Official Notice

Call For Papers For Graduate And Undergraduate Paper Contest (First Round For 2021)

In order to promote studies of maritime affairs and raise next-generation researchers, KIMS invites submissions for graduate and undergraduate level writing contest. The first round for 2021 is now open.

  • KIMS accepts papers addressing various themes related to (broadly defined) maritime affairs, including maritime security, naval strategy, naval/sea power, maritime capability, maritime economy, maritime history, maritime law, maritime environment/resources.
  • Papers will be accepted between 1 March 2021 and 31 March 2021. Papers must be received by 18:00 p.m. (Korea Standard Time) of 31 March 2021.
  • Graduate and Undergraduate students (must not have yet obtained a doctoral degree)
  • For active-duty armed service members and police, he/she must not be above the rank of O-4 or Senior Inspector.
  • One paper may be co-authored by up to three people
  • Manuscripts may be written in either Korean or English and must be original pieces of work that have not been submitted in other journals. Please refer to the editorial guideline for more information.
  • Please sign up to become a member at KIMS (www.kims.or.kr) and submit the manuscript via KIMS online portal.
  • Details will be announced via KIMS Kakao Channel.
  • The Best Paper for Graduate/Undergraduate Competition: 1,500,000 Korean Won (KRW)
  • Second place (2 papers): 1,000,000 KRW per paper
  • Second place (2 papers): 1,000,000 KRW per paper
    ※ Papers that have not been selected for the best papers award, but have been selected for publication, will be rewarded 500,000 KRW per paper
  • Papers selected for the best papers award will be notified on 30 April 2021
  • Manuscripts must be between 15 to 25 pages (size: A4)
  • Korea Citation Index (KCI) provides plagiarism detection service. We kindly ask that the contributors submit the results of this anti-plagiarism test when submitting the article manuscript.
  • Further inquiries, please contact us through
    Email: kims@kims.or.kr
    Phone: +82-2-333-2536
    KIMS Kakao Channel

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