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DongGuk University

DongGuk University

Institute of International Language
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Basic information

  • Enrollment
  • 120students
  • Airport Pickup
  • Yes
  • Telephone
  • 82-2-2260-3472
  • Fax
  • 82-2-2260-3879
  • Address
  • DongGuk University, 30 Pildong-ro 1-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul, 100-715


  • Urban
  • On-Campus Dorm/residence
  • University-based Program

Why This School?

  • - Along with the language education courses, there are also cultural experience classes available for students
    - Excellent faculty members
    - Students will receive a certificate upon completion of the program
    - Modern study environment
    - Unique activities will greatly help the students

About the  Institute of International Language

  • As a part of the Institution of International Education, the Center for Korean Language Education opened in 2002 by the Center for Language Research and Instruction. The center's goal  is to teach the Korean language, culture and history to foreigners and Koreans abroad. Also, the Center for Korean Language Education runs Korean programs for students who want to attend a Korean University or Korean graduate school to acquire Korean abilities necessary to gain scholastic aptitudes. The Center for Korean Language Education provides opportunities to experience and understand Korean culture through "culture activity program" such as field trip. In addition to a regular Korean program, foreign students can study and understand Korean and Korean culture by paring up with Korean students of Dongguk University who want to help them. Furthermore, exchanges with sister universities in Asian, American and other countries are actively being taken place through Korean education programs for exchange students. We are doing our best to understand Korean and Korean culture through a systematic curriculum to meet students' various needs with highly qualified teachers who all majored in Korean education, learning materials to reflect a characteristic of Korean, effective and modern teaching methods and a friendly lessons.

About the  DongGuk University

  • Founded in 1906, DongGuk University is one of the most prestigious educational institutions in Korea. Having more than 200,000 graduates in the history, the university is over 100 years old. The university is famous for cutting-edge fields of bio-technology, nanotechnology, information technology, and cultural technology. In addition, DongGuk University also seeks to globalize Korean culture by emphasizing cultural education along with the educational focus.

Conditional admission

  • Foreigners or oversea Koreans with high school diploma

Course Information

  • Focus of Study : 
    The language education program at DongGuk University is one of the top-tier programs in Korea. Students will be able to socialize with native speakers to learn more about the culture as well as communication skills. 

    Benefit, Goal of this course : 
    This course is a comprehensive education of listening, speaking, reading, and writing; it especially helps to improve communication ability. There are six levels, and classes are kept very small. Placement tests are given in the beginning of the course to make sure the students are learning right materials

    Curriculum : 
    Curriculum of each semester consists of total 200 hours for 10 weeks. Classes run 5 days a week, and there will be 2 cultural activity programs. Classes are flexible so that students can work to satisfy their individual academic needs.

Course Information

Class size 12 Students Schedule 10 Weeks
Course Level 6 levels VISA Info Acceptance letter issue
Minimum age 16 Accommodation On-Campus Dorm/residence


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Course Schedule

※ From the Course Starting Dates 10Weeks(month) Choose



School's Admin fee (KRW)₩ 60,000
10 Week 20 Week 30 Week 40 Week Week
(KRW)₩ 1,500,000 (KRW)₩ 3,000,000 (KRW)₩ 4,500,000 (KRW)₩ 6,000,000
Week Week Week Week Week


Housing Placement fee
Accommodation Fee
Terms Homestay On-Campus Dorm/residence Off-Campus residence
2 Months (KRW)₩ 800000
4 Months (KRW)₩ 1400000

Airport Pickup

Airport Pickup
Other Charges

Remarks / Other Information

  • * Dates and Fees are approximate and may change without prior notice.



  • Located near the eco-friendly Namsan mountain in Seoul, Namsan Haksa on campus housing offers comfortable living space for students. Students get either double or single room. Meals will be served on the ground floor cafeteria at the given time.

Surrounding Area

  • Around the campus there are museums, patio garden, Performance Theater, and main library. If students walk out of campus, they can explore one of the biggest and most exciting cities in the world. There are numerous restaurants, cafes, nightlife, entertainment sites, shopping areas and numerous more places.


  • Interactive classrooms, counselor programs, full access to Seoul campus, and conversation partner program are available for students.


  • There are Korean culture classes where students can learn dances, food, tea culture and more. Also, students can take part in listening to music or composing pieces, and various indoor activities are possible in the main gym.

Top Native Language by Center

  • Students mostly come form Asia, but overall there are students from over 30 countries.

Getting to school from the airport

  • For Subways
    3 Line (Orange Line) : Dongguk Univ. Station, Exit 6
    3/4 Line (Orange/Blue Line) Chungmuro Station, Exit 1  

    For Buses
    Jangchung-dong (Dongguk University) : Green Bus ("G") : 7012 , Blue Bus ("B") : 144, 301, 420, 407
    Daehan Cinema : Green Bus ("G") : 7011 , Blue Bus ("B") : 104. 105. 140, 263, 421, 507, 604
    For Automobiles
    Entrance for all automobiles is located at Dongguk University's Main Gate. (Main Gate is only entrance for automobiles.)
    From Bundang : Hannamdaegyo (Bridge) -> Namsan National Theater of Korea - > 400m Ahead - > Dongguk University's Main Gate
    From Gangnam : Donghodaegyo (Bridge) -> Jangchung Gymnasium Junction -> Left -> 300m Ahead -> Dongguk University's Main Gate
    From Yongsan : Namsan Tunnel 2 -> Left -> 100m Ahead -> Dongguk University's Main Gate
    From Dongdaemun : Jangchung Junction -> 200m Ahead -> Dongguk University's Main Gate


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