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CHONBUK NATIONAL UNIVERSITY

Basic Information

Name of University CHONBUK NATIONAL UNIVERSITY Year of Establishment 1947.10.15
National/Public/Private National IEQAS* University YES
Website http://jbnu.ac.kr/eng/ Website for Language Institute http://lec.chonbuk.ac.kr
* International Education Quality Assurance System
Number of international students
Students Doctorate Master's Combined Master's and Doctorate Bachelor's Etc. Total
Number of students 206 452 6 463 674 1,801
Number of students and professors
Professors Professor/ Associate professor Assistant professor/ Full-time lecturer Adjunct professor/ Visiting professor Part-time lecturer Etc. Total
Number of professors 900 152 122 529 909 2,612
Students Doctorate Master's Combined Master's and Doctorate Bachelor's Etc. Total
Number of students 920 1,718 49 23,403 0 26,090

International Student Support Program

Possible Language Courses
Availability Yes
Name of course Korean Language Course
Quota No limts
Period of study 10 weeks
Qualifications International Students
Tuition fee per semester($) 1,130
montly fee($) 380
Department in charge Language Education Center / Staff in charge : Noh haerim / Staff email : jbnuklec@chonbuk.ac.kr
Office number 820632703594 / Fax number : 0632704423
Scholarship Support
Scholarship support for international students
Name of scholarship Scholarship for International Students (1st Semester for Graduate Program)
Coverage of scholarship varies
Amount of scholarship offered 20% ~ 100%
Qualifications
a) Academic Performance Scholarship
- According to the certificate of language proficiency and Academic grade from the last institute) for the 1st semester
- According to recommendation from the department office or College office for the 2nd semester
※ It will be determined depending on the grade of the previous semester, etc.
b) LINK Scholarship for the 1st semester
- Qualification: Applicants who have completed the Korean language Program from the Language Education Center in Chonbuk National University more than 2 terms to 4 terms.
- The scholarship is not supported with Academic Achievement Scholarship together.
Department in charge Office of International Cooperation(Graduate) / Staff in charge : Byeon Juhyeon / Staff email : admissionG@chonbuk.ac.kr
Office number 820632704382 / Fax number : 0632702099
Name of scholarship Scholarship for International Students (Graduate Program from 2nd Semester~)
Coverage of scholarship varies
Amount of scholarship offered 20%~100%
Qualifications
■ Scholarship for International Students
- There is a scholarship program available only for international students as of the second semester. Eligibility will be determined depending on the grades attained in previous semester, etc.
- Types of Scholarship: Full Tuition, University Fee, Half of the University Fee, Instruction Fee
- The scholarship is available up to 4 semesters including the first semester.
- Qualification: The average grade of the previous semester must be over GPA 3.63 points
Department in charge Office of International Cooperation(Graduate) / Staff in charge : Byeon Juhyeon / Staff email : admissionG@chonbuk.ac.kr
Office number 820632704382 / Fax number : 0632702099
Name of scholarship Scholarship for International Students (1st Semester for Undergraduate Program)
Coverage of scholarship varies
Amount of scholarship offered 25~100%
Qualifications
■ Academic Performance Scholarship
- Total school records that high school and university and language proficiency transcripts would be included as a onditions for grading to get a scholarship
■ Link Scholarship
- Successful applicants who completed Korean Language Program over 2-4semester at the CBNU Korean Language Education Center(will be benefited only first semester)
※ If applicants had already flunked over 1time, it is not applicable
■ Pioneer Scholarship
- Successful applicants who will fulfill not only as a mediator between universities but also the development for our university after entering
※It would be selected after going through the investigation process
Department in charge Office of International Cooperation(Undergraduate) / Staff in charge : Park Seulki / Staff email : admissionu@chonbuk.ac.kr
Office number 820632704653 / Fax number : 0632702099
Name of scholarship Scholarship for International Students (Undergraduate Program from 2nd Semester~)
Coverage of scholarship varies
Amount of scholarship offered 25~100%
Qualifications
■Academic Scholarship : Students with GPA 2.75 and above in the previous semester can apply for this scholarship
■Amount of Scholarship : 25% tuition fee waiver, 50% tuition fee waiver, 75% tuition fee waiver, 100% tuition fee waiver,
Department in charge Office of International Cooperation(Undergraduate) / Staff in charge : Park Seulki / Staff email : admissionu@chonbuk.ac.kr
Office number 820632704653 / Fax number : 0632702099
Dormitory Support
Availability Yes
Dormitory capacity 1812
Dormitory monthly fee($) 235
Qualifications Currently enrolled students who do not have any infectious illness
Department in charge Residence Office / Staff in charge : Park So-Ri / Staff email :
Office number 820632704723 / Fax number :
Part-time Job Opportunities
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Field of Special Courses & Courses in English

