Application for Transfer Admission
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Sophomore-year Transfer Students
Applicants must have completed at least one year of academic study at a Korean or foreign college that corresponds to a 4-year or 2-year Korean college. For students attending the British education system, academic study at a 3-year university is accepted.

Junior-year Transfer Students
Applicants must either
(1) have completed at least two academic years of study at a Korean or foreign college that corresponds to a 4-year Korean university (for students attending the British education system, a 3-year university is accepted) or
(2) have graduated from a Korean or foreign college that corresponds to a 2-year college.
Transferring Credits
A maximum of 65 credits that the applicant received at another school may be transferred to Handong Global University. Credit transfers are limited to coursework and must include the course title and letter grade on the transcript submitted to Handong Global University at the time of application. The limits are shown in the following.
Track (Required Credits at HGU) Credit Limits
Double Major (33 credits + 33 credits) within 18 credits per major
Single Major (66 / 60 credits) within 33 / 30 credits
Minor within 12 credits per course of study
Important Notices
  • 1. All International students who enter after 2020 Fall are obligated to have the Korean National Insurance & a private insurance. All students are responsible for paying both insurance fees.
  • 2. All Cornerstone scholarship applicants MUST submit a language test result. (TOEFL, IELTS, TEPS, TOPIK are accepted)
  • 3. For the Application Fee payment, please pay by the Wire Transfer.
  • 4. All admission packets MUST be sent to the address below:
Office of International Affairs (OIA),
DLE 104, 558, Handong-ro,
Buk-gu, Pohang-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do,
Republic of Korea
(ZIP: 37554)
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