Welcoming Ceremony for 522 International Students from 55 Countries

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DSU 2017-09-15 17:24




On August 25, Dongseo University welcomed 522 international students from 55 countries who have come for language training; as transfer students entering undergraduate, master’s or doctoral programs; or as exchange students pursuing dual degrees from DSU and its partner universities. They have come from all over the world, including countries such as the United States, Japan, Germany, Italy, France, China, Russia, Nigeria, Mexico, Lithuania, Venezuela, Oman, Egypt, India, Finland, and many more. Of the 55 countries represented, 22 are in Asia, 9 in the Americas, 12 in Europe, and 12 in Africa.

To help the new students get settled more easily, two separate orientation sessions were held on August 25 at U-IT. The first one was in English in the morning, and the second one was in Chinese in the afternoon.

The GSI Welcoming Ceremony was held on September 6 at Sohyang Art Hall. The YESORI School Club and students from the department of musical theater welcomed the new international students by performingsamulnoriand musical numbers.

The new students pledged, “Thank you for welcoming us as part of the DSU family and for making us proud of becoming DSU students. We promise that we have a great passion for making our time at DSU among the most valuable experiences in our lives.”



President Jekuk Chang's Welcoming Speech

We warmly welcome you all to our university this semester.

Busan, where DSU is located and where the Pacific Ocean meets the Asian continent, is the 2nd largest city in South Korea and a leading hub in the global era.

Since its establishment, DSU has constantly invested in its specialized fields of Film & Video, Design, Digital Contents, and IT Fusion. The specialized education programs at DSU are being recognized across Asia and beyond.

For newly entering students, highly-qualified professors will provide top quality education, and our various facilities, including the new GSI building, will support you with state-of-the-art technology and services.

Moreover, DSU is one of the best universities for internationalization, which is why excellent international students have come here from various countries. The number of international students now studying at DSU is about 1,000 from about 70 countries.

You are from different countries with different histories and cultures, but now you are all part of the DSU family. We will do our best to support you in your studies. We hope you will have many valuable experiences during your stay at DSU.








Countries Represented by International Students Entering DSU in the Second Semester of 2017




Japan·China·East Timor·Laos·Malaysia·Myanmar·Bangladesh·Vietnam·Oman·Uzbekistan·India·Indonesia·Kazakhstan·Kyrgyzstan·Tajikistan·Thailand·Turkmenistan·Pakistan·Palestine·Philippines·Hong Kong·South Korea



The Americas

America·Canada·Dominican Republic·Mexico·Barbados·Venezuela·Brazil·Colombia·Peru