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SOGANG UNIVERSITY

Basic Information

Name of University SOGANG UNIVERSITY Year of Establishment 1960. 2
National/Public/Private Private IEQAS* University YES
Website http://wwwe.sogang.ac.kr Website for Language Institute http://klec.sogang.ac.kr/
* International Education Quality Assurance System
Number of international students
Students Doctorate Master's Combined Master's and Doctorate Bachelor's Etc. Total
Number of students 44 212 13 548 820 1,637
Number of students and professors
Professors Professor/ Associate professor Assistant professor/ Full-time lecturer Adjunct professor/ Visiting professor Part-time lecturer Etc. Total
Number of professors 328 74 385 409 0 1,196
Students Doctorate Master's Combined Master's and Doctorate Bachelor's Etc. Total
Number of students 337 3,085 76 8,326 0 11,824

International Student Support Program

Possible Language Courses
Availability Yes
Name of course Korean Language program for foreigners
Quota about 500 people
Period of study 4 session in a year/10 weeks per session
Qualifications Thoses who graduated high school
Tuition fee per semester($) 1,360
montly fee($) 1,700
Department in charge Korean Language Education Center / Staff in charge : Jongpho Hong / Staff email : ckss@sogang.ac.kr
Office number 82-2-705-8088 / Fax number : 82-2-701-6692
Scholarship Support
Scholarship support for international students
Name of scholarship GSIS scholarship for international students (external)
Coverage of scholarship
Amount of scholarship offered
Qualifications
1. Sogang-POSCO Asia Fellowship
: 4~5 new Asian students per every fall semester, full tuition grant for 2 years, stipend for 2 years(KRW 1,000,000 per every month)

2. Korean Government Scholarship Program (by NIIED)
:The NIIED (National Institute for International Education; Korean governmental institute) invites international students every year for Korean Government Scholarship Program(KGSP). The KGSP is a full-scholarship program, having a lot of benefits including living costs, etc. International students can apply for the KGSP through Sogang GSIS directly or Korean embassy in their countries for every fall semester admission.
Department in charge Office of Graduate School of International Studies / Staff in charge : Juyu Lee / Staff email : gsis@sogang.ac.kr
Office number 82-2-705-8753 / Fax number : 82-2-705-8755
Name of scholarship GSIS scholarship for international students (internal)
Coverage of scholarship
Amount of scholarship offered
Qualifications
The Graduate School for International Studies (GSIS) offers a scholarship from 25% to 100% of the tuition fee to all new students according to their performances in the admission process.

From the 2nd semester, tuition will be waived by GPA of the previous semester like100%, 75%, 50%, 25%. (Different scholarship system will be applied to the Ph.D. Students.)

To get scholarship from 2nd semester, there are some requirements to meet.
1. GPA should be over 3.5 (for MA students) or 4.0 (for Ph.D. students)
2. Course registration over 9 credits
3. Submission of English test score: TOEFL PBT 580, CBT 237, IBT 92, TOEIC 880, IELTS 7.0, TEPS 806 or over
(Exempted for the native English speakers or graduates from universities in the English speaking countries)
Department in charge Office of Graduate School of International Studies / Staff in charge : Juyu Lee / Staff email : gsis@sogang.ac.kr
Office number 82-2-705-8753 / Fax number : 82-2-705-8755
Name of scholarship Sogang Global Fellowship
Coverage of scholarship
Amount of scholarship offered
Qualifications
- Humanities and Social Science

Sogang Global Fellowship(A) 40% of tuition
S-TOPIK 5th grade or above, TOEFL PBT 550(CBT 210, IBT 80), TEPS 550, IELTS 5.5 or above

Sogang Global Fellowship(B) 20% of tuition
S-TOPIK 4th grade


Natural Science, Engineering and Integrated Knowledge

Sogang Global Fellowship(A) 40% of tuition
S-TOPIK 4th grade or above, TOEFL PBT 550(CBT 210, IBT 80), TEPS 550, IELTS 5.5 or above

Sogang Global Fellowship(B) 20% of tuition for 1 year
One who is recommended by the dean of dept. and confirmed by the dean of graduate school.

