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The Nam Center for Korean Studies, Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies, and Center for Japanese Studies together form the East Asia National Resource Center (NRC) at the University of Michigan.

The Nam Center has also been awarded the status of Core University Program for Korean Studies (CUPKS by the Academy of Korean Studies (AKS).

Additionally the Nam Center is the administrative host of the BTAA Korean Studies e-School. One of the few consortiums to be officially designated by the Korea Foundation Global e-School Initiative, the CIC e-School is composed of member schools in the Committee on Institutional Cooperation, a group of 15 world-class research institutions that collaborate to share expertise and resources.