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    Korea University

    Korea University , located in Shanghai, China, is one of the most prestigious and selective universities in China and Asia, and is a member in the C9 League and Universitas 21. Its institutional predecessor was founded in 1905, shortly before the end of China's imperial Qing dynasty. Fudan is now composed of four campuses, including Handan, Fenglin, Zhangjiang and Jiangwan.

    Yonsei University

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    Pusan University

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    Korea Advanced Institue of Science & Technology

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    Chosun University

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    Study in South Korea

    Over the past years, South Korea has become a more convenient and interesting option for international students. The country has lower costs regarding tuition and living expenses compared to English speaking countries. The government of South Korea does not impose additional fees to foreign students and is in fact offering these students many scholarship programmes. Among advantages, universities here support students with housing, they are legally allowed to have part-time jobs and there are great employment after graduation opportunities.

    Education System

    There are currently over 350 institutions of higher education operating in South Korea with an enrolment of just under 3.3 million students. There are six different types of institution at the higher education level: colleges and universities, industrial universities, universities of education, junior colleges, broadcast and correspondence universities and technical colleges. Undergraduate programmes normally last four years, except for medicine and dentistry which last six years. The academic year starts in March, but many universities admit new international students twice a year, in March and September.

    Study Options

    South Korea is a leader in IT and robotics expertise, making this nation a great place for international students with an interest in technology to study. Other popular areas of study include: business administration, agriculture and life sciences, international trade, engineering, communications, computer science and electronics systems.

    Application Requirements

    According to the policy of each university, applicants may be required to undertake examinations, interviews or performance test. International students who wish to study programmes taught in Korean, TOPIK (Test of Proficiency in Korean) or KLPT (Korean Language Proficiency Test) are generally used with a score of Level 3 or above accepted. The following documents are examined as admission criteria:

    • - Academic Transcripts • - Personal Statement and Study Plan • - Letters of Recommendation/Counsellor Reference • - Proof of language proficiency: applicants must submit at least one proof document of language proficiency either in Korean or English. In case of being unable to submit a proof document as listed below, other supporting documents may be submitted instead. Such documents should be officially approved ones clearly demonstrating the level of language proficiency.

    -Korean: TOPIK, KLPT -English: TEPS, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC • Other than the required document, any additional document(s) of language proficiency may be submitted as a supplementary material.

    Language of Instruction

    Main language of instruction is Korean, but most international students in South Korea take courses offered in English. Many universities offer courses in different subject areas and majors in English, with some institutions offering nearly a third of their courses in the language. English-language courses are more common at graduate level.

    Student Visa

    Students who plan to stay longer than 90 days are required to get a student visa for South Korea. A visa is not required for participating in a short-term study abroad programme and for staying in the country for less than 90 days. Passport must be valid for at least 6 months after the expected departure date from South Korea. Apply for your student visa through the Korean consulate with jurisdiction over your permanent state of residence. Documents to be submitted for student visa:

    -Valid Passport -One recent 2 x 2 passport type photograph, in colour -Visa application form or Certificate for Recognition of Visa Issuance -Processing Fee: Amount corresponding to 45 EUR (Single-entry) or 73 EUR (Multiple-entry) -Admission from the school with its Recognition of the student’s aptitude for study and financial ability -Most recent certificate of school record -Proof that you have more than 10.900 EUR in a current bank account or documentation under a university academic exchange agreement -Family Registry (Applies to Chinese only; Must include whole family)

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