Field of Special Course
Chonbuk National University is a global prestigious university that has contributed enormously to the development of region and the country. It is the first national university in Honam and Chungcheong region established in 1947. Its main campus is located in the most Korean city Jeonju with 1500 years of rich history. Moreover, it has specialized campus in Iksan for Agricultural Life Science and Veterinary Science field and several industrial-academic cooperative campuses in Gochang, Wanju, Jeongeup and Saemangeun-Gunsan area. Chonbuk National University has 122 major programs, 15 colleges, 4 speical graduate school with 1,022 professors and 32,3000 students. Students include more than 1,000 international students across 50 countries studying for their bright future. Chonbuk National University introduces various systems in order to enhance the field of education, research, academic-industrial cooperation and internationalization and as a result, it was selected as the most remarkable university from many university evaluation institutions. Currently, Chonbuk National University exchanges with 280 universities across 46 countries to strengthen international competitiveness and to carry forward campus internationalization. As the number of international students is becoming larger, support center for international students was established to provide better education environment and to help and consult their academic life, as to become a global campus.

□ Ranked 1st in Korea for most well-teaching university
(Selected by the Ministry of Education in 2014)
□ Ranked 1st in student satisfaction rate
(Selected by Standard Association in 2014)
□ Ranked 1st in ‘University for Creative Korea’
(Selected by the Ministry of Education in 2014)
□ Ranked 1st in Korea for SCI-level journals increase rate
(Selected by the Ministry of Education, 2012)
□ Ranked 6th in Korea for having top 1% quality of SCI-level journals
(2015 Leiden World University Rankings)
□ Ranked 74th in Asia University Rankings
(2015 QS and Chosun Daily Press)
Courses in English
1. Undergraduate Program
- School of International Studies(Jimmy carter International Cooperation Major) : 100% in English
- School of International Engineering and Science(Major of Engineering and Science) : 100% in English
2. Graduate Program
Courses in other Foreign Languages

School facilities

General Dormitory
Divsion Single Double Triple Room for 4 Etc.
montly fee($) $0.00 $250.00 $0.00 $0.00
Capacity of Dormitory 4,408
Etc.
- Fee: Approximately 250,000 Won/Month (for the new dormitory built in 2009)
- Two persons per room
- Each room is furnished with a desk, chair, wardrobe, bed, shoe rack, bookshelf, Internet, bathroom, shower room, phone, desk lamp, etc.
Dormitory for International Students
Divsion Single Double Triple Room for 4 Etc.
montly fee($) $0.00 $250.00 $0.00 $0.00
Capacity of Dormitory 1,812
Etc.
- Fee: Approximately 250,000 Won/Month (for the new dormitory built in 2009)
- Two persons per room
- Each room is furnished with a desk, chair, wardrobe, bed, shoe rack, bookshelf, Internet, bathroom, shower room, phone, desk lamp, etc.
Student Cafeteria
Divsion Breakfast Lunch Dinner Average cost per meal($)
Offered or not Y Y Y 3

Tuition Fee per Sememter($)

Affiliation(Department) Bachelor's Master's Doctorate Combined master's and doctorate Etc.
Humanities / Social Sciences 1,731 1,902 1,902 1,902 1 Dollar =1,150KRW, Semester
Engineering 2,322 2,653 2,653 2,653 1 Dollar = 1,150KRW, Semester
Natural Sciences / Agriculture / Education 2,171 2,462 2,462 2,462 1 Dollar = 1,150KRW, Semester
Veterinary Medicine 2,442 2,950 2,950 2,950 1 Dollar=1,150KRW, Semester
Mathematics 1,739 1,911 1,911 1,911 1 Dollar=1.150KRW, Semester
Arts 2,385 2,734 2,734 2,734 1 Dollar=1.150KRW, Semester
Medicine / Dentistry 4,769 3,737 3,737 3,737 1 Dollar=1,150KRW, Semester

