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Jeju Global Education City an Attractive Alternative to Studying Abroad

Jeju Global Education City an Attractive Alternative to Studying Abroad

SEOUL, Aug. 31 (Korea Bizwire) – At least 4 out of 10 South Korean students would have chosen to study abroad had it not been for the international schools situated within the Jeju Global Education City (JGEC). According to a survey conducted by the Jeju Free International City Development Center (JDC) between December 2017 and January 2018, [...]

K-Pop, K-Dramas… K-Education? Brazilians Flock to Korean Study Abroad Fairs

K-Pop, K-Dramas… K-Education? Brazilians Flock to Korean Study Abroad Fairs

SEOUL, Sept. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — According to the Korean Education Center (KEC) in São Paulo, interest among university students in studying abroad in South Korea has never been higher. Since holding its first study abroad seminar in June, the center has been swamped with translating and distributing Korean education brochures and establishing relationships between [...]

Netherlands Becomes New Study Abroad Destination for Koreans

Netherlands Becomes New Study Abroad Destination for Koreans

SEOUL, April 4 (Korea Bizwire) – The number of South Korean college students in the Netherlands – seeking either a full degree or in student exchange or internship programs – has more than doubled in the 2016 and 2017 academic year compared to three years ago.  According to data compiled by local education institution Nuffic, [...]

Foreign Students Struggle with Korea’s “Being Strict on Age” Culture

Foreign Students Struggle with Korea’s “Being Strict on Age” Culture

SEOUL, July 7 (Korea Bizwire) – About one-third of the foreign students studying in Korea consider “seniority-based” culture hard to accept. Yoo Hyun-kyung, the director of Yonsei University’s Korean Language Institute, presented the results of a study entitled “Efficient Management of Foreign Students” during the Korean Language Institute Council’s 10th anniversary workshop, which was held on [...]