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KDI School of Public Policy and Management

Basic Information

Name of University KDI School of Public Policy and Management Year of Establishment 1997. 12.5
National/Public/Private Private IEQAS* University YES
Website www.kdischool.ac.kr/#/www#top Website for Language Institute
* 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 14 206 0 0 0 220
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 35 6 47 0 3 91
Students Doctorate Master's Combined Master's and Doctorate Bachelor's Etc. Total
Number of students 31 582 0 0 0 613

International Student Support Program

Possible Language Courses
Availability Yes
Name of course Korean Language Courses
Quota
Period of study
Qualifications International Students
Tuition fee per semester($) Included in tuition
montly fee($) Included in tuition
Department in charge Academic Affairs Division / Staff in charge : Yang, Soo-Young / Staff email : academics@kdischool.ac.kr
Office number 82445501088 / Fax number :
Scholarship Support
Scholarship support for international students
Name of scholarship Global Ambassador Scholarship
Coverage of scholarship Full or partial scholarship(tuition waiver and monthly stipend)
Amount of scholarship offered
Qualifications
All admitted international students become potential candidates.(One must hold a Bachelor's or an equivalent degree to apply.)
Department in charge Admissions Division / Staff in charge : Joo Min Lee / Staff email : internationaladmissions@kdis.ac.kr
Office number 82445501281 / Fax number : 82445501103
Name of scholarship Seoul G20 Global Leaders Fellowship
Coverage of scholarship Full tuition, monthly stipend, and round-trip airfare
Amount of scholarship offered
Qualifications
Officials in the public sector who meet one of the requirements below:
(1) division head or higher level in the public sector
(2) minimum 6 years of working experience in the public sector
Department in charge Admissions Division / Staff in charge : Joo Min Lee / Staff email : internationaladmissions@kdis.ac.kr
Office number 82445501281 / Fax number : 82445501103
Name of scholarship POSCO Asia Fellowship
Coverage of scholarship Full tuition, monthly stipend, and round-trip airfare
Amount of scholarship offered
Qualifications
Government officials from Asian countries (POSCO will select scholars among general application pool.)
Department in charge Admissions Division / Staff in charge : Minah Park / Staff email : internationaladmissions2@kdis.ac.kr
Office number 825501263 / Fax number :
Name of scholarship Colombo Plan Scholarship
Coverage of scholarship Full tuition, monthly stipend, and round-trip airfare
Amount of scholarship offered
Qualifications
Government officials from 20 Colombo-Plan member countries recommended by Colombo Plan become potential candidates.
Department in charge Admissions Division / Staff in charge : Minah Park / Staff email : internationaladmissions2@kdis.ac.kr
Office number 825501263 / Fax number :
Name of scholarship NIIED Korean Government Scholarship
Coverage of scholarship Full tuition, monthly stipend, and round-trip airfare
Amount of scholarship offered
Qualifications
Candidates who meet all the qualifications required by the NIIED become potential candidates. (Applicants may apply directly to one of the designated universities of their choice or a designated Korean Embassy.)
Department in charge Admissions Division / Staff in charge : Joo Min Lee / Staff email : internationaladmissions@kdis.ac.kr
Office number 82445501281 / Fax number : 82445501103
Name of scholarship KOICA Scholarship
Coverage of scholarship Full tuition, monthly stipend, and round-trip airfare
