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KOOKMIN UNIVERSITY

Basic Information

Name of University KOOKMIN UNIVERSITY Year of Establishment 1946
National/Public/Private Private Certified University YES
Website english.KOOKMIN.ac.kr Website for Language Institute IIE.kookmin.ac.kr
Number of international students
Students Doctorate Master's Combined Master's and Doctorate Bachelor's Etc. Total
Number of students 108 335 0 1.841 582 2.866
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 625 186 298 551 265 1.925
Students Doctorate Master's Combined Master's and Doctorate Bachelor's Etc. Total
Number of students 470 2.414 0 14.628 0 17.512

International Student Support Program

Possible Language Courses
Availability Yes
Name of course Short-term Korean Language Program
Quota
Period of study
Qualifications Foreign Passport Holder
Tuition fee per semester($) 1100
montly fee($)
Availability Yes
Name of course Regular Korean Language Program
Quota
Period of study
Qualifications A graduate of a secondary school or equivalent qualification awarded by the candidate’s government organization
Tuition fee per semester($) 1130
montly fee($) 480
Scholarship Support
Scholarship support for international students
Name of scholarship KMU Global Scholarship
Coverage of scholarship
Amount of scholarship offered 100% of tuition fee
Qualifications
- Eligible international student from ODA recipient countries who has recommendation from overseas university or institution
Name of scholarship New student scholarship for graduate prgoram
Coverage of scholarship
Amount of scholarship offered 50% of tuition fee
Qualifications
- New International student of graduate program
Name of scholarship Merit-based scholarship for Graduate courses
Coverage of scholarship
Amount of scholarship offered 50% of tuition fee
Qualifications
3.75 GPA or higher in previous semester
Name of scholarship Merit-based scholarship(2nd class)
Coverage of scholarship
Amount of scholarship offered 30% of tuition fee
Qualifications
Certain number of students according to GPA
Name of scholarship Merit-based scholarship(first class)
Coverage of scholarship
Amount of scholarship offered 50% of tuition fee
Qualifications
Certain number of student according to GPA
Name of scholarship Merit-based scholarship(Top)
Coverage of scholarship
Amount of scholarship offered 70% of tuition fee
Qualifications
Ranking second place in each college or department(major) in previous semester
Name of scholarship Merit-based scholarship(Sung-gok)
Coverage of scholarship
Amount of scholarship offered 100% of tuition fee
Qualifications
- Ranking first place in each college or department(major)
- 3.8 GPA or higher in previous semester
Name of scholarship New student Scholarship B
Coverage of scholarship
Amount of scholarship offered
Qualifications
- level 3 of TOPIK or equivalent
Name of scholarship New student Scholarship C
Coverage of scholarship
Amount of scholarship offered 30% of tuition fee
Qualifications
- Certain level of Korean Language
Name of scholarship New student Scholarship A
Coverage of scholarship
Amount of scholarship offered 50% of tuition fee
Qualifications
- level 4 of TOPIK or equivalent
Dormitory Support
Availability Yes
Dormitory capacity 92
Dormitory monthly fee($) 125
Qualifications Korean Language Program
Availability Yes
Dormitory capacity 110
Dormitory monthly fee($) 125
Qualifications Exchange Program
Availability Yes
Dormitory capacity 80
Dormitory monthly fee($) 125
Qualifications Graduate
Availability Yes
Dormitory capacity 200
Dormitory monthly fee($) 125
Qualifications Undergraduate
Part-time Job Opportunities
Availability Yes
Name Research Assistant B
Quota 15
Qualifications - International graduate students enrolled in Kookmin University
Availability Yes
Name Research Assistant A
Quota 15
Qualifications - International graduate student enrolled in Kookmin Univ.
Availability Yes
Name Office Assistant
Quota 30
Qualifications - International undergraduate students enrolled in Kookmin University
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Field of Special Courses & Courses in English

Field of Special Course
ㆍAutomotive Engineering - The 1st & Best Automotive Engineering School in Korea
ㆍDesign - The Best Design School in Korea
ㆍSoftware Engineering - One of the Top Software Engineering Schools in Korea
Courses in English
ㆍKMU International Business School (International Business Major) offered 100% in English
ㆍCore Courses in each School/Department (average 3 courses per Semester per School/Department) offered in English
Courses in other Foreign Languages
ㆍCourses in Chinese : Some Courses from the School of Chinese Studies (Chinese Literature & Linguistics Major, Chinese Politics & Economy Major)
ㆍCourses in Russian : Some Courses from the Department of Eurasian Studies
ㆍCourses in Japanese : Some Courses from the Department of Japanese Studies

