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Deadline 30 April: Study in Korea, Admissions Guide for International Students - 2014 Fall Semester

17 March 2014
Admissions Guide for International Students - 2014 Fall Semester
1. About the Graduate School of Korean Studies
The Graduate School of Korean Studies (“GSKS”) is a research-oriented graduate school in the fields of humanities and social sciences pertaining to Korea, which aims at nurturing scholars who will contribute to the development and globalization of Korean studies. Since its establishment in 1980 as Korea’s first professional school dedicated exclusively to Korean studies, GSKS has provided intensive research-oriented education through eminent professors’ close mentoring of students. As a result, not only GSKS has gained a worldwide reputation for its high standard and quality education, but also its graduates are playing pivotal role in widening and deepening Korean studies all over the world with their academic excellence. Currently, approximately 240 students, including about 110 international students from 32 different countries, are enrolled in the master’s and doctoral degree programs and research (non-degree) program at GSKS.
2.Key Attributes
◦Tuition fees are fully waived for international students.
◦The Government Grant of KRW750,000 per month is provided for selected students.
◦Free Korean language courses are provided to train international students to be more competent at and confident in reading/writing/listening/speaking Korean and eventually help them achieve their academic goals.
◦On-campus dormitory accommodations are available at the rate of KRW477,400 per semester, double occupancy.
◦A 4:1 student-faculty ratio enables close one-to-one guidance of students by professors.
◦Various kinds of courses are available including major-specific courses, interdisciplinary courses, fieldwork and independent studies with student's own topic and research plans.
◦Students may earn credits by publishing articles in accredited academic journals. MORE INFORMATION
Last modified:04 July 2014 9.39 p.m.

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