|Benefits of Studying in Korea
According to ‘2011 National Competitiveness Report’ of IMD
in Swiss, the education competitiveness of Korea was 29th among 59 countries
that were subjects of the survey. Korea is 4th in Asia following Singapore,
Taiwan, and Hong Kong, and higher than Japan and China. Also, in international
comparison research of the academic achievements(PISA) by OECD, Korea
took 3rd ~ 6th place in the recent years among 65 countries that were
subjects of the survey. Especially, Korea was the first place in digital
reading knowledge assessment. Based on such education competitiveness,
Korea will be able to offer a higher level of education services to
the students coming from abroad
Advanced Country with Applied Science and State-of-the-art Technology
Korea was the first place among 152 countries that
were subjects of the survey in ICT development index announced by International
Telecommunication Union(ITU). The IT field of Korea is famous for its
highest level in the world along with machinery, chemical, ship building
and automobiles. Ultra high speed internet network supply is over 20
million households, and most of the families are using it. Considering
that Korea is a strong IT country in the world, you can conclude that
the technology and tradition of Koreans are suitable for new high-tech
and creative fields. Studying in Korea with the most dynamic technological
power in the world will provide you the basis for success in the future.
Rich Culture & Dynamic Life
As a country that kept old tradition and culture, Korea has preserved
many cultural heritage and traditions. Various tangible and intangible
culture made by thousands of years pervade in every corner of the society
and continued until now. Korean-wave started from Korean dramas is extended
to affection for Korean culture and love for Korean language, and the
recent popularity of K-Pop shows that Korean-wave is taking a place
as not only the culture of Korea but also as the culture of people all
around the world that can be shared by everyone in the world. The study
in Korea where long tradition and dynamic modern culture are developed
with harmony is very attractive, and if you receive education and study
in this environment, you will be able to develop the leadership and
deep insight necessary as a leader to lead the human civilization in
Low Tuition & Living Cost
Compared to English speaking countries such as U.S, Canada, and Britain,
Korea has relatively lower cost of study including tuition and living
cost. Korea does not impose additional fee for foreign students, and
there are many scholarship programs for foreign students, so you can
study without a big economic burden. Especially, as Korean government
recently announced substantial support and deregulation for foreign
students in scholarship, dormitory, part time jobs, and employment after
graduation, the study in Korea became more convenient and possible with
less cost. Geopolitically, Korea is located in Northeast Asia, and for
Asian territories, it is very close, so it is easy to visit Korea with
low cost, and culturally, as the same Eastern cultural region, students
may adapt without much trouble emotionally and culturally during their
Support for samples
We are holding Employment Exhibition every year for foreign students
to help employment in Korea, and through foreign students’ employment
support homepage (www.goldcard.or.kr), employment information are provided
to foreign students. Especially, with gold card system for graduates
of advanced technology field and science card system for high class
science and technology manpower, we are helping the employment and visa
issuance of the foreign students.
For foreign students attending undergraduate or master/doctorate course
in Korean universities, or language school students of 6 months after
entrance to Korea, they can legally have part time jobs after receiving
activity permit outside resident qualification. Part time job information
can be acquired through school employment centers and regional newspapers.
Korean Education System:
- Education system : a single-track 6-3-3-4 system
- Compulsory education : nine years including six years of elementary
school and three years of middle school
- School semesters : the first semester-from March to August, the second
semester-from September to February
- Vacation : the summer vacation-July to August, the winter vacation-December
Korea’s higher education institutions include universities, industrial
universities, junior colleges, universities of education, open universities,
technological universities, and other miscellaneous institutions. Korean
universities are divided according to the body that established them,
ie. into national universities established and run by the Korean Government,
public universities established and run by local governments, and private
universities established and run by incorporated educational institutions.
Regarding the selection of students at universities, the Korean Government
only stipulates the minimum basic requirements in order to extend the
scope of university autonomy. By allowing the admission department of
each university to autonomously set all screening documents and standards
such as the national academic aptitude test, essay examinations, qualifications,
recommendation letters, etc., the authority to select students of universities
has been expanded. As of April 1, 2010, there are 411 universities in
Korea. These include 179 universities proper, 145 junior colleges, 40
graduate schools, 20 cyber universities, 11 industrial universities,
10 universities of education, and 6 others.
