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Admission : Toward the World Central University of East Asia Gyeongsang National University


Application Information

Qualification for Application

Basic Qualification

  • Overseas Korean: Applicants must have completed both primary and secondary education outside Korea and must have completed a undergraduate program either in Korea or elsewhere.
  • Foreigner Type Ⅰ: Applicants and their both parents must be citizens other than Korea.
  • Foreigner Type Ⅱ: Applicants must have completed both primary and secondary education outside Korea and must have completed a undergraduate program either in Korea or elsewhere.
  • NOTE: Applicants who hold dual nationality are not eligible to apply as foreign students. But can apply through general admission.

Language Qualification

Applicants must satisfy at least one of the criteria listed below.

  • ① TOPIK or KLAT Level 3 or higher
  • ② TOEFL(PBT550, CBT 210, iBT 80), IELTS 5.5, TEPS 550 or higher or equivalent by a state-authorized certificate
    ※ Applicants who are not belong to ① and② must pass the Korean language proficiency exam held by the Korean Language Institute of GNU before graduation. Language ability must be equivalent to TOPIK Level 4.
  • ③ Applicants in the Department of Business Administration and International Trade must meet the requirements listed below :
    Department Language Requirement
    Business Administration - TOPIK level 3 or higher or its equivalent (Those who have completed degree programs in Korea or are graduate from ethnic Korean high school are exempted from this requirement)
    International
    Trade
    - TOPIK level 3 or higher (Those who have completed degree programs in Korea or are graduate from ethnic Korean high school are exempted from this requirement)
    - Or who meet the B. Language Qualification
    Public
    Administration
    - TOPIK level 3 or higher or its equivalent(Those who have completed degree programs in Korea high school are exempted from this requirement)

※ Language certificates are valid for a maximum of two years including end of application date

Academic Qualification

Course Qualifications Remark
Master’s • Applicants who apply for a Master’s program should hold a 4-year Bachelor’s degree or   
Combined Master’s-
Doctoral
• Students enrolled in a Master’s program of GNU should meet all the criteria below
- Semester : either 2 or three
- Credit : a total of 15 or more
- Department(Major) : identical or similar with applying field
• Students should be enrolled as full-time 
• Four-year study is needed for completing this course including previous studies at GNU for a Master's degree.
• Students who resign from this course but meet the requirements for a Master’s will be awarded a Master’s degree.
• Students who have already completed Master’s courses or exceed four semesters at GNU cannot apply for this program.
<Form 5> is required for all applicants in this program
Doctoral • Applicants who apply for a Doctoral program must hold a Master’s degree • Applicants who want to study in a different area from their Master’s course need to submit a recommendation letter <Form 6>

Recruitment

  • Programs : Master’s , Combined Master’s-Doctoral(Type Ⅱ), and Doctoral
  • Number of students admitted : 00 students

Required Documents

○: Compulsory △: Optional X: Exempt ★: Apostil or Korean Embassy’s verification

No. Document Program Remark
MA Ph.D Com-bined
a Application Form <Form 1>
b Study Plan <Form 2>
c Recommendation <Form 3> Can be exempted for GNU graduate
d Permission Letter of Academic Record Verification <Form 4> Can be exempted for GNU graduate
e★ Degree Certificate Can be exempted for GNU graduate
f★ Official Transcript
g★ Certificate of applicant and parents' nationality & relationship
h Copy of the applicant's passport
i Financial statement Can be exempted for GNU graduates
j Two photos(3.5cm x 4.5cm)
k Certificate of language proficiency test score
l Application fee
m Recommendation letter <Form 5> x x combined Master's-Doctoral
n Recommendation letter <Form 6> x x Applicants who want to study in a different area from their Master’s program
o Recommendation letter Applicants who Applied for Academy-Research-Industry Cooperation Course
p Copy of Alien Registration Card If applicable
  • a. Application for Admission <Form1>
  • b. A study plan at GNU <Form2>
  • c. Recommendation (from a professor of previous university)<Form3>
  • d. Agreement of Academic Record Verification<Form4>
  • e. Diploma or certificate of graduation from undergraduate institution (for Master’s Program)
    - Diploma or certificate of graduation from graduate institution (for Doctoral Program)
    - An official document that indicates expected date of graduation for a graduate-to-be
  • f. Official transcripts with GPA including earned credits marked.
  • g. Official documents indicating applicant’ and his/her parents' nationality & relationship.
    Any official documents can be acceptable if they state nationality & relationship of the applicant and his/her parents.

Important Notes

  • e.~g. Official certificates must be submitted with the attachment of an Apostille. Applicants from on-Apostil membership countries must submit documents with Korean Embassy’s verification in Korean or English.
  • Degrees and transcripts from Chinese universities
    e.~f. ① Education documents confirmed by a Korean Consul in the country of residence or foreign missions in Korea ②China Academic Degree & Graduate Education Development Center, or Refer to the website http://www.cdgdc.edu.cn choose one from the two options
    g. Certificate of parent-child relationship (亲属关系公证) indicating nationality : must be accompanied by Korean Embassy’s Confirmation in Korean or English.
  • h. A copy of the applicant's colored passport
  • i. Financial statement. Applicants must submit one of these below. In the case of Chinese students, please submit 1) for the visa application.
    1) A certificate of bank statement amounting to or exceeding US$18,000 deposited for more than three months in the name of the applicant or parents or,
    2) A certificate of bank statement amounting to or exceeding US$18,000 deposited in the name of Korean guarantor or,
    3) A certificate of scholarship must indicate financial support and duration of scholarship
  • j. Two photographs (3.5cm x 4.5cm)
    - One attached to an application form and the other enclosed with applicant’s name on its back
  • k. Certificate of Language Proficiency test refers to the ‘1. Eligibility for Application’
    ☞ Korean language scholarship will be awarded to holders of TOPIK or KLAT level 4 or higher.
    ☞ Documents (c), (d), (e) and (i) can be exempted for students who received their degree(s) at GNU.
  • l. An application fee of 70,000 Korean won
    Bank Name: Nonghyup
    Account No. : 301-0169-0951-71
    Account Holder: Dean of Graduate School
※ Remittance From abroad
  • Bank Name : NongHyup Bank
  • Swift Code : NACFKRSE
  • Account No. : 301-0169-0951-71
  • Beneficiary's Name : Dean of Graduate School
  • Branch Name : Gyeongsang National University Branch
  • Bank Address : 501 Jinju-daero, Jinju, Gyeongsangnam-do, Republic of Korea

Student Dormitory

Priority Assignment of Dormitories can be made if a foreign graduate student hopes to reside.

Insurance For International Students

  • If you hold insurance in your home country, submit a copy of its certificate to the OIEC
  • If you don't have insurance in your home country, after buying one in Korea, please submit it to the OIEC.
    ※ Please submit your insurance certificate on the day of the orientation.
    (Insurance can be also purchased on the day of the orientation in Korea.)

Contact Information

Admission Information

  • Tel: +82-55-772-0086 Fax: +82-55-772-0089
  • E-mail: graduate@gnu.ac.kr Homepage: http://graduate.gnu.ac.kr
  • Application package delivery: Graduate School Office, Gyeongsang National University,
    501 Jinju-daero, Jinju, 52828, Korea

Visa Issuance & Campus Life

  • Tel: +82-55-772-0272 Fax: +82-55-772-0269
  • E-mail: pmn@gnu.ac.kr Homepage: http://public.gnu.ac.kr
  • Address: OIEC(Office of International & External Cooperation), Gyeongsang National University,
    501 Jinju-daero, Jinju, 52828, Korea