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GWANGJU UNIVERSITY

Basic Information

Name of University GWANGJU UNIVERSITY Year of Establishment 1980.12.15
National/Public/Private Private IEQAS* University YES
Website http://www.gwangju.ac.kr/html/en/ Website for Language Institute http://ie.gwangju.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 8 38 0 86 98 230
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 145 111 101 80 0 437
Students Doctorate Master's Combined Master's and Doctorate Bachelor's Etc. Total
Number of students 82 346 0 6,963 0 7,391

International Student Support Program

Possible Language Courses
Availability Yes
Name of course Korean as a Second Language
Quota 000
Period of study 2 semesters, 400 hours per semester
Qualifications academic level of highschool graduation
Tuition fee per semester($) 2,200,000(KRW)
montly fee($) approximately 370,000(KRW)
Department in charge Office of International Affairs / Staff in charge : KIM SUNKYOUNG / Staff email : kimsk0512@gwangju.ac.kr
Office number 0626702734 / Fax number : 0626702733
Scholarship Support
Scholarship support for international students
Name of scholarship Scholarship for Foreign Students
Coverage of scholarship TOPIK3level 25%, TOPIK4level 40%, TOPIK5level 45%, TOPIK6level 50%, GPA3.0~3.49 : 100,000KRW, GPA 3.5~3.99 : 300,000KRW, GPA 4.0~4.49 : 600,000KRW, GPA 4.5 : 1,000,000KRW
Amount of scholarship offered approximately 40%
Qualifications
Those with a GPA of 2.5 or higher in the previous semester
Department in charge Office of International Affairs / Staff in charge : KIM SUNKYOUNG / Staff email : kimsk0512@gwangju.ac.kr
Office number 0626702734 / Fax number : 0626702733
Dormitory Support
Availability Yes
Dormitory capacity 308
Dormitory monthly fee($) 1,100,000(KRW)/1,500,000(KRW)
Qualifications all foreign students
Department in charge Office of International Affairs / Staff in charge : KANG HYANGOk / Staff email : kangho@gwangju.ac.kr
Office number 0626702858 / Fax number : 0626702733
Part-time Job Opportunities
Availability Yes
Name Part-time Work of Foreign Student
Quota 000
Qualifications who has been in this school for more than six months, and obtained level 3 or higher in TOPIK
Department in charge Office of International Affairs / Staff in charge : KANG HYANGOk / Staff email : kangho@gwangju.ac.kr
Office number 0626702858 / Fax number : 0626702733
Availability Yes
Name Part-time Work of Foreign Student
Quota 000
Qualifications who has been in this school for more than six months, and obtained level 3 or higher in TOPIK
Department in charge Office of International Affairs / Staff in charge : HOANG JIYEONG / Staff email : jeongmin0419@gwangju.ac.kr
Office number 0626702779 / Fax number : 0626702733
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Field of Special Courses & Courses in English

Field of Special Course
1. Program Experiencing Korean Culture
Visiting the major cities in Korea : Seoul, Jeju island
Experiencing Korean Culture:
Trying traditional costume, Cooking Korean food

2. GU K-POP Contest
Attending Korean music contest and learning Korean language

3. Challenge! Golden Ball Contest
Improving the Korean language with Korean quiz programs

4. Tutoring Foreign Students
Learning Korean culture, life style and how to study through team work of Korean and foreign students

5. Daedong Food Festival
The University Festival trying foreign food and learning foreign cultures

6. Early adjusting program for Foreign Students
Early adjusting programs sponsored by the Ministry of Law for foreign students

7. Programs for Future Career
"Meeting older colleagues"
Special lectures programs by invited guests from graduates

8. Safety Education and Orientation
Programs for foreign students to learn university life and orientation for safety

9. Special Class for TOPIK
Classes for TOPIK certificates

10. Korean-Vietnam Culture Festival
(Sponsored by Gwangju Chonnam Vietnam Residents Association)
Cultural Festival Sponsored by Gwangju Chonnam Vietnam Residents Association
Courses in English
Courses in other Foreign Languages

School facilities

General Dormitory
Divsion Single Double Triple Room for 4 Etc.
montly fee($) $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $450.00
Capacity of Dormitory 1,936
Etc.

