Language Program

Introduction

Kwangwoon Center for Korean Language and Culture(KCKLC) has made a new leap forward in 2012 to become an educational institution integrating Korean language and culture based on the experience and achievements in Korean language education, which the Korean program in the Language Education Institute has accumulated for 8 years since 2003.

The education provided by KCKLC facilitates the acquisition of not only linguistic knowledge but also various communicative strategies so that foreigners can perform practical and creative Korean language ability in a variety of situations. In addition, activities which integrate Korean language lessons with various cultural contents cultivate language skills in conjunction with cultural knowledge.

KCKLC welcomes students with diverse purposes including not only foreigners who come to Korea for Korean language training but also immigrants in Korea as well as travellers who are visiting Korea for short period of time. You are invited to learn Korean by experiencing both traditional and popular culture of Korea.

Characteristics

KCKLC is where students can achieve the best effect at the lowest cost.

  • A special intensive program is offered for students to complete 1,200 hours from beginner to advanced level in one year.
  • Korean language classes are integrated with both traditional and contemporary Korean cultural contents.
  • Students can have various as well as vivid experiences of Korean culture through activities every afternoon and extracurricular activities on Fridays rather than just one or two cultural experience opportunities in one semester.
  • A Buddy system is offered for students to participate in a variety of activities with Kwangwoon University students.
  • Advisers assigned at the time of admission guide students until completion.

Intensive Program

The Intensive Program consists of six levels from level 1 to 6.

  • Total 200 hours of lesson is provided, 5 hours daily for 8 weeks.
  • Students can complete six terms in one year.
  • Students can practice authentic Korean as they participate in various activities every day.
  • Students can experience a variety of Korean culture every week including taekwondo, traditional percussion quartet, K-pop, and dance, and so on.

Class Organization

Class Organization
Hours Class Description
9:00-12:00 Textbook-based grammar lesson & practice-focused integrated lesson
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-15:00 Mon. ~ Thu. Activity, and task-based class specified for skills including pronunciation, speaking, reading, and writing, etc.
Fri. Korean traditional and popular culture class chosen by individual students

Tuition fee

  • 1 term (8 weeks) : KRW 1,300,000(USD 1,080)
    ※ Expenses for cultural experiences are not included.
  • Students can choose to register for varied terms from 8 weeks to 1 year.

Application

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. But, applications from China and Mongolia are processed once every term.

Schedule

Class Organization
Year Duration of Study Application Deadline Level Test
2017 2 Jan. - 24 Feb. 2017 18 Nov. 2016 23 Dec. 2016
6 Mar. - 28 Apr. 2017 20 Jan. 2017 24 Feb. 2017
1 May - 23 Jun. 2017 17 Mar. 2017 21 Apr. 2017
3 Jul. - 25 Aug. 2017 19 May 2017 23 Jun. 2017
4 Sep. - 27 Oct. 2017 21 Jul. 2017 25 Aug. 2017
6 Nov. - 29 Dec. 2017 22 Sep. 2017 27 Oct. 2017

Application Documents

For new applicants from abroad

  • Application form, a statement of purpose (must be downloaded, and written and signed by the applicant)
  • 3 passport photos
  • 1 copy of passport
  • 1 copy of identification of the applicant and his/her family
  • 1 copy of the applicant's household registration record (Relevant to the applicants of Chinese nationality only if the applicant's guardian is not his/her parent, a notarized document proving the relative relationship must be submitted.)
  • Proof of Graduation from the last school attended
    • Relevant country : Philippines, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Mongolia, Thailand, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, India, Myanmar, Nepal , Iran, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine, Nigeria, Ghana, Egypt, Peru.
      : After notarizing Diplomas and Certificates of Graduation from the last school attended and then you should confirm to consular representative at the consular office.
    • Other Country : 1 official certificate of graduation from the most recent school attended
  • 1 official academic transcript from the most recent school attended
  • 1 copy for each of the parent's certificate of employment/certificate of income (must include the name, address, and contact information of the company)
  • Financial documents (bank statement under the applicant's name if it is under the parent's name, a notarized certificate of relative relationship required)
  • Over USD 10,000
  • Over CNY(RMB) 70,000
  • Over KRW(WON) 12,000,000
  • If the applicant is of Chinese nationality, the expiration date of the balance should remain unchanged until the third term.
    • Application fee KRW 50,000 * Non-refundable
    • Pay the tuition fee through wire transfer to the following bank account.
  • Account Number : Hana Bank 244-910004-39305
    (Account Holder : Kwangwoon Center for Korean Language and Culture)

Inquiry

Inquiry
Categories Korean Language Course
Office Kwangwoon Center for Korean Language and Culture
Telephone +82-2-940-5307
Fax +82-2-940-5016
E-mail kcklc5307@kw.ac.kr
Webpage http://kcklc.kw.ac.kr
Address Kwangwoon Center for Korean Language and Culture, Yeongu-Building 803, Kwangwoon University, 20 Kwangwoon-ro, Nowon-gu, Seoul, 01897, Korea
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