ㅁ When keeping GPA over 3.5/4.3, scholarship will be awarded maximum during 4 semesters for Master's and Doctoral degree courses, 8 semesters for Integrated Master's and Doctoral degree courses, refer to [note 2]
ㅁ Please refer to the Admission Guide of each semester for more information.
Department in charge Office of Graduate School / Staff in charge : Ha Eun Hwang / Staff email : gradsch@sogang.ac.kr
Office number 82-2-705-8168 / Fax number : 82-2-705-8166
Name of scholarship International Student Scholarship(From 2nd semester)
Coverage of scholarship
Amount of scholarship offered
Qualifications
We offers scholarship to all attending students according to their academic achievement after second semester. Scholarship would be provided as 100%, 75%, 50%, 25% deduction of tuition fee.
1) over 4.00: 100% of tuition fee
2) over 3.70 ~ under 4.00: 75% of tuition fee
3) over 3.50 ~ under 3.70: 50% of tuition fee
4) over 3.00 ~ under 3.50: 25% of tuition fee

-Sogang Business School-

Department in charge Office of Sogang Business School(MBA) / Staff in charge : Kyungmi Cho / Staff email : gsbu@sogang.ac.kr
Office number 82-2-705-8342 / Fax number : 82-2-715-8505
Name of scholarship International Student Scholarship(1st semester)
Coverage of scholarship 20% of tuition fee
Amount of scholarship offered KRW229,000
Qualifications
1)Candidates who demonstrate their facility in English through a recognized English proficiency test
(above IBT TOEFL 100, PBT TOEFL 600, CBT TOEFL 250, TEPS 800, or IELTS 7.5);
2) Candidates who demonstrate their facility in Korean using the applicable Korean proficiency test (above level 4 in S-TOPIK);
or
3) Candidates who have completed a Korean language course through a Korean language institute at a 4-year university in Korea. The course's level of difficulty should be within the top 30% of the institute.

-Sogang Business School-
Department in charge Office of Sogang Business School(MBA) / Staff in charge : Kyungmi Cho / Staff email : gsbu@sogang.ac.kr
Office number 82-2-705-8342 / Fax number : 82-2-715-8505
Name of scholarship Scholarships for international freshmen
Coverage of scholarship
Amount of scholarship offered
Qualifications
- Scholarship on admissionⅠ: Person with the highest entrance score (Full scholarship (admission fees + full school fees) for 8 semesters and a guaranteed place at university dormitory for the semester of admission )
- Scholarship on admission Ⅱ: Person with an excellent score (excluding the best score), falling within the top 10% of successful candidates (Half scholarship (half admission fees + half school fees) for the semester concerned and a guaranteed place at university dormitory for the semester of admission)
- Scholarship on admission Ⅲ : Person with a score within the top 50% of successful candidates (25% scholarship (25% of admission fees + 25% of school fees) for the semester of admission )
- Scholarship on admission Ⅳ : Person who has achieved level 4 or above at TOPIK, and those who have completed level 4 or above in KAP200/KGP200 at Sogang University's Korean Education Center
Department in charge Admissions Office / Staff in charge : Jae Hyung Kim / Staff email : jaeh605@sogang.ac.kr
Office number 82-2-705-8621 / Fax number : 82-2-705-8620
Name of scholarship Scholarships for enrolled international students
Coverage of scholarship
Amount of scholarship offered
Qualifications
Global scholarshipⅠ: Full school fees, 2/3, 1/3, or 1/6 of school fees (International student with exceptional academic achievement)
Global scholarshipⅡ : Full school fees, 2/3, 1/3, or 1/6 of school fees (International student considered to be in financial difficulty or showing great potential for growth)
Department in charge Admissions Office / Staff in charge : Jae Hyung Kim / Staff email : jaeh605@sogang.ac.kr
Office number 82-2-705-8621 / Fax number : 82-2-705-8620
Dormitory Support
Availability Yes
Dormitory capacity 894
Dormitory monthly fee($) 300(Meals are excluded)
Qualifications Priority to international exchange student and degree program freshman
Department in charge Office of International Affairs / Staff in charge : Jason Wookeun Kim / Staff email : summer@sogang.ac.kr
Office number 82-2-705-7855 / Fax number : 82-2-705-8060
Availability Yes
Dormitory capacity 894
Dormitory monthly fee($) 300(Meals not Included)
Qualifications Students who apply in admission process(may have quota)
Department in charge Admissions Office / Staff in charge : Jae Hyung Kim / Staff email : jaeh605@sogang.ac.kr
Office number 82-2-705-8621 / Fax number : 82-2-705-8620
Part-time Job Opportunities
Availability No
Name
Quota
Qualifications
TOP

