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SEOUL NATIONAL UNIVERSITY

Basic Information

Name of University SEOUL NATIONAL UNIVERSITY Year of Establishment 1946.10
National/Public/Private National IEQAS* University YES
Website http://en.snu.ac.kr/ Website for Language Institute http://lei.snu.ac.kr/mobile/kr/lei/main/main.jsp
* International Education Quality Assurance System
Number of international students
Students Doctorate Master's Combined Master's and Doctorate Bachelor's Etc. Total
Number of students 289 765 64 196 4,278 5,592
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 1,718 378 780 1,349 1,503 5,728
Students Doctorate Master's Combined Master's and Doctorate Bachelor's Etc. Total
Number of students 3,297 8,002 0 16,712 0 28,011

International Student Support Program

Possible Language Courses
Availability Yes
Name of course Korean Language Education-Regular Program
Quota 12 per class
Period of study 10 weeks / 200 hours
Qualifications Must have completed high school or equivalent
Tuition fee per semester($) 1,260~1,580
montly fee($) 350~900
Department in charge Korean Language Education Center / Staff in charge : Lee Hye Kyung / Staff email : klp@snu.ac.kr
Office number 028808570 / Fax number :
Availability Yes
Name of course Korean Language Education-Evening Class
Quota 12 per class
Period of study 10 weeks / 60 hours
Qualifications According to Screening Result
Tuition fee per semester($) 580
montly fee($) 350~900
Department in charge Korean Language Education Center / Staff in charge : Lee Hye Kyung / Staff email : klp@snu.ac.kr
Office number 028808570 / Fax number :
Availability Yes
Name of course 5-week Summer Korean Language Program
Quota
Period of study 100 hours
Qualifications Must have completed high school or equivalent
Tuition fee per semester($) 1,400
montly fee($) 350~900
Department in charge Korean Language Education Center / Staff in charge : Lee Hye Kyung / Staff email : klp@snu.ac.kr
Office number 028808570 / Fax number :
Availability Yes
Name of course 3-week Intensive Korean Language Program
Quota
Period of study 60 hours
Qualifications Must have completed high school or equivalent
Tuition fee per semester($) 700
montly fee($) 350~900
Department in charge Korean Language Education Center / Staff in charge : Lee Hye Kyung / Staff email : klp@snu.ac.kr
Office number 028808570 / Fax number :
Scholarship Support
Scholarship support for international students
Name of scholarship Silk-Road Scholarship
Coverage of scholarship Tuition fee, Living expenses, Airfare, Korean language training fee
Amount of scholarship offered
Qualifications
Humanities and Social Sciences including Korean language, history, culture, politics, and economics
Department in charge Office of International Affairs / Staff in charge : Yoori Kim / Staff email : intlscholarship@snu.ac.kr
Office number 8228802519 / Fax number :
Name of scholarship Graduate Scholarship for Excellent Foreign Students(GSFS)
Coverage of scholarship Tuition/Living Expenses
Amount of scholarship offered Full Tuition Exemption for 4 semesters/Living Expenses $500
Qualifications
Asian students(excluding Chinese and Japanese nationals) in specified graduate programs(subject to change every semester)
Department in charge Office of International Affairs / Staff in charge : Yoori Kim / Staff email : intlscholarship@snu.ac.kr
Office number 8228802519 / Fax number :
Name of scholarship Glo-Harmony Scholarship
Coverage of scholarship Full Tuition/Living Expenses
Amount of scholarship offered
Qualifications
International students from the developing countries in the DAC list of ODA recipients
Department in charge Office of International Affairs / Staff in charge : Yoori Kim / Staff email : intlscholarship@snu.ac.kr
Office number 8228802519 / Fax number :
Name of scholarship International Student Scholarship
Coverage of scholarship Tuition Fee
Amount of scholarship offered
Qualifications
International students in undergraduate and graduate programs
Name of scholarship Asian Universities Network Scholarship
Coverage of scholarship Tuition Fee/Living Expenses
Amount of scholarship offered
Qualifications
Seven universities in Asia(Current list of qualified universities include Sakhalin State University, National University of Mongolia, Vietnam National University-Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam National University-Hanoi City, Chulalongkorn University, University of Laos and Yanbian University
Department in charge Office of International Affairs / Staff in charge : Yoori Kim / Staff email : intlscholarship@snu.ac.kr
Office number 8228802519 / Fax number :
Name of scholarship Global Korean Scholarship(GKS)
Coverage of scholarship 500,000/month
Amount of scholarship offered 6,000,000/12months
Qualifications
Self-financed international students in their 2nd, 3rd, and 4th year (Overall GPA and previous semester's GPA must be over 80 out of a possible 100)
Department in charge Office of International Affairs / Staff in charge : Yoori Kim / Staff email : intlscholarship@snu.ac.kr
Office number 8228802519 / Fax number :
Name of scholarship Daewoong Foundation Scholarship
Coverage of scholarship
Amount of scholarship offered $2000
Qualifications
International Students studying in undergraduate or graduate programs
Name of scholarship Overseas Koreans Scholarship
Coverage of scholarship Tuition, Living Expenses, Airfare, Insurance, Korean language training fee
Amount of scholarship offered
Qualifications
Overseas Korean students who wish to take undergraduate/graduate degrees in universities in Korea
Name of scholarship Korean War Memorial Foundation Scholarships
Coverage of scholarship Tuition/Dormitory/Living Expenses
Amount of scholarship offered
Qualifications
Direct descendents of international Korean war veterans who applied to study undergraduate or graduate programs in Korea and recommended by the Korean War Memorial Foundation
Name of scholarship SNU Global Scholarship
Coverage of scholarship Tuition/Living Expenses+@
Amount of scholarship offered
Qualifications
SNU international students in both undergraduate and graduate programs
Department in charge Office of International Affairs / Staff in charge : Yoori Kim / Staff email : intlscholarship@snu.ac.kr
Office number 8228802519 / Fax number :
Name of scholarship Korean Government Scholarship Program(KGSP)
Coverage of scholarship Tuition, Living Expenses, Airfare, Korean Language Training Fee
Amount of scholarship offered
Qualifications
All areas offered by the universities designated by the National Institute for International Education
Dormitory Support
Availability Yes
Dormitory capacity 4777
Dormitory monthly fee($) 190~762
Qualifications Average Grade above 3.0
Department in charge Dormitory / Staff in charge : Kim Tae Hoon / Staff email : kth1004@snu.ac.kr
Office number 8819011 / Fax number :
Availability Yes
Dormitory capacity 180
Dormitory monthly fee($) 350~900
Qualifications Only for LC students
Department in charge Korean Language Education Center / Staff in charge : Lee Hye Kyung / Staff email : klp@snu.ac.kr
Office number 028808570 / Fax number :
Part-time Job Opportunities
Availability No
Name
Quota
Qualifications
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Field of Special Courses & Courses in English

