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HANDONG GLOBAL UNIVERSITY

Basic Information

Name of University HANDONG GLOBAL UNIVERSITY Year of Establishment 1995
National/Public/Private Private Certified University YES
Website http://www.handong.edu/eng/ Website for Language Institute
Number of international students
Students Doctorate Master's Combined Master's and Doctorate Bachelor's Etc. Total
Number of students 0 49 0 114 169 332
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 130 0 141 0 0 271
Students Doctorate Master's Combined Master's and Doctorate Bachelor's Etc. Total
Number of students 0 433 0 5.411 0 5.844

International Student Support Program

Possible Language Courses
Availability Yes
Name of course Korean 1~4
Quota 00
Period of study Each Semester
Qualifications Handong Global University Students
Tuition fee per semester($) Included in tuition
montly fee($) 0
Department in charge Office of International Affairs / Staff in charge : Yelee Jung / Staff email : yeleejung@handong.edu
Office number 0542601768 / Fax number :
Scholarship Support
Scholarship support for international students
Name of scholarship HILS Scholarship Program
Coverage of scholarship Full or Partial
Amount of scholarship offered Full or Partial
Qualifications
International students from developing countries; selected among entering students recognized for academic excellence

http://lawschool.handong.edu/en/
Department in charge Handong International Law School / Staff in charge : Hyesung Lee / Staff email : hslee@handong.edu
Office number 0542601715 / Fax number : 0542601719
Name of scholarship Outstanding Entrance Grade Scholarship
Coverage of scholarship around 7,300USD~15,500USD
Amount of scholarship offered partial tuition
Qualifications
- Select international students from both developing and non-developing countries who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and have characteristics sought by the university.

- Top 10% students: Admission fee exemption and 50% deduction on tuition fee
- Top 30% students: Admission fee exemption and 30% deduction on tuition fee

- Recipients must maintain the GPA of at least 3.0 each semester to remain eligible for the scholarship.
(only applicable starting the third semester)
- If the recipient's GPA from the previous semester is lower than 3.0, or receives penalty from penalty committee he/she will be disqualified for the scholarship.
- If the recipient attends more than the designated semesters, he/she has the responsibility to pay for the extra semesters.

*please read guideline for detailed information.
Department in charge Team of Admissions Officer / Staff in charge : Esther KIM / Staff email : eskim@handong.edu
Office number 0542601806 / Fax number : 1542601809
Name of scholarship Handong Cornerstone Scholarship
Coverage of scholarship around 70,000USD
Amount of scholarship offered Scholarship: Tuition, Room&Board during term times (4 years)
Qualifications
- International applicants from specified developing countries which are non-Korean citizens and non-dual nationalities (Both parents must be non-Korean by birth. Only a few will be selected)
- Recipients must maintain at least 3.0 G.P.A each semester (from 3rd to 8th regular semester) except the first entering year. Otherwise, he or she will be disqualified for the scholarship.

* Please read guideline for detailed information.
Department in charge Team of Admissions Officer / Staff in charge : Esther KIM / Staff email : eskim@handong.edu
Office number 0542601806 / Fax number : 1542601809
Name of scholarship Entrance Scholarship for International Students
Coverage of scholarship Full or Partial
Amount of scholarship offered Full or Partial
Qualifications
1. Students with a valid Korean Language Proficiency (TOPIK) Score (at the time of Application Deadline)
* Excludes F4 VISA holders
- TOPIK Level 3 : 30% of Tuition Scholarship
- TOPIK Level 4 : 50% of Tuition Scholarship
- TOPIK Level 5 : 80% of Tuition Scholarship
- TOPIK Level 6 : 100% of Tuition Scholarship

2. Students with a valid English Language Score (at the time of Application Deadline)
*- Excludes Students that come from Countries with English as First Language, categorized by Ministry of Justice, Korea (USA, Canada, S.Africa, UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand)

