Ajou University - Korea's top 10 best university

Ajou University - Korea's top 10 best university

Ajou Trường School is a private university located in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. This is one of the biggest and best technical universities in Korea. So, in this article, let's Netviet learn about the temple Korean university hey.

General information about Ajou . University

  • Korean name:
  • English name: Ajou University
  • Type: Private
  • Year of establishment: 1973
  • Number of students: ~16.000
  • Address: 206 Woldeukeom-ro, Woncheon-dong, Yeongtong-gu, Suwon, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
  • Website: https://www.ajou.ac.kr/en/
  • Study in South Korea
Ajou School in the evening

Ajou School in the evening

Founded in 1973, University of Ajou has grown rapidly and become one of the most prestigious scientific and technological training and research centers in Korea. At first, it was just an ordinary technical college, but today it has entered the top 10 best universities in Korea. Ajou School currently has more than 1350 teachers and more than 2100 employees.

Ajou University is located in Suwon city, about 30km south of Seoul (about 40 minutes by subway). It is an industrial and commercial city, a center of science and technology, and the capital of the Samsung group.

However, Suwon still preserves the historical relics and special festivals of the Korean people. The most typical is probably Hwaseong Ancient Citadel which was recognized by UNESCO as a world cultural heritage in 1997.

Ajou University actively participates in many international cooperation programs. Currently, the university is associated with nearly 300 universities and academic institutions in more than 60 countries, including Vietnam. Every year, the school receives about 750 international students to study and research.

The key areas of Ajou are electronics, information technology, nanotechnology, biomedical technology and business administration. Currently, the school has 11 branches. In addition, the school also owns a very modern private hospital. The university is striving to become a world-class university in the early next decade.

Ajou University currently has about 16.000 students (including 10.000 undergraduate students and 4000 graduate students).

Many Vietnamese students have chosen Ajou as their destination. With more than 40 members, the Vietnamese student community has become one of the typical international student groups of the university.

Brief information about the school facilities

  • The campus is beautiful, spacious and beautifully landscaped. The school hospital is located on the campus.
  • Safe dormitory, not too expensive, with free wifi, convenience store, shared kitchen, rest room, computer room, self-study room, gym.
  • The library is open 24/7. Students can borrow books for free.
  • There are many cafeterias in the school. Computer rooms are installed in all lecture halls. Free wifi everywhere.
Green campus in school

Green campus in school

Some of the school's highlights

After nearly 50 years of development, Ajou University has affirmed its ability through achievements such as:

  • Check these top 1 university in Suwon and Gyeonggi Province
  • Top 10 best universities in Korea
  • Top 27 universities in Asia

As mentioned above, the school is only about 30km from Seoul, so you can easily go there to explore and experience.

Memorial at Ajou . University

Memorial at Ajou . University

Ajou . University Korean Language Program

Ajou . School Course Basics

  • Is a Korean class for students wishing to study at university, graduate and work in Korea
  • Admission period: March-3-6-9
  • Course duration: 10 weeks per term, 4 hours per day
  • Application fee: 60,000 KRW (no give back)
  • Tuition: 5,600,000 KRW /year (4 semesters)
  • Insurance fees: 50,000-55,000 KRW / 6 months

Details of Ajou .'s Korean language program

Level Learning content
Level 1
  • Learn to pronounce vowels and consonants.
  • Understand and practice basic skills and sentence structure.
  • Practice basic communication skills, basic living languages: greetings, ordering food, buying goods, using public transport.
Level 2
  • Practice basic Korean listening, speaking and writing skills.
  • Learn basic vocabulary related to social activities as well as professional vocabulary.
  • Learn succinct and indirect speech.
Level 3
  • Communicating in everyday life.
  • Understand the content on TV and newspapers in general.
  • Understand the Korean way of thinking and Korean culture through learning about the culture and customs.
Level 4
  • Improve your basic Korean language skills.
  • Know how to express your opinion in a simple way at discussions.
  • Improve your ability to understand the Korean way of thinking and Korean culture through learning about the culture and customs.
Level 5
  • Use sentence endings and linking words fluently.
  • Learn about abstract words and proverbs.
  • Practice communication skills and work at Korean companies.
Level 6
  • Sufficient language competence in specialized areas.
  • Can accurately convey his or her opinions in discussions.
  • Understand advanced content in newspapers, literary works, TV, radio, lectures

