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                                                    77 Yongbong-ro, Buk-gu, Gwangju 500-757 South-Korea

                                              Founded in 1952, Chonnam National University (CNU) has remained
                                              committed to fostering future leaders and professionals as one of the
                                              Korea’s leading universities with a reputation for its research and
                                              teaching and important role in the local communities. As a
                                              research-focused university, the total amount of research funds
                                              exceeds $100,000,000 which constitutes one fourth of the annual
                                              expenditure. Located in the southwest of Korea, CNU encompasses
                                              17 colleges and 11 graduate schools. With more than 2,200 academic
                                              staff, it provides a comprehensive service to assist about 30,000
                                              students including 1,000 international students from 40 different
                                              countries in its strive to build a “World Class” University, meeting
                                              the “Global Standard” with an open campus and administrative

□ Academic Program
                        Agriculture & Life Sciences, Arts, Business Administration, Education, Engineering,
                        Human Ecology, Humanities, Independent Division, Law, Natural Sciences, Social
                        Sciences, Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Veterinary Medicine, Culture and
                        Social Sciences, Fisheries & Ocean Sciences
Professional Graduate Graduate School of Culture, Graduate School of Education, Graduate School of Fisheries
     Schools &        & Ocean Sciences, Graduate School of Industry Technology, Graduate School of Public
  Interdisciplinary   Administration, Law School, MBA, School of Dentistry, NGO Studies, Korean Language
      Programs        Education

□ 2011 Academic Calendar
   Spring Semester       March 02 ~ June 20, 2011
   Summer Session        June 23 ~ July 18, 2011
    Fall Semester        September 1 ~ December 19, 2011
   Winter Session        December 22 ~ January 16, 2012

□ Admissions
                        •Who can interact in classes either in Korean or English
    Requirement         •Who have completed at least one year of undergraduate study
                        •Who are recommended by the home university as an exchange student

                        • Required documents must be submitted by mail
                         - Application form with photo
                         - Copy of passport
    How to Apply
                         - Cover letter of recommendation from the university representative
                         - Academic transcript and certificate of enrollment
                         • Application forms are sent by e-mail from OIA.

                        • May 6 for Fall semester(September-December)
 Application Deadline
                        • December 1 for Spring semester(March-June)
      Screening         Document screening by the relevant department
       Contact          • Tel: +82-62-530-1267
Office of International • E-mail :
        Affairs         • Mail: 77 Yongbong-ro, Buk-gu, Gwangju, 500-757, South Korea
□ Benefits for Exchange Students (
              Tuition            Exempted
                                 Free room and board according to the bilateral student exchange agreements
                                 between CNU and counterpart universities
  Korean Language classes        Free Korean language classes of an hour a day for 14weeks(Monday-Friday)

            Scholarship          Free dormitory per (fall)semester

□ On Campus Dormitory (
 Building                 Room Type and Fee             Building                   Room Type and Fee
             1,353,650won(US$1,200)/semester                          660,000won(US$590)/semester
             Double Room                                              Double Room
 Dorm 9      Twin Beds                                  Dorm 3-6      Twin Beds
             Shared en-suit room washroom
                                                                      Common shower room
             Internet access
                                                                      Kitchen facility(Meals are not included)
             Cafeteria(3 meals/day)

□ Airport Pickup Service

We offer airport pickup service at Incheon International Airport to incoming
exchange students. At the Gate D, CNU students will guide new incoming students
to take a limousine bus to get to Gwangju Express Bus Terminal. The bus ticket
costs approximately 30,900 KRW (USD 30.00). It will take about 4 hours to get to
Gwangju Express Bus Terminal. When they arrive in Gwangju Express Bus
Terminal, CNU students will take them to CNU dormitory and help them move-in

□ Health Insurance
We recommend that incoming students purchase overseas insurance in their home country. If they
already have insurance from their home country, they are advised to bring proof of coverage when
they come to CNU.

Alternatively, students may purchase the insurance in Korea; full coverage for international students
costs around 170,000 KRW (USD 155.00) for a year and 100,000 KRW (USD 90.00) for a semester.

□ Visa Requirement
Successful applicants will receive a Certificate of Admission from CNU. Students are needed to apply
for a Student Visa (D-2) at Korean embassy/consulate located in their home country.

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