Korea Observer, a quarterly journal, provides a comprehensive analysis of contemporary Korean affairs in the fields of social sciences. It has consistently published articles by leading Korean and foreign scholars since 1968 and served as a sourcebook for scholars and students of Korean studies.
Korea Observer is the peer-reviewed journal and strives to maintain its high quality standards. The journal is circulated among academic institutions, research institutes, governmental libraries, and individuals throughout the world. The contents of Korea Observer are abstracted and/or indexed in Social Sciences Citation Index, CSA Worldwide Political Science Abstracts, EBSCOhost Databases, Elsevier Bibliographic Databases (SCOPUS), International Bibliography of Social Sciences, and PAIS International.