Julia Rösgren is studying her fourth year in the bachelor’s program in Korean at the University of Helsinki. Her interest in the Korean language emerges from an intrigue in South Korean pop culture during her teenage years. This later evolved into an urge to explore her Korean ancestry and identity by taking a step to learn about contemporary Korean society and culture. She minored in psychology and culture studies focused on South Korea during her university and exchange studies at Yonsei University in South Korea. In aim to deepen her understanding of international and domestic affairs in Korean politics and society, she came to intern at ISDP.