Global Management and Leadership
Graduate School Application Requirements for Prospective International Students Academic Year - Fall, 2024
Handong Global University will be a "Global Christian University", educating twenty-first century leaders for our nation and the world, by equipping students with excellence in both academics and Christian values, in particular honesty and integrity.

Field of Study

Degree Department The Number of Admission Instructional Language
Master Global Business 10 English
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 by Aug, 2024) 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)
2. Proof of English Proficiency
a. By submitting an official English test score taken within last 2 years, with the minimum score of TOEFL (IBT 80, PBT 550, CBT 213),TOEIC 700, TEPS 572 (New TEPS 264), TOEIC -Speaking 130, TEPS-Speaking 51, OPIC IM2, IELTS 5.5
b. The following applicants are exempted from submitting English test score
- An applicant who received a bachelor’s or higher degree in a country where English is the first official language.
- An applicant who received a bachelor’s or higher degree in a country where English is not the official language, but all classes are taught in English. In this case, an official proof of English as the language of instruction must be submitted.
- An applicant with the minimum of 2 years of work experience in English can submit a letter with an institutional seal as the proof of English proficiency, in which English is clearly mentioned as the mode of communication for major professional works.
Admission Process
1. First screening : Document evaluation based on university transcripts, study plan and English ability
2. Second screening : Personal Interview
Schedule Period
Application Material due
(All forms and documents must be submitted by email and postal mail.)
2024. 5. 28(Wed) ~ 6. 24(Mon)
Document Evaluation 2024. 6. 25(Tue)
Announcement of the First Screening Result 2024. 6. 28(Fri)
Expected Interview 2024. 7. 5(Fri)
Announcement of Acceptance Decision 2024. 7. 10(Wed)
Registration by depositing 2024. 7. 10(Wed) ~ 15(Mon)


Application materials to Submit
All documents must be written in Korean or English. Documents written in any other language must be accompanied with a notarized document.
• Application form (Download - MS Excel)
• Personal information collection and usage agreement form (Download - MS Word)
• Self-introduction(Handong Global University’s Form) 1 copy (Download - MS Word)
• Study plan(2~3 pages, A4 size) 1 copy
• Recommendation letter 1 copy (Download - MS Word)
• University transcripts (for 4 years) 1 copy * Apostille or the Korean Embassy/Consulate required
• University diploma or certificate of certificate of expected graduation by August 2023 1 copy * Apostille or the Korean Embassy/Consulate required
• Diploma or graduation certificate of elementary / junior high school
• Birth certificate which can prove the parents and applicant's relationship and nationality 1 copy
• Copy of applicant's passport 1 copy
• Official English test score taken within last 2 years (section Ⅱ.2. Proof of English Proficiency)
• Certificate on proof of family members and whole household birth certificate 1 copy (only Chinese students)
• Financial statement (Bank statement) 1 copy
* A bank statement with a minimum balance of 10,000USD which has been deposited at least 1month or sponsor's certificate of business registration with sponsor's letter of guarantee
Important Notes
General Information
1. Application Forms
Applicants can download admission requirements, application form, and recommendation forms from Handong Global University's Webpage at
2. Application Material Submission
Email :
Submission Address:
Dept. of Academic Affairs Sect. of Graduate School (대학원교학팀) 558
Handong-ro, Heunghae-eup, Buk-gu, Pohang-si, Gyeongbuk
Application Fee to
Application fee ₩80,000(KRW)
Bank Name KEB Hana Bank
Branch Name Pohang buk
Bank Address 375-89 74,Cheonma-ro, Buk-gu, Pohang-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
Account Number 910-910005-17804
Beneficiary Address 558 Handong-ro, Heunghae-eup,
Buk-gu, Pohang-si,
* When transferring application fee, a transfer transaction must be recorded on uinversity bank account with an applicant's name as a transaction memo in the form of "GM.yourname" (ex. GM. DavidKim), and the receipt must be submitted along with the application documents.
3. Rules for Application Fee Refund
- Any over payment is refundable.
- Application fee can be refunded only if unavoidable circumstances would happen to an applicant. For the refund, however, the applicant must provide the proof of such circumstances.
- Application fee can also be refunded to an applicant whose admission process has been interrupted either by University faults or natural disaster.
- Under the law, the balance of the admission fee after deducting all expenses incurred up until the interruption of the admission process will be refunded. (The balance will be refunded within 60 days from the beginning of the first semester.)
- An applicant can choose one of two refund procedures: Visiting the university directly, or "Account transfer to applicant's bank account".
- When an applicant chooses 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.
4. Contact for Further Information
Dept. of Academic Affairs,
Handong Graduate School of Global Management & Leadership
Tel 82-54-260-1206
Fax 82-54-260-1209
Handong Global University
558 Handong-ro Buk-gu, Pohang Gyeongbuk 37554 Republic of Korea
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