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Program Introduction

  1. Course duration: 10 weeks / 4 academic semesters (spring, summer, fall and winter) in a year
       Beginner Ⅰ,Ⅱ • Intermediate Ⅰ,Ⅱ • Advanced Ⅰ,Ⅱ in total 6 levels.
  2. Every 4 hours (9:00~13:00) from Monday to Friday for 10 weeks.
Year Semester Begins Ends
2023 Winter 2023.Dec.04.(Mon) 2024.Feb.08.(Thu)
2024 Spring 2024.Mar.04.(Mon) 2024.May.10.(Fri)
Summer 2024.Jun.03.(Mon) 2024.Aug.09.(Fri)
Fall 2024.Sep.02.(Mon) 2024.Nov.08.(Fri)
Winter 2024.Dec.02.(Mon) 2025.Feb.07.(Fri)
2025 Spring 2025.Mar.10.(Mon) 2025.May.16.(Fri)

※ The schedule is subject to change depending on circumstances.

1. Placement test (Level test) will proceed 100% online, if you don’t attend the placement test, you will be placed at level 1 automatically.

2. Orientation for freshmen is different in each country and it will be announced individually only for those who have completed registration.


In the case of ‘Other Nationalities‘ the schedule for the document application period is different from the table below. Please make sure to check the “Document Application Period for Other Nationalities" section at the bottom for the schedule before your application.

Year Semester Document Applications Tuition Fee Payment
2023 Winter Closed Closed
2024 Spring 2024.Jan.01.(Mon)~Jan.10.(Wed) 2024.Jan.16.(Tue)~Jan.18.(Thu)
Summer 2024.Apr.01.(Mon)~Apr.10.(Wed) 2024.Apr.16.(Tue)~Apr.18.(Thu)
Fall 2024.Jul.01.(Mon)~Jul.10.(Wed) 2024.Jul.16.(Tue)~Jul.18.(Thu)
Winter 2024.Oct.01.(Tue)~Oct.09.(Wed) 2024.Oct.15.(Tue)~Oct.17.(Thu)
2025 Spring 2025.Jan.01.(Wed)~Jan.08.(Wed) 2025.Jan.14.(Tue)~Jan.16.(Thu)

※ The schedule is subject to change depending on circumstances.

※ A notice on tuition payment will be notified individually after document review.

※ For the Certificate of Admission, you will be notified in sequence shortly after you have made the tuition payment and a related notice will be given individually.

1. It is possible to apply for the online application on the weekend and national holiday during the application period.
   NOTE: Visits are not accepted on weekends and holidays

2. In the case you send us original documents, please be aware that the documents must arrive at our office within the application period so that smooth admission review will be possible.

3. Online interviews can be conducted as necessary during the admission screening process.

4. For some countries, the schedule for the document application period is different. Please make sure to check the "Document Application Period for Other Nationalities" blow for the application period.


  Document Application Period for ‘Other Nationalities’

      If you have inquiries about submission of documents based on ‘Other Nationalities’, please be sure to request accurate information by email or phone before your application.

Year Semester Document Applications
(1 Week)
2024 Spring 2023.Nov.28.(Tue)~Nov.30.(Thu)
Summer 2024.Feb.27.(Tue)~Feb.29.(Thu)
Fall 2024.May.28.(Tue)~May.30.(Thu)
Winter 2024.Aug.27.(Tue)~Aug.29.(Thu)
2025 Spring 2024.Nov.26.(Tue)~Nov.28.(Thu)

※ The schedule is subject to change depending on circumstances.

1. A Korean reference must visit our office instead of an applicant and submit all the required documents directly during the documents application period.
   NOTE: We do not accept documents on holidays included within the application period

2. For the online interview, it will be notified individually for those who have passed the document review.

3. Applicants who pass the interview will be notified individually with regard to payment of tuition fees.

4. In the case of ‘Other Nationalities’, online interview may be conducted. NOTE: If the COVID-19 situation is eased, it can be converted to a local interview.

