Korean Government Support Program for Foreign Exchange Students



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To provide meaningful experiences for exchange students regarding Korean culture and education; to strengthen the global competence of Korean universities.

Support period

4 months (one term) or 10 months (two terms)

Support size

About 200 foreign students (approximately)

CategoryLiving ExpensesSettlement allowanceRound-trip AirfareMedical Insurance
Amount 500,000 won per month 200,000 won upon arrival Reimbursement available within the set amount 20,000 won per month
(paid by each university)

Requirements for application

  • Must not have enrolled a Korean university (in the case of undergraduate program only)
  • Those who have already benefited by a 4-month (one term) scholarship cannot extend or renew their terms.
  • Must possess above 80% (out of 100%)
  • Must have completed at least two semesters
  • Must register for regular courses (language courses are not considered regular courses)
  • Must not have been sponsored by Korean government
  • Must hold foreign citizenship (dual citizenship holder—those holding both Korean citizenship and another nationality--cannot apply)
  • Must choose only one university
  • Must take a Korean language or culture class (at least one class/ two credits)

Selection process

  • NIIED selects the universities for the above mentioned program
  • The selected universities recommend talented exchange students to NIIED

For more information click "Further official information" below.

Eligible Countries
Host Country
Publish Date
October 11, 2016
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