School facilities

General Dormitory
Divsion Single Double Triple Room for 4 Etc.
montly fee($) $0,00 $193,00 $170,00 $165,00 0
Capacity of Dormitory 1.825
Etc.
'Air-conditioning, Heating, Shower, Toilet, Desks, Bookshelves, Chairs, Closets, Beds, Free Internet Port' installed in each Room
Dormitory for International Students
Divsion Single Double Triple Room for 4 Etc.
montly fee($) $0,00 $193,00 $170,00 $165,00 0
Capacity of Dormitory 459
Etc.
'Air-conditioning, Heating, Shower, Toilet, Desks, Bookshelves, Chairs, Closets, Beds, Free Internet Port' installed in each Room
Student Cafeteria
Divsion Breakfast Lunch Dinner Average cost per meal($)
Offered or not Y Y Y 3.19

Tuition Fee per Sememter($)

Affiliation(Department) Bachelor's Master's Doctorate Combined master's and doctorate Etc.
[Undergraduate] Physical Education 4.771.000 0 0 0 Admission Fee 352,000 KRW
[Undergraduate] Science and Technology (Physics,Chemistry,Food Nutrition,Bio and Fermentation) 4.921.000 Admission Fee 352,000 KRW
[Undergraduate] Design,Architecture,Fine Arts 5.403.000 Admisstion Fee 352,000 KRW
[Graduate School] Engineering 0 6.345.000 6.345.000 6.345.000 Admission Fee (1,029,000 KRW)
[Graduate School] Arts/Architecture 0 6.561.000 6.561.000 6.561.000 Admission Fee(1,029,000 KRW)
[Graduate School] Music 0 6.661.000 6.661.000 6.661.000 Admission Fee(1,029,000 KRW)
[Graduate School] Natural Science 0 5.647.000 5.647.000 5.647.000 Admission Fee(1,029,000 KRW)
[Graduate School] Physical Education 0 5.854.000 5.854.000 5.854.000 Admission Fee 1,0290,000 KRW
[Undergraduate] HumanitiesⅠ(Humanities/Social Science/Economics and Commerce) 4.101.000 0 0 0 Admission Fee 352,000 KRW
[Undergraduate] Business Ⅰ(Business Administration) 4.237.000 0 0 0 Admission Fee 352,000 KRW
[Undergraduate] Business Ⅱ(Management Information System/Business Analytics and Statistics/Finance 4.372.000 0 0 0 Admission Fee \352,000
[학부] Business Ⅲ(KMU International Business School) 5.642.000 0 0 0 Admission Fee 352,000 KRW
[Undergraduate] Science and Technology (Forestry/Forest Products&Biotech/Mathematics) 4.716.000 0 0 0 Admission Fee 352,000 KRW

Facilities




Sungkok Library (https://LIB.kookmin.ac.kr)
Sungkok Library has a huge data base and has 7 million books, multimedia data, 2,000 kinds of internal and external scholarly journals, 50,000 kinds of foreign journals (21 DBs), 1,300 kinds of local online journals, 52,000 kinds of e-Books, and 2,700 seats in cubicles. It greatly contributes to the academic atmosphere of Kookmin University.

Kookmin University Museum(https://MUSEUM.kookmin.ac.kr)
Kookmin University Museum is a general education place for history and cultural knowledge. The museum has special items of universal flavor. It holds various programs to promote the local culture. There is a Prehistory Room, an Ancient Room, a Goryeo Room and a Joseon Room, a Buddhist Art Room, a Currency Room, a Folk Room, a Pictures and Writings Room, a Rock Art Room, and there are ancient Seolchon documents to display relics and historical information. In particular, the museum has unique ancient documents and rock art which are highly valued. Now, articles and relics on exhibit are shot by digital camera and downloaded to database so that they can be seen on the museum homepage.

Computer Labs
Kookmin University has 15 computer labs for general use, which can be accessed with a valid Student Card. You can copy for free if you bring your copy paper.

Myungwon Folk House
Myungwon Folk House has been designated as Seoul Folklore National Treasure No.7. Originally, this house was the residence of Han Gyu Seol, who was the Mayor of Seoul and the Minister of Political Affairs during the late Joseon dynasty. The spatial hierarchy of the various courts shows the structure of living spaces for the upper class. This house is being utilized as a space for the education and experience of traditional Korean culture. It especially focuses on teaching the traditional Korean tea ceremony.

Wellness Center
Wellness Center supplies customized exercise programs to improve the physical strength and health of visitors. After a check of the individual s physical strength, nutrition, and an exercise consultation, visitors have the option to take health improvement classes, obesity classes, silver classes (for senior citizens) and/or physical strength improvement classes suited to their needs.

