To provide international students with opportunities to conduct advanced studies in undergraduate & graduate programs at higher educational institutions in the Republic of Korea in order to promote international exchanges in education and mutual friendship between countries.
Available Options in UniversitiesUndergraduate course: 4-year courses at designated universities ※ Transferring between universities is not allowed. (e.g. Starting studies at the junior year is not allowed.)
Graduate course: Master’s or Ph.D. courses at general graduate schools of Korean universitiesTotal Candidates to be Selected170 persons (undergraduate course), 700 persons (graduate course)Korea Language TrainingGrantees are required to take Korean language training courses for 1 year at a language institution located on-campus of the domestic universities. (Those who have attained a Korean language fluency score higher than level 5 in TOPIK are exempt from this requirement.)
To raise awareness of the benefits of studying in Korea and to motivate financially self-supporting foreign students by subsidizing outstanding students.
- Support period: 10months
- 250 foreign students (approximately)
- Support Living expenses: 500,000 won per month (Maximum 5,000,000 won)