Scholarship for Korean language study program

For the first semester

  • 100% exemption for the first semester (1,400,000 KRW) for international students with a three-year high school GPA of 9.0 or higher
  • 50% exemption for the first semester (700,000 KRW) for international students with a three-year high school GPA from 8.5 to below 9.0

For the next semesters

Scholarship type Condition Value
1st class excellent student XNUMXst place in the whole course 100% tuition fee waiver for the next semester
2st class excellent student Top of class 50% tuition fee waiver for the next semester
Dedicating Students Working for the school 20% tuition fee waiver for the next semester
Special Scholarship Designated by the Center for International Education 30%-100% tuition fee waiver next semester

Ajou . College Undergraduate Program

List of majors with tuition fees of Ajou . wall

Affiliated Schools Specialized Tuition (1 semester)
Science and technology
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Engineering and Materials Science
  • Applied Chemistry and Biotechnology
  • Environmental Safety Engineering
  • Construction Systems Engineering
  • Traffic Systems Engineering
  • Architecture
    • Architectural Engineering (4 years)
    • Architecture (5 years)
  • Urban Development
4,426,000 KRW
Information and communication
  • Computer Electronic Engineering
  • Computer Software Engineering
  • Digital communication
  • Network security
  • Integrated army number
4,426,000 KRW
Natural Sciences
  • Maths
  • Physical
  • Chemistry
  • Biological
3,916,000 KRW
Business
  • Business administration
  • Management of information systems
  • Financial engineering
  • Global business
3,440,000 KRW
Humanities
  • Korean Language and Literature
  • English Language and Literature
  • French Language and Literature
  • Cultural Information
  • History
3,374,000 KRW
Social science
  • Economy
  • Public administration
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Political Diplomacy
  • Sports and Leisure Studies
  • Cultural Industry and Media Studies (interdisciplinary program)
3,374,000 KRW

In addition, students have to pay the entrance fee (150,000 KRW) and the admission fee (324,000 KRW).

For the Faculty of Business, the school also selects according to English ability (TOEFL CBT, IBT, PBT, or IELTS, TEPS).

Ajou . College Undergraduate Scholarship

For the first semester

Scholarship type Condition Value
1st class scholarship TOPIK 6 (IELTS 7.5) Free 80% tuition fee and dormitory for 1 semester
2st class scholarship TOPIK 5 (IELTS 7.0) Free 50% tuition fee and dormitory for 1 semester
3st class scholarship TOPIK 4 (IELTS 6.5) Free 30% tuition fee and dormitory for 1 semester
4st class scholarship TOPIK 3 (IELTS 6.0) Free 15% tuition fee and dormitory for 1 semester
Undergraduate Scholarship Do international IT majors Free 20% tuition fee

Note:

  • Only students under the Faculty of Business will be considered for scholarships according to IELTS.
  • The one-term free dormitory fee is equivalent to the price of a 1-person room in Hwahong Building (4 KRW). If students do not stay in the dormitory, they are not eligible.
  • Students receiving Category C Scholarships are not eligible to receive Category 1-4 Scholarships.

For the next period

Scholarship type Condition Value
1st class scholarship Being in the TOP 5% with the highest score Free 100% tuition fee
2st class scholarship In the TOP 6%~15% of the highest score Free 50% tuition fee
Cheer Up Subsistence Scholarship Be in TOP 16~50% of the highest score and have TOPIK 4 (IELTS 6.5) or higher 1,000,000 KRW

Note:

  • The basic conditions for receiving the scholarship are 12 credits in the previous semester and a GPA above 2.0.
  • Only students under the Faculty of Business will be considered for scholarships according to IELTS.
  • If students live in a dormitory, the money they receive from the Cheer Up Scholarship will partly be used to pay the dormitory fee. The rest is granted in cash.