Amount of scholarship offered
Qualifications
Government officials recommended by KOICA become potential candidates.
Department in charge Admissions Division / Staff in charge : Sujeong Kim / Staff email : koica.admissions@kdis.ac.kr
Office number 82445501175 / Fax number :
Name of scholarship FSS-KFB-KDIS Scholarship
Coverage of scholarship full tuition, monthly stipend, and round-trip airfare
Amount of scholarship offered
Qualifications
Officials in financial sector recommended by FSS and KFB.
Department in charge Admissions Division / Staff in charge : Minah Park / Staff email : internationaladmissions2@kdis.ac.kr
Office number 825501263 / Fax number :
Name of scholarship Hyundai Motor Chung Mong-Koo Foundation Scholarship
Coverage of scholarship Full tuition waiver, monthly stipend, round-trip airfare and settlement support
Amount of scholarship offered
Qualifications
Government officials from the 8 ASEAN member states(Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos)
Department in charge Admissions Division / Staff in charge : Minah Park / Staff email : internationaladmissions2@kdis.ac.kr
Office number 825501263 / Fax number :
Name of scholarship IBK Scholarship
Coverage of scholarship Full tuition waiver, monthly stipend and round-trip airfare
Amount of scholarship offered
Qualifications
Government officials recommended by the Industrial Bank of Korea(IBK)
Department in charge Admissions Division / Staff in charge : Minah Park / Staff email : internationaladmissions2@kdis.ac.kr
Office number 825501263 / Fax number :
Name of scholarship MIPD Scholarship
Coverage of scholarship Full tuition, monthly stipend, and round-trip airfare
Amount of scholarship offered
Qualifications
All admitted international students become potential candidates.(One must hold a Bachelor's or an equivalent degree to apply.)
Applicants who are interested in Master in Intellectual Property and Development Policy
Department in charge Admissions Division / Staff in charge : Joo Min Lee / Staff email : internationaladmissions@kdis.ac.kr
Office number 82445501281 / Fax number : 82445501103
Dormitory Support
Availability Yes
Dormitory capacity 352
Dormitory monthly fee($) $180 - $360
Qualifications Enrolled students who's residing Korea
Department in charge Student Affairs Division / Staff in charge : Hayoung Lee / Staff email : studentaffairs@kdis.ac.kr
Office number 82445501021 / Fax number :
Part-time Job Opportunities
Availability Yes
Name Research Assistant(RA)
Quota
Qualifications Enrolled students with data analysis skills
Department in charge Academic Affairs Division / Staff in charge : Yeonji Kim / Staff email : academics@kdischool.ac.kr
Office number 82445501259 / Fax number :
Availability Yes
Name AA(Administrative Assistant)
Quota
Qualifications Enrolled students demonstrating outstanding academic performance
Department in charge Admissions Division / Staff in charge : Joo Min Lee / Staff email : internationaladmissions@kdis.ac.kr
Office number 82445501281 / Fax number : 82445501103
Availability Yes
Name CA(Class Assistant)
Quota
Qualifications Enrolled students with outstanding academic performance
Department in charge Academic Affairs Division / Staff in charge : Yeonji Kim / Staff email : academics@kdischool.ac.kr
Office number 82445501259 / Fax number :
Availability Yes
Name
Quota
Qualifications Ph.D. students and 2nd-year master students only can be assigned as a TA
Department in charge Academic Affairs Division / Staff in charge : Yeonji Kim / Staff email : academics@kdischool.ac.kr
Office number 82445501259 / Fax number :
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Field of Special Courses & Courses in English

