|Korea University Korean Language and Culture Center (KLCC) (고려대학교 한국어문화교육센터)|
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|The Korean Language and Culture Center (KLCC), under the support of the Institute of Foreign Language Studies, was established on March 1, 1986 to teach and promote Korean language and culture throughout the world. So far over 25,000 foreigners and overseas Koreans wanting to learn the Korean language, history, and culture have taken advantage of the program and at present, approximately 3,000 foreigners and overseas Koreans enroll in the Korean Language and Cultural Studies Program annually. The KLCC is equipped with cutting-edge language training multi-media labs, utilizes leading teaching methodologies, and continues to strive to develop and implement the most effective language trainining to reinforce its leading role in teaching fundementals of the Korean language. The center strives to provide effective classes for foreigners and Koreans abroad in a comfortable and enjoyable environment.|
-For students aged 15 and older, enrolled in high schools or in a higher degree program (1 year program consisting of 4 terms: Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter).
-Each term runs for 10 weeks with 200 class hours.
-There are 6 levels of proficiency and students are grouped according to their level of proficiency. Students successfully completing all 6 levels can attend a Research class.
*Summer School for Teenagers
-For Overseas Korean middle and high school students, and foreign nationals under 18 years of age.
-There are Korean language classes, Korean cultural experience programs, special evening classes and more, comprised of various activities.
-This program is for adult learners who wish to learn the Korean language and culture intensively in a short time period.
*Special Program for Japanses Students
-This is for Japanese and Korean-Japanese students with a high school diploma, offering a short-term intensive language and culture course.
To find more about the programs, visit the official website.
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|Minimum requirement of a high school diploma or its equivalent.|
|1. Application Form
2. Certificate of graduation or enrollment from last school attended (original required)
3. A copy of your passport
4. 2 (3x4cm) photos
5. Certificate of bank balance of at least $3,000 (a document to substantiate parent-child relationship if the bank balance is under a parent name) or a letter or sponsorship (the sponsor has to be at least 20 years old, a Korean, living in Korea with a job. A copy of certificate of employment or business registration should be presented with the sponsorship letter)
*Submitted documents will not be returned.
*The documents to be submitted may vary depending on your nationality, so please check the details on the website or send your inquiries via email.
① Download the guidelines and application form mailed from Korean Language and Culture Center (KLCC) or found at its website.
② Fill out the required attached document, along with making payment of the application fee and tuition fee.
③ Confirm your enrollment and via e-mail or phone call.
④ Get your Admissions Letter issued.
* Prepare the certificate of bank statement that is balance of at least $3,000.
① Visit KLCC office (Intl' Studies Hall 208, B-ho) with completed application form, required documents, application fee and tuition.
② Fill out registration form and make required payments.
③ Get your Admissions Letter issued.
(1) Application fee: 60,000 won (non-refundable)
|(1) Short-term Visa (C-3)
C-3 allows holders to stay for a period of only 3 months in Korea. Students planning to enroll in special short-term programs or only for 1 term should apply for the C-3 visa. For students who entered the country with a C-3 visa who wish to extend their study, should prepare the required documents and apply for an extension at the Korean Immigration Office to transfer to a D-4 visa status.
ㅇSubmit to: Korean embassy or consulate office in your country of current residence
ㅇDocuments: a copy of admissions letter, passport, 1 photo, other additional documents (varies depending on country)
(2) Student Visa (D-4)
For any study plans extending beyond three months, students should apply for a D-4 visa. The D-4 visa is valid for 6 months and can be extended for up to 18 months. Documents required (such as admissions letter, sponsorship letter, evidence of finances) should be submitted to a local Korean embassy or consulate office. As it normally takes a month or so to process a D-4, students will need to start the process at least 2 months prior to the start of their term.
(3) Sponsorship Letter
Those wishing to apply for a D-4 visa require a notarized sponsorship letter. The sponsorship letter should be written by a Korean adult living in Korea with a job. Download the application form from the university website and visit a nearby legal office or notary office with the sponsor's seal and ID card.