Korean Language Course Application

Korean Language Classes

Program Basics (based on 1 year)

- Number of sessions: Total 4(Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter)
- Class hours per semester: 4hrs/day, 5days/week, 10 weeks
- Classes and Schedule

▶ Basic (Subject to change upon KNU's circumstances)

Classes and Schedule - Basic
Period Hours Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
1 09:10~10:00 Speaking/Listening Speaking/Listening Grammar Grammar Grammar
2 10:10~11:00 Speaking/Listening Speaking/Listening Grammar Grammar Grammar
3 11:10~12:00 Reading/Writing Reading/Writing Reading/Writing Speaking/Listening Speaking/Listening
4 12:10~13:00 Reading/Writing Reading/Writing Reading/Writing Speaking/Listening Speaking/Listening

▶ Intermediate · Advanced (Subject to change upon KNU's circumstances)

Classes and Schedule - Intermediate
Period Hours Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
1 09:10~10:00 Speaking/Listening Grammar Grammar Speaking/Listening TOPIK
2 10:10~11:00 Speaking/Listening Grammar Grammar Speaking/Listening TOPIK
3 11:10~12:00 Reading/Writing Reading/Writing Speaking/Listening TOPIK TOPIK
4 12:10~13:00 Reading/Writing Reading/Writing Speaking/Listening TOPIK TOPIK

※ TOPIK : Lectures in preparation for TOPIK

Operation

- Level classification: 4 levels [basic, intermediate(low), intermediate(high), advanced]
- Level tests for first-time students → class placement
- Mid-terms and Evaluations throughout the program
- Class teacher system for each level

Tuition Fee

- $1,205 for 1 session(included textbook fees)
- 50~70% discount in case of admission through students agreement with sister university

Application

- Qualification for application
‧ A foreigner whose mother language is not Korean
‧ A foreigner with a high school diploma or the equivalent - Required Application Materials

Application
Classification Application Items Remarks
Overseas Student -1 application form
-3 color photos
(white background, taken within 6 months, 3.5cm×4.5cm size)
-1 diploma, 1 transcript
-1 academic certificate
-1 Copy of passport,
-1 copy of ID of the applicant and parent
-Family relations certificate (issued within 6 months) (Ex: China-census document, Vietnam-family register or birth certificate, Philippines-Family Census)
-1 proof of employment of parents
-1 Bank statement (balance $5,000 or more, issued within 6 months)
-Confirmation of translation (documents in other than English shall be translated into English or Korean by someone other than the applicant, and be signed by the applicant)
-Other requested miscellaneous documents for admission to KNU
Application
Classification Application Items Remarks
students residing in Korea -1 application form
-3 color photos(white background, taken within 6 months, 3.5cm×4.5cm size)
-1 certificate of enrollment of current school
-1 official transcript of current school
-1 certificate of graduation
-1 official final transcript
-1 proof of family relationships (issued within 6 months)
(ex: China-census document, Vietnam-family register, birth certificate, Philippines-Family Census)
-1 last school certification document
-Bank statement (balance $2,781 or more, including the original bankbook)
-Certificate of residency (admission letter for housing or a lease contract)
-Confirmation of translation (documents in other than English shall be translated into English or Korean by someone other than the applicant, and be signed by the applicant)
-Other requested miscellaneous documents for admission to KNU
Korean language education program and procedures
Korean language education program and procedures
Procedure Details Spring Summer Fall Winter
Submit Application The applicant submits the application form and required documents to KNU via int'l mail, etc. Dec. 3rd~4thweek of previous year Mar. 3rd~4thweek Jun. 3rd~4thweek Sep. 3rd~4thweek
Document Revision Authenticity and omission of documents are reviewed Jan. 1stweek Apr. 1stweek Jul. 1stweek Oct. 1stweek
Apply for visa for Korea Apply for visa in immigration Jan. 2ndweek Apr. 2ndweek Jul. 2ndweek Oct. 2ndweek
Notification of visa number Visa issuance number is transmitted to the applicant via e-mail or int'l mail ~ Feb. 2ndweek May 2ndweek Aug. 2ndweek Nov. 2ndweek
Visa Issuance The applicant is issued of a visa by submitting the visa issuance number and required documents to the Korean Embassy ~ Feb. 3rdweek May 3rdweek Aug. 3rdweek Nov. 3rdweek
Enter Korea The applicant visits Korea ~ Feb. 4thweek May 4thweek Aug. 4thweek Nov. 4thweek
Education period After the level test, the applicant is placed in the appropriate class and takes classes for 10 weeks and 200 hours per semester Mar.1stweek~ May2ndweek Jun.1st week ~ Aug.2nd week Sep.1st week ~ Nov.2nd week Dec.1st week ~ Feb.2nd week of nextyear

※The above schedules are subject to change upon KNU's circumstances and other changes