General Guides




General Guides 
International Undergraduate Admission



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1. Evaluation Criteria



Paper Evaluation

Language Proficiency






-Applicants are allowed to apply for two majors, even if they are taught at different campuses.

-There's no limit to the number of recruiting students (except the College of Education); however applicants will be evaluated by their academic ability, aptitude, and language proficiency.
-Paper evaluation will be conducted only for applicants whose documents have been submitted completely. Documents will be examined on applicants' major's sustainability, learning conation, high school achievement, national entrance examination, and recommendation letter etc.

-Upon request from our faculty, an on-site or Skype personal interview may additionally be required of those who already meet the language requirements.

-If a student is accepted to both majors applied for, then he/she will be assigned to his/her 1st choice major.



2. Announcement & Registration



2020 Fall


Early Decision

Regular Decision

Announcement of the successful applicants 1st

2020. 4. 6.

2020. 6. 22.


Announcement of the successful applicants 2nd

2020. 5. 4.

2020. 7. 7.

Registration period

2020. 7. 1. ~ 7. 23.

2020. 7. 7. ~ 7. 23.

Woori Bank any branch

We will not make individual result announcements, so please check your application on our website.


3. Application Documents



1. Application Form (Form 1)

Write down the form and print it out from application website (http://uwayapply.com)

2. 1 Personal statement and study plan (1stChoice major, Form 2)

   A student who applies for 2 majors, needs to submit 2 personal statement and study plan

2. 2 Personal statement and study plan (2ndChoice major, Form 2)

   A student who applies for 2 majors, needs to submit 2 personal statement and study plan

3. Letter of Recommendation from your teacher/professor(Form 3)

Print the form from the application web site and write down

Must be sealed

4. Official High School Transcript

-Korean and English only, if not it must be notarization


-Apostille or Consular Confirmation


- Upload the scan file to the website(uway) and submit the original

When applying & changing visa after being accepted to school, Embassy or Immigration office will ask for the ‘Graduation Certificate’. Therefore, applicants should prepare additional ‘Graduation Certificate’ after being accepted to our school.

5. Official High School Graduation Certificate

6. Official Transcript of academic records in a college / university

   Transfer Applicants Only

7. Certificate of Current Enrollment in a college/university or Diploma

   Transfer Applicants Only

8. Transfer College Report (Form 4)

Complete the form and print it out from application website (http://uwayapply.com)

9. Official Certificate of Proficiency in Korean

   A) Korean Track: TOPIK level 4 or above

- Upload the scan file to the website(uway)

and submit the original

10. Official Certificate of proficiency in English

   B) English Track A: TOEFL IBT 80 or IELTS 5.5 or above

    C) English Track B: A) or B)

11. Copy of the Applicant's Passport


12. A copy of the applicant’s Alien Registration Card

    Current foreign residents in Korea only

- Applicants living in Korea only

13. Copies of Both Parents' Passports

    or official documents indicating parents' nationality


14. Official document indicating parent-child relationship between the applicant and his / her parents


15. Financial certification(Form 5)

      ※ When applying & changing visa after being accepted to school,        Embassy or Immigration office will ask for the ‘Verification of Deposit(VOD)’. Therefore, applicants should prepare ‘Verification of Deposit(VOD)’ after being accepted to our school.

Complete the form and print it out from application website (http://uwayapply.com)

16. Agreement for Verification of Academic Records(Form 6)

17. Others(record of awards, certificate of qualification, document relating academic proficiency etc)

  ※ Optional


-All documents submitted must be documents issued within one year of the date of application.

-Documents in languages other than Korean and English must be translated into Korean or English and must be notarized and submitted by the date of submission.

-You must submit one of the following documents when you submit certificate of graduation and transcript.

Apostilled documents are needed if the institution is located in a member state that recognizes Apostille Verification.

If the institution is not located in a Apostille Verification member state, diploma and transcript must be verified by the Korean Embassy in the applicant's country’s embassy to Korea.

For Chinese applicants, please note the Chinese admission guide line.

All documents must be submitted in person at our office or via post within the application period.    After the deadline, they will not be accepted.


4. Application Fee

Application Fee




KRW 158,000

Online payment



-Our university is responsible of all extra charges that may occur while submitting the application.

-Application fee is non-refundable. However, if the HUFS admission committee decides that admission cannot be proceeded due to, but not excluded to natural disaster, health problems, etc., it will be refunded.


5. Additional Notes for All Applicants


  When applying

1) Submitted documents will not be modified or returned.

2) If an applicant is accepted by more than one universities, he or she can register for only one university.

3) Applicants can apply for two majors under different departments.

4) Please enter the contact information (phone number and e-mail address) correctly. The school        is not responsible for any disadvantages that may occur due to the wrong contact information.



