* [Undergraduate] Fall 2017 Credit Withdrawal Request
Fall 2017 Credit Withdrawal Request   1. Eligibility a. KU student who has earned 102(106) or more credits and registered 7 or more regular semesters. b. Transfer student with a BA degree, should be classified as 4th year student. c. student in senior year pursuing dual degree is not eligible.    2. Key Points a. Maximum 6 credits can be applied. b. Credit withdrawal is allowed only once during the entire school years. c. Courses have not yet evaluated should be counted out of bound. d. Any requisite courses (general education core courses, major core courses, college of education courses, etc) can not apply for credit withdrawal. e. On the academic tran, “W” will be typed on the courses withdrawn instead of the original grades. f. Students can not apply for credit withdrawal for repeated courses. Upon withdrawal completed, the course cannot be repeated. g. Once course withdrawal is submitted it cannot be retracted.   3. Course range a. Courses taken before spring semester, 2014 b. Courses terminated eternally among course taken from spring semester, 2014   4. Application Period * Student can choose only one of the two periods. 1st application period : September 27(Wed) 10:00 – October 16(Mon) 17:00 2nd application period : December 27(Wed) 10:00 – January 5(Fri), 2018 17:00   5. How to Apply: KUPID -> Registration/Graduation -> Grades -> Credit Withdrawal. For more information, see the attachments.   September 2017 Academic Administration Division
Sep 27, 2017
# 3972
* [Undergraduate] Spring 2018 Student-designed Major Application
Guidelines on Applying for Student-Designed Major in the 2018 Spring Semester   ※ School Regulations: Constitution of Korea University, Chapter 4, Article 35(Classification of Majors) & Academic Operations Regulations Chapter 3 (Student-Designed Major) & Guideline for Student-Designed Major   The ‘Student-Designed Major’ is designed to accommodate the interests and career goals of students with broad interdisciplinary interests that cannot be satisfied within one of the traditional Korea University majors. Upon satisfying the graduation requirements of both first and Student-Designed Major, students with Student-Designed Major shall be conferred with the bachelor’s degree of each major. Curriculum of Student- Designed Major should be created by combining a minimum of three Korea University majors’ and must contain 36 major credits or more in total under the guidance of academic advisor of Student-Designed Major.   1. Application Dates Applicant shall submit the application to the department office of applicant’s first major via the application procedures indicated above in ① and ② by October 31(Tue), 2017, 17:00. ① Applicant designs curriculum under the guidance of Academic advisor of Student- Designed Major and fills in the applications. ② Each council for Student-Designed Major reviews the application and submit the result to the department office of applicant’s first major. ※ Academic advisor for Student-Designed Major will be assigned after a consultation with a student’s 1st major’s head of department.   2. Announcement of successful applicants - Date: December 22(Fri), 2017 - Venue: KU Portal ( - Announcement board of “Academic Calendar”   3. Note 1) The mandatory regulation of completing a second major is applied to students entering from 2004 onward. Students subject to this regulation must complete one of the following: (1) Intensive Major course of first major, (2) Double Major, (3) Interdisciplinary Major, (4) Student-Designed Major. 2) Students who withdraw second major program before applying for Student-Designed Major and fail to enter the independent major, then they should take an intensive major course in their first major. 3) Intensive major course of first major assumes a similar form to the existing single major system. 4) Among successful applicants those only who retain applicants eligibility conditions during the application semester (ex. registration, approval of pre-taken courses, designation of Student-Designed Major courses, course registration) will be accepted to purse Student-Designed Major from the following semester.   2017. 9. 19. Student Affairs Department  
Sep 21, 2017
# 3987
[Undergraduate] English Proficiency Examination for New Students in Fall 2017
Korea University Foreign Language Center will administer the English Proficiency Examination for new students entering in September 2017 to determine which level of Academic English course to take. 1. Target A. New students entering in September 2017 on Anam Campus B. Students on Anam Campus who have entered from 2012 to 2016 and have not yet taken the English Proficiency Examiniation 2. Exam Type: Written test (grammar: 40 questions, reading: 50 questions; listening not included) 3. Exam Fee: Free   4. Date and Venue A. Date: August 18, 2017 (Fri) 2:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m. C. What to Bring: Pencil (a pen cannot be used), eraser, and ID verification ※ Cannot take the exam without ID verification. B. Venue: Woodang Hall in Humanities and Social Sciences Campus ※ Must be in the testing room by 2:00 p.m.   5. Results and Course Registration A. Individual score results are not available. B. You must take the exam in order to register for Academic English in Fall 2017. C. The Foreign Language Center will send your score results (basic/intermediate/advanced) on August 22 (Tue) via text/email. - You must register for the appropriate level of the course during the course registration period (August 23 (Wed)). - Basic and Intermediate Level: Must take Academic English I (2 credits) in Fall 2017 and Academic English II (2 credits) in Spring 2018. - Advanced Level: Must take Advanced Academic English (2 credits) offered in Fall 2017.   6. Contact Us: 02-3290-1454 (inquiries on the exam), 02-3290-1453 (inquiries on course registration)
