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AJOU UNIVERSITY

Basic Information

Name of University AJOU UNIVERSITY Year of Establishment 1973
National/Public/Private Private IEQAS* University YES
Website www.ajou.ac.kr/en/ Website for Language Institute http://cie.ajou.ac.kr/cie/index.jsp
* 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 150 200 100 200 150 800
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 511 133 142 346 238 1,370
Students Doctorate Master's Combined Master's and Doctorate Bachelor's Etc. Total
Number of students 370 3,852 128 10,171 0 14,521

International Student Support Program

Possible Language Courses
Availability Yes
Name of course Korean Language Course
Quota 18/class
Period of study 10 weeks
Qualifications High school graduates or those a with a corresponding degree
Tuition fee per semester($) 1,400,000(KRW)
montly fee($)
Department in charge Language Institute - Korean Language Program / Staff in charge : Seol Hee Kim / Staff email : koli@ajou.ac.kr
Office number 82312191675 / Fax number : 82312191624
Availability Yes
Name of course Korean Language Course
Quota 18/class
Period of study 10 weeks
Qualifications High school graduates or those a with a corresponding degree
Tuition fee per semester($) 1,400,000(KRW)
montly fee($)
Department in charge Language Institute - Korean Language Program / Staff in charge : Seol Hee Kim / Staff email : koli@ajou.ac.kr
Office number 82312191675 / Fax number : 82312191624
Scholarship Support
Scholarship support for international students
Name of scholarship [Undergraduate]New Student Scholarship 4
Coverage of scholarship 30% Waiver on tuition
Amount of scholarship offered Approximately 920~1,207USD
Qualifications
- Freshman: Higher than TOPIK level 3
- Transferred/Dual Degree: Higher than TOPIK level 3(Korean Track) or IELTS 6.0(English Track_Business Administration)

- Scholarship amount varies according to the major
Department in charge Office of International Affairs / Staff in charge : Jiyeon Moon / Staff email : admission@ajou.ac.kr
Office number 82312193616 / Fax number :
Name of scholarship [Undergraduate]New Student Scholarship 3
Coverage of scholarship 50% waive on Tuition
Amount of scholarship offered Approximately 1,533~2,011USD
Qualifications
- Freshman: Higher than TOPIK level 4
- Transferred/Dual Degree: Higher than TOPIK level 4(Korean Track) or IELTS 6.5(English Track_Business Administration)

- Scholarship amount varies according to the major
Department in charge Office of International Affairs / Staff in charge : Jiyeon Moon / Staff email : admission@ajou.ac.kr
Office number 82312193616 / Fax number :
Name of scholarship [Undergraduate]New Student Scholarship 2
Coverage of scholarship 70% Waive on Tuition
Amount of scholarship offered Approximately 2,147~2,816USD
Qualifications
- Freshman: Higher than TOPIK level 5
- Transferred/Dual Degree: Higher than TOPIK level 5(Korean Track) or IELTS 7.0(English Track_Business Administration)

- Scholarship amount varies according to the major
Department in charge Office of International Affairs / Staff in charge : Jiyeon Moon / Staff email : admission@ajou.ac.kr
Office number 82312193616 / Fax number :
Name of scholarship [Undergraduate]New Student Scholarship 1
Coverage of scholarship 100% on tuition fee
Amount of scholarship offered Approximately 3,067~4,024USD
Qualifications
- Freshman: Higher than TOPIK level 6
- Transferred/Dual Degree: Higher than TOPIK level 6(Korean Track) or IELTS 7.5(English Track_Business Administration)

- Scholarship amount varies according to the major
Department in charge Office of International Affairs / Staff in charge : Jiyeon Moon / Staff email : admission@ajou.ac.kr
Office number 82312193616 / Fax number :
Name of scholarship [Undergraduate]Enrolled Student Scholarship 1
Coverage of scholarship 100% on tuition fee
Amount of scholarship offered Approx. 3,067~4,024USD
Qualifications
- within Top 5% in rank

* Keeping over 2.0 of GPA and taking at least 12 credits is required.
* Rank will be evaluated by each unit. One is Engineering, IT and Natural sciences part and another is business school, humanities and social sciences part.
Department in charge Office of International Affairs / Staff in charge : Jiyeon Moon / Staff email : admission@ajou.ac.kr
Office number 82312193616 / Fax number :
Name of scholarship [Undergraduate]Enrolled Student Scholarship 2
Coverage of scholarship 50% of tuition fee
Amount of scholarship offered Approx. 1,533~2,011USD
Qualifications
- within Top 6~15% in rank