Field of Special Course

http://en.snu.ac.kr/undergraduate-programs

http://en.snu.ac.kr/gradaute-school

http://en.snu.ac.kr/professional-graduate-schools
Courses in English
702 courses are offered in English among 4,775 courses in our curriculum. The number of courses
taught in English is increasing every year
Courses in other Foreign Languages
Search for other classes at 'Course Registration System'
http://sugang.snu.ac.kr/search.html

School facilities

General Dormitory
Divsion Single Double Triple Room for 4 Etc.
montly fee($) $238.00 $144.00 $0.00 $148.00
Capacity of Dormitory 5,774
Etc.
SNU Gwanaksa Dormitory has 28 dormitory buildings with 2,600 rooms, housing over 4,500 students. Gwanaksa includes Undergraduate Dormitory, Graduate Dormitory, Off-Campus Dormitory (cluster) and Family Dormitory for married graduate students.
Dormitory for International Students
Divsion Single Double Triple Room for 4 Etc.
montly fee($) $316.00 $74.00 $0.00 $0.00 44
Capacity of Dormitory 434
Etc.
The BK International House, located near the rear gate of the Gwanak Campus provides accommodations for international faculties, researchers and their families. There are 316 singles rooms and 74 cluster rooms (with two rooms).
Student Cafeteria
Divsion Breakfast Lunch Dinner Average cost per meal($)
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 4,646 5,616 5,616
Social Sciences 4,646 5,616 5,616
Natural Sciences(Mathematical Sciences) 4,661
Natural Sciences(Pre-Med, Pre-Vet) 5,842
Natural Sciences(Interdisciplinary Programs) 6,871 6,871
Natural Sciences(Math Sci,History&Philosophy Sci.) 5,630 5,630
Nursing 5,657 6,871 6,871
Business 4,646 5,616 5,616
Engineering 5,703 6,917 6,917
Agriculture&Life Sci.(Agri. Eco&Rural Development) 4,646 5,616 5,616
Agriculture&Life Sciences (others) 5,657 6,871 6,871
Education(Language,History,Social Sci.) 4,646 5,616 5,616
Education(Mathematics) 4,661 5,630 5,630
Law 4,646 5,616 5,616
Natural Sciences(Others) 5,657
Fine Arts 6,949 8,467 8,467
Education(Natural sci.,Physical) 5,657 6,871 6,871
Human Ecology(Consumer & Child Studies) 4,646 5,616 5,616
Human Ecology(Food&Nutrition,Clothing&Textiles) 5,657 6,871 6,871
Pharmacy 6,949 8,467 8,467
Veterinary Medicine 8,834
Veterinary Medicine(Basic Course) 9,387 9,387
Veterinay Medicine(Clinical Course) 10,156 10,156
Medicine 9,581
Medicine(Basic Course) 8,606 8,606
Medicine(Clinical Course) 10,775 10,775
Dentistry(Clinical Course) 10,775 10,775
Dentistry(Basic Course) 8,606 8,606
Graduate School of Public Health(Day Program) 6,871 6,871
Grad. Sch. of Public Administration(Day Program) 5,616 5,616
Grad. Sch. of Environmental Studies(Day Program) 6,871 6,871
Grad. Sch. of Public Health(Night Program) 5,495 5,495
Grad. Sch. of Public Administrartion(Night Prog.) 4,493 4,493
Law School 12,012 12,012
School of Convergence Science and Technology 7,262 7,262
Language Cource 1,580

