The fellowship program (CIAT) invites public sector representatives of developing countries to Korea to provide capacity building training, with a focus on sharing Korea's experience and technology
KOICA's fellowship program (CIAT) is Korea's leading human resources development (HRD) training program. Through the program, KOICA invites public officials, engineers, researchers, and policymakers from developing countries to provide capacity-strengthening and training in various areas, with a focus on sharing Korea's development experience and technology.
KOICA's global fellowship program CIAT (Capacity Improvement & Advancement for Tomorrow)
KOICA launched CIAT with the aim of supporting leaders of different areas in developing countries to strengthen their capacity to drive economic and social growth.
CIAT aims to both enhance individual capacities and strengthen organizations & policies for a better future.
The fellowship program, the first type of support that Korea provided to partner countries, was launched with financial support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
Program begins to operate independently with Korean government budget
International Cooperation Center (ICC) opens in Seoul (Yeomgok-dong)
ICC relocates along with the building of new headquarters
Fellowship program is rebranded as CIAT
Online training is implemented
KOICA establishes CIAT-ON, an integrated platform for remote training
In-person invitational training resumes after hiatus during COVID-19 pandemic outbreak
A capacity-building program on policy & technology, attended by a single or multiple countries
Single country: Attended by a particular country
Multi-country: Attended by multiple countries at the same time
CIAT offers two types of degrees when completing the program.