The South African Embassy encourages South Africans to study in the Republic of Korea. We do this as Korea is at the cutting edge of Science and Technology and citizens studying here will access best practise in a number of disciplines that advance South Africa’s developmental goals. We therefore encourage all South Africans, who are interested and also who fit the admission requirements, to visit the websites listed below and apply for scholarships.

The relevant websites are:
  Korean Government Scholarship Programme:
  NIIED International Student Service Center     e-mail:
  Korean Council for University
  Seoul Academy International School:
  The Academy of Korean Studies
  Sookmyung Women's University
  Postgraduate Scholarship, University of Ulsan
  Korea University International Summer Campus
  Korea University Undergraduate Admissions Guide for International Students
  IBS School Brochure
  KDI School of Public Policy and Management:
  Hankuk University of Foreign Studies(HUFS) International Undergraduate: Guideline for Admissions
  Ewha Woman's University: Admission Guide for international students
  KEPCO International Nuclear Graduate School(KINGS)
  Incheon National University 2018 Fall Undergraduate International Students Admissions
  Korea University: Graduate School for Korean Government Scholarship Program 2019
  Yonsei University Korean Language Institute: Korean Language Program

We therefore request that you promote the availability of the bursaries in your institutions and encourage all South Africans that fit the admissions criteria, to apply for these scholarships on offer.

If you require any further assistance or information, please do not hesitate to contact the South African Embassy in Seoul. The email address is:

Request to all South African students studying in Korea

South African students studying in Korea are requested to provide the Embassy with their contact details. It would, therefore, be appreciated if those students would forward their contact details to the following e-mail addresses:

Mr Gert Du and Ms Irene Lee


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