* Keeping over 2.0 of GPA and taking at least 12 credits is required.
* Rank will be evaluated by each unit. One is Engineering, IT and Natural sciences part and another is business school, humanities and social sciences part.
Department in charge Office of International Affairs / Staff in charge : Jiyeon Moon / Staff email : admission@ajou.ac.kr
Office number 82312193616 / Fax number :
Name of scholarship GSIS New Student Scholarship
Coverage of scholarship 50% Tuition Waiver
Amount of scholarship offered USD 2,700
Qualifications
New students who receive admission to GSIS
Department in charge Graduate School of International Studies(GSIS) / Staff in charge : Jeong-Young Choi / Staff email : gsis@ajou.ac.kr
Office number 82312191552 / Fax number : 82312191554
Name of scholarship [Korean Language Course] Program-Best Scholarship
Coverage of scholarship -
Amount of scholarship offered Approx. 910USD
Qualifications
- Top 1 from the program
Department in charge Language Institute - Korean Language Program / Staff in charge : Seol Hee Kim / Staff email : koli@ajou.ac.kr
Office number 82312191675 / Fax number : 82312191624
Name of scholarship [Korean Language Course]Program-Excellent Scholarship
Coverage of scholarship -
Amount of scholarship offered Approx. 455USD
Qualifications
- Top 1 from each level
Department in charge Language Institute - Korean Language Program / Staff in charge : Seol Hee Kim / Staff email : koli@ajou.ac.kr
Office number 82312191675 / Fax number : 82312191624
Name of scholarship [Korean Language Course]Labor Scholarship
Coverage of scholarship -
Amount of scholarship offered Approx. 180USD
Qualifications
Department in charge Language Institute - Korean Language Program / Staff in charge : Seol Hee Kim / Staff email : koli@ajou.ac.kr
Office number 82312191675 / Fax number : 82312191624
Name of scholarship [Korean Language Course]Special Scholarship
Coverage of scholarship 20% Waiver on tuition
Amount of scholarship offered Approx. 254USD
Qualifications
- Only for students applying to the Undergraduate/Graduate school of Ajou University
Department in charge Language Institute - Korean Language Program / Staff in charge : Seol Hee Kim / Staff email : koli@ajou.ac.kr
Office number 82312191675 / Fax number : 82312191624
Name of scholarship GSIS Scholarship A
Coverage of scholarship 100% Tuition Waiver
Amount of scholarship offered 5,245 USD
Qualifications
Department in charge Graduate School of International Studies(GSIS) / Staff in charge : Jeong-Young Choi / Staff email : gsis@ajou.ac.kr
Office number 82312191552 / Fax number : 82312191554
Name of scholarship GSIS Scholarship B
Coverage of scholarship 75% Tuition Waiver
Amount of scholarship offered 4,000 USD
Qualifications
Department in charge Graduate School of International Studies(GSIS) / Staff in charge : Jeong-Young Choi / Staff email : gsis@ajou.ac.kr
Office number 82312191552 / Fax number : 82312191554
Name of scholarship GSIS Scholarship C
Coverage of scholarship 50% Tuition Waiver
Amount of scholarship offered 2,700 USD
Qualifications
Department in charge Graduate School of International Studies(GSIS) / Staff in charge : Jeong-Young Choi / Staff email : gsis@ajou.ac.kr
Office number 82312191552 / Fax number : 82312191554
Name of scholarship Ajou Global Scholarship (for new students)
Coverage of scholarship 60~80% of Tuition
Amount of scholarship offered 2,397~4,953USD
Qualifications
TOPIK 5, IELTS5.5, TEPS 640, TOEFL(iBT) 85, TOEFL(CBT) 560
Dormitory Support
Availability Yes
Dormitory capacity 2000
Dormitory monthly fee($) 580~850
Qualifications Ajou Univ. Students
Department in charge Office of International Affairs / Staff in charge : Jiyeon Moon / Staff email : admission@ajou.ac.kr
Office number 82312193616 / Fax number :
Availability Yes
Dormitory capacity 400
Dormitory monthly fee($) 1,110
Qualifications Ajou Univ. Students
Department in charge Office of International Affairs / Staff in charge : Jiyeon Moon / Staff email : admission@ajou.ac.kr
Office number 82312193616 / Fax number :
Part-time Job Opportunities
Availability Yes
Name University Student Intern
Quota
Qualifications - Should be Ajou Degree(UG/PG) students, and are selected when needed by the administrative offices
Department in charge Office of International Affair(Foreign student) / Staff in charge : Jea-Eun Kim / Staff email : admission@ajou.ac.kr
Office number 82312192925 / Fax number : 82312192924
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Field of Special Courses & Courses in English