The purpose of university education to research profound academic theory
and wide ranging and detailed application methodology necessary for
the development of the nation and human society, and to cultivate leadership.
The length of the courses are 4~6 years. Medicine, oriental medicine
and dentistry each require 6 years of study. There are degree courses
in thirty different majors including literature, law, theology, political
science, economics, business administration, public administration,
pedagogy, library science, science, engineering, dentistry, oriental
medicine, pharmacy, nursing, agriculture, veterinary medicine, fishery
science, fine arts, music, etc. The total number of credits required
for graduation generally is 140 credits. Undergraduate degrees are conferred
on those who have completed the course as set out in the school regulations.
Junior colleges are organized in terms of various majors such as Humanities
and Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, Engineering, Performing Arts
and Physical Education, Health, etc., and have a minimum course length
of two or three years. 2 year junior college requires 80 credits for
graduation and 3 year junior college requires 120 credits. A diploma
from the junior college is conferred on those who have completed the
course as set out in the school regulations. Those who have graduated
from junior colleges may enroll in universities, industrial universities
or open universities.
Graduate schools are designed to pursue the objectives of higher education
more profoundly, while cultivating both the ability to guide academic
research and creative talent. These are divided into generalist graduate
schools centered on academic research and specialist graduate schools
which are practice-orientated.
The required course of study for a Master is two years or more. Usually,
students are required to obtain 24 credits. After gaining the prescribed
credits and passing the set examination, candidates for a Master degree
submit a Master thesis which must pass the examination of at least three
Ph. D Course
The required course of study for a Ph. D is three years or more. Usually,
students are required to obtain 36 credits. After gaining the prescribed
credits and passing the comprehensive examination, candidates for a
Ph. D submit a Ph. D thesis which must pass the examination of at least
These courses are for continuing research after completion of a Ph.
D course. Presently, many Korean universities are inviting post-doc
researchers to work on research projects for the BK21 program.
ADMISSION AND ENROLLMENT PROCESS
Requirements (Application Preparation Stage)
Ø Course and University Selection. (Asper your qualification,
Profile, Further Study Plan) at Counseling.
Ø Min. +2 having 50% of Mark and not more than 3 years of Study
Ø Academic Certificate Notarized.
Ø 2 Letter of Recommendations letter from College( including
Ø Motivation Letter(Self introduction and Study Plan in Korea/Clear
Vision for Study)
Ø Passport Copy
Ø IELTLS Min. 5.5 if you want to study in English Medium.
Ø Financial Capacity min. 10,000(Ten Thousand Dollar) from Sponsor
Ø Source of Income of Sponsor
Ø Sponsor/Affidavit of Support(Optional)
Ø 150 us$ Application fee (Not refundable One time)
Ø Our Deposit is 10000 (Not refundable)
You will get acceptance letter in 3-7 working days. After receiving
acceptance letter,Prepare to make the Draft of Following Amount. We
will take the addition30000 (Nrs. Thirty Thousands) as deposit, if you
get refused we will refund the Thirty Thousands within 7 Working Days.
Ø Housing fee 800$
Ø Language fee 3000$-5000&/Year
Ø Insurance Fees: 150$ / year
After Draft, Final Confirmation of Enrollment will be received from
Courier. Then Prepare for (Visa Application) Immigration preparation
Ø Prepare all above Financial Documents.
Ø Visa application forms
Ø 2 pp size Photo
Ø Passport and Copy of Passport
Ø Visa fee 7200 Nrs. Deposit at Nabil Bank Ltd. Kanti path at
Ø Submit the Receipt of Deposit along with Visa application.
Ø Applicant must submit their documents themselves.
Ø After application lodgment Embassy will schedule the Interview
time and day via phone.
Ø Get Visa Decision.
If you get visa (Immigration Stage)
· Airport Information/ Customs information
· Airport pick up Service
Post Immigration Stage:
· Arrive at University, Entry procedure, Orientation service,
Make i.d. Card, Campus Tour, Class Enrollment
Work Permit Information:
· Regular student will get Work permit after 6 months,
(Recommendation of Int’l Professor and Advisor)
· 20H/Week is allowed. For Language and UG. Students.
· 30H/Week is for Master and PH.D.
· Full time During Vacation.
We will provide you basic knowledge to get part time job and
even we can help to find out it from our Korea Representative if possible.
(But work is not guarantee from our side, its always the self responsibility