Field of Special Courses & Courses in English

Field of Special Course
1. Undergraduate: Global Korean Studies

2. Graduate School

3. Graduate School of International Studies

4. Sogang Business School(MBA)
Courses in English
1. Undergraduate: Global Korean Studies
-All major courses are conducted in English.

2. Graduate School

3. Graduate School of International Studies
-All courses are conducted in English.

4. Sogang Business School(MBA)
- All courses are taught in English.
Courses in other Foreign Languages

School facilities

General Dormitory
Divsion Single Double Triple Room for 4 Etc.
montly fee($) $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $250.00 0
Capacity of Dormitory 328
Etc.
Convenenient Facilities:
1. Cafeteria
2. Fitness Center
3. Oratory
4. Laundry Room
5. Convenient Store
Dormitory for International Students
Divsion Single Double Triple Room for 4 Etc.
montly fee($) $0.00 $350.00 $0.00 $0.00 0
Capacity of Dormitory 894
Etc.
Convenient Facilities:
1. Cafeteria
2. Fitness Center
3. Oratory
4. Laundry Room
5. Laundry Service
6. Convenient Store
Student Cafeteria
Divsion Breakfast Lunch Dinner Average cost per meal($)
Offered or not Y N Y 3

Tuition Fee per Sememter($)

Affiliation(Department) Bachelor's Master's Doctorate Combined master's and doctorate Etc.
Humanities and Social Sciences 3,787,000 4,812,000 4,812,000 4,812,000 Entrance fee: Undergraduate KRW 813,000, Graduate KRW 1,042,000
Engineering 4,948,000 6,709,000 6,709,000 6,709,000 Entrance fee: Undergraduate KRW 813,000, Graduate KRW 1,042,000
Natural Sciences 4,428,000 5,852,000 5,852,000 5,852,000 Entrance fee: Undergraduate KRW 813,000, Graduate KRW 1,042,000
Graduate School of International Studies 0 6,257,000 6,257,000 0 Entrance fee: KRW 1,145,000
Graduate School of Business(MBA) 0 13,404,000 0 0 Entrance fee: KRW 1,145,000

Facilities




Library, gymnasium(lecture and sports games), museum, multimedia room(computer practice room), tennis and basketball court and hall(various performance and event), hair shop, travel agency, post office, bank etc.

Special Course for International Students

Name of curricula A COURSE OF KOREAN LANGUAGE FOR FOREIGNERS& A KOREAN RESIDENT ABROAD Language
Period of study 4 quarters a year, 10 weeks per quarter Enrollment period early March/June/Sept./Dec.
Quota about 500 persons Application period 1 month prior to the date of calss start at latest
Tuition fee 1,500 Scholarship
Required documentation * Required documents :Passport, Diploma, Alien Registration Card (Holders only) * Additional documents : Sogang Korean program will contact an applicant individually when we need more documents to admit to study at here.
Note Level: 1~7 (7 levels) Telephone: (82-2) 705-8088~9
Name of curricula Korean Language evening program for foreigners Language
Period of study 4 quarters a year, 10 weeks per quarter Enrollment period Early March/June/Sept./Dec.
Quota about 100 persons Application period 3 weeks prior to the date of class start at latest
Tuition fee 1360 Scholarship null
Required documentation Passport, Diploma, Alien Registration Card (Holders only)
Note Level: 1~3 (3 levels) Telephone: (82-2) 705-8088~9

