Program Introduction

Advanced Korean Program is for those who aim to develop Korean language skills necessary for professional usage and to understand Korean society and culture in a deeper level. Through the program, you will be able to cultivate abilities to express opinions logically on social and other abstract issues. It will also help you develop fluent communication skills in Korean by improving your overall language abilities needed in job market and academia.

Curriculum

The class of Korean Advanced Program are taught using actual materials such as 유학생을 위한 대학한국어 2 (듣기말하기), 글쓰기의 실제as well as news and TV programs for the topics students are interested in. This class is conducted in depth by conducting practical tasks such as discussions and presentations to help students prepare for higher learning and get a job. 

Course Details

Strategic listening and speaking class & Reading and writing practical articles

- Strategic learning to listen lectures effectively

- Strategic speaking learning in terms of presentation and discussion strategic

- Reading and writing practical articles suitable for academic purposes, such as reports and summaries.


∘ Discussion class with 'TV Korean' and 'Current events Korean'

- Discussion activity on Korean socio-cultural topics using various TV programs and news.

- Development intercultural skills to understand other countries' cultures

Program Outline

Program

Period

Class Hours

per Week

Class Hours

per Semester

Class Schedule

Class size

10

Weeks

20 hours

(Mon ~ Fri)

200 hours

09:10 ~ 13:00

Approximately

15 students

Academic Schedule

Advanced Korean Program held 4 times a year, and the academic schedule is the same as the intensive program.

Term

Term Period

Application deadline

(Countries with Visa Waiver Agreement)

 

Application Deadline

(Student from China & Countries without Visa Waiver Agreement) 

2021 Spring

 3.12(Fri)~5.24(Mon)

2.25(Thu)

1.18(Fri)

2021 Summer

 6.17(Thu)~8.25(Wed)

6.3(Thu)

4.9(Fri)

2021 Fall

 9.10(Fri)~11.25(Thu)

8.27(Fri)

7.9(Fri)

2021 Winter

12.10(Fri)~2022.2.22(Tue

11.25(Thu)

10.08(Fri)

Target student

Students who completed level 6 at ELC(or other institute) OR who got TOPIK level 6. A certificate of completion of grade 6 or a certificate of grade 6 of TOPIK will be replaced with the placement test. 

Tuition Fee

Application Fee

Tuition Fee

Textbook Cost

60,000 KRW

1,720,000 KRW

40,000~50,000 KRW

How to Register

Required documents - Visa Waiver Agreement

Application Form (Tab found below)

  • A copy of passport
  • A copy of Alien Registration Card (Only for current visa holders)
  • Either the diploma or the certificate of enrollment from the most recently attended school 

 -In case of applying for visa: an original document apostilled or verified by Korean embassy

 -No need of visa: a copy 

  • An original bank balance confirmation letter issued under the applicant’s name with at least 10,000 USD (on two semesters’ basis) (in case of applying for the D-4 Visa) 

 - The bank letter must be issued within one month of application.


    ※ Additional documents may be requested if needed.
    ※ The registration deadline for applicants with Chinese nationality is two months earlier than the general deadline since the application for Visa issuance needs to be confirmed through the university. Please contact us in advance by e-mail or phone about the documents needed for the registration process.

    ※ All of students on intensive program is subscribed to the international insurance from 2018 Spring semester.

    Required Documents - Vietnam

    No.

    Documents

    Remarks

    1

    Application form

    Online registration

    2

    1 Photo

    Original

     

    3

    Passport

    Copy

     

    4

    A diploma or a certificate of enrollment from the latest school

    Notarized copy

    Apostilled and notarized by Korean embassy

    (If apostille is not available, verification stamp from Ministry of Foreign Affairs is requred)

     5 

    High school grade report 

     Notarized

    copy

    Apostilled and notarized by Korean embassy

    (If apostille is not available, verification stamp from Ministry of Foreign Affairs is required)

    6

    Written Pledge*

    Original

    Pledge for registration of 1 year (four semesters) and 1 year dormitory residency