  Supporting documents

1) Please enter all information correctly. Applicants are be responsible for all omissions and errors.

2) Documents in languages other than English and Korean must be translated into Korean or English and must be notarized and submitted by the date of submission.

3) All the documents must be original copies. If originals cannot be submitted, copies can be submitted only if the copies are notarized or if you bring them to the office for an official HUFS OIAM stamp.

4) Your name and alien registration number must be written accurately according to the passport and alien registration card. Applicants who do not have alien registration number must enter their date of birth (YYMMDD) and enter 5000000 (men), 6000000 (women) for the remaining seven digits.

5) Please write down your phone number and email address correctly in order to receive confirmations, updates and office inquiries.

6) If the student applied for two different majors, the personal statement and the study plan must be written separtely for each major.

7) The recommendation letter must be written in the HUFS-required format. Download the recommendation form from the application website or OIAM homepage

(http://international.hufs.ac.kr >> Admissions >> Application Forms).

8) The personal statement and study plan must be completed during the online application period. Once it has ended, input and modification will not be possible.

9) Admission can be rescinded up confirmation of false statements, proxy writing, plagiarism, or any other illegal act.

10) Applicants cannot change their intended majors once the application is completed and submitted.

11) The application forms and supporting documents should be put in an envelope stating the application number, major, applicant’s name; sent by registered mail or submitted directly to the HUFS OIAM office.

12) If an applicant fails to submit a required document, the application will be disqualified.

13) Recommendation letters must be original and sealed in an envelope by the recommender’s signature.

14) If the name on the documents is different, the applicant must submit an additional legal document verifying that he or she is the same person as that in all application materials.

15) All the required documents must be submitted during the application period. Documents turned in after that will not be accepted.

16) Submitted documents will not be returned.


[Reference] Submission of confirmation documents

Supporting documents: Applicants who graduated from overseas secondary school must submit one of the following documents during the application period.

1) Secondary school transcript and graduation certificate with apostille stamps.

2) Secondary school transcript and graduation certificate with consular confirmation from Korean embassy in the country.

For Chinese applicants, please note the Chinese admission guide line.

Obtaining apostille stamps

1) Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Apostille): +82-2-2100-7600 / +82-2-3210-0404

2) Ministry of Justice (Apostille): +82-2-720-8027

Apostille member (2017. 09. 21)






Korea, Mongolia, Brunei, Japan, India, Parts of China (Macau and Hong Kong), Tajikistan

Middle East


Oman, Israel, Bahrain, Morocco



Albania, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Malta, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Andorra, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Moldova, Liechtenstein, San Marino, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kosovo




United states of America, Argentina, Mexico, Panama, Surinam, Venezuela, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Honduras, Colombia, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Saint Vincent, Peru, Trinidad Tobago, Saint Lucia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Costa Rica, Uruguay, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Brazil, Chile, Guatemala



South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Liberia, Namibia, São Tomé and Príncipe, Swaziland, Malawi, Seychelles, Cape Verde, Burundi



New Zealand, Niue, Marshall Island, Mauritius, Vanuatu, Samoa, Seychelles, Cook Islands, Tonga, Fiji, Australia





1) If the required documents are missing or an applicant fails to meet the eligibility requirements, the applicant will not be admitted.

2) Evaluation will be conducted only for applicants who’ve submitted all the required documents.

3) Please bring your test verification slip and ID card when you are interviewed. If you are unable to physically attend the interview, an online interview will be conducted.

4) Evaluation procedures (including grade and contents) will not be disclosed.

5) Admission will be rescinded if an applicant is not able to graduate from high school, supporting documents are proved false, or if the applicant has committed other illegal acts. Additionally, if admission is rescinded due to the reasons mentioned, the tuition paid will not be returned.




1) Those not mentioned in this application guide follow the admission procedure and regulations of our university.

2) Personal information collection and management

- The personal information will be collected with the consent of the applicant to the minimum necessary for the admission, and the collected information will not be used for any purpose other than admission, academic affairs, immigration and other purposes according to the regulations of our university.

-  As our university has commissioned the college admissions application to the internet application agent 'Uway Apply', part of personal information collection and management is processed by 'Uway Apply'.

- Personal information items: Alien registration number, passport number, name, application number, admission recruitment unit, date of graduation, the name of graduated high school, address and phone number, email address, emergency contact, account number, guardian's name and nationality etc.


About OIAM (Office of International Admissions and Management)


  Hankuk University of Foreign Studies International Affairs OIAM

  02450, Seoul, Imun-ro 107, Dongdaemun-gu, Minerva #102

  한국외국어대학교 국제교류처 국제입학관리팀

  () 02450 서울특별시 동대문구 이문로 107 역사관 102




General Admission

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Dormitory and Living




(02) 2173-2065 (English)

(02) 2173-2090 (Chinese)



 (02) 2173-2877