Facilities




1. Posco gymnasium(swimming, racket ball, squash, health training, indoor golf, aerobic, jazz dance, sauna and etc)
2. Library, museum, kyujangkak
3. Student center ( books and other daily life goods store, music listening room and others)
4. Welfare center( photo studio, electronic department, stationery store, beauty salon,
barbershop and various life convenient goods are sold)
5. Culture hall( held movie, play and other cultural event)
6. Doorye culture and art center ( small scale play and cultural event)'

Special Course for International Students

Name of curricula KOREAN LANGUAGE EDUCATION(REGULAR COURSE) Language
Period of study Enrollment period
Quota about 12 / Class Application period
Tuition fee $1,260~1,580/10 weeks Scholarship
Required documentation
Note Must have completed high school or equivalent
Name of curricula KOREAN LANGUAGE EDUCATION(Evening Class) Language
Period of study 10 weeks/60 hours/4 sessions per year Enrollment period March, June, September, December
Quota Application period
Tuition fee $580/10 weeks Scholarship
Required documentation On-line application form, Either official academic transcript or certificate of graduation from the most recent school attended, A copy of current passport, Application fee KRW15,000
Note
Name of curricula 5-week Summer Korean Language Program Language
Period of study 100 hours Enrollment period June
Quota Application period May
Tuition fee $1,400 Scholarship
Required documentation On-line application form, A statement of purpose (in Korean or English), A resume or curriculum vitae (in Korean or English), Either official academic transcript or certificate of graduation from the most recent school attended, A copy of current passport, Application fee KRW50,000
Note
Name of curricula 3-week Intensive Korean Language Program Language
Period of study 60 hours Enrollment period Winter-January, Summer-July or August
Quota Application period Winter-November~December, Summer-June~July
Tuition fee $700 Scholarship
Required documentation On-line application form, A statement of purpose (in Korean or English), A resume or curriculum vitae (in Korean or English), Either official academic transcript or certificate of graduation from the most recent school attended, A copy of current passport, Application fee KRW50,000
Note
Name of curricula International Summer Institute Language
Period of study June 30, 2013 – August 7, 2013 Enrollment period June 30, 2013
Quota 700 Application period January 6, 2013 – May 8, 2013
Tuition fee $3,300 Scholarship
Required documentation Online application, photo, copy of passport, transcript of currently enrolled university program
Note The International Summer Institute at Seoul National University(SNU ISI) is a six-week summer program which offers the unique chance for international students to learn from distinguished SNU professors while experiencing life in Korea first-hand. Celebrating its 8th year, SNU ISI is excited to offer a fuller curriculum with a variety of courses in East Asia Studies, Business & Economics, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences as well as Korean language and cultural courses. More than 500 students from 27 countries have participated in the 2013 SNU ISI program last year, making the most out of their summers by getting ahead in their academics, exploring Korea, and making new friends through the SNU ISI program. Please join the SNU ISI information session to learn more about the SNU ISI program and prepare for an exciting summer in Korea! For more details, please visit: http://isi.snu.ac.kr

Admission information(Master's)