5. For applicants from ‘Other Nationalities’, an ‘Application for Confirmation of Visa Issuance’ will be issued under Hongik university for those who have passed the online interview.


    Every 4 hours (9:00 a.m ~ 1:00 p.m) from Monday to Friday for 10 weeks


    1st week – Introduction of curriculum and afternoon class application period

    5th week - Midterm test (Writing, Listening, Reading, Speaking)

    6th week - Cultural experience

    10th week – Outdoor activities, final test, Korean presentation and completion ceremony


    ※ The schedule is subject to change depending on circumstances.

Time Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
09:00~10:50 Vocabulary and Grammar / Writing and Speaking
11:00~12:50 Listening and Speaking / Reading and Speaking

The Program Objectives and Contents for each proficiency level

  Beginner 1

  1. For students who have not studied Korean before.

  2. Mastering Korean vowels and consonants.

  3. Learning basic structure of short sentence of Korean.

  4. Learning basic conversation skill for simple communication.


  Beginner 2

  1. For students who have studied Korean vowels, consonants and basic structure of sentence.

  2. Learning various verb expressions in Korean and how to make compound sentence.

  3. Learning practical conversation skills for daily life.


  Intermediate 1

  1. For students who are able to communicate in daily life with grammatically proper sentences.

  2. Mastering causative and passive expression and making sentences with quotation.

  3. Learning how to use idioms and common phrases in daily life.

  4. Students can have fluent communication in public and express their opinion about social issues.


  Intermediate 2

  1. For students who are able to express their opinions on individual interests and social issues

  2. Learning various Korean expression and vocabularies related to Korean culture.

  3. Students can participate in discussion about abstract subject and show their opinions.


  Advanced 1

  1. For students who are able to fluently speak sophisticated Korean and express their own ideas logically.

  2. Students can state their opinions logically about specialized issues such as politic, economic, social and culture.

  3. Learning broad knowledge about Korea society and how to express their ideas about all circumstances of Korea.


  Advanced 2

  1. For students who are able to express their ideas and understand other's ideas based on acquired knowledge from specialized fields.

  2. Students can understand specialized lectures of university or public and they can have a discussion as creating synthetic opinion.

  3. Students can collect information from the Internet, newspaper and TV and they can write an essay or public paper with those information.


The outstanding Korean language Program

  Outstanding Education Program

  1. In 2009, Selected as 'Support Program for Korean Language Training Program' by the Ministry of Education

  2. In 2009, Appointed as Supporting Organization for ‘Intensive Korean Language course for Marriage Immigrants’ by the Seoul Immigration Office

  3. In 2011, Selected as entrusted business of Korean language courses for foreign graduate students on Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP)

  4. Have been Maintained above 90 marks on the class satisfaction survey in every semester


  Executing Free Supplementary Course in the Afternoon

  1. We directly address student’s individual weaknesses through implementing free supplementary classes

  2. Run Supplementary classes to improve level advancement rate

  3. Helping improvement of learning effect for students through assignment of outstanding instructors from the regular program


  TOPIK Preparation Program

  1. The midterm and final tests of the regular program are modeled on the form of the TOPIK examination so as to help students acquire the TOPIK certificate (Level 3 or higher)

  2. Run intensive training by opening a TOPIK intensive lecture


  Various Cultural Experiences

  1. Two or more cultural experiences are planned per semester

  2. The cultural experiences offer students the chance to understand Korean culture more deeply by breaking away from the standard content of textbooks

  3. Increases the opportunities for cultural exchange by hosting the Korean Language Contest which International students and Korean students are encouraged to attend


  Learner-centric Service

  1. Through the homeroom teacher system, every student may receive immediate and direct guidance regarding any issues they have faced in their studies or daily life

  2. The residing counselor teacher offers educational advice as well as guidance regarding immigration issue and general life in Korea


  Study Abroad Mentor Program

  1. The program is designed so that the mentors may quickly and easily answer international students' questions regarding transportation, public services and school facilities when they first arrive in Korea

  2. The long-term mentor volunteers (can attend the activity for 1 year) establish a safe support system for overseas students