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Application

Regular

1. Eligibility

  • Eighteen (18) years or older as of application submission date AND hold a high school diploma (or an equivalent educational qualification) or higher level

2. Application process

  • 1) Submission.    All applicants must submit fully prepare application requirements as announced in SLI official website. All materials must be submitted by post or in person,  before the application deadline. Email submission is acceptable but only for pre-screening. 
  • Applicants receive submission email when all materials meet requirements.
  • 2) Screening.      Completely submitted materials are screened by the SLI Admissions Committee. It takes 5 business days on average. It may take longer if applicants are requested to submit additional materials upon the committee's request.  
  • 3) Decision.      A decision notice is made via email only. Admitted students will be informed with a tuition invoice. 
  • 4) Tuition payment.       Must be bank transfer only. Each student is given one's virtual account to pay tuition. We strongly recommend transferring a sufficient amount of money, with consideration of transfer fee and others. Unpaid tuition causes additional process and holds off enrollment.
  • 5) Enrollment.    Enrollment is complete when tuition is fully paid. Those who like to join us as a visitor status or others, contact the Korean embassy in one's home country and do the process.  ​For student visa(D-4) applicants, continue to #6. 
  • 6) Visa application process.     Admission package will be sent to the admittees who plan to obtain D-4(Student language visa). The package includes:
  •      - Admission letter, tuition receipt, SKKU business license
  • Contact and start the process with the Korean Embassy in one's home country. 
  • 7) Orientation.     All new students must attend the orientation, which will be offered on the first date of the program. Contact us for late arrival. 
[What’s D-4 visa?]
  • In accordance with Korean visa policy announced by the Ministry of Justice, foreigners, who wish to apply for the D-4 visa, should enroll in one of the accredited language programs for 90 days or longer. 
  • D-4 visa holders are restricted to any income generating activities in Korea. Therefore, D-4 applicants are required to submit proof of their financial stability (such as a bank statement) to the Korean Embassy. 

3. Application requirements

Send your application materials to:
Application submission
Seoul
(Humanities & Social Sciences Campus)

SLI Admission Committee

Room 32323, Dasan Hall of Economics

25-2 Sungkyunkwan-ro, Jongno-gu

Seoul 03063, Republic of Korea

서울특별시 종로구 성균관로 25-2

성균관대학교 다산경제관 3층 32323호

성균어학원행정실

한국어학당 입학 심사 위원회 귀하

(우편번호: 03063)

Suwon
(Natural Sciences Campus)

SLI Admission Committee

Room 27125, Engineering Hall 2

2066 Seobu-ro, Jangan-gu

Gyeonggi-do 16419, Republic of Korea

경기도 수원시 장안구 서부로 2066

성균관대학교 제2공학관 1층 27125호

성균어학원행정실

한국어학당 입학 심사 위원회 귀하

(우편번호: 16419)

Contact info
Contact Info
Campus Language Phone e-Mail
Seoul
(Humanities &
Social Sciences Campus)
English +82-2-760-1345 koreaneng@skku.edu
Japanese +82-2-760-1225 koreanjpn@skku.edu
Chinese +82-2-760-1341 koreanchn@skku.edu
Suwon
(Natural Sciences Campus)
Chinese+Japanese +82-31-290-5522 shiyuan127@skku.edu
English +82-31-290-5522 shiyuan127@skku.edu
What to submit
Application requirements by Status
Subject A   (Applicants who will NOT apply for D-4)

The applicant must meet one of the followings :

  • 1) Single session enrollment with visa-waiver
  • 2) Legally permitted status other than D-4
  • 3) Korean citizens or permanent residents
Requirement
  Requirements Submission
01 SLI Application form (downloadable) Required
02

School report* from high school or college - certified copy 

Required
03 Copy of valid passport Required
04 A color photo to be used for student card (JPG format; 3cm × 4cm); via e-mail only Required
05

An original statement of bank balance, under the applicant or family member's name
Minimum amount: 9,000,000 KRW (equivalent to USD 9,000)  

Contact us if the longer enrollment period.   

Optional
06 A copy of Alien Registration Card, front and back side
(if the applicant has achieved it before)
If applicable
 
*School report(Item#2) may include academic records, transcripts, counselor recommendation, school profile, and mid-year report. 
 