Enrollment period March September
Application period February ~ March Period of study 4 semester
Admission Guidelines
Note
'■ Required Documents
1. One completed Application Form (Form 1, Print out after completing online application)
2. Study Plan and Personal Statement (Form 2, in English or Korean)
3. Two Letters of Recommendation (Form 3) from your professors
4. Official documents:
Official Undergraduate Studies Transcript
Notarized Certificate of a Bachelor''s Degree / Undergraduate School Graduation Certificate
NOTE: If you are currently enrolled in an undergraduate program, you should submit an official document that indicates your expected date of graduation.
Note: Transcripts and Certificates from Chinese universities MUST be accompanied by verification from the China Academic Degree & Graduate Education Development Center. Refer to the website http://www.cdgdc.edu.cn
5. A copy of the applicant''s passport (or other official document indicating your nationality)
6. Copies of both parents'' passports (or other official documents indicating parents'' nationality)
7. Official document indicating parent-child relationship between the applicant and his/her parents
☞ Foreign students, who have received entire education outside of Korea, may submit the Certificate of Facts concerning the Entry and Exit issued by the Korea Immigration Office, instead of the documents regarding parents-child relationship and parents’ passports.
8. Financial Certification (Form 4)
9. Additional materials for applicants to programs in the Fine Arts, Music ,Physical Education and Fine Arts Education Major (portfolio, photographs of works, recordings of performances, etc.)
10. Supplementary materials
11. Agreement for Verification of Academic Record
☞ Upon completion of all required online procedures, applicants must print out the official agreement for Academic Record Verification.

■ Qualifications
1. International applicants must meet all of the following requirements:
1) He or she holds a Bachelor’s degree, or is considered by the admission committee to have an acceptable intellectual competence at the level of someone holding an equivalent or higher degree; 2) He or she is not a citizen of Korea; 3) His or her parents are not citizens of Korea
2. Applicants of Korean origin must meet all of the following requirements:
1) He or she received entire elementary, junior high, high school, and undergraduate education outside of Korea at the comparable and equivalent level of those provided in Korea; 2) He or she holds a Bachelor’s degree, or is considered by the admission committee to have an acceptable intellectual competence at the level of someone holding an equivalent or higher degree.

■ Procedure
1) Online application & Submitting application documents
2) Selection for admission (university)
3) Announcement of successful applicants (university)
4) Register (applicants)

■ Scholarship for foreigners
1) Campus Scholarship : foreigh student scholarship(
reduction for admission fee and tuition)

2) Off-campus scholarship: KwanYak association Scholarship,
International relation foundation scholarship, etc.'