Field of Special Course
Master of Public Policy (MPP)
The Master of Public Policy (MPP) program is designed to provide a global perspective and professional expertise in public policy areas. The program is highly regarded both in and outside Korea, particularly among developing nations and government officials. The faculty with outstanding research backgrounds and empirical knowledge offer a leading curriculum that integrates theory and practice.

Master of Development Policy (MDP)
Based on KDI’s hand-on experience on development policy for more than forty years, the Master of Development Policy (MDP) program offers a curriculum where students can examine various socio-economic issues in both the theoretical and the practical framework. The program is specifically targeted for international professionals, including government officials; development consultants and regional specialists who wish to contribute to development policy making. The program is also focused on fostering professionals in the field of official development assistance (ODA).

Master of Public Management(MPM)
The MPM seeks to fulfill policy management needs in today's global environment through an integrative educational program that covers various facets of management and leadership in both the public and private sectors.
The aim of the program is to nurture professionals who can successfully navigate and manage the complexities of global and private policy environments, make preemptive decisions to deal with the challenges, and have the capacity to put them into action.

Master in Intellectual Property and Development Policy(MIPD)
Having the history of rapid economic growth and placed at the forefront of IP and innovation, KDI School of Public Policy and Management, the World Intellectual Property Organization and the Korean Intellectual Property Office have jointly organized the MIPD program to provide students with the in-depth knowledge, expertise and practical know-how to operate as IP policy makers for development and leaders in the public and private sector.
As the world’s first MIPD focusing on intellectual property and development, its objectives are to enable students to acquire broader and deeper knowledge of the principles and sources of IP law, an understanding of how these are changing as a result of globalization, and to obtain a global perspective and professional expertise in IP and Policy Development.

*All courses are conducted in English.
Courses in English
All courses are conducted in English.
Courses in other Foreign Languages

School facilities

General Dormitory
Divsion Single Double Triple Room for 4 Etc.
montly fee($) $360.00 $180.00 $0.00 $0.00
Capacity of Dormitory 352
Etc.
- The capacity for each room and monthly fees vary.
- International students have priority to apply for dormitory space.
Dormitory for International Students
Divsion Single Double Triple Room for 4 Etc.
montly fee($) $360.00 $180.00 $0.00 $0.00
Capacity of Dormitory 352
Etc.
- The capacity for each room and monthly fees vary.
- International students have priority to apply for dormitory space.
Student Cafeteria
Divsion Breakfast Lunch Dinner Average cost per meal($)
Offered or not Y Y Y $4.00

Tuition Fee per Sememter($)

Affiliation(Department) Bachelor's Master's Doctorate Combined master's and doctorate Associate Degree Etc.
Social Science 0 7,000 4,176 0

Facilities




- Computer Lab, Library, and Student Research Room open for 24 hours
- Multimedia Room in Information Data Room
- Audio-Visual Classroom
- Student Lounge (Resting area, TV and Internet access)
- Student Mutipurpose Room
- Fitness Center open for 24 hours
- Table Tennis Room
- Tennis Court
- Basketball court
- Soccer Field

Special Course for International Students

Admission information(Master's)

Enrollment period February(Spring Admissions), September(Fall Admissions)
Application period March ~ May(Fall Admissions), August ~ October(Spring Admissions) Period of study 1st Year: Coursework (trimester system); 2nd Year: Research Project (continued in each student's home country)
Admission Guidelines
Note
■ Eligibility
1) A foreign national whose parents are foreign nationals
2) A foreign national who has completed at least 16 years of education (elementary~university)

■ Required Documents:
1) Online Application (KDI School Admissions Website)
2) Statement of Purpose
3) Certified Copies of Diploma (Bachelor's or higher)
4) Certified Copies of Official Transcript (Bachelor's or higher)
5) English Proficiency Test Result
6) Two Recommendation Letters
7) Employment Verification (if applicable)
8) 2 Passport Size Photos
9) Copy of Passport

■ Application Process
1) Document Review
2) Interview

■ Note:
1) Non-English documents must be accompanied with notarized English translations.
2) Academic documents must be originals or certified copies.
3) Submitted documents will not be returned.
4) Application documents must be submitted no later than the given deadline.

Information of department

Number Name of University Affiliation(Department) Department/Major Quota English-taught
courses
Etc.
1 Master of Development Policy (MDP) 00 Based on KDI's hands-on experience on development policy, the Master of Developement Policy(MDP) Program examines various socio-economic issues in both the theoretical and the practical framework.
2 Master of Public Policy (MPP) 00 The Master of Public Policy(MPP) Program is designed to provide a global perspective and professional expertise in public policy areas. The Program is highly regarded both in and outisde Korea.
3 Master of Public Management 00 The Master of Public Management(MPM) Program seeks to fulfill policy management needs in today’s global environment through an integrative educational program that covers various facets of management and leadership in both the public and private sectors.
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