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KYUNGPOOK NATIONAL UNIVERSITY

Basic Information

Name of University KYUNGPOOK NATIONAL UNIVERSITY Year of Establishment 1946
National/Public/Private National Certified University YES
Website en.knu.ac.kr Website for Language Institute lang.knu.ac.kr/
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
Name of scholarship
Coverage of scholarship
Amount of scholarship offered 100,000won~300,000won
Qualifications
① Scholarships will be awarded differently based on outstanding students who rank within the top 28% in the previous semester by the scholarship criteria.
② 2% of students who make the biggest improvement compared to last semester can receive a scholarship.
※ For further information, please contact to the Korean Language Program Office.
Department in charge Language Education Center / Staff in charge : Jihye Kim / Staff email : knuklp@knu.ac.kr
Office number 82539502445 / Fax number :
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 Department of Korean Language and Literature
2 Department of English Language and Literature
3 Department of French Language and Literature
4 Department of German Language and Literature
5 Department of Chinese Language and Literature
6 Department of Japanese Language and Literature
7 Department of Russian Language and Literature
8 Department of History
9 Department of Philosophy
10 Department of Archaeology and Anthropology
11 Department of Korean Literature in Chinese Characters
12 Department of Political Science
13 Department of Sociology
14 Department of Geography
15 Department of Library and Information Science
16 Department of Psychology
17 Department of Journalism and Mass Communication
18 School of Social Welfare Department of Social Welfare Policy & Administration
19 Department of Social Work Practice
20 Department of Ethics Education
21 Department of Economics
22 Department of International Trade
23 School of Business Administration
24 Department of Law
25 Department of Public Administration
26 Department of Agricultural Economics
27 Department of Education
28 Department of Humanistic Counseling
29 School of Mathematics
30 Department of Physics
31 Department of Chemistry
32 School of Life Sciences
33 Department of Geology
34 Department of Statistics
35 Department of Astronomy and Atmospheric
36 Department of Oceanography
37 School of Applied Biosciences Department of Plant Biosciences
38 School of Applied Biosciences Department of Agricultural Chemistry
39 School of Applied Biosciences Department of Applied Biology
40 School of Food Science & Biotechnology Department of Food Biotechnology
41 School of Food Science & Biotechnology Department of Food Biomaterials
42 School of Food Science & Biotechnology Department of Food Application Technology
43 Department of Horticulture
44 Department of Agricultural Civil Engineering
45 Department of Bio-industrial Machinery Engineering
46 Department of Biofibers and Biomaterials Science
47 Department of Forestry
48 Department of Wood Science and Technology
49 Department of Landscape Architecture
50 Department of Science Education
51 Department of Child and Family Studies
52 Department of Clothing and Textiles
53 Department of Food Science and Nutrition
54 Department of Nursing
55 Department of Biomedical Science
56 Department of Dental Science
57 Department of Pharmacy
58 Department of Biomedical Convergence Science & Technology
59 Department of Integrative Biotechnology
60 Department of Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering
61 Department of Electronic Materials Science and Engineering
62 Department of Mechanical Engineering
63 Department of Architecture
64 School of Architectural, Civil, Environmental, and Energy Engineering Department of Architerctural Engineering
65 School of Architectural, Civil, Environmental, and Energy Engineering Department of Civil Engineering
66 School of Architectural, Civil, Environmental, and Energy Engineering Department of Environmental and Energy Engineering
67 School of Applied Chemical Engineering Department of Applied Chemistry
68 School of Applied Chemical Engineering Department of Chemical Engineering
69 School of Applied Chemical Engineering Department of Polymer Science and Engineering
70 Department of Textile System Engineering
71 Department of Electronics Engineering
72 School of Computer Science and Engineering
73 Department of Electrical Engineering
74 Department of Artificial Intelligence
75 Department of Robot and Smart System Engineering
76 Department of Hydrogen & Renewable Energy
77 Department of Climate Change Interndisciplinary Cooperation Course
78 Department of Spatial Information Interndisciplinary Cooperation Course
79 Department of Music
80 Department of Korean Traditional Music
81 Department of Design
82 Department of Fine Arts
83 Department of Physical Education
84 Department of Medicine(MD)
85 Department of Dentistry(MD)
86 Delartment of Veterinary Medicine
87 Graduate School of International Studies Department of International Culture Studies Major in Korean Culture Studies
88 Graduate School of International Studies Department of International Culture Studies Major in Korean Education as a Foreign Language
89 Department of Ecological Science Sangju Campus
90 Department of Animal Science and Biotechnology Sangju Campus
91 Department of Ecology and Environmental System Sangju Campus
92 Department of Food and Food-service Industry Sangju Campus
93 Department of Automotive Engineering Sangju Campus
94 Dept. of Disaster Prevention and Environmental Engineering Sangju Campus
95 Department of Software Sangju Campus
96 Department of Precision Mechanical Engineering Sangju Campus
97 Department of Nano & Materials Science and Engineering Sangju Campus
98 Department of Textile & Fashion Design Sangju Campus
99 Department of Leisure & Sports Sangju Campus
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Last modified : 2020-05-04