Global Development & Entrepreneurship
Application Requirements for Prospective Foreign Students Academic Year - Spring, 2017
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.
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Field of Study and the Number of Students to be Admitted
Graduate School of Global Development & Entrepreneurship
Degree Department capacity Notes
Master’s Course · Department of Global Development and Entrepreneurship
· Technology Convergence (Electrical Engineering, ICT Convergence)
  • - 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, 2017) 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 2years, such as TOEFL(IBT 80, PBT 550, CBT 213), TOEIC 700, TEPS 572 or higher have the possibility of being chosen over other applicants. For those who do not have a score of any authorized English tests at the time of admission, his/her head professor is required to submit a document specifying an expected date of their test score report.
    Applicants who received a bachelor’s degree in a country whose native language is English do not need to submit a TOEFL, TOEIC or TEPS score.
Application Process
  • - Documents will be reviewed and telephone interview will be placed if needed.
  • - Will be decided based on undergraduate’s GPA, study plan whether it suits the goal of the program and the student’s English proficiency.
  • - Final result will be decided by the Graduate School of Global Development and Entrepreneurship admission committee
Forms to Submit
All documents must be written in Korean or English, Documents written in any other language must submit a notarized document.
  • a. Application form (From by Handong Global University_ apply through web and download w/ photo pasted) 1 copy
  • b. Self-introduction form 1 copy (Download - MS Word)
  • c. Recommendation Letter 1 copy (Download - MS Word)
  • d. University transcripts(for 4 years) 1 copy
  • e. University diploma or certificate of pending graduation 1 copy
  • f. Copy of applicant's passport 1 copy
  • g. Diploma or Graduation Certificate of elementary / junior high school / Birth Certificate which can prove Parents and Applicants Relationship and Nationality 1 copy (Foreign students)
  • h. Documents after acceptence(international students) : financial Statement(Bank Statement) 1 copy (A Bank Statement with a minimum of 10,000USD on deposit for at least one month or Sponsor’s certificate of business registration with Sponsor’s letter of guarantee)
  • i. Proof of academic achievement(TOEFL – IBT 80, PBT 550, CBT 213, TOEIC 700, TEPS 572 or higher
  • j. All Chinese students must submit their Family Register (under the provision of the Korean immigration law)
Application Due Dates
Application registration 5 Oct 2016 (Wed.) ~ 2 Nov 2016 (Wed.) by 15:00
Expected interview 18 Nov 2016 (Fri.) The contents must be uploaded on ‘Notice’
Notification of admission and issuance of admission certificate

16 Dec 2016 (Fri.)

Enrollment 22 Dec 2016 (Thu.) ~ 23 Dec 2016 (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
I. Forms distribution:
  • Applicants can download admission requirements, application form, and recommendation form from Handong Global University’s Webpage at
II. Application registration :
  • - Dept. of Academic Affairs Sect. of Graduate School
  • - Tel. #: 82-54-260-1201
  • - Fax. #: 82-54-260-1209
  • - E-Mail :
  • - Registration by mail should be delivered by 15:00 of the final day of registration.
III. Address :
  • - Dept. of Academic Affairs Sect. of Graduate School, Handong Global University, Pohang, Kyungbuk, Republic of Korea (37554)
  • - Application fee : ₩80,000(KRW)
  • - For registration by mail, postal order or check needs to be enclosed.
IV. Payments:
  • - Swift Code: IBKOKRSEDAE
  • - Account Holder’s Name: Handong Global University
  • - Account Number: 950-000157-01-351
V. 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 for the admission process.
  • - Under law, the amount of the rest according to income and expenditure about application will be refunded.
VI. How to Get Refund :
  • - ‘Visiting the university 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 than the refund balance.
  • - All students will be granted a differed amount of scholarship, 30% ~ 90% of tuition fee, for two years.(Recipients must maintain a GPA of at Least 3.0 each semester to remain eligible for the scholarship)
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