partnerships with the UN and other higher education institutions overseas to use education as an engine for addressing global challenges.

Global Ltd 

Global Max Edu Co., Ltd., established in 2009, is a company, located in the heart of Seoul, specializing in English education solutions, and aims for quality equity between public education and private education by continuously providing reliable and proven quality contents. Global Max Edu Co provides an essay grading system based on ETS and English language exams such as SAT, TOEFL, and GRE. It also offers programs for a wide range of levels, ranging from Grade 4 to university students, with its materials be used for both main and supplementary material. Global Max Edu plans to expand its products in order to provide more globalized education opportunities.Global Max Edu Co., Ltd. is a company specializing in English education solutions, and aims for quality equity between public education and private education by continuously providing reliable and proven quality contents.


Seoul National University 

Seoul, Republic of Korea

Gwanak Main Campus, Korea

Yeongeon Medical  Campus, Korea

Pyeongchang Campus, Korea

Seoul National University is a national research university located in Seoul, South Korea. Founded in 1946, Seoul National University is considered to be the most prestigious university in the country. The university has three campuses: the main campus in Gwanak and two additional campuses in Daehangno and Pyeongchang. The university comprises sixteen colleges, one graduate school, and nine professional schools. The student body consists of nearly 17,000 undergraduate and 11,000 graduate students. According to data compiled by KEDI, the university spends more on its students per capita than any other university in the country that enrolls at least 10,000 students. Admissions to Seoul National University is extremely competitive. From 1981 to 1987, when an applicant could apply only to one university at a time, more than 80% of the top 0.5% scorers in the annual government-administered scholastic achievement test applied to SNU and many of them were unsuccessful.  Partner for GLEC Korea 2012~2015

Chung-Ang University 

Seoul, Republic of Korea

Seoul Campus, Korea

Anseong Campus, Korea

Chung-Ang University is a private institution with 30,000 students and 982 faculty members. It consists of 10 undergraduate colleges and 16 graduate schools. It operates two campuses, in Seoul and Anseong, Korea. Established in 1918, CAU has endured through the painful course of Korea’s modern history, upholding its ideal of "Justice and Truth". Since then, CAU has taken a leading role in nurturing intellectuals of the nation. Respected as a leading institution providing quality education, CAU has sped up the pace of innovation in local education. CAU is the first in South Korea to offer courses in Pharmacy, Business Management, Public Administration, Mass Communication, Advertising & Public Relations, Urban Planning, and Real Estate, Energy System Engineering, Sociology, Psychology on the Seoul campus. Urban Planning and Real Estate and Energy System Engineering have newly established majors beginning in 2014. Partner for GLEC Korea 2018

Kyung Hee University 

Seoul, Republic of Korea

Seoul Campus, Korea

Global Campus, Korea

Gwangneung Campus, Korea

Kyung Hee University is a private university in South Korea with campuses in Seoul and Suwon. Founded in 1949, it is considered one of the best universities in South Korea. Kyung Hee University is part of the Kyung Hee University System, which offers comprehensive education from kindergarten through graduate school. As of 2018, about 33,000 students were enrolled in Kyung Hee University. The university is composed of 23 undergraduate colleges, 1 general graduate school, 13 specialty graduate schools and 49 auxiliary research institutions. The university offers a study abroad program in partnership with 434 sister universities in 69 countries. Kyung Hee University is known for its prestigious College of Korean Medicine, which is considered a leading school in traditional Korean medicine and other traditional Asian medical practices. Partner for GLEC Korea 2016

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University 

Beppu, Oita, Japan

Beppu Campus, Japan

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (立命館アジア太平洋大学 Ritsumeikan Ajia Taiheiyō Daigaku), commonly referred to as APU, is a private institution inaugurated April 2000 in Beppu, Ōita, Japan. APU was made possible through the collaboration of three parties from the public and private sectors: Ōita Prefecture, Beppu City and the Ritsumeikan Trust. The university has an enrollment of about 5,850, including approximately 2,900 domestic, and 2,900 international students (a 50-50 domestic-international ratio) originating from 90 countries and regions. Half of the 172 full-time faculty members are also foreign nationals who come from 24 countries and regions. The Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University is located at the top of a mountain in the Jumonjibaru area in Beppu, Ōita, on the island of Kyushu in southern Japan. Partner for GLEC Korea 2012 ~ 2019