Admission information(Master's)

Enrollment period Mar./ Sept., every year
Application period Graduate School of Economics: May~June/ Nov.~Dec., every year Period of study 5 semesters
Admission Guidelines
Note
Enrollment period GSIS: March, September of every year
Application period GSIS: May, November of every year Period of study 2 years
Admission Guidelines
Note
< Graduate School of International Studies >

1. Required Documents
1) Completed application form (download from our website)
2) Letter of recommendation (download from our website) from at least 2 professors
3) 3 photos (3.5 x 4.5cm)
4) Degree or certificate of pending degree officially confirmed by the university
5) Official transcripts of all colleges and graduate schools attended should be original.
6) Original English Test Score (TOEFL, TOEIC, TEPS or IELTS, ※ Exempted for the native English speakers or graduates from universities in the English speaking countries)
7) Essay (about 2 pages)
8) Copy of passport
9) Original Statement of Bank Balance
10) Application fee (80,000 KRW or $ 80)
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For Chinese Students
11) 學位證 寫本 WITH a Verification from the China Academic Degree & Graduate Education Development Center, http://www.cdgdc.edu.cn
12) 卒業證 寫本 WITH a Verification from the China Academic Degree & Graduate Education Development Center, http://www.cdgdc.edu.cn

2. Qualifications
An applicant must have graduated or be expected to graduate from an accredited four-year college, university or equivalent before the semester for which the applicant intends to enroll. In addition, an applicant must have a bachelor's degree(master's degree for Ph.D. Program) or evidence of equivalent.

3. Procedure
1) Submission of Application package by the application deadline
2) First screening process
3) Interview(Phone Interview available when you are not in Korea)
4) Final screening results

4. Scholarship for foreign students
Sogang realizes the fact that tuition is a large concern for many students. This is the reason that we have the highest percentage of scholarships offered amongst Korean GSIS programs. All GSIS students who meet certain academic standards are entitled to a tuition scholarship. Scholarship can range from 25% of the tuition cost to 100%.

Besides this, we offer scholarships sponsored by POSCO (5 Southeast Asian students every year).
- Full tuition grant for 2 years
- Stipend for 2 years: Almost $1,000 with current exchange rate per every month

Student must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or above out of 4.3 each semester to maintain scholarship eligibility.

For more information, you can visit GSIS website.
http://gsis.sogang.ac.kr/
Enrollment period March, September of every year
Application period April~May, October~November every year Period of study 2 Years
Admission Guidelines
Note
1. Required Documents (Please refer to the Admission Guide of each semester)
Application for Admission [Form1] (1 copy)
A photo file (A photo file must be uploaded on your online application)
Certificate of (expected) university graduation or Certificate of (expected) bachelor’s degree (1 copy)
Official transcripts of whole semester in university (bachelor’s program – 1 copy)
Study plan [Form 3] (1 copy)
Recommendation for Admission [From 4] (1 copy)
1 copy of language proficiency test score of Korean or English
Other documents to be submitted by the applicant (1 copy each)

2. Qualifications
Students who holds (or is expected to receive) a Bachelor's degree.

3. Procedure
Fill out Application Form (internet)- Submit Application Form (Office of Graduate School) - Oral/interview test -
Announcement of successful applicants

4. Scholarship for foreign students
Sogang Global Fellowship (Please refer to the Admission Guide of each semester)
Enrollment period March, September
Application period MBA:April~June,October~December Period of study 1 year and 4 months
Admission Guidelines
Note
Qualification : The status of foreign applicants is as follows.

Foreign applicants are those who have citizenship of foreign countries including parents or those whose parents don't have foreign citizenships must graduate elementary, middle, high school and university (or be expected to graduate from an accredited four-year college before March) in the foreign country.

