Fall 2018 Admission Guideline_Foreigner’s Only

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  1. Academic programs
Degree Major
Master  2year program Design Management
Digital Media Design
Smart Design Engineering
Ph.D   3year program Design Studies
  1. Admission Schedule
Procedure Deadline Note
Application Period April 16(Mon) ~ May 2(Wed) * Applicants must file the online application form at http://www.jinhakapply.com (☎1544-7715)
Document Submission Period April 16(Mon) ~ May 3(Thu) 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 person.


Rm. 403-3 IDAS, Hongik University, Daehakro 57, Jongno-gu, Seoul, 03082 Korea

Admission Interview May 25(Fri) * Detailed schedule will be announced on May 24(Thu) at admission page:


* Interview for applicant’s subject of study and English Proficiency Test will be included.

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

Announcement of final results June 8(Fri) * The result will be posted on admission page. We also send an e-mail.

http://grad.hongik.ac.kr/subpage/foreigner.php?id=2 Click “Application Status” and type your examination number and password(your birthday YYMMDD).

* If examination is passed, the enrollment will be scheduled the following weeks.

Term of entrance Sep. 3(Mon) New Students Orientation will be held late August.
  1. Tuition Fee

Students admitted to IDAS must register each semester. The present tuition in 2018 is 6,792,000 Korean Won per semester and an additional entrance fee of 996,000 Korean Won is added for the very first semester.

All successful candidates will receive foreign student scholarship (KRW 1,000,000) for the 1st semester.


  1. 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 TOEFL 530, CBT 197, iBT 71, IELTS 5.5, CEFR B2, TEPS 600, TOEIC 685 or
above TOPIK level 3
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


  1. Required Documents

⦁ All application 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.

⦁ None of the submitted documents will be returned regardless of whether or not you are selected.

⦁ Download all forms:


  1. Contact Information


Tel. +82-2-3668-3806

Fax. +82-2-744-6866

E-mail. crystal@idas.ac.kr


For more details, please find the attached file.