Dean’s Greeting



  It is my privilege to extend a warm greeting to all members of our esteemed community at the Graduate School of TESOL (GS TESOL) at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (HUFS). Whether you are a prospective student exploring our programs, a current student navigating your academic journey, a faculty member dedicated to shaping minds, or a staff member supporting our mission, I am thrilled to have you as part of our vibrant GS TESOL.

At GS TESOL, we surpass mere English teacher training. Our alumni are advocates for diversity and equality in education, fostering environments conducive to learning and growth. Our curriculum achieves equilibrium between theoretical study and practical application, with a keen focus on the English language's significance in the Fourth Industrial Revolution era. Education at GS TESOL provides a transformative experience that can propel you towards academic and professional success. We offer diverse career paths including English teaching, curriculum development, technology integration in English learning, language testing/assessment, and specialized research and teaching domains.

We take great pride in our distinguished international faculty members, renowned experts committed to teaching excellence and scholarly contributions. Their works are regularly published by leading journals and publishers globally. They prioritize understanding each student's unique strengths, challenges, and aspirations, offering personalized support and guidance for academic and professional development.

Our graduate programs are rigorous and challenging, designed to provide a broad-based education that fosters critical thinking, research excellence, and innovation. As you embark on this thrilling journey, I urge you to engage with your peers, faculty, and staff, and to maximize the resources and opportunities available to you. You will find numerous opportunities for professional development and networking within our program. Through avenues such as research, internships, leadership roles, and community service, we are committed to offering a comprehensive education equipping you for success in your chosen profession.

I encourage you to explore our website to learn more about our programs. If you have any inquiries, please do not hesitate to reach out to us. Once again, thank you for choosing GS TESOL at HUFS, and congratulations on taking this important step towards your future. We look forward to working with you and supporting you as you grow and develop as a TESOL professional.



Dean, Graduate School of TESOL

Hankuk University of Foreign Studies