Why study in Korea?

South Korea is one of the friendliest and safest countries for international students. Korea has made significant advances in living conditions over the years. As a result, it is an excellent location for studying, living, traveling, and working. The country has one of the world's highest-educated labour forces among OECD countries. South Korea is well known for its high standards about education, which has come to be called "education fever". The nation is consistently ranked amongst the top for global education.

Reason to study in Korea

  • 1. High quality education

  • 2. Cost

  • 3. Job opportunities

  • 4. Economy

  • 5. Natural environment

  • 6. Rich culture and history

  • 7. Career prospects

Cost to study in Korea

Tuition fees for undergraduate and postgraduate degrees are generally about the same, although postgraduate degrees do normally cost a little more than undergraduate ones. PhD candidates do also need to pay tuition fees, although these are generally lower than at other levels of study. Fees range from US$2,320 to US$3,650 per semester.

As its schools are becoming ever more popular, South Korea has many scholarships available to international students. The most generous ones are provided by the South Korean government. The most prestigious of these is the Global Korea Scholarship. This scholarship covers your flights, rent, tuition fees, up to 70% of your basic living expenses and an intensive Korean language program.

The fee structure of education differs based on the field you pursue:

  • • For Undergraduate range from 4,000 to 20,000 USD

  • • For Postgraduate it starts at 1,000–1,500 USD and can reach 21,000 USD per semester.

  • • For doctoral degree students can except to pay between KRW 3,000,000 to KRW 10,000,000 per year

Living in Korea as a Nepalese student

South Korea provides an affordable living environment for international students. Beyond tuition and application fees, an average of 3 to 4 lakhs may be needed for living expenses. As students start working part-time, they often find their expenses easily covered by their earnings. This comprehensive guide aims to assist students in navigating the financial aspects of studying in South Korea, ensuring a smooth and cost-effective experience.

Popular field in Korea

  • • Aeronautical Engineering.

  • • Automotive Engineering.

  • • Robotics Engineering.

  • • Electrical Engineering.

  • • Mechanical Engineering.

  • • Civil Engineering.

  • • Nanoengineering.

  • • Software Development.

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