FAQs

Frequently asked questions

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IS THERE AN AGE LIMIT FOR THE KOREAN LANGUAGE COURSE?

We have a Youth Korea study trip for those ages 14-17 years old. All other courses are for those 18 years old or older. There is no maximum age!

WILL I BE TAUGHT IN KOREAN FOR THE KOREAN LANGUAGE COURSE?

Starting with the beginning levels, you will be taught only in Korean during the Korean language course. This provides an intensive and immersive environment for fast learning!

DO I NEED A VISA TO STUDY THE KOREAN LANGUAGE COURSE?

If you study longer than 90 days for most nationalities, then yes you do. We can help you with the visa!

THE LANGUAGE SCHOOL IS SPONSORING MY STUDENT VISA, WHY DO I HAVE TO PROVIDE A BANK STATEMENT TO APPLY TO THE KOREAN LANGUAGE COURSE?

The language school needs to prove to Korean immigration that you can support yourself financially while you study.

DO I NEED TO BE A CURRENT STUDENT TO STUDY KOREAN IN KOREA?

No! You can study Korean regardless of if you are a student or not.

DO YOU PROVIDE SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL AID FOR THE KOREAN LANGUAGE COURSES?

Some Korean language schools provide small discounts for things like perfect attendance during the term or being the top student in your class. Please be financially prepared when you decide to study Korean language in Korea.

WHEN SHOULD I ARRIVE IN KOREA?

We suggest arriving no earlier than 2 weeks prior to your school’s term start. If you arrive earlier, this could cause issues with your visa validity period. Don’t worry! Your student coordinator will communicate your school’s starting dates well in advance so you can prepare your travel arrangements.

CAN I GET COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY CREDITS FOR THE KOREAN LANGUAGE COURSE?

It depends! Please discuss with your home institution regarding their credit requirements and let us know. Otherwise you can study for university credit at Hanyang University’s Visiting Program for undergraduate students.

HOW MUCH IS THE GENERAL COST OF LIVING IN KOREA?

Full-time study in Korea costs about USD 10,000 for 6 months. This includes tuition, housing, and some living expenses. But if you’re thinking of studying for a longer or shorter period of time, please contact us and we can provide some further information!

CAN I ONLY APPLY TO SCHOOLS LISTED ON YOUR WEBSITE?

Unfortunately yes. We cannot offer assistance in applying for language schools that we are not currently partnered with, as they each have their own process and regulations that we are unaware of.

DO YOU ONLY HELP WITH LONG-TERM STUDIES?

Of course not! We can assist you in applying for studies from 3 months, or even shorter with our specialized Study Trips that range from 2 – 3 weeks. For more information on short-term stays, just ask!

CAN I BRING MY PET WITH ME TO KOREA?

Many accommodations do not allow pets and there are also quarantine rules for animals including dogs and cats. It would be challenging to bring a pet for a short period of time.

HOW CAN I LEARN THE KOREAN ALPHABET?

We suggest using our Korean learning app ‘Hangul Quest’ to master the Korean alphabet using an interactive and fun tool. You can download the app and try the first lesson for free.

CAN I ATTEND A LANGUAGE COURSE IN KOREA IF I APPLY FOR A WORKING HOLIDAY VISA?

Sure. You can attend a short or long term course while you are in Korea on a working holiday visa.

DO I NEED AN ENGLISH PROFICIENCY CERTIFICATION TO ATTEND THE COURSES?

No. All the languages courses are taught in Korean, regardless of your native language.

CAN I TRANSFER SCHOOLS WHILE I AM STUDYING WITH A D-4 VISA?

No. Due to strict immigration rules, you cannot transfer schools while you are on a D-4 visa sponsored by a university.

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Go! Go! Hanguk - Live and study in Korea

Go! Go! Hanguk has been dedicated to turning dreams into reality for individuals from every corner of the world who aspire to live and study in Korea since 2016. Our mission revolves around supporting people in selecting the perfect school, securing their student visa, finding comfortable accommodations, and providing all essential services for a seamless transition to life in Korea.