How to Apply

Foreigners and non-native Koreans are eligible to apply for the Korean Language Program.

Deadlines

Spring Semester
November 30
Fall Semester
May 31

Application for the admission

Required documents for the admission

Required documents for the admission
No. Required Documents & Order Comment
1 Application Form 【form 1】
Applicants Personal and Academic Information
2 Application Form 【form 2】
Personal Statement
3 Application Form 【form 3】
Teacher Evaluation / Professor Evaluation
only for Undergraduate and Graduate program applicants
4 Application Form 【form 4】
Financial Affidavit
5 Application Form 【form 5】
Study Plan
only for Undergraduate and Graduate program applicants
6 Application Form 【form 6】
Physical Examination Record
7 Original Certificate of Highest Level of Education
- Transfer Students : High School Graduation Certificate and Enrollment
Certificate from Current University
8 Original Transcript of Highest Level of Education
- Transfer Students : Original Transcriptof the Current University
9 Government Document Proving the Relationship between the Student and Sponsor
- ex. Birth Certificate, FamilyRegistration Certificate, etc
10 Bank Balance Certificate
- Sponsor's Bank Balance Certificate showing that the sponsor has/will have
more than US$18,000 in the bank account(US$9,000 for Korean Language Program). This certificate must be issued within 30 days of its submission; or, if the Bank Balance Certificate lists a period of validity, it is acceptable only within that period (up to a maximum of 6 months).
11 Sponsor's Certificate of Employment and Certificate of Income
- Self-sponsoring student must submit his/her own certificate of employment and certificate of income.
12 Copy of Passport
13 2 Passport-size photos
14 Transcript for the Korean Proficiency Test (level 3 or above on the standard TOPIK)
- In cases where applicants are entering departments requiring English
proficiency, such as Global Studies Institute, a relevant
certificates of English testing is needed:
TOEFL 530, CBT 197, iBT 71, IELTS 5.5 and TEPS 600.
15 Application Fee :
60,000 Won (60 USD) for Undergraduate and Master's Program
90,000 Won (90USD) for Doctorate Program
  • Documents 7, 8 and 9 must be translated and notarized if the original documents are not in Korean.
  • Transcripts and diplomas issued by non-Korean academic institutions must be verified and Certified by the Korean Embassy, where the institution is located. If the institution is located in a member state of Apostille, the Apostille Verification may be attached.
  • Application documents, including transcripts, certificates and test results, will not be returned.
※ Download the self-checklist and submit it with your application package.

Self-check list

Application Package

Complete all forms in the Application Package.

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Admissions Procedure

  1. STEP 01Eligibility & Program Selection
  2. STEP 02Submission of the Required Documents
  3. STEP 03Document Evaluation
  4. STEP 04Announcement of Admission Results
  5. STEP 05Payment of Tuition Fee
  6. STEP 06Issuance of Admission Certificate
  7. STEP 07Application for Visa to Korea
  8. STEP 08Registration & Course Selection

Mailing Address

Please submit the application documents by post to:
International Exchange Center
Dongseo University
47 Jurye-ro, Sasang-gu, Busan, 47011, Republic of Korea