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Silla University

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Autumn 2021 Application Deadline - May 31

NOTE: The deadlines represent the time that all application documents must be completed with the tuition paid in full.

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Silla Korean Language Institute (Silla KLI) is a top Korean language center located in the south-eastern part of Korea. The faculty consists of highly-qualified and experienced professionals with constantly innovating teaching methodologies who are responsive to the specific needs of international students with particular emphasis on academic and professional preparation. Silla KLI boasts an exceptionally high course satisfaction rate and successful passage rate on the Test of Proficiency in Korean (TOPIK). Students can learn Korean and Korea’s history as well as its culture through various cultural experience classes and visiting places within or around Busan. In addition, learning opportunities are provided in linkage with institutions that offer diverse cultural programs.

Silly University campus features

Medium-High intensity means that this school’s pace is above average. This means you’ll have to do a bit more work to keep up with the pace of the course, but in the end, it means you’ll be learning and mastering the language faster.

School Features

Cultural activities

Enjoy a cultural activity each semester along with a writing contest and speaking contest each term


Don’t worry if you’ve never learned any Korean before. The school offers courses that start from the very basics designed to let students from any country or language background learn easily!


The staff are professionals who will be able to assist you with any issues you may have during your studies.


You’ll have many opportunities to meet with local Koreans and Korean students at various school events. They also have an International Student Mentoring program designed to have Korean students assist international students.


A comfortable space where you can do some studying, mix and mingle with your fellow students, or even just take a break.


Need Internet to look up vocabulary you can’t remember, or to text the friend you just met in class? Use the free wifi available at school!


One of the best parts of being a student is the student dorm – the school operates dormitories which are all close to the school, making them one of the cheapest and most convenient options for student housing.

School Location


Our 1,800,000㎡ campus lies at the foot the mountain, where the spectacular view of the sea and the constant breeze of fresh air, provide a great study environment. Silla University`s campus has been ranked within the top ten most beautiful campuses in all of Korea.
The nearest subway station to Silla University is Sasang station. Students can get there in only 7 minutes by taking the School Shuttle Bus free of charge. Sasang, which surrounds Silla Campus, offers a variety of activities including shopping, dining, and entertainment. The biggest tourist attractions and all the major areas of Busan are easily accessable from Sasang Station by the convenient public transportation system (subway or bus). Gimhae International Airport is located just 5-miniutes away by Light Rail.

Distance to subway stations
Walking Time
Sasang (7 min)
Line 2
Regular Course
Regular Course

The program is consisted of 400 hours in 20 weeks of studies, providing international students with high-quality intensive Korean language training to assist them in attaining proficiency in Korean language and developing their cultural awareness. The training program is directed to help prepare students academically to meet university course requirements.

Course Length

With Student Visa

6 - 24 months

Available Term starts each Year
  • March
  • September







Course hours per week


Course Curriculum


Course End


Students learn the basic "survival" commands of Korean such as greeting, purchasing, ordering, etc. Expressing and understanding oneself in simple everyday conversation by making simple sentences from 800 basic words.

Total Course Costs

6 months
₩2,300,000 in total
12 months
₩4,600,000 in total
18 months
₩6,900,000 in total
24 months
₩9,200,000 in total

Note: Students have to pay about 50,000KRW for their study materials for semester. This cost includes expenses for 4 textbooks and 2 workbooks.

Please contact your coordinator for more information regarding dormitories.