Study in Korea
The Republic of Korea has become one of the most popular country for international students studying abroad. With about 400 national and private universities, South Korea is attracting a lot of foreign students studying undergraduate, graduate, post graduate and those conducting research programs.
Why study in Korea?
There are a lot of factors that make studying in Korea your number one choice. These factors include and are not limited to:
South Korea is the most innovative country with high internet connection making it a leading county in the digital economic industry.
▶ High quality education
South Korea is well recognized for its high-quality education system, and scores the highest scores among the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries for academic attainment and competitiveness.
▶ Tuition fee
The tuition fee and cost of living is relatively low thus being reasonable and affordable to many students.
▶ Government support
Since 1969, the Korean government has been providing scholarships to international students from 150 countries.
▶ “Hallyu wave (Korea Wave)”
The Korea wave is a global phenomenon which has influenced more international students to be attracted to learn more about the Korean culture.
▶ High quality life
South Korea scores above average on a range of factors, such as affordable housing, civic engagement, infrastructure, employment, income, education and safety.
Education system in Korea
Both the domestic and international students are charged the same tuition fee with private universities charging higher than public universities. However the tuition fee varies depending on the university and the program covered.
Scholarship in Korea
Global Korean Scholarship Program
Provide international students with opportunities to conduct advanced studies in undergraduate & graduate degree programs at higher educational institutions in the Republic of Korea.
▶ Korean Government Support Program for Foreign Exchange Students
Provide international exchange students at partnering universities in Korea with meaningful experiences by supporting flight, stipend, settlement allowance and medical insurance.
▶Support Program for Self-financed Students
Raise awareness of the benefits of studying in Korea and motivate financially self-supporting foreign students by subsidizing outstanding students.
▶GKS (Global Korea Scholarship) Invitation Program for Students from Partner Countries
Invite excellent foreign students who have potential to become leaders in their home countries to deepen their understanding of Korea, and provide motivation for future study pursuits in Korea through education and cultural experience programs.
▶GKS for ASEAN countries' Science and Engineering Students
To provide students and nurture leaders with in-depth academic training in science and engineering fields and invaluable experiences in Korea from the 10 ASEAN countries,
A study visa is a prerequisite before departure to South Korea and may be obtained from the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Kenya.
Applying for the KGSP at the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, Kenya.
Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Kenya
Study in Korea
List of Universities and colleges
Application to different University
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Korea
National Institute for International Education