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Apllication Category

Quata : Students will be selected considering their scholastic abilities, regardless of quota

Application Category

  • Undergraduate Programs(New and Transfer Admission)
    Programs Colleges Departments(Majors)
    Total 40 Departments(Majors)
    Undergraduate Programs College of Humanities and Social Sciences (10 Majors) Department of; English Language&Literature, Japanese Language, Early Childhood Education, Social Welfare, Counseling Psychology, Police Science, Fire Service Administration, Mass Communication, Law, Public Administration
    College of Business (9 Majors) Department of; Business Administration, Trade and Economics, Tourism Management, Hotel Management, Airline Services, Cultural Industry Management, International Studies(Chinese Language), International Studies(Korean Language, International Business)
    School of Health Science (7 Majors) Department of; Cooking&Science, Food and Nutrition, Oriental Medicinal Herb Industry, Sports&Leisure, Golf Management, Soccer, Taekwondo&Security Guard
    College of Engineering (9 Majors) Department of; Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Civil&Environmental Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electrical&Photoelectronic Engineering, Mobile Communication, Computer Engineering, Information&Communication, Internet Contents
    School of Arts & Design (5 Majors) Department of; Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Industrial Design, Theatre&Film, Beauty Art

    ※Colleges and majors that students can apply for are subject to change with notice. The notice will be posted on the website(http://global.honam.ac.kr/).

  • Postgraduate Programs
    Programs Colleges Classification Departments(Majors)
    Doctor's
    Degree
    General Graduate School College of Humanities and Social Sciences(8 Majors) Department ;of Korean Language&Literature, English Language&Literature, Law, Public Administration, Business, Tourism Management, Hotel Management, Social Welfare.
    College of Engineering(9 Majors) Department of ;Civil&Envirionmental Engineering, Computer Engineering, Landscape.
    Master's
    Degree
    Graduate school of education   Major of ; Korean Language Education, English language Education, History Education Education Administration, Counseling Psychology, Mathmatics Education, Biology Education, Computer Education, Phusical Education, Nutrition Education
    Graduate school of Welfare Administration   Major of ; Korean Language Education, English language Education, History Education Education Administration, Counseling Psychology, Mathmatics Education, Biology Education, Computer Education, Phusical Education, Nutrition Education
    Master's
    Degree
    General Graduate School College of Humanities and Social Sciences(8 Majors) Department of ;Korean Language&Literature, English Language&Literature, Law, Public Administration, Business, Tourism Management, Hotel Management, Social Welfare.
    College of Natural Sciences(2 Majors) Department of Environmental Horticulture, Biology
    College of Engineering (9 Majors) Department of ;Civil&Environmental Engineering, Information&Communication Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Architecture, Electric Wave Engineering, Software Engineering, City Planning, Landscape
    School of Arts & Design (2 Majors) Department of ;Fine Arts, Physical Education
 

Admission Timeline

Category Date Note
Spring Admission (New, Transfer) Fall Admission (New, Transfer)
Distribution of admission guide
and application form
Nov. ~ Early Dec Early May ~ Early June At Office of International Affairs
(http://gloal.honam.ac.kr)
Submission
of application
Dec 19th ~ 24th July 1st~ 20th Office of International Affairs
Korean Proficiency Test administered
by Honam University
Beginning of January Beginning of July At Office of International Affairs at Honam University Students who stay in China may take the tests in China
Acceptance announcement December 30th(Tue) July 17th (Fri) Announcement on website, individual contact
Tuition payment January 7 ~ 9, 2015 July 22 ~ 24, 2015 Kwangju bank at Honam University branch.
Students who stay in China are to make a remittance of tuition (Bank wire transfer).
New semester March 4th (Mon) September 2nd (Mon)  

※ International admission is to be conducted twice a year(Spring and Fall Semester).

Admission Qualifications

Application Type Qualifications
New Admission (1st Year) Foreign students whose parents are both foreign nationals and have completed(or are expecting to complete) at least 12 years of primary and secondary educational courses at foreign or domestic(Korean) institutions.
Transfer (2nd Year) Foreign students whose parents are both foreign nationals, have completed(or are expecting to complete) at least 12 years of primary and secondary educational courses at foreign or domestic(Korean) institutions, and have completed(or are expecting to complete) at least 1 year of studies at formal four-year post-secondary institutions in Korea or in any other foreign countries or have completed(are expecting to complete) 2 year post secondary institutions.
Transfer(3rd, 4th Year) Foreign students whose parents are both foreign nationals, have completed(or are expecting to complete) at least 12 years of primary and secondary educational courses at foreign or domestic(Korean) institutions, and have completed(or are expecting to complete) at least 2 years of studies at formal four-year post-secondary institutions in Korea or in any other foreign countries or have graduated from formal three-year post-secondary institutions in Korea or in any other foreign countries will be able to transfer to 3rd or 4th year of program, regardless of quota.

Term definition of the word "Foreigner"

  • A person who does not have citizenship of Republic of Korea
  • Foreign students whose parents are both from countries other than Korea
  • Foreign students who completed or are expecting to complete elementary·middle·high school education in countries other than Korea.

Selection Criteria

Subject Review criteria
Students with Grade 3 or higher in TOPIK(Test Of Proficiency In Korean) ▶ Certificate must be submitted Document Review(50%) + Interview(50%))
Other(majored in arts and physical education in middle/high school) Document Review(50%) + A Scholastic Aptitude Test by Honam University(30%) + Interview(20%)

※ Students with interview exemption: Among students that are subject to interview exemption, those who have a recommendation/reference letter from one of faculty members at Honam University may want to submit the documents to be exempted from the interview. Only document review will be conducted for those students.

