Konkuk University

Study Korean language or undergraduate programs at Konkuk University, Seoul with an outstanding education in a great environment. DreamStudies can help you free of charge!

Why Study at Konkuk University

A high ranking university: Konkuk University is ranked in the top 10 of South Korea’s private universities and top 100 in Asia. It is one of Seoul's leading universities for international students with a popular Korean Language Institute and many undergraduate programs taught in English.

Learner-centered educationKonkuk University is very focused to have a learner-centered education that stimulate the student to achieve the best possible future for themselves. With this in mind Konkuk has created “Plus Semester Program” that give students work experience during the semesters so that they graduate with both theoretical and practical experience.

Konkuk University also has an Office of International Programs and their aim is to help international students settle into their life in Seoul.

Tuition scholarships on undergraduate programs: To apply for Konkuk’s undergraduate programs you will need Korean Language on at least TOPIK 3-level. If you pass your TOPIK while at Konkuk’s Korean Language Program you get 30-60% in tuition waiver based on your result. Thereafter you can get scholarships of 20-100% of the tuition fee if you maintain good grades.

Program and courses

Dreamstudies can help you to apply to Konkuk University's Korean language program
Korean Language programs from 20-60 weeks (10 weeks per semester, minimum 20 weeks to get a student visa and on campus accommodation). Semesters start in March, June, September, and December. You have lessons four hours/day on weekdays in classes of 12-15 students. The tuition fee is 1700000 KRW (about $1435 or 1325 Euro) per 10 week semester (1800000 KRW from the fall of 2022). We help you with the application free of charge if you fill out our info request.

Degree programs
Undergraduate programs - take a Bachelor's Degree in four years. The programs are primarily taught in Korean (with some course in English) so you will need TOPIK 3 level to get accepted. So please note that most students need to start by studying Korean Language for one year before applying to the undergraduate program. Knowing the language will also make your life in Korea easier. If you start with a language course you can get help to apply on site.

Choose between the following colleges:

  • Liberal Arts
  • Sciences
  • Architecture
  • Engineering
  • Social Science
  • Business Adminstration
  • Real Estate School
  • Konkuk Institute of Technology
  • Sanghuh Life Science
  • Arts & Design
  • Education

Nice campus in central Seoul

Konkuk University has two campus, one in central part of Seoul and Glocal campus located in Chungju.

The main campus is located in the southeastern part of Seoul close to the Han river. There is a big lake on campus and the environment is very pleasant. From Konkuk University Station it is easy to other part of Seoul. The subway station serviced by Line 2 (Green) and Line 7 (Olive).

Eco-friendly campus: Konkuk University has great educational infrastructure and software. Why don’t use the free rental campus bike and find a great spot to read from our online M-library!

The on-campus accommodations are built with environment-friendly materials and they have many great amenities for students such as air condition, panel-heating Ondol (Korean floor heating system), high technology security system, cafeteria, unlimited high speed internet, cable TV (56 different channels), a large gym and yoga and dance classes.

You can live on campus in a shared double room equipped with bed, desk, wardrobe, bathroom AC and Internet. Mealplans are available. If you prefer more freedom we can help you with shared apartments off campus.

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Subjects you can take at Konkuk University


Student body: 20000

Language students: 2000

Semester start dates: March, June*, September and December* (*=language courses only)

Student housing: On campus residence or shared apartments off campus with our help.

Prerequisites: High school diploma (and korean Topik-3 level for undergraduate programs)

Tuition fee: 1800000 KRW per 10-week-semester on language courses

Scholarships at Konkuk University

We help you free of charge with language courses at Konkuk University and Western students who apply with the help of DreamStudies don't need to do an application interview and therefore save 100000 KRW. Students that apply through us get a Confirmation of Visa Issuance document making your visa application at the Korean Embassy easier than if you only get an ordinary admission letter.

If you continue on Konkuk's undergraduate programs you get a 30% tuition fee scholarship on the first semester if you have achieved TOPIK level 3, and the scholarship increase with 10% for every higher TOPIK level, up to 60% of the tuition fee for TOPIK 6. From the second semester and onwards, they offer scholarships from 20% to 100% of the tuition fee to students with a GPA between 3 and 4 from their previous semester.

This offer expires on 2025-08-27

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