It must be certified copy as holding one of the followings :
1) apostille 2) consular legalization from the Korean Embassy in one's home country
 
 
 
subject b
Subject B  (Applicants who will apply for D-4)

The applicant must attend for 2 sessions or more.

requirement
  Requirements Submission
01 SLI Application form (downloadable) Required
02 School report* from high school or college  - certified copy Required
03 Copy of valid passport Required
04 A color photo to be used for student card (JPG format; 3cm × 4cm); via e-mail only Required
05 An original statement of bank balance, under the applicant or family member's name

Minimum amount: 9,000,000 KRW (equivalent to USD 9,000)  

    - Contact us if the longer enrollment period.   

Required
06 A legally issued certificate that verifies applicant's family relationship
  • Copy of family registry or birth certificate
  • Copy of ID cards (of the holder's country) of applicant & applicant's family members
Required
07 A copy of Alien Registration Card, front and back
(if the applicant has achieved it before)
If applicable
08 Korean sponsorship :
  • Required to applicants whose nationality is designated by Korean ministry of justice("대한민국 법무부가 지정한 불법 체류 다발 국가").
  • SLI accepts only Korean sponsor(s) who lives in the Republic of Korea.
    1. 1) The Letter of Guarantee (신원보증서) - downloadable on this webpage*
    2. 2) A copy of official ID card in the Republic of Korea (주민등록증 사본 또는 운전면허증 사본)
    3. 3) An original certificate of employment or a copy of business license (재직증명서 원본 또는 사업자등록증 사본)
    4. 4) Financial statement as one of the followings :
      • (a) The original bank certificate of deposit balance (예금잔고증명서 원본)
      • (b) Original withholding receipt (원천징수영수증 원본)
      • (c) Original real estate contract (부동산거래계약서 사본 또는 부동산소유증명서 원본)

Required

only for those from 21 designated countries of high rate of illegal stay

*School report(Item#2) may include academic records, transcripts, counselor recommendation, school profile, and mid-year report. 
  It must be certified copy as holding one of the followings :
       
    1) apostille   2)  consular legalization from the Korean Embassy in one's home country
 
*What's apostille?
 
An Apostille is a certificate that authenticates the origin of a public document (e.g., a birth, marriage or death certificate, a judgment, an extract of a register or a
notarial attestation). 
   Related site(s):  https://www.hcch.net/en/instruments/conventions/specialised-sections/apostille
 
In order to check if you can choose an apostille for your school record, go to the below webpage and choose a country (where your school belongs to). 
 
*What's consular legalization?
If your home country is not registered for Apostille, this is the other way to verify that your documents are legitimate. 
This service is available in the Korean embassy in your country. Contact the embassy and get information for application.  
 
 
 

Downloadable materials:

 

1) SLI Application form (Click to download)

2) Korean Sponsorship Letter (Click to download)

  • Admission Policy
  • 1) Additional requirements or an interview may be required upon the SLI Admission Committee's decision. 
  • 2) SLI has a right to cancel admission or reject the application if the application materials are turned out to be forged or unauthentic, with no tuition refund. This is still applicable for admitted students who have started studying at SLI.
  • 3) All submitted materials must be either Korean or English. The applicant must submit document notarized /translated in Korean or English if the original copy is not in Korean or English.
  • 4)  School records must be all certified by one of the followings:  1) apostille   2)confirmation from the Korean Embassy in your country  
  • 5) Materials submitted to the SLI shall NOT be returned for any reason. 
  • 6) Admission package is withheld until the tuition amount is fully  paid.  
  • 7) Students' attendance is one of the most critical issues for us. If the attendance rate of a student is lower than 80%, his or her visa will be automatically canceled and reported to the Korean Immigration Office.

4. Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees
Campus Tuition rate Application fee
Seoul
(Humanities &
Social Sciences Campus)
1,600,000 KRW 60,000 KRW
Suwon
(Natural Sciences Campus)
1,500,000 KRW 60,000 KRW
  • 1) Insurance fee and field trip cost included in tuition.
  • 2) Our non-refundable application fee is for new student only.
  • 3) Textbook cost is not included.

 

Last update:   May 10, 2019