Aug 09, 2017
# 3894
! [Undergraduate, MS/PhD] McDonnell International Scholars Academy at Washington University in St. Louis
McDonnell International Scholars Academy at Washington University in St. Louis   Washington University in St. Louis provides networks and is in partnership with over 30 universities from around the world through the McDonnell International Scholars Academy. As Korea University is one of the partner universities of Washington University in St. Louis, KU students are eligible to be part of this program and receive a scholarship. Please see below for further information.   1. Eligibility A graduate of Korea University (undergraduate program or master’s program)   2. How to Apply When applying for admission to one of the eligible doctoral or master’s degree programs (including MBA programs) at Washing University in St. Louis, you must indicate that you are also applying for admission to the McDonnell International Scholars Academy. You also have to submit an additional application for the McDonnell Academy (even if you applied for the Academy, there is no disadvantage to the applicant admitted to a doctoral or master’s degree program).   3. Support ① Full tuition for study in a doctoral or master’s degree program (including an MBA program) and living stipend ② A mentor will be assigned to assist in the development of the scholar’s academic and professional life. ③ A once-a-month opportunity to present research and network with scholars of the McDonnell Academy from different programs   4. Vacancy One scholar from Korea University will be admitted to the McDonnell Academy each year     5. Details
Sep 30, 2017
# 3945
! [Career Hub] Internship: Sebang Travel “KOREAN HOSTING TEAM”
Sebang Travel is currently recruiting interns for the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang in February 2018. Please see below for further information.    1. Internship Period: 1 month (February) 2. Hours of Work: Based on Olympic Games schedule 3. Location: You will be mainly working in Gwanghwamun and may have a business trip to PyeongChang or Gangneung 4. Tasks: You will support foreign guests who come to Korea through PyeongChang Olympic package (1) VIP Protocol: Visiting PyeongChang with VIPs and providing full assistance (2) General Tasks: Reserving a restaurant and day-tour program, scheduling clients and drivers, etc. 5. Pay: If you complete the full internship period, your salary will be at least 2,500,000 KRW. The additional pay will be disbursed based on your work tasks and schedule. 6. Preferred Qualities - Koreans whose English is native-like - Foreigners are eligible to apply; however, you must be fluent in Korean. - Applicants must be proficient in English as they will be communicating with clients and hosts 7. Application Period - Deadline: September 20 (Wed); 15:30 - Submit your resume and cover letter in English in a Word file and submit all to (Manager Hyunjung Kang)   *** For further inquiries, please contact us via KakaoTalk (ID: guswjdwls) *** Interviews, conducted by an inspector from Canada, are scheduled to be held either on September 21 or 22 
Sep 20, 2017
# 3970
* [Undergraduate] Spring 2018 Dual Degree Application
Fall 2017 Dual Degree Application ※ Chapter 4, Section 3, Article 36 of the “School Regulation”; Chapter 3, Section 1, Article 37, Article 37, Chapter 7, Section 2 of the “Academic Operations Regulations”​   1. Eligibility 1) Students who have earned a total of at least 102 credit hours (at least 34 credit hours for transfer students)  2) Students who has a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above including “F” grades 3) Students currently enrolling in Fall 2017 (those who have already been approved to pursue a dual degree cannot re-apply) However, expected officers of ROTC are not eligible to apply based on Article 8 of the “Military Personnel Management Act” 2. Applicable Departments 1) Students may apply for a dual degree program regardless of their first major. However, the program is not applicable for identical or similar departments (divisions). 2) Excluded Departments (Divisions): College of Law, College of Medicine, College of Nursing, Department of Cyber Defense, and College of Pharmacy 3) Restricted Departments (Divisions): College of Education—those who earned credit hours in the College of Education only 4) Other: Only 4 departments, which are Biomedical Engineering, Biosystem and Biomedical science, Health and Environmental Science, and Health and Policy Management, in College of Health Science are eligible for the dual degree program (cannot apply for other existing majors) - For students in the College of Health Science, the entering classes of 2006 to 2013 are ineligible to apply for different majors and new majors within the College of Health Science. 