    (Written pledge form will be sent with invoice upon document screening)

    7

    A Certificate of Parent’s employment

    Original

    Translation Notarization is necessary

    8

    A Certificate of Income of Parents

    Original

    Translation Notarization is necessary

    9

    Documented Proof of Family Relation

     Copy

    Notarization needed

    10

    Bank balance confirmation letter

    Original 

    Under applicant's or his/her parent's name

    (at least 10,000 USD balance)

    it has to be issued within a month

     

    * Written pledge can be substituted by following three documents:

        1) A letter of Guarantee from a Korean sponsor (Notarized by legal notary office, original)

            - The sponsor must have Korean nationality.

            - Form at http://www.hikorea.go.kr/pt/main_en.pt

            - The sponsor must be one of these followings:

               Civil servants, public educational officials, employee of public institutions, private school officials, soldier, police, employee of listed companies, professions- need to be confirmed by ELC in advance

        2) Korean sponsor's ID (Copy)

        3) Certificate of Employment (Original) or Business License of Korean Sponsor (Copy)

     

    * Documents written in other languages than Korean, English, Chinese and Japanese must be translated into either English or Korean at notary offices.
    * Document screening → Individual notification of result → Invoice → Tuition payment  →  Mail out the certificate of admission and receipts of tuition payment  →  Apply for Visa at the local Korean Embassy  →  Arrival in Korea  →  Placement test   →  Begin the semester

     

    v Applicants cannot receive the certificate of admission upon the submission of required documents.

    v Once all of the required documents are collected, we will proceed with the document screening.

    v Document screening takes approximately two weeks.

    v You might not be accepted as a result of document screening.

    v All the documents once submitted cannot be returned.

    v ELC administration office does not reveal the reasons for rejection.

    v Please submit additional documents that proves applicant’s activities if there has been more than a year passed since the applicant’s final school graduation.

    Required documents - Non Visa Waiver Agreement

    No.

    Documents

    Remarks

    1

    Application form

    Online registration

    2

    1 Photo

    Original

     

    3

    Passport

    Copy

     

    4

    A diploma or a certificate of enrollment from the latest school

    Notarized Original

    Apostilled or verified by Korean embassy

    (If apostille is not available, verification stamp from Ministry of Foreign Affairs)

    5

    Bank balance confirmation letter

    Original

    Issued under applicant’s name with at least
    10,000 USD(per two terms)

    And has to be issued within a month

    6

    A Certificate of Parent’s employment

    Original

    Translation Notarization is necessary

    7

    A Certificate of Income of Parents

    Original

    Translation Notarization is necessary

    8

    Documented Proof of Family Relation

     Copy

    Notarization needed

    9

    A copy of Certificate of Korean Sponsorship

    Original

    Korean nationality, employed in Korea; Notarization needed

    *Form at 

    https://www.hikorea.go.kr/board/BoardApplicationListR.pt?page=1#

     10

    Korean sponsor's ID  

     Copy

     

    11

    A copy of the Certificate of Employment or Business License of Korean Sponsor

    Original

    Business License (Copy) 


    * Documents written in other languages than Korean, English, Chinese and Japanese must be translated into either English or Korean at notary offices.
    * Document screening → Individual notification of result → Tuition payment → Mail out the certificate of admission and receipts of tuition payment → Apply for Visa at the local Korean Embassy → Arrival in Korea → Placement test → Begin the semester

     

    v Applicants may not be able to receive the certificate of admission upon the submission of required documents.

    v Once all of the required documents are collected, we will proceed with the document screening.

    v Document screening takes approximately one week.

    v Please submit additional documents that proves applicant’s activities if there has been more than a year passed since the applicant’s final school graduation. (Scan copy acceptable)

    v All the documents once submitted cannot be returned. 

