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General Studies
Admission Guide for Prospective Foreign Students Academic Year - Spring , 2020
Handong Global University will be a "Global Christian University", educating twenty-first century leaders for our nation and the world, who embody excellence in both academics and Christian moral character, in particular, honesty and service.
Fields and Admission Quota
Graduate School(General studies)
Course Field Department Capacity
MA Humanity · Society • Management and Economics
• Law
• Psychololgy
Engineering • Spatial Design & Engineering
• Mechanical and Control Engineering
• Culture & Media Design
• Information Technology
• Advanced Green Energy & Evironment
Science Life Science
MA & Ph.D/ Ph.D
Humanity • Law
• Psychology
MA & Ph.D/ Ph.D
Engineering • Mechanical Engineering
• Information Technology
• Advanced Green Energy & Environment
  • - Both the applicant and his/her parents must be native citizens of a foreign country(non-Korean citizens).
  • - Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university (or expected to receive a bachelor’s degree before Feb, 2020) or educational attainment equivalent to bachelor’s degree approved by law(16 years of elementary, junior/middle, high school and university education in foreign countries)
  • - Applicants who submit internationally authorized English test score which is taken within 2 years, such as TOEFL(IBT 80, PBT 550, CBT 213), TOEIC 700, TEPS 572(New TEPS 309), Toeic-Speaking130, TEPS-Speaking 51, Opic IM2, IELTS 5.5 or higher will be preferred. For those who does not have a score of any authorized English tests at the time of adimssion, his/her head professor is required to submit letter of proof for language proficiency. (Applicants who received their full education in a country whose native language is English, do not need to submit their English test score).
Application Process
  • - Step 1 will be document evalution. Step 2 will be the interview for those who pass the document evalution.
  • - The admission committee of the General Studies will make the final decision on the acceptance.
  • - Document evaluation is reviewed comprehensively based on the submitted documents such as the university transcript(GPA), study plan portraying the suitability for the proposed program of studies and applicant's language proficiency.
Forms to Submit
All documents must be written in Korean or English. Documents written in any other language must be submitted with a notarized document.
  • a. Application form (visit the admission homepage and click ‘fill in an application’. After completing the application, print it out and submit it with a photo pasted) 1 copy
  • b. Self-introduction form(available on the web) 1 copy Download - MS Word
  • c. Study plan(2~3 pages, A4 size) 1 copy
  • d. Recommendation letter(available on the web) 1 copy Download - MS Word
  • e. Official University transcripts(for 4 years) 1 copy
    * Students are required to submit document that is notarized by either Apostille standards or the Korean embassy/consulate.
  • f. Official University diploma or certificate of pending graduation 1 copy
    * Students are required to submit document that is notarized by either Apostille standards or the Korean embassy/consulate.
  • g. Official document(s) indicating parent-child relationship between applicant and his/her parents or Graduation Certificate of elementary / junior high school 1 copy
  • h. Applicant’s passport 1 copy
  • i. Household registers or ID card of all family members 1 copy (Only applies to Chinese Students)
  • j. Financial statement(Bank Statement) 1 copy
    * A bank statement with a minimum balance of $10,000 which has been deposited at least a month or sponsor's certificate of business registration with Sponsor's letter of guarantee
  • k. (optional) For those who have an English test score(TOEFL-IBT80/PBT550/CBT213, TOEIC700, TEPS572)
Application Schedule
Contents Period
Application registration
(University webpage ‘admission’ Submit the application through web)
14 Oct 2019 (Mon.) ~ 30 Oct 2019 (Wed.) by 15:00
'The contents must be uploaded on ‘Notice’
22 Nov 2019 (Fri.)
Result announcement 13 Dec 2019 (Fri.)
Enrollment 19 Dec 2019 (Thu.) ~ 20 Dec 2019 (Fri.)
Notes for Applicants
  • - Since submitted documents are primary materials for assessment, be as specific as possible in filling in the application.
  • - Be sure to make and keep photocopies of all completed forms. Submitted documents will not be returned to the applicants.
  • - Any false or misleading information found in the application or supporting documents will result in cancellation of admission.
  • - Admitted students should pay tuition fees during the registration period. Otherwise, admission will be cancelled.
  • - Applicants can only apply to one department (applying to two or more departments is not allowed).
  • - Notices regarding admission, interview and information for admitted students is posted on the admission website. Applicants should take full responsibility for any complications caused by his or her lack of effort in going over the information thoroughly.
  • - New students cannot take a leave of absence in their first semester.
General Information
Forms distribution
Applicants can download admission requirements, application form, and recommendation form from Handong Global University's Internet Homepage at
Application registration
Dept. of Academic Affairs Sect. of Graduate School
Tel 82-54-260-1202
Fax 82-54-260-1209
* Registration by mail is limited to the ones delivered by 15:00 of the final day of registration.
Dept. of Academic Affairs Sect. of Graduate School
Handong Global University
Pohang, Kyungbuk, Republic of Korea(37554)
*For registration by mail, postal order or check needs to be enclosed.
Application fee: ₩80,000(KRW) or $80(USD)
Bank Name: KEB Hana Bank
Branch Name: Pohangbuk
Bank Address: 375-89 74,Cheonma-ro, Buk-gu, Pohang-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
Account Number: 910 910002 76538
Beneficiary Address: 558 Handong-ro,Heunghae-eup, Buk-gu, Pohang-si, Gyeongbuk
Regulation of admission refund and amount
  • - Any over payment is refundable.
  • - Admission fee CANNOT be refunded unless there are special circumstances such as receiving treatment in a hospital, death and etc.(It must be proved.)
  • - For those who are not able to participate in the admission process due to a fault caused by the school or natural disaster, the University will reimburse the amount of the fee forcthe admission process.
  • - Under law, the amount of the rest according to income and expenditure about application will be refunded.
How to get refund
'Visiting the univertisy directly' or 'account transfer to applicant's bank account'
* When an applicant choose account transfer for refund, transaction fee will be deducted from the refund balance, and applicants are not allowed to get refund if the transaction fee costs more the refund balance.
Special Benefits
All students will receive agerage 65% scolarship (tuition and others) for 2 years. (only applies for those previous GPA is B0 or over, during the semester.)
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