Field of Special Course
* Engineering, IT, Medicine, Business Administration, Internationalization are specialized.
* The only university in Gyeonggi Province having both Professional Graduate School of Law and Medicine
* The only university in Korea selected by the Korean Government for World-Class University (WCU) Project in Financial Engineering
* Partner Universities: about 250 universities in about 60 countries
* University-wide efforts for internationalization
- Active exchanges and cooperation with partner universities around the world
- Global atmosphere on campus
- Approximately 60% of faculty received doctoral degree from top U.S. institutions
- About 230 courses taught in English per semester
- Graduate School of International Studies (all courses offered in English)
- 400 exchange students per year (incoming and outgoing, respectively)
- Korean Language Institute
- International Summer School
-International Students: 750 students
Courses in English
All individual college offers courses in English partially(approximately 30% overall), Business Administration, and IT department offers more than 40% courses in English.
Colleges/Schools offering courses in English:
1. Engineering
2. Computer Engineering and Information Technology
3. Natural Sciences
4. Business Administration
5. Social Sciences
6. Law(limited, only very few courses)
7. Medicine(limited, only very few courses)
8. Humanities
9. Nursing(limited, only very few courses)
10. Pharmacy(graduate courses only)
11. General Education

* Graduate School of International Studies offer ALL COURSES in ENGLISH.
Courses in other Foreign Languages
Besides the above courses offered by individual colleges/schools, many General Education courses are offered in English.

School facilities

General Dormitory
Divsion Single Double Triple Room for 4 Etc.
montly fee($) $0.00 $850.00 $0.00 $580.00
Capacity of Dormitory 2,000
Etc.
- The above data is per semester(single room is per one month)
- The above fee is based on 1$=1,100KRW
Dormitory for International Students
Divsion Single Double Triple Room for 4 Etc.
montly fee($) $0.00 $1,110.00 $0.00 $0.00
Capacity of Dormitory 400
Etc.
- The above data is per semester(single room is per one month)
- The above fee is based on 1$=1,100KRW
Student Cafeteria
Divsion Breakfast Lunch Dinner Average cost per meal($)
Offered or not Y Y Y 3

Tuition Fee per Sememter($)

Affiliation(Department) Bachelor's Master's Doctorate Combined master's and doctorate Etc.
Engineering, Information Technology 4,426,000 0 0 0 For the first semester, admission fee will be separately charged.(612,000 won)
Natural Sciences 3,916,000 For the first semester, admission fee will be separately charged.(612,000 won)
Medical Science in General Graduate School 0 7,022,000 7,022,000 7,022,000 For the first semester, admission fee will be separately charged.(900,000 won)
Humanities, Social Sciences 3,374,000 0 0 0 For the first semester, admission fee will be separately charged.(612,000 won)
Graduate School of International Studies 4,858,000
Business Administration 3,440,000 0 0 0 For the first semester, admission fee will be separately charged.(612,000 won)
Engineering in General Graduate School 6,026,000 6,026,000 6,026,000 For the first semester, admission fee will be separately charged.(900,000 won)
Natural Science in General Graduate School 5,208,000 5,208,000 5,208,000 For the first semester, admission fee will be separately charged.(900,000 won)
Financial Engineering in General Graduate School 5,681,000 5,681,000 5,681,000 For the first semester, admission fee will be separately charged.(900,000 won)
Humanity& Business& Social Science 4,530,000 4,530,000 4,530,000 For the first semester, admission fee will be separately charged.(900,000 won)
Medical Science in General Graduate School 7,022,000 7,022,000 7,022,000 For the first semester, admission fee will be separately charged.(900,000 won)
Pharmacy in General Graduate School 6,524,000 6,524,000 6,524,000 For the first semester, admission fee will be separately charged.(900,000 won)

Facilities




1. Ajou Global Education Lounge
: Global Education Lounge was designed to encourage international and local students to meet and exchange their culture in order to broaden their global perspectives.
- The following items are available in the lounge:
* Computers with internet access(2)
* English magazines
* Korean magazines (Newsweek, Cine21)
* English newspapers (Korea Times, Herald Tribune)
* Korean newspapers
* TV (CNN only)
* Tables(5) & Chairs(27)

2. University library
: Ajou University Central Library was founded in 1973 to fulfill our education objectives clearly stated in our school regulations.
- Website of Central Library : http://library.ajou.ac.kr
* The general studying area is opened 24 hours day throughout the year and the periodical room is opened from 09:00~21:00 during weekdays and 09:00~17:00 during weekends.
* At the periodical room, you can read books, journals and newspapers.
* Stacks are open in the library.
* For the students who like to watch movies, DVDs and VHS are ready on the 1st floor.