3. Maximum Period of Enrollment 1) Students in the dual degree program will have a two-year extension beyond the maximum period of enrollment (the Department of Architecture have a six-year extension). 2) Leave of absence and dismissed periods are not included in the maximum period of enrollment.  3) Students exceeding the maximum period of enrollment shall be expelled and will be ineligible for re-admission. 4) For those who exceeded the maximum period of enrollment and earned required credit hours, but did not fulfill other graduation requirements indicated in Article 57, such as graduation examination, graduation paper, English test score, Chinese test score, those periods of staying at school will be included in the maximum period of enrollment. 4. Procedure 1) Departments (Divisions) of Humanities and Natural Sciences: Document screening and interview (English interview for Division of International Studies) 2) Departments (Divisions) of Arts and Physical Education: Document screening and interview or performance test 5. Fee 1) Payment Period: September 13, 2017 (Wed); 09:00 – September 15 (Fri); 14:00  2) Fee: 20,000 KRW (the name of payer must be the applicant) KU Bank Account: 391-910000-50504 (Hana Bank/Korea University) ※ Prior to the application, make a fee payment to the KU bank account and apply via KUPID (If students fail to pay their fees by the deadline, application for the dual degree program will be canceled).                       6. Application 1) Period: September 20, 2017 (Wed); 10:00 - September 22 (Fri); 17:00 2) Procedure: Korea University Portal to Information Depository (KUPID) → Registration & Graduation → University Registration → Application for Dual Degree ※ Submissions after the deadline will not be accepted under any circumstances whatsoever (please complete your application as early as possible to avoid system errors).       7. Interview 1) Period: September 25, 2017 (Mon) - September 27 (Wed) 2) Venue: TBA(to be announced) * Interview date and venue will be conducted between September 25 and 27 by each department (division). ※ Interview dates will be announced on the noticeboard of each department (division) after the application period.  8. Announcement of Final Results 1) Date: October 20, 2017 (Fri) 14:00 (tentative) 2) Venue: The information will be posted on “KUPID → 게시판 → 공지사항 → 학사일정” (only available on the Korean KUPID)    2017.  9.  7. Academic Affairs
Sep 08, 2017
# 3959
[Undergraduate, MS/PhD] Application for Access Scholarship by CFA Society Korea
On behalf of the CFA Institute, CFA Society Korea now accepts applications for the Access Scholarship. 1. Eligibility KUBS students who plan to take the CFA exam in June or December 2018 and have not yet registered for the exam. (1) June exam: Level 1, Level 2, or Level 3 (2) December exam: Level 1 only   2. Number of Scholarship Recipients: 10   3. Award: The scholarship covers the one-time CFA Program enrollment fee (if applicable) and reduces the exam registration fee (includes access to the curriculum eBook) to US$250.*   4. How to Apply: (1) Submission to School: Submit the following documents below to the program manager (Minyoung Shin, 02-3290-1657, Room 310 in KUBS Main Building) - CFA Access Scholarship application form (attached file below) - Transcript (previous semester) - Certificate of medical insurance payment (those who pay less than 150,000 won per month)                        (2) Submission to CFA Society: Online application  - Apply through the CFA Institute website 5. Deadline: September 15   Remarks: Prior to applying, all applicants must follow the steps below: 1. Create an account on the CFA Institute website ( 2. Apply for the Access Scholarship.   The final result is scheduled to be announced individually via email on December 1.   6. Important Information (1) You must wait until scholarship notifications occur in December 2017 before you register for the 2018 June exam, or you will be ineligible for the scholarship and your application will be voided. (2) Because scholarship notifications occur after the early exam registration deadline has passed, CFA Institute offers a US$150 credit toward the June exam registration fee for those applicants who do not receive an Access Scholarship but who still wish to register for the June 2018 exam. (3) If you wish to begin studying for the June exam before you are able to register (because you must wait until scholarship notifications occur in December), you may purchase the eBook curriculum in advance by contacting us. If you purchase the eBook curriculum in advance, you will receive a credit for your purchase during the exam registration checkout/payment process. (A print version of the curriculum may be purchased separately. The print curriculum is not included in the exam registration fee, therefore we do not issue credits to applicants who purchase the print curriculum in advance of exam registration).  