* Overseas applicants who do not meet these qualification must apply for admission for Koreans.

Required Documents

1. Completed application form(download) with 3 photos attached and 3 extra photos(3.5 X 4.5cm)
2. Letter of recommendation(download) from at least 1 professor or office senior etc.(The person who can evaluate objectively)
* Recommendation should be written in SGSB's own form.
3. Diploma or a certificate of pending degree officially confirmed by the university
4. Official transcripts of all colleges and graduate schools attended should be original.
5. A statement of purpose in English: an essay (2 pages double-spaced, font size 10, using MS word processor) that enunciates the reasons why the applicant is interested in SGSB program, the applicant's life experiences and future career plans.
6. 1 copy of passport for non-Korean citizen (the copy will be checked with the original copy.)
7. One copy of a Verification of Deposit (over $10,000) of the person responsible for student's expenses Balance ($10,000). If you don't have Korean visa at the time of application, you must submit the verification of deposit. The deposit amount of $10,000 must be maintained within the selected account for a minimum of one mont
* If the owner of bank account is not you, we also need the official certificate of relationship.
* If you are under a F-4 visa, you don't need to submit the Verification of Deposit.
8. Application fee: 90,000 won or $80 (US dollars)
* You can remit fee to our bank account : HVBKKRSE 1006-901-269947
/ Bank Account holder name : SOGANG UNIVERSITY
* When you make a remittence, the remittence commission is in your charge.
* After you remit the fee to our bank account, please email to gsbu@sogang.ac.kr
9. Signed Consent Form (Download)

* For Chinese students, besides the requirements above, we need the certificate of graduation, Household(of all family members including you), and the copy of your Identification Card.

Homepage: http://www.sbs.ac.kr/english/?page_id=594

Information of department

Number Name of University Affiliation(Department) Department/Major Quota Etc.
1 Global Service Management
2 Pro-MBA
3 SIMBA
4 International Relations (Including 'National Intelligence & Security' track) Combine knowledge of the basic disciplines of international relations with depth of specialization in a particular academic discipline, geographic area, specialized functional issue, and/or professional field
5 International Trade A practical and substantial curriculum focusing on international trade, international business, international negotiations and policy of international trade
6 International Finance Covers corporate financial management, investment including derivatives products, and domestic and international aspects of the financial system
7 Korea and East Asia An interdisciplinary program dealing with economic, political, and socio-cultural aspects of East Asian countries, including Korea, China, and Japan
8 Laws
9 Dept of Theology
10 Dept of philosophy
11 Dept of Social Welfare
12 Visual Media Communication
13 Media Technology
14 Advertising & Public Relations
15 Film and Media Arts
16 Art Technology
17 Media Technology
18 Management of Technology
19 Science Communication
20 Gender Studies
21 Southeast Asian Studies
22 Biomedical Engineering(Biomedical)
23 Biomedical Engineering(Industrial Biotech)
24 Electronic Engineering
25 Chemical and Bio-molecular Engineering
26 Computer Science and Engineering
27 Mechanical Engineering
28 Mathematics
29 Chemistry
30 Physics
31 Life Science
32 Korean Language and Literature(Literature)
33 Korean Language and Literature(Linguistics)
34 English Language and Literature(Literature)
35 English Language and Literature(Linguistics)
36 English Language and Literature (American Cultural Studies)
37 German Language and Literature(Literature)
38 German Language and Literature(Linguistics)
39 French Language and Literature(Literature)
40 French Language and Literature(Linguistics)
41 Chinese Language, Literature and Culture
42 History(Korean history)
43 Philosophy
44 Religious Studies
45 Sociology
46 Psychology
47 Mass Communications(Journalism & Information)
48 Mass Communications(Advertising & Public Relations)
49 Mass Communications(Theater & Film)
50 Mass Communications(Digital Media & Contents)
51 Political Science
52 Law
53 Economics
54 History(Oriental History)
55 History(Western History)
56 Art & Technology
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