Students who possess a high school diploma or equivalency are welcome to apply. Students who have not graduated from high school are not eligible to take Korean language courses at our institution.
Students who wish to take courses in KLI will need to hold a D-4 Visa (short-term student visa). If you want to know in detail, please see the “visa” section.
After paying tuition fees for the next semester, please come to the office (Room 212) with a house contract and residence card. You can also visit the Immigration Office in person and submit the documents for the extension.
All classes are run in Korean. After taking the placement test, you will be placed in the class that is appropriate to your level. But in the case of Level 1, instructors sometimes use English to help students understand well.
1 session is 10 weeks, and there are 4 sessions per year. Normally, if students complete the whole program (Level 6), they are able to communicate fluently with Koreans and study at a Korean university.
Students may use the YU library or KLI global lounge (located on the 3rd floor of the International Center). The computer room is available at any time for internet or computer use.
International students who have passed TOPIK level 2 are eligible to apply for admission to Yeungnam University, and there will be a Korean language skill screening before entering the university. If you want to know in detail, please visit the International Student Services Team website (http://is.yu.ac.kr/).
You should register for the exam online prior to taking it. You can find detailed information on the TOPIK website (http://www.topik.or.kr).
Yes, we offer scholarships for high-performing students at each level on the last day of school.
You can move up to the next level if you have an attendance rate of 80% or more and a total score of 70 or higher.