Facilities




■ Food Service on Campus

-Cafeterias-
Resident's Hall : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Student's Hall #2 Cafeteria : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner(2,000Won)
Jinsuwon : Lunch, Dinner(4,000Won)
Food Court : Lunch, Dinner(1,700~3,300Won)
Yejiwon : Lunch(3,000Won)
Geonji Cafeteria : Lunch(2,500Won)
Medical SchoolCafeteria : Lunch, Dinner(3,500Won)

-Cafes-
Maxwell House : Student's Hall #1
Coffee Library : Husaenggwan
Cafe Classic : Jinsudang
Take-out Store : Geonjiwon
Namugeuneul : Nearby Medical School Cafeteria

-Convenient Store-
Husaenggwan Convenience Store :1st Fl of Husaenggwan
Geonji Store : 1st Fl of Geonjiwon
Convenience Store of the College of Engineering : Main Building of the College of Engineering
Geonji Convenience Store : 1st Fl of Student's Hall #1
Reading Library Convenience Store : 1st Fl of Reading Library
Jinsudang Convenience Store : 1st Fl of Jinsudang


■ Libraries
Organization: Central Library, Central Library Annex, Library of Law, Library of Medicine, Library of Dentistry, Library on Iksan campus
Service Hour
Central Library : 09:00~20:00
Central Library (Annex) : 09:00~18:00
Library of Medical : 09:00∼18:00
Library of Law : 09:00∼18:00
Library of Dentistry : 09:00∼18:00
Library on Iksan campus : 09:00∼18:00/ Reading Rooms : 06:00~24:00
Closing (Archives) : Sat/ Sun/ Holiday/ University Foundation Day (Oct. 15th)


■ Information & Computer Center
Organization: Main Building, Education Building
Main Building Open Hours
Weekdays / Saturdays: 09:00~18:00, Closed on holidays.
Education Building Open Hours
Weekdays / Saturdays: 08:30~22:00, Closed on holidays
Available Services : Education of Computer-using Skills, Using WEBMAIL, Using WEBDISK: Provide web space of 300MB
Homepage: http://center.chonbuk.ac.kr
Inquiry: Information & Computer Center(☎270-3510)


■ Health Clinic
Services
General treatment: General treatments such as Internal Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Urology, Pain Medicine by a medical specialist.
Monday to Friday: 09:30~17:00
Dental treatment: General treatments such as dental/mouth check up, decayed tooth, tooth extraction, teethridge treatment and scaling
During semester: Tue, Thu 10:00~17:00
Dermatology treatment
- During semester: Thursday, 09:30~12:00
Special Clinic: obesity management, ultrasound checkup, Management of life-style related disease, Physical therapy
Vaccination: hepatitis type B, Flu, uterine cancer
Health Education and counselling
Medical check-up: Issuance Health certificate, Medical check-up
Medical Assistance: first-aid kit rental
Obese Care
During semeste r: Mon, Wed, Fri, 09:30~17:00
Requirement: Student ID card. ※ Check-up is free of charge but some exceptions may apply.
Location: Jinsudang 1st Fl.
Inquiry: Health Clinic (☎ 270-3522)


■ Language Education Center
It is possible to take Korean language classes as well as other foreign language classes.
Sessions: 6 sessions a year (1st spring session, 2nd spring session, summer session, 1st fall session, 2nd fall session, winter session)
Programs: English conversation, TOEIC, TOEFL, TEPS, Japanese conversation, Chinese conversation, HSK, etc.
Facilities : LEC Cafe, Computer Room (IBT TOEFL, TOEIC S&W Center), Modernized Classrooms
Official testing center for IBT TOEFL, TOEIC S&W, TOPIK
Homepage: http://lec.chonbuk.ac.kr
Inquiry: Language Education Center (☎ 270-2250, 3593)


■ Korean Language Classes for Graduate Students at CBNU (with fee)
Level: Beginner
Class hours: Monday to Friday, 13:00~14:00
Tuition: 280,000 Won
How to apply: Take the Placement Test at the Korean Language Center and consult with a representative.
Inquiry: Korean Language Center located on the 1st floor of the Language Education Center (☎ 270-2454)

