Tourism Dept. : Prof. Astra J. Seo

Faculty of Tourism

Astra J. Seo

Academic background:

  • Certificate in TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) and TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages), U.K.
  • Certificate in Tourism, Canberra Institute of Technology, Australia. 
  • BA (1999), Sungkyul University, Korea

Research areas:

  • I am interested in community based tourism, nature based recreation and tourism (especially, tourism with a focus on wildlife tourism), and tourism ethics. I am also interested in tourism of people with disability

Work Experiences:

  • Director of International Affairs, Keiin International Institute, Ivanovka, Kyrgyzstan (2018-present)
  • Lecturer, University Preparatory Program, Keiin International Institute, Ivanovka, Kyrgyzstan (2019-present)
  • Teacher, Adis Center, Novopavlovka, Kyrgyzstan (2016-2017)
  • Director, Joy Center, Kyzyl asker, Kyrgyzstan (2009-2011)
  • Teacher, Joy Center, Kyzyl asker, Kyrgyzstan (2007-2011)
  • Staff, KWMC, New York, USA (2000-2001)

Courses taught:

  • ESL foundation, Basic English Grammar and Conversation, Intermediate English Grammar and Conversation.

Contact Address

  • Keiin International Institute
  • Ivanovka Campus, International affair (Room 403)
  • E-mail: astra.seo@keiin.kg

Mailing Address: 2A Nekrasova street, Stantsiya Ivanovka, Chuy province 725009, Kyrgyzstan