3. Cafeteria & Restaurants
: There are many places to eat on campus. Besides the dormitory cafeteria, there's several eating places on the campus. Also there are small snack areas on the lst floor of Dasan Hall and Sungho Hall, and at the basement of Yulgok Hall.

4. PC labs on Campus
: There are many PC labs on campus, where you can use the computers for word processing, internet, and so on. Also, there is a PC lab in the 1st floor of dormitory where you will be placed. The PC labs are provided with the printer and you are required to bring your paper.

5. Post Office
: Letters, registered mail, package, and postcards can be sent through a postbox or post office. The post office can send letters, postcards, or packages overseas.

6. Health Care Center
: Ajou international Health Care Center provide total care of medical and communication service with multi languages including English.

7. Sports Facilities
: There is gymnasium and the cost for the health club is 30,000KRW for 3months. Also residents in Hwahong Hall (international dormitory) can use the gymnasium of the basement ofHwahong Hall and the fee can be changed with the notice.

Special Course for International Students

Name of curricula International Summer School Language
Period of study 5 Weeks Enrollment period July
Quota 20 persons and more Application period Feb ~ April
Tuition fee 2,100 Scholarship N/A
Required documentation 1. Application Form including - Photo File (face) (for FAjou University Student ID Card) (upload) - Self-Introduction Essay (upload) - Copy of Passport (upload)- Official Transcript (upload)
Note - The above fee is based on 1$=1,100KRW

Admission information(Master's)

Enrollment period March,September
Application period Nov.-Jan.,May-July Period of study 2 Years
Admission Guidelines
Note
1. Proceduere for application
: Online application , submission of documents, -> Interview -> announcement of results -> Registration -> Admission
2. Please refer to the homepage and the admission guideline for detailed information.
(http://grad.ajou.ac.kr)
3. Contact : klove@ajou.ac.kr, Phone : +82-31-219-2302, Fax : +82-31-214-1500

