KGSP Graduate Scholarships, Kyungsung University, Korea

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Kyungsung University KoreaKGSP Application (University Quota)
Period : 1 Feb, 2013 ~ 31 March, 2013
Contact : 82-51-663-4062 (

Introduction of Kyungsung University
In 1955, Kyungsung University is established by the Reverend Dr. Kim Gil-Chang, a pioneer of Christianity in Korea. the university has 9 undergraduate colleges (Liberal Arts, Law and Politics, Commerce and Economics, Science, Engineering, Pharmacy, Arts, Theology, and Multimedia) encompassing 5 different faculties and 50 departments. 1 faculty and 10 departments offer classes through the Evening College. In 2004, the Ministry of Education & Human Resources set our school’s maximum enrollment for freshmen at 3,120 students. There are 7 graduate schools (General, International Management, Multimedia, Education, Social Welfare, Clinical Pharmacy, and Digital Design). 9 affiliated organizations and seven affiliated research institutes have been established to aid teaching and research. Kyungsung University’s 700 employees and over 13,000 students are all working together to achieve the school’s educational goals.

Introduction of Busan
Kyungsung University is located in Busan, the 2nd largest city in Korea. Busan is a beautiful coastal city with two of the most famous beaches in Korea, Haeundae Beach and Gwanganli Beach. Kyungsung University is located in center of Busan and Busan is the first port city which Busan International Film Festival (BIFF), Busan Sea Festival, Busan Fireworks Festival, Busan International Rock Festival, Busan Biennale, The New Year Festival and various festivals are held every year.

Attractions in Busan: Busan is usually called ‘Marine City’ by many people. There are many famous beaches, such as Haeundae, Gwangan-li, Song-jung Beach, Song-do Beach, and Dadaepo Beach. Busan is the city of mountains as it is named. Most of the mountains are at an elevation of about 500 meters which is not very high, nor low. There are well-known mountains such as Geumjeongsan Mt., Jangsan Mt., Baegyangsan Mt., Hwangnyeongsan Mt., and Seonghaksan Mt. Famous parks in Busan are APEC Nuri Park, Children’ Grand Park, Youngdusan Park, Geumgang Park, Amnam Park, and Samnak Riverside Park.Cultural Centers of Busan are Busan Cultural Center, The National Center for Korean Traditional Performing Arts in Busan, Busan Museum of Art, Geumjeong Cultural Center, Haeundae Cultural Center

Dormitory (Nuri Dormitory)
The Nuri Student Living House, Kyungsung University’s dormitory, was built to attract excellent students who are from the suburbs and to correspond with the new image of the university of a high-quality institution. The 15-story Nuri Student Living House can accommodate around 660 students in 330 rooms. Each room can accomodate two students and is designed with a deluxe bathroom, HVAC and refrigerator so that students can enjoy the most pleasant and comfortable campus life. As subsidiary facilities, there are a fitness center, a table tennis room, laundry rooms for men and women, dining room holding up to 400 people, a convenient store, a post office, a student lounge, an internet cafe, a party room, a students’ autonomy office, a language lecture room, a conference room and an assembly hall. Besides, rest rooms, meditation rooms and reading rooms are provided on every third floor respectively.

Sports Center
Our university operates a sport center in campus to lead more balanced student life to be healthy and happy. The sport center is equipped with a variety of exercise equipments for both aerobic exercise and work with weights and it have indoor swimming pools that have no chemical smell by setting up ozone filtering systems, water softeners, and facilities for blocking ultraviolet rays. Also in the sport center, there are a fitness center having a wide space for stretching, Squash Court fitting out with wooden floors and safety glasses and Aerobics room equipping with optimal surround sound systems and wooden floors.

Welfare Facilities For Students
Kyungsung University’s student welfare facilities consist of student convenience facilities and general campus facilities. Student convenience facilities include the departmental meeting rooms, men’s and women’s lounge areas in each college, club meeting rooms, and student council offices. Campus facilities include student and faculty cafeterias, snack bar, general store, barbershop, beauty parlor, copy center, photo shop, optical center, computer store, travel agency, coffee shop, bank, and post office.

Culturural Life on Campus
Throughout the years many kinds of academic and artistic festivals are held to enhance school spirit and to further the ideals of the university. The Daedong Festival is held each year around May 30, the anniversary of the founding of Kyungsung University. Each department also holds its own “Fall Festival” during the fall semester. Various volunteer service activities are carried out by student groups including volunteer agricultural service three times every year during the spring, summer, and fall.

Eligibility for Application

  • Preferential selection for applicants who have Korean Language Test Score(TOPIK, KLPT) or English Language Test Score(TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS)
  • Preferential selection for applicants who applied for natural sciences or engineering fields if qualifications are equal.

Contact : Office of International Programs Office. Kyungsung University
Address : 309, Suyeong-ro,Nam-gu, Busan, Korea - Tel : 82-51-663-4062
Fax : 82-51-663-4069 - E-mail : - Website :

Kyungsung University
Address: Office of International Programs Office, 309, Suyeong-ro,Nam-gu,Busan,Korea

For more information on scholarships, please read: Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP) for International Graduate Students

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