Special Course for International Students

Name of curricula Korean Intensive Course Language
Period of study 10 weeks Enrollment period March, June, September, December
Quota 00 Application period
Tuition fee 2495 Scholarship
Required documentation Application form 1 Photocopy of passport 5 photos Application Fee : 50,000 KRW Official Transcript of one's latest education institution in English -Certificate of Student Enrollment -Certificate of Employment Official bank statement of 5,000 USD and so on
Note Course Description Class hour : 9am-1pm/ 1pm-5pm Class level : Korean Level 1-6 Class size : 15-20 people
Name of curricula The Feeling Korea Language
Period of study 2 weeks Enrollment period July to August, January to February
Quota 00 Application period
Tuition fee 500~600 USD Scholarship
Required documentation Application Form, Passport copy, participation fee payment receipts and certificate of enrollment
Note Korea´s traditional cultural heritage is best preserved in Jeonju where in the traditional cultural area Chonbuk National University is located and the Korean culture has been now wildly shared with the world through The Feeling Korea Program since 2002. This program has not only an excellent education of Korean language by excellent teachers but also takes full advantage of the excellent local Korean cultural opportunities and experience a variety of cultural experiences such as Taekwondo, traditional music and others through the interaction between students and volunteers who are responsible for interpreting and guiding foreign participants to increase mutual understanding of two cultures, making possible to create a global mindset. Participants can experience the essence of traditional and modern Korea and various Korean cultural activities in a short period of time.

Admission information(Master's)

Enrollment period March, September
Application period April, October Period of study 2 years
Admission Guidelines
Note
'1. Eligibility for Application
※ Applicants should have at least one of the two conditions.
A. Master’s Course
1) Foreigners holding a Bachelor’s degree whose parents are not citizens of Korea. (Including applicants who anticipate a Bachelor’s degree prior to the starting semester)
2) Foreigners holding a Bachelor’s degree after graduating from elementary, middle school, high school and college outside of Korea. (Including applicants who anticipate a Bachelor’s degree prior to the starting semester)
B. Doctoral Course
1) Foreigners holding a Master’s degree whose parents are not citizens of Korea. (Including applicants who anticipate a Master’s degree prior to the starting semester)
2) Foreigners holding a Master’s degree after graduating from elementary, middle school, high school and college outside of Korea. (Including applicants who anticipate a Master’s degree prior to the starting semester)

2. Required Documents
1) Application for Admission [Form 1]
2) Curriculum Vitae [Form 2]
3) Research Plan [Form 3]
4) An original copy of Diploma (or Certificate of Expected Degree) from the last school attended
5) An original copy of Graduation Certificate (or Certificate of Expected Graduation) from the last school attended
6) An original copy of Official Transcript from the last school attended
7) One Recommendation Letter from the professor of applicant’s graduating school
※ It must be sealed.
8) Recommendation from the Prospective Supervising Professor of CBNU [Form 4]
※ It must be sealed. It is not mandatory but it will be considered while screening the documents.
9) Affidavit of Financial Support [Form 5]
10) Certificate of Balance
※ It must show that the applicant’s financial sponsor has deposited US $18,000 or more.
11) Documents that prove applicant’s parents are foreigners or documents that prove you have completed elementary school, middle school, high school and college outside Korea
12) A Photocopy of Passport
13) Application Fee 70,000 Won ($70.00)

3. Admissions Criteria
1) The number of admission may be limited within the capacity of each department.
2) Admission decisions are based upon the examination of all the documents. (An interview by phone, etc. will be conducted if necessary.)
3) The examination of documents will include the following:
a) Current aptitude and knowledge about the major and the potential ability to study
b) Korean or English Language Proficiency
4) Other aspects regarding admissions are based on the admissions regulation policy of the Graduate School Committee.

4. Scholarship for International Students
: CBNU provides the University Fee (approx. 70-80% of the whole tuition) for the first semester. The scholarship for the international students for the succeeding semesters would depend on the grade of the previous semester, etc.

1) Scholarship for the first semester
- University Fee (approximately 70-80% of the whole tuition)
- Refer to the table above for details.
2) Scholarship for International Students
- There is a scholarship program available only for international students as of the second semester. It will be determined depending on the grade of the previous semester, etc.
- Types of Scholarship: Whole Tuition, University Fee, Half of the University Fee, Instruction Fee
- The scholarship is available for 4 semesters including the first semester at most.
- Qualification: In case the average grade of the previous semester is over 90 points
3) Scholarship for a student who is a professor in a foreign university
- The students working for a foreign university which is acknowledged by CBNU are qualified for the 1st class scholarship.
4) Scholarship for a student who has family members enrolled in CBNU
- The students who have one more family members enrolled in CBNU are qualified for this scholarship.
5) Korea Research Foundation (KRF) Scholarship
- Doctorate: 900,000 Won/month for 3 years at most
- Master’s: 700,000 Won/month for 3 years at most
- The scholarship will be provided only when the applicant is selected.
6) There is a BK scholarship and a NURI scholarship available for participants in a project.
7) It is possible to participate in a project managed by the supervising professor and receive a research fund.
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Information of department