Selection Process

  • Students are to be selected based on document review by evaluation standard of each program and selected within the number of students that each program can accept.
  • Interview: Office of International Affairs at Honam University evaluates the applicant's moral character, manners, and enthusiasm for academic achievement and etc.
  • The applicant will be disqualified if he/she who is subject to interview does not attend the interview or does not have complete documents.
  • The applicant will be disqualified if any of following Korean proficiency is not applicable to the applicant.
    • tudents with Grade 3 or higher in TOPIK(certificate must be submitted) or students with Grade 3 in Korean Proficiency Test administered by Honam University
    • Student who completed Korean language course at Honam University and passed given tests administered by Honam University
  • However, the applicant who is from affiliated educational institutes may be accepted through separate evaluation for scholastic ability (Honam University can replace TOPIK with Korean language course).

Required Documents

Category Required Documents Note
Common essential documents 1. Application Form(Fixed form of the school) - Print out from Honam University Website( http://global.honam.ac.kr ) Attached Form 1http://global.honam.ac.kr/data/editor/1415001108.doc
2. Study Plan(Fixed form of the school) - Print out from Honam University Website( http://global.honam.ac.kr ) Attached Form 2
3. A letter of self-introduction(Fixed form of the school) - Print out from Honam University Website( http://global.honam.ac.kr ) Attached Form 1
4. Certificate of graduation from high school, transcripts indicating entire grades of high school (Both original and a photocopy)  
Supplementary documents 5. Certificate of entry and departure record issued by Korean Immigration Office (if applicable) If applicable
6. Certificate of bank balance over US$10,000 which has been deposited for more than 1 month.  
7. An original certified copy of family registration and a photocopy of certified copy of family registration  
8. Copy of Certificate of Alien Registration ※ Only for applicants who are currently residing in Korea  
9. Copy of ID of the applicant and his/her parents  
10. Grade record of TOPIK, certificate of completion of Korean Language Academy course or original and a copy of certificate/a letter of acceptance that verifies his/her success in Korean Proficiency Test administered by Office of International Affairs (if applicable).  

11. Original certificate/document that proves financial ability

  • Attach financial guarantor's certificate of bank balance over US$10,000 which has been deposited until desired semester begins, or certificate of remittance or exchange over US$10,000
  • Attach certificate of employment of parents, or business license,, or certificate of real property possession or certificate of property tax payment
From the day of application submission,
money has been deposited over 3 months
12. A reference(for those who did not compete Korean language course at Honam University) Attached Form 5
13. 4 passport photos(3.5cm X 4.5cm)  
14. Print out following 2 items from each website and submit these 2 documents. Certificate of graduation from university or college in China(www.chsi.com.cn) certificate of graduation exam
  (www.cdgdc.edu.cn).
 
15. ① In case of divorce of parents: Original certificate of family relation and original certificate/documentation of divorce (notarized).
② In case of death of parents: Certificate/documentation of death (notarized)
③ In case of having 2 certificates of family relation: The original certificate of family relation
④ The official transcript and the certificate of graduation must have the principal's official seal(The seal must be consistent with the name of the school and the principal's name)
 
16. If you're applying for transfer admission, both the original/official and translated(into Korean) transcript and certificate of graduation from previous school are required.  
17. Original and translated Certificate of Employment and Income of financial guarantor
※ Only parents of the applicant can be the guarantor.
 

Note for submission of documents

  • Original documents must be submitted. If the photocopies are submitted due to unavoidable circumstances, their original documents must be submitted after all upon the acceptance for admission(the original documents will be returned after confirmation).
  • All the documents written in languages other than Korean must be translated into Korean when submitting.
  • When submitting, a high school diploma(certificate of graduation) and transcripts indicating entire grade of high school must be translated into Korean and then either be notarized or have "consular confirmation" issued at the Korean Consulate in the country where corresponding schools are located.
  • The applicant must submit a certified copy of his/her family register by government which corresponds to Korean's certified copy of family register and which also needs to be translated into Korean.
  • If the names of the applicant are not consistent on the submitting documents, a certified document issued by government that proves they are identical must be attached with the submitting documents.
  • Among accepted students, those who are expecting to graduate from high school must submit the certificate of graduation before the first starting day of desired semester (if applicable).)
  • Aside from the specified documents for submission in the admission guide, additional documents may be requested for extra verification of information.

※Notarization or consular confirmation: If the applicant is a foreigner, the documents must be notarized by a notarization office in his/her own country.

Note for completion of application form

  • The applicant is responsible for all disadvantages resulting from errors, mistakes, or omission on the application form and other required documents.
  • The application form MUST be completed using only a black, blue, or fountain pen. Or the form MUST be typed with a computer.
  • In the application form, all the information regarding admission and the program of choice that the applicant desires to apply for MUST be clearly and exactly stated. After submitting the application form, it is NOT accepted for the applicant to modify any of information in his/her application form.
  • The applicant's photo(passport photo: 3.5cm X 4.5cm) is to be attached to the application form.

Note for applicants

  • All the information stated in the application form and other required documents must be accurate without omission.
  • If the applicant falsifies/counterfeits any documents for submission or commits irregularities to be accepted, the admission will be revoked.
  • If the applicant registers in over 2 universities, the admission could be accepted or revoked.
  • The applicant is entirely responsible for miswriting his/her own address or phone number on the application form which could prevent Honam University from notifying the applicant
    of any important information including the acceptance of admission(the admission may be revoked in this case).
  • Even though the applicant was accepted and registered for admission at Honam University, the admission may be revoked if the applicant is not allowed to enter the country(Korea) due to rejection of visa issuance or any other reasons.
  • Multiple major/program application is not available at Honam University.
  • Any other matters not specified in the admission guide are determined and enforced by Honam University.
  • Please reach Office of International Affairs at 062)940-5992, 5694 for any inquiries.