    Registration process for new students

    • After on-line registration, submit the required documents by e-mail (kfl2@ewha.ac.kr)
    • Students from non visa exempt countires must register at least two semesters at once / Students with Chinese nationality and from countries without the Visa Waiver Agreement must submit the documents by post mail since ELC needs the original copies.
    • In case of online submission, the documents must be scanned and submitted. If deemed necessary, the original copies may be requested.
    • Document screening
    • Announcement of the result of document screening & notification of the tuition fee
    • After paying the tuition fee(application fee, course tuition), submit the receipt of remittance
    • Issue the certificate of admission and mail the document to applicants (Only for Visa applicants)
    • Inform on Placement Test (Written and speaking tests)

    Registration process for current students

    • Online registration
    • Submit a copy of passport and Alien Registration Card to the ELC office either in person or

    by e-mail(kfl2@ewha.ac.kr)

    • Make the tuition payment and submit the bank receipt to the ELC office
    • Apply for the certificate of enrollment and attendance for D-4 Visa extension (Only for current D-4 Visa holders)

    Tuition Fees

    -Tuition Fees

    • New students (in the first semester)
      Application fee: 60,000 KRW
      Program tuition fee: 1,720,000 KRW
    • Current students
      Program tuition fee: 1,720,000 KRW
      In case you come back to take the course 2 or more semesters later, you must pay the application fee and take the placement test again.

    • ※ Textbook cost [53,000KRW~60,000KRW] is not included.
      ※ The tuition fees above are based on March 2016 and may change without advanced notice.
      ※ Surplus or deficit amount incurred due to the currency difference will be calculated after the semester begins.

    -Payment Method

    • Bank Payment
      - Bank: Shinhan Bank, Ewha Womans University Branch
      - Account Number: 100-013-870018 [Depositor: Ewha Womans University]
      - Swift Code: SHBKKRSE


    ※ After remitting the money, write the name of the student on the remittance confirmation form and send it by fax or mail to Ewha Language Center; or e-mail the Language Center upon payment.

    ※ Cheques are not accepted.

    Dormitory registration

    Refer to the Life@ELC>Dormitory page for more information.

    Course cancellation and tuition fee refund

    In case of refund, amount of refundable tuition fee will be calculated depending on the date of request.

    The date of request is determined by the number of passed course days.
    The date of request is also regarded as a passed course day. 

    Classification

    Amount of refund

    Before beginning of the course

    Full refund

    After beginning of the course

    Course day

    1st ~ 20th day

    Course dayㅁ

    1st ~ 7th day

    2/3 of tuition fee for 1st ~ 20th day

    + full tuition fee for 21st ~ 50th day

    8th ~ 10th day

    1/2 of tuition fee for 1st ~ 20th day

    + full tuition fee for 21st ~ 50th day

    11th ~ 20th day

    Full tuition fee for 21st ~ 50th day

    Course day

    21st ~40th day

    21st ~ 27th day

    2/3 of tuition fee for 21st ~ 40th day

    + full tuition fee for 41st ~ 50th day

    28th ~ 30th day

    1/2 of tuition fee for 21st ~ 40th day

    + full tuition fee for 41st ~ 50th day

    31st ~ 40th day

    Full tuition fee for 41st ~ 50th day

    Course day 41st ~ 50th day

    None

    • Application fee cannot be refund.
    • A day of class is equivalent to 4 hours. If you had 8 hours of class in a day, (for Culture Class, for example), it is counted as 2 days of regular class.
    • In case of overseas transactions, student who cancel the registration should cover the transaction fee if happens.
    • Students who were issued a C-3 or D-4 Visa with the certificate of admission to ELC can cancel the registration only when requested documents are submitted.
    • For detailed information, please contact ELC office in advance, before cancellation.


    ※ Cancelling classes after the semester begins, the scholarship benefits you have received will be cancelled.

    VISA

    • Students qualify to apply for a General Language Training [D-4] Visa when registered for at least 2 semesters of Intensive Program.
      ※ Certificate of Admission is issued for students’ Visa application.

    Advanced Korean Program

    • >
    • Commissioned ∙ Special Korean Program >
    • Advanced Korean Program