Special Course for International Students

Name of curricula Journey to the Trends and Tradition of Korea Language
Period of study 3 Weeks Enrollment period End of July
Quota 100 Application period April or May
Tuition fee 1280 Scholarship 0
Required documentation - Application Form, Copy of Passport, Certificate of Enrollment(or Graduation), Tuberculosis(TB) Test Results
Note - Providing international students opportunity to study Korean culture & language during summer semester

Admission information(Master's)

Enrollment period March, September
Application period May, October Period of study 2 years
Admission Guidelines 대학원 리플렛_English.pdf
대학원 리플렛_Chinese.pdf
Note
1. Qualifications : A bachelor's degree from domestic or foreign accredited college or university

2. Required Documents
- Application Form(download from KMU Website(iat.kookmin.ac.kr))
- Reference of professor in university (download from KMU Website(www.kookmin.ac.kr))
- Certificate of record in university and graduate school
- Certificate of foreign residence( Korean-foreigner )
- Certificate of foreign for students and parents a foreign certificate
- Certificate of graduation (a planned) from university
- Family register for students (only Korean-foreigner ) (one sheet)
- Reference (prescribed form)
* guarantor must live in Korea. reference must be notarized.
- A copy of passport
- A copy of a foreign register issued by Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs for foreigner staying in Korea
3. Procedure : Document evaluation and Interview test

Information of department

Number Name of University Affiliation(Department) Department/Major Quota English-taught
courses
Etc.
1 Korean Language 100
2 Korean Literature 100
3 Teaching Korean as a Foreign Language 100
4 English Language 100
5 English Literature 100
6 Chinese Literature and Linguistics 100
7 Korean History(I): Prehistroy~Goryo Dynasty, 100
8 Korean History(II):Choseon Dynasty~Present 100
9 International and Northeast Asian Studies 100
10 Russian Area Studies 100
11 Chinese Area Studies 100
12 Japanese Area Studies 100
13 Public Administration 100
14 Public Policy 100
15 Political Thoughts and Theories 100
16 Comparative Politics 100
17 International Relations 100
18 Political Management 100
19 Sociological Theories and Korean Society 100
20 Future and Information Society 100
21 Science, Technology and Environment 100
22 Culture and Sports 100
23 Media and Communication 100
24 Advertising and Public Relations  100
25 Educational Administration and Lifelong Education 100
26 Educational Psychology and School Counseling and Special Education 100
27 Educational Measurement and Evaluation, Reunification Education 100
28 Curriculum and Educational Technology 100
29 Law 100
30 North Korea & Unification Law 100
31 Economics 100
32 International Trade 100
33 International Economics 100
34 Management, 100
35 Finance 100
36 Marketing,
37 Service Management, 100
38 Insurance and Finance 100
39 POL(Purchasing, Opeations, Logistics) 100
40 Data Science 100
41 Mathematics 100
42 Information Security 100
43 Physics 100
44 Physics and Analytical Chemistry 100
45 Organic Chemistry 100
46 Inorganic Chemistry, 100
47 Bio Chemistry 100
48 Nano Chemistry 100
49 Food Nutrition 100
50 Food Biotechnology 100
51 Bio & Fermentation Convergence Technology 100
52 Forest Products & Biotechnology 100
53 Forest Products and Biotechnology 100
54 Materiasl Science and Engineering 100
55 Mechanical Engineering 100
56 Mechanics and Design 100
57 Structural Engineering 100
58 Geotechnical Engineering 100
59 Hydraulic Engineering 100
60 Environmental Engineering 100
61 Electronics Engineering 100
62 Microwave Communication Engineering   100
63 Computer Science 100
64 Architecture 100
65 Architectural System 100
66 Ceramics 100
67 Metalwork & Jewelry 100
68 Communication Design 100
69 Entertainment & Contents Design 100
70 Space Design 100
71 Mobility Design 100
72 Fashion Design 100
73 Composition 100
74 Voice 100
75 Piano Performance 100
76 Orchestral Instruments 100
77 Collaborative Piano 100
78 Painting 100
79 Sculpture 100
80 Intermedia Art 100
81 Theatre 100
82 Dance 100
83 Film and Televisio 100
84 MFA in Acting 100
85 Humanities and Social Science in Sports, 100
86 Natural Science in Sports   100
87 Golf Convergence Science 100
88 Science of Feelings 100
89 Cultural Study of Arts 100
90 Cultural Socio-Psycology 100
91 Xcultural Study of Korean Style 100
92 Conservation of Culutral Heritage 100
93 Biomedical Science 100
94 Biomedical Engineering 100
95 Covergence Kinesiology 100
96 Convergence Mechanical Engineering 100
97 Financial Security 100
98 Information Secruity 100
99 Security Enhanced Smart Electirc Vehicle 100
100 Convergence Design 100
101 Covergence Electronic materials and Computer Science 100
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Last modified : 2020-05-04