Academic Policies

Academic Year

The time being a student at this university is not limited, and you may remain an official student.

Every school year begins on the first of March and until the end of February the following year. The school year is divided into two semesters, with the seasonal semester being separately conducted.

  • First Semester March 1st to August 31st
  • Second Semester September 1st to the end of February of the following year
  • Seasonal Semester 5 weeks during summer break and five weeks during winter break


Admissions are processed in Korean, and all courses are taught in Korean. We do not have any language requirements, so you do not have to provide your scores on a Korean language proficiency test. However, speaking and understanding Korean at a certain level is essential, allowing you to make the most of your classes, assignments, and exams.

Learn Korean



Standard Korean learning curriculum of Nuri-Sejong Hakdang for studying all four aspects of Korean communication methods (speaking, listening, reading, and writing). You can check your learning progress in this course.

The contents of lectures and textbooks for Korean & Korean Culture are offered by the King Sejong Institute Foundation’s Nuri-Sejong Hakdang. (


Each semester is 15 weeks (including midterm and final exams).

  • Classes are available the same day every week at midnight. (KST), midnight.
  • Each class has two weeks to attend and has up to 3 periods.
  • During the semester, students must watch at least 75% of each class video within two weeks after the video is posted.

The seasonal semester is five weeks (including midterm and final exams).

  • New class videos are available daily (15 weeks of the regular semester’s classes are condensed into five weeks of the seasonal semester).
  • During the seasonal semester, daily attendance and participation in all classes are required.

No Proxy Attendance

  • To check the student’s participation, the general public certificate and fingerprint authentication must be used when entering the online classroom and examination room.
  • Attendance by a third person other than the registered student is strictly prohibited, and students caught falsifying class attendance will be punished.

Lecture Experience