Korea University Graduate School wants to proudly present our brand-new Office of International House that has been created to offer specialized support for current and incoming international graduate students. From February 2021, we will be offering unique events, programs, and advising services in English and Korean to help students to not only get settled in but also to excel in Korea. International Student Advisors are here to help current and new international graduate students get oriented to campus, stay informed about important academic and immigration-related activities, and become involved on campus and in the community. To request for your individual meeting, please visit: kugraduateschool.youcanbook.me ▶Click Korea University Graduate School - International Student Advising (youcanbook.me)
Dear KU Graduate students, As the top summer program in Asia, KU ISC provides a diverse and inclusive educational experience to empower undergraduate/graduate students for their future. KU ISC offers two types of program in terms of program period: 4-week & 6-week program. Students are allowed to take a combination of a 4-week track course and a 6-week track course. This year, in response to the COVID-19 situation, we have also implemented two participation tracks, in-person and online. Online Classes will be delivered via live-streaming with recordings available on-demand. In-person classes and extracurricular experiences are available for those students who are able to come to Korea. KU ISC Overview ▶ Dates: June 28, 2021 (Mon) ~ August 5, 2021 (Thu) [6-week] July 12, 2020 (Mon) ~ August 5, 2021 (Thu) [4-week] ▶ Application Period: Feb 1 ~ May 14, 2021 (Early Bird Discount: ~ March 31) ▶ Program Registration Deadline: May 21, 2021 (Fri) ▶ Location: Korea University (Seoul) ▶ Further information can be found at our official website (summer.korea.ac.kr)
1. Admission Schedule Period of application : Feb. 5, 2021 ~ Mar. 12, 2021 (All the hard copy of documents should be arrived no later than March 12, 2021 by DHL, FEDEX or EMS.) Acceptance Announcement : June, 2021 by NIIED 2. Eligibility Requirements Please see "2021 GKS-G Application Guidelines" from NIIED. (see attachment) * GKS awardees cannot bring their family including spouse during the Korean language course before the degree program. * TOPIK level 4 is mandatory for graduation of Graduate program in Korea University. * Apostille or consul verified (stamped) degree certificate should be additionally and directly submitted to Korea University after your admission decision before your beginning of Graduate program in Korea University. You should get your diploma(or degree certificate) until Aug. 2021. * Only for one time, you can reapply to GKS(B.A⇒M.A, M.A⇒Doctral) with GPA 90% over and TOPIK level 5. 3. Field of Study We will select up to 25 candidates from all the quota-assigned countries and recommend them to NIIED. We can recommend up to 4 candidates from a single country. Not all candidates can get the scholarship. The NIIED will determine the final candidates. Please see the "List of departments" for the applicable major.(see attachment) Student can apply for a single major of one department. We have 2 campuses reflecting department and majors. Sejong campus is located in Sejong city and it takes more than 2 hours from Seoul by car. 4. Required document Please see "2021 GKS-G Application Guideline" from NIIED and application form. (see attachment) ※ All required documents should be submitted by the due date (March 12, 2021). Please submit them by DHL , FEDEX or EMS. 5. Contact (Postal address) GKS program, Administration Team(Admission) Room 126B, Graduate School bldg. Graduate School of Korea University 145 Anam-ro, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul 02841, Korea Phone : +82-2-3290-1358, Fax : +82-2-925-2633 E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org Website : http://graduate2.korea.ac.kr *Application for GSIS (Graduate School of International Studies) is only available by recommendation of Korean Embassy.Please check detail information of GKS to KOREA embassy located in your country. * Only applicable majors in each department are in list. If not in the list, you can't apply. 6. Total Quota by two categories (Whole Universities) Category 2020 GKS 2021 GKS Remark Quota for Korean Embassy 656 663 Quota increase Quota for designated University 610 615 Quota increase Success rate of admission of Korea University is as follows in 2020 GKS; University Track Embassy Track Total Applied 56 130 186 Selected from University 25 68 93 Final Selection 16 50 66 Ratio(%) 28.6 38.5 35.5 7. Korean Language Institution : NIIED has designated allocated language institutions for the Korean language course. The main language institution placement principle is different area from Korea University in order to provide a chance of exploring variable Korean cultures and Korean language learning with professional environments for scholars. Korean Language institute will be arranged by NIIED. It might not located in Seoul. GKS awardees should pass TOPIK level 3 during the Korean Language course before degree program. And, GKS awardees must stay in dormitory during the Korean Language course. 8. If applicants miss the deadline of university recommendation, there is another opportunity to get recommendation by Korean Embassy for GKS. Please contact Korean Embassy in your home country in person. But, Chinese should contact CSC instead of Korean Embassy. Applicants for GKS need to choose either recommendation by university or recommendation by Korean Embassy.
"Higher Education for ASEAN Talents (HEAT): Guideline for ASEAN Faculty Members Enrolled in Graduate Programs" * Target : Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, Brunei, Singapore (10 Countries) * Track : PhD * Major : Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering * Award Benefits -Scholarship Period ◦ 3 years of Doctoral programs - Benefits ◦ Roundtrip travel (one time only): Round-trip economy class ticket. ◦ Monthly Allowance: 1,100 USD per month. ◦ Relocation (Settlement) Allowance (one time only): 300 USD upon arrival ◦ Tuitions: All admission fees are waived by the host institution. ◦ Dissertation Printing Costs: 400~600 USD, depending on the actual costs. ◦ Language Training Fee and Medical Insurance: the amount coverage or benefits will vary depending on each university. ◦ Others: various incidental allowance depend on universities * Eligibility -KCUE requirements ◦ Applicants who have a citizenship of an ASEAN country, and is a professor working at a university in his/her home country. ◦ Applicants who are lecturing at a 4-year college/university * level of HEI: bachelor’s degree or its equivalent. ◦ Applicants who have a highest educational attainment is a master’s degree or its equivalent. ◦ Applicants who are in good health both physically and mentally to allow then to pursue their study while residing in Korea for the long term. ◦ Applicants who have discussed about their study leave with the university they originally belong to, as well as about how to contribute to their school after their return. ◦ Applicants who is younger than 45 years old as of the day that the doctoral course starts. ◦ Applicants who have sufficient level of proficiency in Korean language or English. -University requirements ◦ Applicants who meet the university’s additional requirements ※ Application period is changed : ~ until 2021.03.31(Wed) * How to apply : 1) submit application form via E-mail(email@example.com) 2) submit all application documents(including application form) to Graduate School Office - Admission application form - Recommendation letter from professors from previous institution - Certificate of Master’s degree and official transcript - Study plan /resume/ curriculum vitae - Certificate of an applicant and his/her parents’ nationality and certificate of family relation - A photocopy of your passport - The original official score of TOEFL iBT 80(or above), IELTS 5.5(or above), TEPS 550(or above) or TOPIK level 3(or above) - Information release form ※ All required forms are downloadable from attachments. * Please see the below presentation from Professor Heo. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UbklsjmU2d4&feature=youtu.be
★ Only Korea University Current Graduate School Students can book this session ★ (Student ID is mandatory) The Office of International House invites you to join our first [Discussions with KU Alumni Series] with the topic of "Starting a Career in Korea". During the seminar, three KU alumni will speak about their experiences of getting a job and working in Korea after graduating from KU Graduate School. Each of the invited speakers will give a short 20 min lecture and the seminar will end with a Q & A session where you get to participate and ask questions. If you wish to attend the seminar, please sign up by Wednesday, February 24, 2021 to receive a zoom link. Sign-up Link https://forms.gle/WmfqSZMJ18oD7zrc9