- 50% of Tuition as Scholarship is Given to those that Possess an English Proficiency Score as below:
- TOEFL iBT 85 and above
- IELTS Level 6.0 and above
- TEPS 600 and above
Department in charge Team of Admissions Officer / Staff in charge : Esther KIM / Staff email : eskim@handong.edu
Office number 0542601806 / Fax number : 1542601809
Name of scholarship Scholarship for Academic Performance (with Official Language Test Scores)
Coverage of scholarship Full or Partial
Amount of scholarship offered Full or Partial
Qualifications
1. Students that Possess a Korean Proficiency Score (TOPIK) above Level 4 (at the time of end of each semester)
* Excludes F4 VISA holders
- HGU GPA between 2.0 ~ 2.49 : 30% of Tuition as Scholarship
- HGU GPA between 2.5 ~ 3.49 : 50% of Tuition as Scholarship
- HGU GPA between 3.5 ~ 3.99 : 70% of Tuition as Scholarship
- HGU GPA of 4.0 and Above : 100% of Tuition as Scholarship

2. Students that Possess an English Score (at the time of end of each semester)
- Excludes Students that Origin from Countries with English as First Language, Categorized by Ministry of Justice, Korea (USA, Canada, S. Africa, UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand)
- TOEFL iBT 85 and above OR IELTS Level 6.0 and above OR TEPS 600 and above

- HGU GPA between 3.5 ~ 3.99 : 50% of Tuition as Scholarship
- HGU GPA between 4.0 ~ 4.29 : 70% of Tuition as Scholarship
- HGU GPA of 4.3 and Above : 100% of Tuition as Scholarship
Department in charge Team of Admissions Officer / Staff in charge : Esther KIM / Staff email : eskim@handong.edu
Office number 0542601806 / Fax number : 1542601809
Name of scholarship Asian Christian Leaders Scholarship
Coverage of scholarship Full or Partial
Amount of scholarship offered Full or Partial
Qualifications
Scholarship to Train Asian Christian Leaders from Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, China, Singapore (Students that hold nationalities and graduate from High school in these countries only)

- 6 Students Per Year
- 50% of Tuition as Scholarship
- Recipients must maintain the GPA of at least 3.0 each semester to retain eligibility for the scholarship
Department in charge Team of Admissions Officer / Staff in charge : Esther KIM / Staff email : eskim@handong.edu
Office number 0542601806 / Fax number : 1542601809
Dormitory Support
Availability Yes
Dormitory capacity 288
Dormitory monthly fee($) 200
Qualifications International Students
Department in charge Office of International Affairs / Staff in charge : Yelee Jung / Staff email : yeleejung@handong.edu
Office number 0542601768 / Fax number :
Part-time Job Opportunities
Availability Yes
Name HILS Professor Teaching Assistant
Quota
Qualifications Upon Professor's Request
Department in charge Handong International Law School / Staff in charge : Hyesung Lee / Staff email : hslee@handong.edu
Office number 0542601715 / Fax number : 0542601719
Availability Yes
Name Department Teaching Assistant
Quota
Qualifications Upon departments' request
Department in charge Office of International Affairs / Staff in charge : Yelee Jung / Staff email : yeleejung@handong.edu
Office number 0542601768 / Fax number :
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Field of Special Courses & Courses in English

Field of Special Course
1. Education curriculum
-Admissions with Undeclared Majors / departments: Choose majors freely from the 2nd year
-Multi-Disciplinary Department (Doubld Majoring) Policy: Design a major for one’s own vision from all different departments
-Global Standard Engineering Education Certification
-Capstone project (Mechanical, Computer electronics, ICT startup, Life science, Media, Design)

2. Specialty for International Students
-100% English Track: Global Management, Information Technology, US & International Law
-Global Convergence Studies: Design student's own major
-Global Korean Studies: Certificate of Korean Language Education Level 2~3 can be obtained
-TEP (Christian Teacher Education Program): International teaching certificate by ACSI in the United States can be obtained
-US Lawyer: US & International Law major > Handong International Law School (The first American law school in Asia)
-Ban Ki-moon Global Education Center: Global Citizenship Education

3. Internatiolization
-40% of courses are conducted in English in all department
-Republic of Korea’s First, UNESCO UNITWIN Program Host University
-Republic of Korea’s First, OECD Partner University for Internship Program
-The Asia’s 1st Global Higher Education Platform: HGU Ban Ki-moon Institute for Global Education
in support of United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI)
-Exchange program: about 100 partner universities in Europe, Asia, and the United States
-Asia's first U.S. Law school: Leading Bar passage rate of 70.39%
-One of United Nations Academic Impact Global Hub Universities in the World
-Global Campus: Students from 53 countries staying at international dormitories

