Frequently Asked Questions
Q: I’ve already applied but what happens if I can’t travel to Korea due to the impact of the virus in my country?
A: We understand that the situation is developing and changing on a daily basis. If you have applied to come, but you cannot attend the school term you originally applied to due to a lockdown or Korea suspending entry for visitors from your country, don’t worry! We can assist you with delaying your application to a later term or assist with getting a refund. As the exact terms and conditions differ depending on your chosen school, please contact us for more information!
Q: How have the Korean language schools in Korea handled the COVID-19 situation?
A: Schools temporary shifted online classes until it was deemed safe for classroom learning. Schools have also implemented controlled access to campus as well as many campus facilities. Schools have also required masks and hand sanitization, providing hand sanitizer in classroom buildings and at entrances.
Q: I haven’t applied to Korean language school yet. When is the next term that I could apply for?
A: The Korean language school terms normally start during March, June, September, and December. The application deadline is normally 3 months prior. However, we encourage you to contact us as soon as you can to learn more about the process!
Q: What are the key dates for my application to Korean language school?
A: You will need to complete the application documents & pay the application approximately 3 months before the term start. Your tuition invoice will be issued soon after the application deadline and will be due soon after depending on your school. Please contact us for more details.
Q: What happens if I apply for Korean language school, but then want to delay?
A: We understand that committing to studying abroad in these uncertain times may be difficult, so if you apply to a school and later decide to delay your start, we will help you find the best solution for you. Contact us here for more information.
Q: What happens if I need more help during my stay in Korea?
A: We are are always happy to assist you during your stay in Korea. We work with our partner schools and accommodation providers to maximize your experience whilst you are here. Please get in touch with us and we’ll do our best to help with whatever support you need.
Q: Where can I find the most reliable data about the coronavirus situation?
A: We update our blog regarding the virus situation in Korea every week so please check out our blog articles for more information!
Q: Where can I find more information about the language schools and living and studying in Korea?
A: You can find more information by visiting our Language School FAQ page and reading the Go! Go! Hanguk blog!
Q: Do I need a visa to study? Can I still apply for a student visa?
A: Most nationalities require a student visa if you study for 6 months or longer. University language schools can sponsor the student visa for you. Currently due to COVID-19, many visa-free and visa waiver programs have been suspended. Otherwise, depending on your nationality, normally you can study short-term with just your passport! Please contact us for more details!
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