Ajou . University Graduate Program

List of majors with tuition fees of Ajou

The school belongs to Specialized Tuition (1 semester)
Technical
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Intelligent Convergence Technique
  • Systems Engineering
  • Molecular Science and Technology
  • Engineering Materials Science
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Architectural Studies
  • Architectural Art
  • Urban Development
6,158,000 KRW
Information Technology
  • Electronic and Computer Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Artificial intelligence
  • AI Network Convergence
  • Integrated Army number
  • Digital Media
  • Communication Life
  • Information and Electronics Engineering
  • Network security
6,158,000 KRW
Natural Sciences
  • Maths
  • Object
  • Chemistry
  • Life science
  • Applied Biotechnology
5,322,000 KRW
Business
  • Business administration
  • Information Systems and Business Analytics
4,629,000 KRW
  • Financial engineering
5,805,000 KRW
Humanities
  • Korean Language and Literature
  • English Language and Literature
  • History
  • Cultural Information
  • Humanities & Digital Integration
4,629,000 KRW
Social science
  • Applied Social Sciences
  • Political Science and Diplomacy
  • Economics
  • Psychology
  • Public administration
4,629,000 KRW
Medicine
  • Medical Science
  • Biomedical Science
7,176,000 KRW
Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy
6,667,000 KRW

In addition, students have to pay 900,000 KRW for the admission fee

Ajou . Graduate School Scholarship

Ajou Global Scholarship (for the first term)

Scholarship type Value Condition
Master 60% tuition fee Reach TOPIK 5 or:

  • Students from English-speaking countries: TOEFL (PBT) 560 or TOEFL (CBT) 220 or TOEFL (iBT) 85 or TEPS 640 or IELTS 6.0
  • Students from other countries: TOEFL (PBT) 530 or TOEFL (CBT) 197 or TOEFL (iBT) 71 or TEPS 600 or IELTS 5.5
Doctor 80% tuition fee

Note:

  • To be eligible for a continuous scholarship, students must complete at least 4 credits and maintain a GPA of 3,5 or higher and have no F or U. (master: up to 4 semesters; PhD: up to 6 semesters; integrated program: up to 8 semesters)
  • Students studying the integrated program will be awarded a master's scholarship from term 1 to term 4 and a doctoral scholarship from term 5 to 8.
  • Students of the Faculty of Engineering and majoring in Computer Engineering must work as teaching assistants to receive the scholarship. (master: 15 hours/week, PhD: 8 hours/week)
  • Students of the Faculty of Medicine are not considered for this scholarship

Ajou Special Scholarship (selected and awarded each semester)

Scholarship type Value Request quantity
Master 80% tuition fee Excellent student recommended by the dean Up to 50% of registered students
Doctor 100% tuition fee

Note:

  • Students cannot receive two types of Ajou Global Scholarship and Ajou Special Scholarship at the same time. If the student has received the Ajou Global Scholarship, an additional 20% tuition fee will be waived.
  • To be eligible for a continuous scholarship, students must complete at least 4 credits and maintain a GPA of 3,5 or higher and have no F or U. (master: up to 4 semesters; PhD: up to 6 semesters; integrated program: up to 8 semesters)

Admission Scholarship

Condition:

  • Completed more than 4 semesters at the Korean Language Institute at Ajou . University
  • Have TOPIK level 4 or higher
  • Selected by the School's Scholarship Evaluation Committee on the recommendation of the faculty

Value:

  • TOPIK 5 or 6: 100% free admission
  • TOPIK 4: 75% free entry

Information about the dormitory of Ajou . University

Dormitory at Ajou . School

Dormitory at Ajou . School

  • There are two types of rooms: a double room with two single beds and a quadruple room with two bunk beds.
  • Each room is fully equipped with furniture, wifi. Blankets, pillows and bed sheets are provided when students move in.
  • There is a self-study room, a kitchen, a dining room, a common room, a gym, etc.

Currently, Ajou has two dormitories dedicated to international students, Hwahong Hall and International.

Classify Kind of room Time Cost
International 2 people 1 semester 1,234,000 KRW
Summer/winter vacation (8 weeks) 720,000 KRW
Hwahong Hall 2 people 1 semester 944,000 KRW
Summer/winter vacation (8 weeks) 545,000 KRW
4 people 1 semester 640,000 KRW
Summer/winter vacation (8 weeks) 415,000 KRW
Ajou University in winter

Ajou University in winter

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