International Students


* Please apply during the designated application period.



Step Timeline & Details
Online Application April 9th(Thu.), 2020 ~ May 25th(Mon.), 2020 (by 16:00 KST)
  • The program begins on September 1st, 2020.
  • Click “Online Application” located above and create an account.
  • Please note the online application is open during the designated application period.
Submission of Documents April 9th(Thu.), 2020 ~ May 27th(Wed.), 2020 (by 16:00 KST)
  • All documents must either be post mailed or delivered in person. Please refer to pages 4-10 of ‘[2020 Fall] Guideline for International Applicants‘ for documents that must be submitted.
  • Please refer to ‘[2020 Fall] FAQ for International Applicants‘ for a detailed explanation.
  • The documents must arrive at the Korea University GSIS Administration Office by the designated deadline.(Late delivery of supporting documents WILL NOT be accepted for any reason.)
Announcement of Admissions Decision June 19th(Fri.), 2020
  • An interview may be conducted at the request of the admissions board. If an interview is required, applicants will be notified in advance.
  • Results will be announced through email you used for online application.
Tuition Payment TBD
Orientation TBD



    • MA Department of International Studies

       – Thesis Track : DOWNLOAD
       – Non-Thesis Track : DOWNLOAD

    • MA Department of Korean Studies

      – Thesis Track : DOWNLOAD
      – Non-Thesis Track : DOWNLOAD


  • [2020 Fall] International Admission Schedule and Information : DOWNLOAD
  • [2020 Fall] Guideline for International Applicants : DOWNLOAD
  • [2020 Fall] Applicants’ Checklist : DOWNLOAD
  • [2020 Fall] FAQ for International Applicants : DOWNLOAD
  • [2020 Fall] Statement of Reasons for Copy(Substitute) Submission : DOWNLOAD
  • Recommendation Form : DOWNLOAD
  • Statement of Financial Sponsorship : DOWNLOAD 
  • Agreement for Collection and Use of Personal Data : DOWNLOAD 
  • Guidance of Visa Screening : DOWNLOAD 
  • Check List for K-12 Education : DOWNLOAD 
  • Fact Sheet for Exchange Students : DOWNLOAD
  • Release of Information Form (Admitted Students Only) : DOWNLOAD


Korea University GSIS Administration Office

Telephone +82-2-3290-1392
    Mailing Address
English GSIS Administration Office, Room #223
International Studies Hall, Korea University 145
Anam-ro,Seongbuk-gu, Seoul, KOREA 02841
Korean [02841] 서울특별시 성북구 안암로 145 고려대학교 국제관 223호
국제대학원 행정실 입학담당자 귀하 (“입학전형원본서류재중” 표기)
Office Hours Weekdays, 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM (Lunch Break: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM)


Applicants will receive an email when their application has been received and reviewed. This process may take up to several weeks. All documents must arrive by the deadline.

The above information was last updated as of April 9, 2020. Though the content of this website has changed, the admissions process remains the same. If you have any questions regarding your application, please contact