Dormitory for International Students
Divsion Single Double Triple Room for 4 Etc.
montly fee($) $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $810.00 450
Capacity of Dormitory 308
Etc.
1.Living Fee
A 4-person room : 810,000 Korean Won (6 months) / A 6-person room : 450,000 Korean Won (6 months)
2.Meals
Around 650,000 Korean Won every semester (Monday to Friday, 3 meals a day)
Student Cafeteria
Divsion Breakfast Lunch Dinner Average cost per meal($)
Offered or not Y Y Y 3.4.

Tuition Fee per Sememter($)

Affiliation(Department) Bachelor's Master's Doctorate Combined master's and doctorate Etc.
College of Humanities and Social Sciences 2,921 3,312 3,596 0
College of Culture and Art 3,483 4,061 4,706 0
College of Management 2,810 3,312 3,596 0
College of Engineering 3,483 4,061 4,706
College of healthcare, Welfare and Education 2,997 3,312 3,596

Facilities




We welcome students to study and acquire knowledge at Hosim Memorial Library with a large collection of books and good environment for learning. There is also a fitness center in both the male and female dormitories. Additionally, there is also music hall, playground, basketball court, etc., so that the students not only can study but also enjoy some exercise and various activities.


Campus Life
Gwangju University has Dae-dong Festival in every early October. During the festival, famous Korean singers perform live. Students promote friendship and teamwork through the festival. Professors and students of the music department perform at the music hall regularly to inspire students’ interest in music and the students of Clothes Design department demonstrate their passion of creativity through the graduation exhibition every June. In addition, the male soccer team and female basketball team of GU represent the university and perform well in various national games.

Special Course for International Students

Name of curricula Program Experiencing Korean Culture Language
Period of study Enrollment period
Quota 00 Application period
Tuition fee Scholarship
Required documentation
Note Visiting the major cities in Korea : Seoul, Jeju island Experiencing Korean Culture: Trying traditional costume, Cooking Korean food
Name of curricula GU K-POP Contest Language
Period of study Enrollment period
Quota 00 Application period
Tuition fee Scholarship
Required documentation
Note Attending Korean music contest and learning Korean language
Name of curricula Challenge! Golden Ball Contest Language
Period of study Enrollment period
Quota 00 Application period
Tuition fee Scholarship
Required documentation
Note Improving the Korean language with Korean quiz programs
Name of curricula Tutoring Foreign Students Language
Period of study Enrollment period
Quota 00 Application period
Tuition fee Scholarship
Required documentation
Note Learning Korean culture, life style and how to study through team work of Korean and foreign students
Name of curricula Daedong Food Festival Language
Period of study Enrollment period
Quota 000 Application period
Tuition fee Scholarship
Required documentation The University Festival trying foreign food and learning foreign cultures
Note
Name of curricula Early adjusting program for Foreign Students Language
Period of study Enrollment period
Quota 00 Application period
Tuition fee Scholarship
Required documentation
Note Early adjusting programs sponsored by the Ministry of Law for foreign students
Name of curricula Programs for Future Career Language
Period of study Enrollment period
Quota 00 Application period
Tuition fee Scholarship
Required documentation
Note "Meeting older colleagues" Special lectures programs by invited guests from graduates
Name of curricula Safety Education and Orientation Language
Period of study Enrollment period
Quota 00 Application period
Tuition fee Scholarship
Required documentation
Note Programs for foreign students to learn university life and orientation for safety
Name of curricula Special Class for TOPIK Language
Period of study Enrollment period
Quota 00 Application period
Tuition fee Scholarship
Required documentation
Note Classes for TOPIK certificates
Name of curricula Korean-Vietnam Culture Festival Language
Period of study Enrollment period
Quota 000 Application period
Tuition fee Scholarship
Required documentation
Note (Sponsored by Gwangju Chonnam Vietnam Residents Association) Cultural Festival Sponsored by Gwangju Chonnam Vietnam Residents Association

Admission information(Master's)

Information of department

Number Name of University Affiliation(Department) Department/Major Quota English-taught
courses
Etc.
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Last modified : 2020-05-04