Number Name of University Affiliation(Department) Department/Major Quota 영어전용
강좌여부
Etc.
1 Nursing 00
2 IT Applied Systems Engineering 00
3 Architecture and Urban Engineering 00
4 Polymer Nano Engineering
5 Metallurgical Engineering
6 Mechanical Engineering
7 Mechanical Design Engineering
8 Mechanical System Engineering 00
9 Semiconductor Engineering
10 Chemical Engineering 00
11 Industrial System Engineering
12 Organic Materials and Fiber Engineering 00
13 Mineral Resources and Energy Engineering 00
14 Materials Engineering 00
15 Electrical Engineering 00
16 Electronic Engineering 00
17 Computer Science and Engineering 00
18 Electronic Information Materials Engineering 00
19 Civil Engineering 00
20 Aerospace Engineering 00
21 Bio•Nano System Engineering 00
22 Design and Manufacturing
23 Mechatronics Engineering
24 Bioprocess Engineering
25 Energy Engineering 00
26 Information Security Engineering
27 Information and Communications 00
28 Environmental Engineering 00
29 Energy StorageㆍConversion Engineering 00
30 Image Engineering 00
31 Advanced Organic Materials Engineering 00
32 Intelligence Vehicle System Engineering 00
33 Healthcare Engineering 00
34 Software Engineering 00
35 Applied Plasma Engineering 00
36 Nano Semiconductors and Displays 00
37 Solar Energy Engineering 00
38 Technology and Public Policy 00
39 Convergence Technology Engineering 00
40 BIN Fusion Technology 00
41 Software Engineering
42 Agricultural Engineering 00
43 Agricultural Biology 00
44 Agricultural Economics 00
45 Agronomy 00
46 Agriculture Chemistry 00
47 Agricultural Machinery Engineering 00
48 Food Science and Technology 00
49 Horticulture 00
50 Forest Products and Technology 00
51 Forestry 00
52 Landscape Architecture 00
53 Animal Science 00
54 Law 00
55 Education 00
56 Korean Ethics 00
57 Physics Education 00
58 Biology Education 00
59 Earth-Science Education 00
60 Chemistry Education 00
61 Physical Education 00
62 Cognitive Science 00
63 Mathematics Education 00
64 Social Welfare 00
65 Sociology 00
66 Journalism and Communications 00
67 Psychology 00
68 Political Science 00
69 Public Administration 00
70 Business Administration 00
71 Economics 00
72 International Trade 00
73 Accounting 00
74 International Cyber Trade and Area Study 00
75 Human Ecology 00
76 Housing Environmental Design 00
77 Veterinary Medicine 00
78 Dance 00
79 Fine Arts 00
80 Industrial Design 00
81 Music 00
82 Korean Music 00
83 Medicine 00
84 Medical Science 00
85 Speech Therapy 00
86 Records, Archives, and Information Science 00
87 Nano Science and Technology 00
88 Philosophy 00
89 Spanish Language and Literature 00
90 Archaeology and Cultural Anthropology 00
91 Korean Language and Literature 00
92 German Language and Literature 00
93 Library and Information Science 00
94 History 00
95 English Language and Literature 00
96 Japanese Language and Literature 00
97 Chinese Language and Literature 00
98 DEPARTMENT OF FRENCH STUDIES
99 Korean Language as a Second Language Education
100 Physics 00
101 Mathematics 00
102 Biology 00
103 DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE STUDIES
104 Earth and Environmental Sciences 00
105 Molecular Biology 00
106 DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS 00
107 Chemistry 00
108 Radiation Science and Technology 00
109 Bioactive Materials 00
110 Sports Science 00
111 Dentistry 00
112 Dental Science 00
113 Oriental Medicine Resources
114 Ecology Landscape Architecture Design
115 Biotechnology
116 Life Style Medicine
117 Integrative Biotechnology 00
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Last modified : 2019-08-20