1. Application Procedure


Dates and Deadlines




2017.09.27.(Wed.) 09:00

~ 2017.10.20.(Fri.) 16:00

* Applicants must file the online application form at  

  http://www.jinhakapply.com (☎1544-7715)



2017.09.27.(Wed.) 09:00

2017.10.20.(Fri.) 17:00

* After filling in the contents at http://www.jinhakapply.com, submit the

  required documents to the following address, either by express mail or in 


* Global Scolarship applicants submit the documents to Research Advisor

  (Hongik Unviersity professor) and Research Advisor finally submit the

  documents to Academic affairs team.


▶ Address

 <Graduate School, Special Gruadate School>

 04066 Hongmunkwan Building R521, Hongik University, 94 Wausan-ro, 

 Mapo-gu, Seoul, Korea



 03082 IDAS Hongik University, Daehakro 57, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Korea



Graduate School, IDAS: 2017.11.03.(Fri.)



Specialized Graduate School:


* Detailed schedule will be announced on 11.01.(wed.) at admission page:


* Interview for applicant's subject of study and Korean Proficiency Test 

  will be included.

* Applicants must bring the test registration slip and a ID for the interview.

Announcement of final results


* The result will be posted on our admission page. We do not inform 

  our applicants directly, so please make sure to check the result online.

* http://grad.hongik.ac.kr/subpage/foreigner.php?id=2 Click “Application

  Status” and type your examination number and password(your birthday


* If examination is passed, the enrollment will be  scheduled the

  following weeks.

Term of Entrance


* 2018.2.23.(Fri.) New Students Orientation

* Graduate School Homepage: http://grad.hongik.ac.kr (입시안내-외국인)

* Internet Applying: http://www.jinhakaaply.com (☎1544-7715)

2. Eligibility

Applicants must fulfil all of the followings:

1) Degrees Requirements
    * Master's program applicants : Applicants who have earned Bachelor's degree
    * Doctoral Program applicants : Applicants who have earned Bachelor's and Master's degree

2) Language Proficiency
    Above TOPIK level 3 (Must submit level 4 before the 4th semester) or
    above TOEFL 530, CBT 197, iBT 71, IELTS 5.5, CEFR B2, TEPS 600, TOEIC 685
    * TOPIK Website -> http://www.topik.or.kr/
    * Art History department only accept the applicants who have above TOPIK lever 5

3) Nationality
    Applicants must fulfil either one of the followings:
    A. Applicants and their parents must hold foreign citizenship.
    B. Korean overseas residents or foreign students who have completed elementary, junior high,
        high school and undergraduate education outside Korea.
    C. Saetoemin: North Korean defector

3. Scholarship


Amount of Scholarship




Student Scholarship

 1,000,000 KRW



 Recipients will be selected among admitted students

Hongik Family


 1,200,000 KRW



 Students who graduated from Hongik Unviersity Undergraduate would receive a tuition reduction when registering for their first semester



30% of the tuition fee



 Students who need a financial aid



1,000,000 KRW



 Specialized graduate school only

Teaching Assistant Scholarship


50% of the tuition fee



 Students who assist a full-time professor with instructional responsibilities (Teaching Assistants)

Performing arts special Scholarship

20~80% of the

tuition fee



 Recipients will be selected from the ones who are currently active in

 Performing Arts and have contributed to the development of  the




Depends on work hour



 Assistance in administration, PC room control etc.

※ Several Scholarship cannot be awarded simultaneously, and the one with the most benefits will be awarded if multiple qualifications are met. The Working Scholarship is an exception to this rule and can be received with another Scholarship.

4. Required Documents (Outline)

List of Required Documents in Application

All documents must be either in Korean or in English. Documents in any other languages must be accompanied by a complete Korean or English translation. Authenticated by the issuing institution or notarized by a notary public.


Submit Documents

International Students

Global Scholarship



Korean Overseas Residents

① Application (Form1)

Original Document

② Personal Information Collection 

   and Usage Agreement (Form2)

Original Document

③ Certificate of Degree

Original document

or a notarized copy

④ Transcript of Degree

Original document

or a notarized copy

⑤ Verification Certificate

Original document

⑥ Transcript of language

Original document

⑦ Letter of self-Introduction

Original document

⑧ Study plan

Original document

⑨ Letter of recommendation

1 Letter

1 Letter

2 Letters

Original document

⑩ Letter of consent for degree


Original document

⑪ Color copy of passport (must),

    alien registration card (optional)

Copied document

⑫ Confirmation letter and plan of

    joint research (Form5)



Original document

⑬ Affidavit of financial support



Original document

⑭ Certificate of family relationship

Original document

⑮ Portfolio (A4 size, 6 pages)

Fine Art & Design applicants only

⑯ Application fee and

    Commission fee

Electronic payment

⑰ Additional documents for    

  Korean overseas residents



Original document

5. Important Notes

All required documents must be submitted by application deadline.

Applications that contain incomplete or forged documents will be disqualified and the application in its entirety will be discarded.

Applicants must write down exact e-mail address and contact phone number. All the notice of admission inform via e-mail.

Submitted documents will not be returned to the applicants.

First semester cannot apply for a leave of absence.

It is Mandatory that newly admitted international students are covered by adequate health insurance.

6. Contact Information

Graduate School, Specialized Graduate School(Architecture and Urban Design, Performing Arts·Musical, Fashion)

  - Address: 04066, Hongmunkwan Building R521, Hongik University, 94 Wausan-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul, Korea

  - Homepage: http://grad.hongik.ac.kr/subpage/foreigner.php?id=2

  - E-Mail : gradsch@hongik.ac.kr 

  - Tel.: +82-2-320-1253 / Fax: +82-2-320-1251


■ International Design School for Advanced Studies(IDAS)

  - Address: 03082, IDAS Hongik University, Daehakro 57, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Korea

  - Homepage: http://idas.hongik.ac.kr

  - E-mail : crystal@hongik.ac.kr

  - Tel.: +82-2-3668-3806 / Fax: +82-2-744-6866