Information of department

Number Name of University Affiliation(Department) Department/Major Quota Etc.
1 Chinese Language and Literature
2 Korean Language and Literature
3 English Language and Literature
4 French Language and Literature
5 German Language and Literature
6 Russian Language and Literature
7 Hispanic Language and Literature
8 Linguistics
9 Korean History
10 Asian History
11 Western History
12 Eastern Philosophy Major
13 Western Philosophy Major
14 Religious Studies
15 Aesthetics
16 Archaeology Major
17 Art History Major
18 Classical Studies Major
19 Cognitive Science Major
20 Comparative Literature Major
21 Archival Science Major
22 Performing Arts Studies Major
23 Political Science Major
24 International Relations Major
25 Economics
26 Sociology
27 Anthropology
28 Psychology
29 Geography
30 Social Welfare
31 Communication
32 Gender Studies Majo
33 Business Administration
34 Agricultural and Resource Economics Major
35 Regional Information Major
36 Crop Science and Biotechnology Major
37 Horticultural Science and Biotechnology Major
38 Forest Environmental Science Major
39 Environmental Materials Science Major
40 Agricultural Biotechnology
41 Landscape Architecture Major
42 Rural Systems Engineering Major
43 Biosystems Engineering Major
44 Biomaterials Engineering Major
45 Agricultural & Vocational Education
46 Agricultural and Forest Meteorology Major
47 Agricultural Genomics
48 Law
49 Foundations of Education Major
50 Education Technology Major
51 Educational Counseling Major
52 Education Administration Major)
53 Life-Long Education Major
54 Teaching Korean as Foreign Language Major
55 English Education Major
56 German Education Major
57 French Education Major
58 Social Studies Education Major
59 History Major
60 Geography Major
61 Ethics Education
62 Sports Science Major
63 Human Exercise Major
64 Global Sports Management Major
65 Music Education Major
66 Fine Arts Education Major
67 Home Economics Education Major
68 Special Education Major
69 Environment Education Major
70 Early Childhood Education Major
71 Global Education Cooperation Major
72 Mathematics Education
73 Physics Education Major
74 Chemistry Education Major
75 Biology Education Major
76 Earth Sciences Education Major
77 Pharmacy
78 Public Administration Major
79 Public policy Major
80 International Commerce Major
81 International Cooperation Major
82 International Area Studies Major
83 Korean Studies Major
84 Major in Public Health
85 Major in Health Care Management and Policy
86 Major in Environmental Health
87 Maternal-child and Psychiatric Nursing
88 Adult Nursing
89 Community and Nursing care Systems
90 City and Regional Planning
91 Transportation Studies
92 Environmental Management
93 Landscape Architecture
94 Consumer Studies and Resource Management
95 Child Development and Family Studies
96 Food and Nutrition
97 Clothing and Textiles
98 Mathematical Sciences
99 Statistics
100 Physics Major
101 Astronomy Major
102 Chemistry
103 Biological Sciences
104 Earth and Environmental Sciences
105 History and Philosophy of Science Major
106 Genetic Engineering Major
107 Neuroscience Major
108 Bioinformatics Major
109 Computational Science and Technology Major
110 Architecture
111 Energy Systems Engineering
112 Materials Science and Engineering
113 Mechanical Engineering Major
114 Civil and Environmental Engineering
115 Chemical and Biological Engineering
116 Industrial Engineering
117 Bioengineering Major
118 Urban Design Major
119 Technology Management Economics and Policy Major
120 Aerospace Engineering Major
121 Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering
122 Electrical and Computer Engineering
123 Computer Science and Engineering
124 Offshore Plant Engineering
125 Nano Science and Technology
126 Digital Contents Information Studies
127 Intelligent Systems
128 Biomedical Radiation Sciences
129 Department of Biomedical Sciences
130 Anatomy Major
131 Pathology Major
132 Pharmacology Major
133 Microbiology Major
134 Preventive Medicine Major
135 Parasitology Major
136 History of Medicine and Medical Humanities Major
137 Forensic Medicine Major
138 Health Policy and Management Major
139 Biomedical Engineering Major
140 Tumor Biology Major
141 Clinical Pharmacology Major
142 Medical Informatics
143 Medical Education Major
144 Internal Medicine Major
145 General Surgery Major
146 Pediatrics Major
147 Obsterics & Gynecology Major
148 Psychiatry Major
149 Orthopedic Surgery Major
150 Urology Majo
151 Otolaryngology Major
152 Thoracic Surgery Major
153 Neurosurgery Major
154 Ophthamology Major
155 Dermatology Major
156 Radiology Major
157 Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine Major
158 Plastic Surgery Major
159 Radiation Oncology Major
160 Laboratory Medicine Major
161 Rehabilitation Medicine Major
162 Nuclear Medicine Major
163 Family Medicine Major
164 Emergency Medicine Major
165 epartment of Translational Medicine
166 Stem cell Biology
167 Department of (head and neck) anatomy and imaging science
168 Preventive & Social Dentistry
169 Dental Biomaterials Science
170 Cell and Developmental Biology
171 Program in Neuroscience
172 Dental Regenerative Biotechnology
173 Immunology and Molecular Microbiology in Dentistry
174 Healthcare Management and Informatics
175 Cancer and Developmental Biology
176 Molecular Genetics
177 Oral Pathology
178 Prosthodontics
179 Conservative Dentistry
180 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
181 Pediatric Dentistry
182 Periodontology
183 Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
184 Oral Medicine and Oral Diagnosis
185 Orthodontics
186 Anesthesiology in Dentistry
187 Veterinary Biomedical Sciences
188 Veterinary Pathobiology and Preventive Medicine
189 Veterinary Clinical Sciences
190 Ceramics Major
191 Metalsmithing Major
192 Visual Communication Design Major
193 Industrial Design Major
194 Design History and Culture Major
195 Oriental Painting
196 Painting Major
197 Printmaking Major
198 Sculpture Major
199 Arts Management
200 Vocal Music Major
201 Composition Major
202 Theory Major
203 Conducting Major
204 Piano Major
205 String Major
206 Woodwind/Brass Major
207 Korean Instrumental Music Major
208 Korean Music Theory Major
209 Korean Music Composition Major
210 Korean Vocal Music Major
211 Graduate School of International Agricultural Technology
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Last modified : 2018-03-16