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All Graduate School Programmes except GSIS (Graduate School of International Studies) and MBA. These are highly competitive. GSIS is only available to graduate level exchange students studying the following subjects at their home university; business, economics or international relations.
Incoming exchange students need an undergraduate diploma in order to apply for graduate courses.
MBA is only available to graduate level exchange students studying the following subjects at their home university; business administration, economics.
Important information: Business courses are limited to students registered with Business Majors. Other majors (i.e. Political Science, Biology) cannot apply. In addition, each Business course is limited to 7 exchange students per course and the seats are highly competitive. The courses are on a first-come-first-served basis.
Exchange students who would like to take courses in the School of Architecture and Building Science (College of Engineering):
1) Should be majoring in the similar major in their home universities
2) Have taken the prerequisite courses if required
3) Their home university has to be accredited for Architecture / Architectural Engineering.
Full time studies (corresponding to 30 hp):
Undergraduate: 15 credits
Graduate: approximately 9 credits
Usually 3 credits/course
Course levels: Study year 1–4: Undergraduate level
Autumn term: September–December
Spring term: March–June
All international students will automatically be enrolled in the National Health Insurance Service (NHIS). Cost is approx: 50 South Korean Won per month. This enrollment is mandatory and only in a few cases an application of exemption of the NHIS is approved.
As a part of the online application, there is a dormitory application. All students who wish to stay at the dorm should make sure that they apply for the dormitory. A TB (tuberculosis) test result in English, taken within 2 weeks before a student’s move-in date to the dormitory is required for those who are going to stay in the dormitory.
If a student wishes to live off-campus, they are required to find and obtain an accommodation themselves before coming to Korea. For students’ reference, Chung-Ang University provides some off-campus housing information.