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College Department of Course
Master Doctorate Combined

Electronic Engineering
Electronic Communication Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Electronic Materials Engineering
Computer Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Architecture Engineering
Electronics Convergence Engineering

Computer Science

Natural Science Electronical &Biological Physics

Humanities and Social Science Business Administration
International Commerce
Public Administration
Korean Language and Literature
English Language and Literature
Journalism and Communications
Management Information System
Industrial Psychology
Regional Studies

Sub total 25 departments
Inter-departmental courses Plasma-Bio Display
Urban Planning & Real Estate - -
National Defense Project -
Legal Affairs in Construction - -
Sub total 5 departments
  • Contractual Department : Embedded SW Engineering, Holography 3D Contents
  • Some departments may not recruit international students.

  • Eligible candidates are those who are foreign nationals and have a certain level of Korean language proficiency.
A.Master Courses
  - Students who have gained Bachelor’s degree or such candidates either home or abroad

B.Doctorate Courses
  - Students who have gained Master’s degree or such candidates either home or abroad.

C.Combine Courses for M.A. and PhD Courses
  - Same as the qualifications for the Master Courses.

A. Documents screening and oral tests

A.General Standards
  1. 1) Applicants who fail to take oral tests will be denied admission.
  2. 2) Applicants who fail to meet the required qualifications will be denied admission regardless of their test scores.
B.Criteria for Admission
  1. 1) Based on the rank of the total score they gain, admission will be offered to a certain number of applicants among those who have passed documents  screening and oral tests. Financial status and capability is also taken into consideration.
  2. 2) Admission will be denied to students who show underperformance in academic achievement.
  3. 3) If an applicant resides in a foreign country, a conditional admission can be granted to the applicant through document screening. Final admission will be offered only after the applicant visits the school and pass the oral tests at least two weeks before the semester begins.
Application Procedure Master/Doctorate/PhD/Combined Courses Comment
Distribution 20~29 June Office of International Affairs
(Room 210, 2nd floor, Hwado Building, KWU)
Submission 11~16 July Office of International Affairs
(Room 210, 2nd floor, Hwado Building, KWU) Closed during weekend.
(Domestic residents only)
11~16 July Venue: Chief professor's office of each department
* To be announced at (Graduate School website)
Announcement 1 August

- Office of International Affairs
  (Distribution of admission certificates)
* To be announced at    (No individual notification)

Registration 1~5 August At KWU's designated bank
(Branch office of Hana Bank at KWU)

  1. (1) KWU application

    ※ 3 pictures, same as the picture attached to the application, are needed.

    (2) Personal statement and Study plan (1-2 pages)

    (3) Diploma(university, or expected graduation certificate) and Notarized Certificate of Diploma

    - Applicant with master’s degree: transcript of university

    - Applicant with Doctorate degree: transcript of university and graduate school

    ※ Applicants who present expected graduation certificates must provide final diploma

    before opening of the first semester. If not, admission will be cancelled.

    (4) Transcripts (university)

    ※ Transfer students need to translate their transcripts in Korean or English.

    ▣ Notarized Certificate of Diploma: An Apostille or an official endorsement from the applicant's country embassy (with notarization marks printed on the transcript)

    (5) Release of Information Form

    (6) Reference letter from one of university professors.

    (7) Copy of an applicant’s passport

    (8) Family registration certificate issued by the governmental offices and each family

    members’ identification card.

    (9) Financial certificate(The financial guarantor's certificate of bank deposit over USD 20,000)

    (10) Attendance and Transcript Certificate of Korean Process(Only suitable student)

    (11) Application fee

    Master’s program : KRW 50,000

    Doctorate program : KRW 60,000

  1. A.Once application form and documents are submitted, it is not allowed to cancel the application or make modifications. Once submitted, all documents shall not be returned and application fees shall not be refundable.
  2. B.An offer of admission will be canceled or even enrollment will be revoked, if any information contained in the document is found invalid or does not accurately represent the applicant’s qualifications.
    (Tuition will not be refundable.)
  3. C.Applicants who graduated from a university(or graduate school) in a foreign country must report/record the place of the university. (for search purposes)
  4. D.Evaluations for document screening and oral test scores are not announced nor reported.
  5. E.Any other requirements not stated in this admission guides will be determined by KWU Admission Committee.

  1. International students can receive scholarship of 50% tuition waiver. (excluding entrance fee).

  1. A.Application form: download the form at to admission)
  2. B.Applicants are required to visit KWU and submit their application form and documents in PERSON
    (Room 210, Hwado building, Office of International Affairs, Kwangwoon University)
  3. C.Submission via mail

      Room 210, Hwado building, Office of international Affairs
    Kwangwoon University, Kwangwoon ro 20, Nowon-gu,
    Seoul, 139 – 701, Republic of Korea

  1. A.Visa status for stay: D-2
  2. B.Visa application: Korean embassies or diplomatic and consular offices
       -In case of application for other certificates required for visa issuance: an immigration office within their district.
  3. C.Required Documents
      - A copy of diploma (latest) and a copy of standardized certificate of admission (available at Offce of International Affiars)

  1.   For more information, please contact Graduate School Admission Team at