Pusan National University was founded in May 1946 with the establishment ideology of truth, liberty and devotion.
Although the University started initially with just two faculties, the Faculty of Humanities and the Faculty of Fisheries, since then, it has grown into a major research level institution covering all the major disciplines within academia. Today, the University enjoys its reputation as one of top universities in Korea.
Website of university:
http://english.pusan.ac.kr/uPNU_homepage/en/default.asp , http://www.pusan.ac.kr/uPNU_homepage/cn/
Website for inbound exchange students: http://international.pusan.ac.kr/
Courses of Dentistry, Medicine, Korean Medicine, Nursing are NOT available to exchange students.
View detail: http://onestop.pusan.ac.kr/English/
1 credit = 25 minutes
1 course=3 credits
Minimum course enrolment for exchange students: 12(undergraduate)/3(graduate)
Maximum course enrolment for exchagne students: 19(undergraduate)/10(graduate)
1. EARLY REQUIREMENTS
Students nominated by partner university and have completed at least two (2) semesters(in case of Graduate students, those who have completed at least one semester)
2. APPLICATION PROCEDURES
Students must submit the online application by the deadline indicated
3. APPLICATION DOCUMENTS
1) Study Plan
2) Transcript of Academic Records
3) Certificate of Enrollment
4) A copy of Passport
All exchange students must purchase overseas travelers insurance before arriving in Korea.
Campus Accommodations (Dormitories) 310,000 KRW -Afforable cost -Meals included (3 meals per day) -Can communicate with various people – Located at campus – A group life – Must keep the curfew and regulations. – Possible conflicts with roommates – Limited space and public utilities.
Off-campus accommodations (living a part from one’s family) The cost varies 300,000 KRW in average – More space and time allowed – Can cook on one’s own – The residen’t freedom guaranteed – High cost – Fees other than the monthly rent – High deposit (1 millon ~5 million KRW).
Off-campus accomodations (Boarding house) 450,000 KRW ~ 500,000 KRW more -Meals served – High cost – Possible conflicts with the landlord or roomates – Additional fees may be included.
3. ESTIMATED LIVING EXPENSES
About 400,000 KRW except housing fee
4. VISA REQUIREMENTS
Any foreigner wishing to stay in Korea over 91 days must visit the disctrict Immigration Office to get issued an alien registration card (ARC).
Required documents: 1) application form, 2) passport-size color ID photo, 3) passport, 4) 20,000 won service fee, 5) certificate of enrollment.
* If you are applying for an alien registration card to secure off-campus housing prior to the beginning of the semester, you can substitue a certificate of tuition payment for a certificate of enrollment.
All exchange students can apply for Government Scholarships and around US$4000 are offered to selected students.
Ms. Min-Jung Kim