Information of department

Number Name of University Affiliation(Department) Department/Major Quota Etc.
1 Dept. of Molecular Science and Technology/Applied Chemistry Courses can be offered in Englsih
2 Dept. of Molecular Science and Technology/Biological Engineering Courses can be offered in Englsih
3 Dept. of Molecular Science and Technology/Medical Science Courses can be offered in Englsih
4 Dept. of Molecular Science and Technology/Pharmaceutical Science English Classes avaliable
5 Dept. of Applied Bio Technology/Cosmetic Sciences Courses can be offered in English
6 Dept. of Biomedical Engineering Courses are offered in Korean.
7 Dept. of Systems Biomedical Informatics/Biomedical Informatics-MD Courses can be offered in English.
8 Dept. of Systems Biomedical Informatics/Biomedical Informatics(Engineering) Courses can be offered in English.
9 Dept. of Systems Biomedical Informatics/Biomedical Informatics(Natural Sciences) Courses can be offered in English
10 Dept. of Systems Biomedical Informatics/Medical and Healthcare Informatics(Engineering) Courses can be offered in English.
11 Dept. of Systems Biomedical Informatics/Medical and Healthcare Informatics(Natural Sciences) Courses can be offered in English.
12 Dept. of Systems Biomedical Informatics/Medical and Healthcare Informatics-MD Courses can be offered in English
13 Dept. of Chemical Engineering 0 Courses are offered in Korean
14 Dept. of Mechanical Engineering 0 Courses can be offered in Englsih
15 Dept. of Industrial Engineering 0 English Classes avaliable
16 Dept. of Enviromental Engineering 0 Courses are offered in Korean.
17 Dept. of Civil & Transportation Engineering 0 Courses can be offered in English
18 Dept. of Architecture Engineering 0 Courses are offered in Korean
19 Dept. of System Engineering 0 Courses can be offered in Englsih
20 Dept. of Architecture 0 Courses are offered in Korean
21 Dept. Urban Development 0 Courses are offered in Korean
22 Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering 0 Courses can be offered in Englsih
23 Dept. of Computer Engineering 0 Courses can be offered in Englsih
24 Dept. of Digital Media 0 Courses can be offered in Englsih
25 Dept. of Life Media/IT Psychology Courses can be offered in English
26 Dept. of Life Media/Media Contents Courses can be offered in English.
27 Dept. of Space Electronics Information Engineering Courses can be offered in English
28 Dept. of Mathmatics 0 Courses can be offered in Englsih
29 Dept. of Physics 0 Courses can be offered in Englsih
30 Dept. of Chemistry 0 Courses can be offered in Englsih
31 Dept. of Biological Sciences 0 Courses can be offered in Englsih
32 Dept.of Korean Language and Literature 0 Courses are offered in Korean
33 Dept. of English Language and Literature/Interpretation and Translation 0 Courses can be offered in English.(International students who can speack both Korean and English can apply for Interpretation and Translation major.)
34 Dept. of Culture and Contents/Contents Industry 0 Courses are offered in Korean
35 Dept. of culture and contents/Region Culture Courses are offered in Korean
36 Dept. of Business Administration/MS/OM 0 Courses can be offered in Englsih
37 Dept. of Business Administration/Strategy Innovation 0 Courses can be offered in Englsih
38 Dept. of Business Administration/OB-HRM 0 Courses can be offered in Englsih
39 Dept. of Management Information Systems 0 Courses can be offered in Englsih
40 Dept. of Business Administration/Global Business Courses can be offered in Englsih
41 Dept. of Financial Engineering 0 Courses can be offered in Englsih
42 Dept. of Business Administration/Marketing 0 Courses can be offered in English.
43 Dept. of Business Administration(Accounting) Courses can be offered in Englsih
44 Dept. of Economics 0 Courses are offered in Korean
45 Dept. of Applied Social Sciences 0 Courses are offered in Korean
46 Dept. of Political Science and Diplomacy 0 Courses are offered in Korean
47 Dept. of Law/Law Courses are offered in Korean
48 Dept. of Medical Sciences/Medical Sciences-Natural Sciences 0 Courses can be offered in Englsih
49 Dept. of Biomedical Sciences/Molecular Medicine(Natural Sciences) Courses can be offered in Englsih
50 Dept. of Biomedical Sciences/Neuroscience(Natural Sciences) 0 Courses can be offered in Englsih
51 Dept. of Biomedical Sciences/Cancer Biology(Natural Sciences) 0 Courses can be offered in Englsih
52 Dept. of Biomedical Sciences/Molecular Medicine(MD) 0 English Classes avaliable
53 Dept. of Biomedical Sciences/Neuroscience(MD) 0 Courses can be offered in Englsih
54 Dept. of Biomedical Sciences/Cancer Biology(MD) 0 Courses can be offered in Englsih
55 Dept. of Medical Sciences/Medical Sciences-MD 0 Courses can be offered in Englsih
56 Dept. of Biomedical Sciences/Biomedical Informatics(MD) 0 Courses can be offered in Englsih
57 Dept. of Biomedical Sciences/Biomedical Informatics(NS) 0 Courses can be offered in Englsih
58 Dept. of Biomedical Sciences/Convergence Medicine(MD) 0 Courses can be offered in Englsih
59 Dept. of Biomedical Sciences/Convergence Medicine(NS) 0 Courses can be offered in Englsih
60 Dept. of Medical Science/Public Health and Social Medicine(MD) 0 Courses can be offered in Englsih
61 Dept. of Medical Science/Public Health and Social Medicine(Natural Science) 0 Courses can be offered in Englsih
62 Dept.of Medical Sciences/Medical Sciences of Healthy Aging-MD Courses can be offered in English
63 Dept.of Medical Sciences/Medical Sciences of Healthy Aging-Natural Sciences Courses can be offered in English.
64 Dept. of Nursing/Nursing Science 0 Courses are offered in Korean
65 Dept. of Pharmacy 0 Courses can be offered in Englsih
66 Dept. of Energy System Research/Applied Physics 0 Courses can be offered in Englsih
67 Dept. of Energy System Research/Applied Chemistry 0 Courses can be offered in Englsih
68 Dept. of Energy System Research/Energy 0 Courses can be offered in Englsih
69 Dept. of Energy System/Energy Materials Science & Engineering Courses can be offered in Englsih
70 Dept. of Energy System/Energy Chemical Engineering 0 Courses can be offered in Englsih
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Last modified : 2018-03-16