4. Character Education
-A team system: A mentor professor and 20 team students from various backgrounds and majors form a community
-RC (Residential College) system: dormitory system that promotes education and wholesome lifestyle through faith, learning, and fellowship
-Required Liberal Arts courses: Community Services

5. Results of Specialized Education
-2020, Selected as an excellent university in the internationalization field among universities in Korea by University news network (highest grade)
-2015, ‘A’ University ranking as evaluated by the Korean Ministry of Education (highest rank)
-2020, World WURI University Ranking: 32nd for Ethical Value
-2020, Awarded Korea Inchon Award: Well-Teaching University’, in focus to knowledge, character, and spirituality.
-2020 University Innovation Support Project, Best Grade A, by the Ministry of Education
-2017, Student Satisfaction (=Retention Rate): 1st ranked in private university, 2nd ranked in overall universities in Korea
-2015~, accredited under the International Education Quality Assurance System (Institution accreditation validated by the Korean Ministry of Education)
-2015, 2018, Best Awards in Donation through Education by the Ministry of Education
-2015, Best Awards in Character Education by the Ministry of Education
-The most cumulative LG Global Challenger awards (13 times, including 4 grand prizes and 4 best awards)
-15.8% of freshmen are from overseas high schools (2020)
-Nationality diversity: students from about 60 countries (2020)
Courses in English
1. Courses offered in 100% English
- Global Management(GM)
- US & International Law(UIL)
- Information Technology(IT)
- Global Convergence Studies(GCS: Self-Designed major)

2. The other majors: 41.2% courses are conducted in English
Courses in other Foreign Languages
HGU offered courses in English from all departments
http://handong.edu/eng/academics/Course/All_courses/

School facilities

General Dormitory
Divsion Single Double Triple Room for 4 Etc.
montly fee($) $0,00 $200,00 $0,00 $200,00
Capacity of Dormitory 3.300
Etc.
-Each dormitory is under Residential College system, where all students belong for 4 years. (https://rc.handong.edu)
-Korean Speaking house
Dormitory for International Students
Divsion Single Double Triple Room for 4 Etc.
montly fee($) $0,00 $0,00 $0,00 $200,00
Capacity of Dormitory 288
Etc.
Main Language is English, and International students from 60 countries and Korean share the room. Carmichael College (International House) offers various events, such as sport competitions, cultural excursion, talent shows etc.​
Student Cafeteria
Divsion Breakfast Lunch Dinner Average cost per meal($)
Offered or not Y Y Y $3

Tuition Fee per Sememter($)

Affiliation(Department) Bachelor's Master's Doctorate Combined master's and doctorate Etc.
Humanities and Social Sciences 3.200.000 0 0 0
Natural Sciences and Engineering 3.900.000 0 0 0

Facilities




Soccer field, basketball court, tennis court, pool table, and fitness center, Cafes, Chapel and Prayer rooms etc

Special Course for International Students

Admission information(Master's)

Enrollment period spring, fall semester
Application period twice a year Period of study 4 semesters
Admission Guidelines
Note
'General Graduate School, Graduate School of Global Management & Leadership
Graduate School of Interpretation & Translation, Graduate School of Education
Graduate School of Counseling, Handong International Law School

Especially for third world countries (foreign students from)'
Enrollment period February or March
Application period Mid-October Period of study 4/6 semester
Admission Guidelines
Note
JD is 3-year program which is designed for the people who want to sit for the bar exams in the US.
MA is 2-year program which is for the legal professionals who already have law license in their countries, and seeking further education.

Information of department

Number Name of University Affiliation(Department) Department/Major Quota English-taught
courses
Etc.
1 Master of Arts Program MA is 2-year program which is for the legal professionals who already have law license in their countries, and seeking further education.
2 Juris Doctor Equivalent Program 50 JD is 3-year program which is designed for the people who want to sit for the bar exams in the US.
3 Global Management
4 APPLIED LINGUISTICS AND TRANSLATION
5 LIFE SCIENCE
6 Advanced Green Energy and Environment
7 Mechanical and Control Engineering
8 Spatial Design and Engineering
9 Information Technology
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최종수정일 : 2020-05-04