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Kyungbok University

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Description of Kyungbok University

  • Established: 1992
  • Type: higher education institution
  • Location: Namyangju, South Korea
  • Language of instruction: Korean.

Kyungbok University (KBU) is a higher education institution in South Korea. Based on systemic, practical educational programs, the latest means of ensuring the educational process and various joint projects with the real sector of the economy, the university received the highest rating in terms of employment in the country. KBU has been awarded several publicly funded projects for its educational achievements.

Programs and prices, tuition fees in Kyungbok University

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There are either 2 semesters or 3 trimesters (terms) in one academic year
02.07.2020 - 29.07.2020
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There are either 2 semesters or 3 trimesters (terms) in one academic year

Accommodation, meals, prices

The university provides its students with the opportunity to live in a residence, with accommodation in two types of rooms:

  • Double: 2 twin beds, bathroom, desk, wardrobe, wardrobe, refrigerator. Cost 240 000 ₩ / month
  • Triple: bed, shower, toilet, desk, personal wardrobe, refrigerator. The cost is 170,000 ₩ / month.

The hostel has a shared kitchen, allowing students to cook their own meals.

In the residence there are two cafeterias for students: Azalea Cafeteria and Clover Cafeteria.

International students are required to live in a dormitory during the first school year.

Activities Kyungbok University

K2 Mates is a vibrant team of Korean students who speak some foreign languages. The team annually accepts foreign students, helping them adapt to university life in Korea through various social events. Connecting to K2 Mates is a great way to practice Korean, make new friends, find your way around campus, and get to know the Korean environment.

The Woodang Art Hall, located on the ground floor of the Munhwakwan Building, is used as a venue for various performances, exhibitions, forums and a degree ceremony.

KBU offers a gym and fitness center for all students.


  • KBU's strength is the high level of graduate employment based on sustained collaboration between the university and companies
  • Various academic programs are provided for international students, including the Korean language program, recruiting and advising students, supporting immigration issues, supporting campus life, organizing cultural experience programs
  • Overseas study programs and international internships are provided for Korean students.

Facilities and equipment at Kyungbok University

The university campuses are located in two cities in South Korea: Namyangzhu and Pochone. The material and technical base of KBU includes:

  • The library
  • Multimedia lab
  • Seminar rooms
  • 20 computers, several printers and a copy machine (for free use by students, outside classrooms)
  • Tennis court.

Admission dates and extra charges

The academic year at the university is divided into 2 semesters.

Additional expenses for the general educational program:

  • Student Union Contributions 38,000 ₩ -78,000 ₩
  • Cost of living 714 $ -1196 $ / month.

Additional costs for the language program:

  • Bank statement more than $ 5000
  • Opening deposit (non-refundable) 50 000 50
  • Materials 70 000 ₩ / semester
  • Transfer from the airport 50 000 ₩ / one way (transfer is free if the student arrives on Thursday one week before the start date of classes).


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

To enter the university you must:

  • Request
  • High school graduation document
  • Official transcript of academic performance
  • Korean language proficiency certification (TOPIK Level 3 / Completion of the TOPIK level 4 Korean language course at KBU or Korean universities)
  • Applicant’s passport and parent’s ID (foreign registration card, if any)
  • Certificate of Family Relationship
  • 2 photos (3 × 4 cm)
  • Proof of employment and annual income of parents.

All documents must be translated into English / Korean.

Depending on the country of origin, some of the above documents may be canceled or additional documents may be required.

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Residence permits, citizenship and other services

  • Guardianship services during the studies
  • Student supervision

Review about Kyungbok University

Dilyara Mukhametkanova
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Aigerim Kesikbayeva
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