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Hongik University

Address: 94 Wausan-ro, Sangsu-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, Korea

Description Hongik University

  • Founded: 1946
  • Location: Seoul, South Korea
  • Language of instruction: Korean, English
  • Rating in Korea: 44.

Hongik University is consistently included in the 5% of the best universities in the world and is one of the leading in South Korea. In addition to a wide selection of specialties, the university also has other advantages: qualified specialists with different academic degrees teach here, exchange programs are available.

Despite the fact that the university is private, financial assistance is available here for students who need it and show high rates of study. The philosophy of the university is to promote humanity, tolerance: here every student, regardless of nationality, religion and race, will be surrounded by attention and care.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Hongik University

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  • Age: 17+ years old
  • Duration: 4-5 years.

Programs at the faculties of polytechnology, architecture, law, and arts are popular. There is a computer games development department on the Zhozhivon campus, which is in great demand.

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  • Age: 21+ year
  • Duration: 1-2 years.

Postgraduate programs are conducted at almost all faculties: specializations related to management, art, public relations, and television are popular.

Accommodation, housing and food

Foreign students can live on the territory of the university in one of the hostels: the rooms are equipped with everything necessary, there is a kitchen, bathrooms, recreation areas. Students can also rent a separate apartment in the city: from $ 515 per month on the outskirts of Seoul, from $ 777 in the city center. For food a month you will need from $ 330.

Events Hongik University

In their free time, students take part in creative and recreational activities, gain experience in communicating with representatives of different nationalities. In Seoul, exciting excursions for every taste are available.

Equipment Hongik University

All classrooms are equipped with modern technology that allows for effective classes. University campuses are of unsurpassed purity, there are sports facilities, a library, computer classes.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

The academic year at the university is divided into 2 semesters. Additional expenses, including transportation services, mobile communications and leisure, will range from $ 170 per month.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

There are two basic requirements for admission to Hongik University:

  • Previous Education Document
  • Passing entrance exams.

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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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