Yeungnam University

Learn Korean at Yeungnam University. A large green campus university with affordable prices located in Gyeongsan, a nice student city next to Daegu, the fourth largest city in Korea.

Why study at Yeungnam University

Yeungnam University is a great option for students who like to study in a smaller place close to nature. Get away from mainstream locations like Seoul and Busan and experience student life in the student city of Gyeongsan. However, you have quick access to bigger cities. You are only half an hour's train ride away from Daegu and the 3rd largest metropolitan area in Korea.

YU is a comprehensive university with about 40,000 enrolled students. The university offers very affordable tuition but provides a highly valued studying and research environment with great facilities, a spacious campus, and modern training and medical centers. At Yeungnam University, international students can enjoy a relaxing student life at reasonable costs in a less overwhelming urban area.

Yeungnam University’s Korean Language Institute offers one of the cheapest tuition fees in South Korea. The students can stay in university’s very affordable dormitory and dine in the dormitory restaurant at very good price. Students can also choose to live off the campus on their own. The rent in Gyeongsan city is much cheaper than Seoul and Busan on average.

Korean language courses and degree programs

Dreamstudies can help you to apply to Yeungnam University's Korean language program free of charge if you fill out our info request form.

Korean Language Institute KLI
Yeungnam's Korean Language Institute established in 2002 and currently has about 250 students. Most of them study Korean with the goal of continuing to study in Yeungnam's undergraduate programs. As a student at Yeungnam's KLI, you have access to many of the university's extensive facilities. A cultural field trip is held by KLI every semester. You are invited to participate in Language Exchange Program (LEP), which means that you and another international student meet two Korean students 3 hours per week for culture and language exchange.

Semesters and schedule
Korean Language programs from 20-80 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 1300000 KRW (about $1160 or 960 Euro) per 10 week semester.

Continue on a degree program
Once you have finished your Korean language course and reach at least Topik 2 level you are e eligible to apply for admission to one of Yeungnam University's many degree programs. The school can help you with this onsite.

Yeungnam Campus, Gyeongsan and Daegu

Yeungnam University hosts 19 schools and colleges, covering a wide range of subjects in multiple study areas. The university’s Korean Language Institute is located on the main campus in Gyeongsan, a student city with a population of 200 000 people. More than160 buildings spread out in big green with a beautiful pond on the campus, where students can focus on their studies and enjoy a relaxed student life. YU’s Gyeongsan campus is famous for being spacious and you can live in affordable dormitories at the edge of the campus.

Yeungnam University is only a 27 minutes subway ride from Daegu downtown. Daegu is the fourth largest city in Korea (after Seoul, Incheon, and Busan). Daegu has a population of 2,5 million inhabitants. Here you will find a lot of opportunities for shopping, partying and sightseeing. Some of the most famous attractions are Apsan Mountain park, Seomun market, and E-world tower. Nature-lovers will like the hiking and skiing opportunities in the mountains around Daegu.

Daegu is strategically located in the center of Korea. You can reach Seoul in two hours by train and Busan is only 45 minutes away. Daegu has an international airport so it is possible to fly there directly.

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Subjects you can take at Yeungnam University


Number of students: 40000 at the university, 250 in the Korean Language Institute

Tuition fee: 1300000 KRW/10 weeks language course

Course length: 20 weeks to 80 weeks (2-8 terms)

Semesters: Four 10 week semesters/year: March to May, June to August, September to November, December to February

Class time: 4 hours per day on weekdays, 9 am to 1 pm or 1.30 pm to 5.30 pm

Accommodation: On campus dormitories or off campus Share House

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