In 2013, KIAS established the Open KIAS Center to serve as a platform for both international and domestic academic cooperations. The Center covers a wider scope, compared to its predecessor, the 'Open KIAS Program,' which focused on domestic collaborations. Aiming for the continual advancement of basic science, the Open KIAS Center supports diverse programs and activities. For instance, the KIAS Scholar Program invites renowned scientists from overseas for academic exchange and collaboration, while outreach programs provide opportunities for KIAS to share her resources with the general public.
The Open KIAS Center operates the following programs and activities: