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KYUNGPOOK NATIONAL UNIVERSITY

Basic Information

Name of University KYUNGPOOK NATIONAL UNIVERSITY Year of Establishment 1946
National/Public/Private National IEQAS* University YES
Website en.knu.ac.kr Website for Language Institute lang.knu.ac.kr/
* International Education Quality Assurance System
Number of international students
Students Doctorate Master's Combined Master's and Doctorate Bachelor's Etc. Total
Number of students 153 305 27 627 544 1,656
Number of students and professors
Professors Professor/ Associate professor Assistant professor/ Full-time lecturer Adjunct professor/ Visiting professor Part-time lecturer Etc. Total
Number of professors 993 187 313 847 890 3,230
Students Doctorate Master's Combined Master's and Doctorate Bachelor's Etc. Total
Number of students 1,356 5,107 84 30,424 3 36,974

International Student Support Program

Possible Language Courses
Availability Yes
Name of course Korean Language Program
Quota
Period of study 10 weeks per semester
Qualifications Foreigners or overseas Koreans who have completed high school and have no criminal records.
Tuition fee per semester($) $1200
montly fee($) $400
Department in charge Language Education Center / Staff in charge : Jihye Kim / Staff email : knuklp@knu.ac.kr
Office number 82539502445 / Fax number :
Scholarship Support
Scholarship support for international students
Name of scholarship Academic Excellence(Undergraduate)
Coverage of scholarship partial tuition fee waiver
Amount of scholarship offered
Qualifications
According to grade evaluation at the end of every semester:
- Top 7% of all international students receive 80~84% scholarship for the following semester.
- Top 30% of all international students receive an 16~20% scholarship for the following semester.
Department in charge Office of International Affairs / Staff in charge : Hyunju Seo / Staff email : globalhj@knu.ac.kr
Office number 82539502434 / Fax number : 82539502419
Name of scholarship KNU International Graduate Scholarships (KINGS)
Coverage of scholarship 100% or 50%of tuition fees
Amount of scholarship offered
Qualifications
1. New students
- recommended by department after the department screening by the ranking order
- up to 70 applicants based on 100% tuition fee waiver
- up to 140 applicants based on 50% tuition fee waiver

2. Enrolled students
- selected at the end of every semester based on the following two conditions:
. higher than B0 grade
. having health insurance
- up to 210 students based on 100% tuition fee waiver
Department in charge Office of International Affairs / Staff in charge : Sang-eun Pak / Staff email : admission@knu.ac.kr
Office number 82539502436 / Fax number : 82539502419
Name of scholarship TOPIK Scholarships for New students (Undergraduate)
Coverage of scholarship partial tuition fee waiver for the First Semester
Amount of scholarship offered
Qualifications
- A level 3 "TOPIK" certificate : Scholarships for 16~20% of the Tuition fee for the first semester
- A level 4 "TOPIK" certificate : Scholarships for 40~42% of the Tuition fee for the first semester
- A level 5, 6 "TOPIK" certificate : Scholarships for 80~84% of the Tuition fee for the first semester
Department in charge Office of International Affairs / Staff in charge : Hyunju Seo / Staff email : globalhj@knu.ac.kr
Office number 82539502434 / Fax number : 82539502419
Name of scholarship TOPIK Scholarships for Enrolled Students(Undergraduate)
Coverage of scholarship one-time payment
Amount of scholarship offered 500,000won
Qualifications
Students who currently don't have a "TOPIK" certificate or have a level 3 "TOPIK" certificate can get 500,000won for scholarships after getting a "TOPIK" certificate for level 4 or higher.
Department in charge Office of International Affairs / Staff in charge : Hyunju Seo / Staff email : globalhj@knu.ac.kr
Office number 82539502434 / Fax number : 82539502419
Name of scholarship Scholarships for Dormitory Fees (Undergraduate)
Coverage of scholarship Dormitory fees
Amount of scholarship offered dormitory fee waiver for the first semester
Qualifications
New students who enter the dormitory will be exempted of dormitory fees for the first semester.
Department in charge Office of International Affairs / Staff in charge : Hyunju Seo / Staff email : globalhj@knu.ac.kr
Office number 82539502434 / Fax number : 82539502419
Dormitory Support
Availability Yes
Dormitory capacity 500
Dormitory monthly fee($) $122
Qualifications New International Students (Undergraduate)
Department in charge Office of International Affairs / Staff in charge : Hyunju Seo / Staff email : globalhj@knu.ac.kr
Office number 82539502434 / Fax number : 82539502419
Part-time Job Opportunities
Availability No
Name
Quota
Qualifications
TOP

Field of Special Courses & Courses in English

Field of Special Course
1. College of IT Engineering: one of the specialized fields in KNU that is primarily supported by the Korean government
- Electronics Engineering / Computer Science / Electrical Engineering

2. College of Agriculture & Life Science:
- Applied Biosciences / Food Science & Biotechnology / Agricultural Civil & Bio-industrial Engineering

3. College of Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering / Applied Chemistry / Material Science & Engineering / Textile System Engineering

4. College of Economics and Business Administration
- Business Administration / Economics & Trade
Courses in English
For graduate course, students can study in English in most majors in College of IT, College of Engineering, College of Natural Science, and College of Agriculture.
Courses in other Foreign Languages

School facilities

General Dormitory
Divsion Single Double Triple Room for 4 Etc.
montly fee($) $259.00 $122.00 $0.00 $113.00
Capacity of Dormitory 5,597
Etc.
Laundry rooms, computer rooms, study rooms, cafeteria, gyms, lounge, parcel service, etc.
* Cooking area in Nuri-guan(BTL)
* Rooms for disabled in Nuri-guan(BTL)
* Family rooms in Nuri-guan(BTL)
Dormitory for International Students
Divsion Single Double Triple Room for 4 Etc.
montly fee($) $259.00 $122.00 $0.00 $0.00
Capacity of Dormitory 500
Etc.
Laundry rooms, computer rooms, study rooms, cafeteria, gyms, lounge, parcel service, etc.
* Cooking area in Nuri-guan(BTL)
* Rooms for disabled in Nuri-guan(BTL)
* Family rooms in Nuri-guan(BTL)
Student Cafeteria
Divsion Breakfast Lunch Dinner Average cost per meal($)
Offered or not Y Y Y 2.5

Tuition Fee per Sememter($)

Affiliation(Department) Bachelor's Master's Doctorate Combined master's and doctorate Etc.
Music & Arts 2,270 3,206 3,206 3,206
Nursing/Medicine 2,106 3,765 3,854 3,765
Humanities & Social Sciences 2,019 2,062 2,062 2,062
Engineering 2,201 2,660 2,660 2,660
Natural Sciences 2,069 2,606 2,606 2,606

Facilities




1. International Student Support : International Student Week, Various students' activities, Buddy & Tutor programs
2. International Students Organization
3. Library: Possessing 18 million books with 4,700 seats
4. Korean Language Institute and Computer Education Center
5. Athletic Facilities: a gymnasium, a main field, a tennis court and a basketball court, etc.
6. Student Counseling Center: available for Individual counseling
7. Global Lounge at the Office of International Affairs

Special Course for International Students

Name of curricula Korean Language Program Language
Period of study 10 weeks per semester Enrollment period 4 times/year
Quota Application period
Tuition fee USD 1,200 per 10 weeks Scholarship
Required documentation • Completed application form for the Korean Language Program • Study plan (written in Korean or English) • A copy of a passport and an alien registration card (if you have) • Bank statement showing at least USD 10,000 in your name or your parent’s name (Applied only to those issued within 30days of the application date) • 3 passport photos (3.5 x 4.5cm, white background) • Apostille/Legalization-academic certificate and transcript of final degree • Parents’certificate of employment/tax payment • A copy of full birth certificate • Certificate of tuberculosis including a chest X-ray from hospitals (Those applicants from high risk countries of tuberculosis) • Proof of current employment and career (if applicable) • Certificate showing your Korean skills(if applicable)
Note * Person in Charge: Jihye Kim (knuklp@knu.ac.kr)

Admission information(Master's)

Enrollment period March / September
Application period Early November / Late April Period of study 2 years
Admission Guidelines 2020 Fall KNU Admission Guide_Graduate(EN).pdf
Note
ㅁ International applicants must meet all of the following requirements:
① He or she holds (or is about to hold) a Bachelor’s degree.
② He or she must be non-Korean nationals.
③ Both of his or her parents must be non-Korean nationals.
* Applicants who hold dual Korean citizenship are prohibited from applying. Citizenship status is determined as that which is held at the date of the application deadline.


ㅁ Applicants of Korean origin must meet all of the following requirements:
① He or she holds (or is about to hold) a Bachelor’s degree.
② He or she must be non-Korean nationals.
③ He or she received their entire elementary, junior high, high school, and undergraduate education
outside of Korea at a comparable and equivalent level to that which is provided in Korea.
* Applicants who hold dual Korean citizenship are prohibited from applying. Citizenship status is determined as that which is held at the date of the application deadline.

Information of department

Number Name of University Affiliation(Department) Department/Major Quota English-taught
courses
Etc.
1 Visual Communication Design 정원 외
2 Fine Arts 정원 외
3 Korean Classical Music 정원 외
4 Music 정원 외
5 Nursing 정원 외
6 Business Administration 정원 외
7 Economics 정원 외
8 International Trade 정원 외
9 Computer Science and Engineering 정원 외
10 Electronics Engineering 정원 외
11 Electrical Engineering 정원 외
12 Energy Engineering 정원 외
13 Environmental Engineering 정원 외
14 Textile System Engineering 정원 외
15 Polymer Science & Engineering 정원 외
16 Chemical Engineering 정원 외
17 Architecture & Civil Engineering 정원 외
18 Applied Chemistry 정원 외
19 Mechanical Engineering 정원 외
20 Materials Science & Metallurgical Engineering 정원외
21 Electronic Materials Engineering 정원외
22 Landscape Architecture 정원 외
23 Wood Science & Technology 정원 외
24 Forestry 정원 외
25 Bio-fibers and materials Science 정원 외
26 Food Science & Biotechnology 정원 외
27 Bio-industrial Machinery Engineering 정원 외
28 Agricultural Engineering 정원 외
29 Horticulture 정원 외
30 Agricultural Economics 정원 외
31 Applied Biosciences(Agronomy)
32 Applied Biosciences(Agricultural Chemistry)
33 Applied Biosciences(Agricultural Biology)
34 Public Administration 정원 외
35 Physical Education 정원 외
36 Science Education 정원 외
37 Ethics Education 정원 외
38 Education 정원 외
39 Mass Communication 정원 외
40 Social Welfare 정원 외
41 Library & Information Science 정원 외
42 Psychology 정원 외
43 Geography 정원 외
44 Sociology 정원 외
45 Political Science 정원 외
46 Ecology Science 정원 외 Sangju Campus
47 Leisure Sports 정원 외 Sangju Campus
48 Ecology and Environmental System 정원 외 Sangju Campus
49 Animal BT Science 정원 외 Sangju Campus
50 Clothing & Textiles 정원 외
51 Child & Family Studies 정원 외
52 Food Science & Nutrition 정원 외
53 Constructional Disaster Prevention and Environmental Engineering 정원 외 Sangju Campus
54 Electronic Engineering 정원 외 Sangju Campus
55 Precision Mechanical Engineering 정원 외 Sangju Campus
56 Automotive Engineering(Environment Friendly Vehicle Engineering) 정원 외 Sangju Campus
57 Textile & Fashion Design 정원 외 Sangju Campus
58 Nano & Materials Science and Engineering 정원 외 Sangju Campus
59 Food and Food-service Industry 정원 외 Sangju Campus
60 Automotive Engineering(Intelligent Vehicle Engineering) 정원외
61 Computer Information 정원외 Sangju Campus
62 English Language & Literature 정원 외
63 Korean Language & Literature 정원 외
64 Russian Language & Literature 정원 외
65 Korean Literature in Classical Chinse 정원 외
66 Japanese Language & Literature 정원 외
67 Archaeology & Anthropology 정원 외
68 Chinese Language & Literature 정원 외
69 German Language & Literature 정원 외
70 French Language & Literature 정원 외
71 Philosophy 정원 외
72 History 정원 외
73 Astronomy & Atmospheric Science 정원 외
74 Statistics 정원 외
75 Geology 정원 외
76 Life Sciences 정원 외
77 Chemistry 정원 외
78 Physics 정원 외
79 Mathematics 정원 외
80 International Culture Studies 정원 외
81 Pharmacy 정원외
82 Law 정원외
83 Dental Science 정원외
84 Medicine 정원외
85 Verterinary Medicine 정원외
86 Dentistry 정원외
87 Biomedical Science 정원외
88 Korean Language & Literature 정원외
89 English Language & Literature 정원외
90 History 정원외
91 Philosophy 정원외
92 French Language & Literature 정원외
93 German Language & Literature 정원외
94 Chinese Language & Literature 정원외
95 Archaeology & Anthropology 정원외
96 Japanese Language & Literature 정원외
97 Korean Literature in Chinese Characters 정원외
98 Russian Language & Literature 정원외
99 Political Science 정원외
100 Sociology 정원외
101 Geography 정원외
102 Psychology 정원외
103 Library & Information Science 정원외
104 Faculty of Social Welfare(Social Welfare Policy & Administration) 정원외
105 Mass Communication 정원외
106 Economics 정원외
107 International Trade 정원외
108 School of Business Administration 정원외
109 Agricultural Economics 정원외
110 Public Administration 정원외
111 Education 정원외
112 Ethics Education 정원외
113 School of Mathematics 정원외
114 Physics 정원외
115 Chemistry 정원외
116 School of LIfe Science 정원외
117 Geology 정원외
118 Statistics 정원외
119 Astronomy & Atmospheric Science 정원외
120 School of Applied Biosciences(Agronomy) 정원외
121 School of Applied Biosciences(Agricultural Chemistry) 정원외
122 School of Applied Biosciences(Agricultural Biology) 정원외
123 Horticulture 정원외
124 Agricultural Civil Engineering 정원외
125 Bio-industrial Machinery Engineering 정원외
126 Bio-fibers and materials Science 정원외
127 Forestry 정원외
128 Wood Science & Technology 정원외
129 Landscape Architecture 정원외
130 Child & Family Studies 정원외
131 Clothing & Textiles 정원외
132 Food Science & Nutrition 정원외
133 Nursing 정원외
134 Science Education 정원외
135 Pharmacy 정원외
136 School of Food Science & Biotechnology(Food Biotechnology) 정원외
137 School of Electronics Engineering 정원외
138 Electrical Engineering 정원외
139 School of Computer Science and Engineering 정원외
140 Mechanical Engineering 정원외
141 Applied Chemistry 정원외
142 Chemical Engineering 정원외
143 Polymer Science & Engineering 정원외
144 Textile System Engineering 정원외
145 Environmental Engineering 정원외
146 Materials Science & Metallurgical Engineering 정원외
147 Electronic Materials Engineering 정원외
148 Energy Engineering 정원외
149 Music 정원외
150 Korean Classical Music 정원외
151 Fine Arts 정원외
152 Physical Education 정원외
153 Visual Communication Design 정원외
154 Animal BT Science 정원외 Sangju Campus
155 Ecology and Environmental System 정원외 Sangju Campus
156 Ecology Science 정원외 Sangju Campus
157 Food and Food-service Industry 정원외 Sangju Campus
158 Automotive Engineering 정원외 Sangju Campus
159 Constructional Disaster Prevention & Environmental Engineering 정원외 Sangju Campus
160 Computer Information 정원외 Sangju Campus
161 Textile & Fashion Design 정원외 Sangju Campus
162 Nano & Materials Science and Engineering 정원외 Sangju Campus
163 Electronic Engineering 정원외 Sangju Campus
164 Precision Mechanical Engineering 정원외 Sangju Campus
165 Leisure Sports 정원외 Sangju Campus
166 Architectural Engineering 정원외
167 Civil Engineering 정원외
168 Architecture 정원외
169 School of Food Science & Biotechnology(Food Biomaterials) 정원외
170 School of Food Science & Biotechnology(Food Application Technology) 정원외
171 Faculty of Social Welfare(Social Work Practice) 정원외
172 Oceanography 정원외
173 Department of Software 정원외
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Last modified : 2020-05-04