Aug 30, 2017
# 3942
* [Undergraduate] Course Registration for Fall 2017 “Business English”
[Undergraduate] Course Registration for Fall 2017 “Business English” KUBS offers Business English courses for Fall 2017 Semester. For those who are required to take the course, please refer to the guidelines below.   1. Course Period: September 13, 2017 (Wed) - December 13, 2017 (Wed) (a 12-week course (22 lecutres); no class during the midterm examination period) 2. Eligibility: Students from the Entering Class of 2008 to 2017 who have not taken Business English I and II (starting the Entering Class of 2008, all students must take Business English to fulfill the graduation requirements (excluding transfer students, undeclared students, campus change students, dual degree students). ※ You can check your status on KUPID → Registration & Graduation → Graduation Requirements Status. ※ The level of Business English will be determined based on the results of New Student English Examination. - Elementary Level: Must take both Business English I and II - Intermediate Level: Exemption for Business English I, but must take Business English II - Advanced Level: Exemption for both Business English I and II 3. Course Schedule: Please select one of the following options 1) Mon and Wed: 08:00 – 08:50  2) Mon and Wed: 12:00 – 12:50  3) Mon and Wed: 18:30 – 19:20 4) Tue and Thu: 08:00 – 08:50  5) Tue and Thu: 12:00 – 12:50  6) Tue and Thu: 18:30 – 19:20 ※ However, the class sections which have less than 10 students may be cancelled. Thus, you may not be assigned your registered class section. ※ Classrooms and instructors will be announced after the class assignment (available on September 8, 2017 (Fri)) 4. Course Registration Period: August 28, 2017 (Mon); 10:00 – September 5, 2017 (Thu); 16:00 ※ You can drop class via email only by September 8 (Fri); 15:00 ( 5. How to Register: Click the “Application” button below and fill out the information.                 Click here to Apply 6. Contact Information: Sun Young Park from the Department Office of Business School Office: 02-3290-1301 E-mail: * Attention *   1. Please understand that students may not be assigned their preference schedule due to the professor’s schedule.   2. Once the term begins, student cannot withdraw from their course for personal reasons. Course Withdrawal is available until September 8 (Fri); 3:00 p.m. via email at After the withdrawal process, a withdrawal confirmation email will be sent out (if you do not receive one, you must contact the Department Office of Business Administration). When class begins, students cannot take a leave of absence or cancel their course for personal reasons, and may receive penalty. 3. Students who fail the course must pay a 100,000 KRW penalty after class ends (students are advised to put their own name when transferring the fee. If the name of a payer is different, students must contact the department office) Please make an electronic payment to Hana Bank, 391-904544-21137 Those who have failed the course previously must pay a 100,000 KRW penalty in order to receive a final grade. In other words, even if you have completed the course, final grades will not be given until the penalty is paid.    4. Students missing more than three lectures will fail the course. Arriving more than 10 minutes late to class will count as absent (three “lates” equal one absence).
Aug 24, 2017
# 3934