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Kwangwoon University

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Description of Kwangwoon University

  • Established: 1934
  • Type: Private Nonprofit Higher Education Institution
  • Location: Seoul, South Korea.

Kwangwoon University (KW) was founded in 1934 and is a private non-profit higher education institution in South Korea. Over the past 85 years, KW has led South Korean wireless communications and the electronics industry. Graduates and teachers of the educational institution excelled in both the natural sciences and the humanities.

The university is part of the following associations: Korean Council for University Education (KCUE), University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific (UMAP) and International Students Exchange Programs (ISEP).

Programs and prices, tuition fees in Kwangwoon University

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There are either 2 semesters or 3 trimesters (terms) in one academic year
All year round
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There are either 2 semesters or 3 trimesters (terms) in one academic year
All year round
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There are either 2 semesters or 3 trimesters (terms) in one academic year

Accommodation, meals, prices

The university provides students with a dormitory on campus.


  • Institution enter 5% of the best universities in the world
  • KW offers international exchange and scholarship programs to its students.

Facilities and equipment at Kwangwoon University

The university is located in the capital of South Korea - Seoul. The material and technical base of the educational institution includes its own library.

Admission dates and extra charges

The university has a two-semester academic year.

Additional expenses:

  • Registration fee = 50,000 ₩ -60,000 ₩
  • Entrance fee = 495,000 ₩ -983,000 ₩
  • Cost of living in Seoul = $ 1001 -1558 $ / month.

Entry requirements, how to apply, what is required to enrol

To enter KW you must:

  • Personal statement
  • Curriculum (1-2 pages)
  • Certificate of education + notarized copy
  • Notarized and Korean / English transcript
  • TOEFL 500 / CBT 179 / iBT 61 / IELTS 5.0 / CEFR B1 / TEPS 483 / TOPIK 3
  • Information Submission Form
  • Copy of the passport
  • Photography (3 pcs.)
  • Certificate of family registration issued by state institutions and the identity card of each family member
  • Financial certificate (certificate of a financial guarantor of a bank deposit in excess of $ 20,00).

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Residence permits, citizenship and other services

  • Guardianship services during the studies
  • Student supervision

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- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
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