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  1. 1. Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (HUFS) is one of the leading universities in theRepublic of Korea.HUFS has been consistently ranked as one of the most prestigious higher education institutesin Korea, especially being ranked as a top in the field of Foreign Language. In 2007, HUFSwon third place out of all Korean universities on the National Customer Satisfaction Index,and placed second in terms of internationalization two years in a row in the universityrankings of JoongAng Ilbo. The evaluation also ranks HUFS second in Korea for its research,faculty, reputation and alumni representation among schools without a medical school in2008. HUFS is ranked as the best Korean university on the subject of globalization in the QSWorld University Rankings (Quacquarelli Symonds) in 2010.Many of past and current Korean diplomats and ambassadors have graduated from HUFS. Italso has Koreas leading graduate schools of Interpretation and Translation. HUFS has a solidreputation in Korea in the fields of international studies, diplomacy, foreign affairs and trade,broadcasting, and mass media.Hankuk University of Foreign Studies was founded as a college for studying foreignlanguages in April 1954 with its first students studying English, French, Chinese, German,Spanish and Russian. Throughout the 1960s and 70s, the college expanded its programmesand finally became a university in 1980. In 1981, it opened its second campus in Yongin, asatellite city of Seoul. The second campus teaches additional languages not provided in thefirst, namely Polish, Romanian, Czech, Slovakian, Serbian, Croatian, Russian, Bulgarian,Hungarian, Central Asian Languages (Kazakh and Uzbek) etc. as well as most subjects onoffer at the Seoul campus. By doing so, the university has strong reputation in the field ofdiplomacy, broadcasting & mass media.Hankuk University of Foreign Studies has continued to set up new language departments,graduate courses, and various research institutes and currently boasts over 50 departmentscovering Social Sciences, Eastern European Studies, Humanities, Asia-African Studies, andNatural Sciences. The university also contributes to regional studies, with graduate courses ininternational and regional studies.Since 2004 the closely associated Cyber Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, based atHankuk University of Foreign Studies, has been offering online courses in English, Japaneseand Chinese, as well as Business Administration and Journalism and Mass Communication.HUFS has been running its own foreign language examination system (FLEX). The FLEXCenter is currently developing examinations for 19 languages in addition to the sevenlanguages currently administered (English, French, German, Russian, Spanish, Chinese, andJapanese). Furthermore, it plans to develop systems for balanced and scientific evaluation on26 languages. FLEX has rapidly been growing nationwide class foreign languageexamination since its beginning, and is currently used as a reliable language evaluatingsystem for numerous public and private organizations in the Republic of Korea.[2]As of 2010, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies has academic exchange programagreements with 343 institutions throughout 74 nations.[3][edit] Controversy
  2. 2. The School has moved many of its Foreign Professors to the Global Campus in hopes ofcleaning up its image. Many of the problems the Korean professors have incurred, such asmisuse of university funds, were pinned on the Foreign Community in a "sweep it under thecarpet" agreement for treatment of misbehaved Koreans while employing a still-pervasive"blame it on the foreigner" modus operandi. Seoul Campus270 Imun-Dong, Dongdaemun-Gu, Seoul, Korea. TEL 82-2-2173-2114 Global Campus89 Wangsan-ri, Mohyeon-myeon, Cheoin-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do, Korea. TEL 82-31-330-4114[edit] Auxiliary Educational Organizations FOREIGN LANGUAGE TRAINING AND TESTINGKorea’s top-ranked foreign language training institute was established in 1974 with supportfrom the government and the Korea International Trade Association to provide intensive andeffective language training to public officials and staff of companies who do business abroad,in order to promote greater diplomatic contacts and multinational trade. CENTER FOR INTERPRETATION AND TRANSLATIONKorea’s leading agency specializing in interpretation and translation based on a 23-year-longhistory of contributions to national progress through the provision of professionalinterpretation and translation services and studies of interpretation and translation. CENTER FOR KOREAN LANGUAGE AND CULTUREThe Center for Korean Language and Culture is a specialized educational institute thatprovides Korean language education to help people from around the world to achieve a goodcommand of Korean and a correct understanding of Korean culture while also nurturing top-notch Korean language teachers. i-HUFS ENTERPRISEA school-based business, i-HUFS Enterprise was founded in November 2003 to apply theknowledge and information about languages and culture that HUFS retains for the educationof students and for study by professors toward research to develop educational programs thatcan generate profit. GLOBAL LEADERSHIP ACADEMYThe Global Leadership Academy opened in 2001 to produce area experts based on educationin 45 major languages used worldwide and the area studies programs available at HUFS. UNIVERSITY PRESS CENTER
  3. 3. Established in 1954 together with the university, the University Press Center has published 39foreign language dictionaries including Korea’s first Russian-Korean dictionary in 1963 anda ‘Practical Malay∙Indonesian-Korean dictionary’ in 2008. FLEX CENTERThe Center was established to manage and operate FLEX(Foreign Language Examination) ina systematic and professional fashion. FLEX was developed by HUFS and is jointlyadministered with the Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Regular tests are currentlyadministered in seven languages: English, French, German, Russian, Spanish, Chinese, andJapanese. HUFS TESOL PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION CENTERIn response to the rising demand for capable English teachers equipped with professional-level language and teaching knowledge, the HUFS TESOL(Teaching English to Speakers ofOther Languages) Professional Education Center was established as an independenteducation institution. Considering not only the English proficiency but also the pedagogicalskills requires of teachers, the Center offers all instruction required of English educationprofessionals including teaching methods and application of theory to the field, as well as theevaluation, review, and production of learning materials in addition to English languagetraining. SEOUL INSTITUTE FOR CONTINUING EDUCATIONThe Seoul Institute for Continuing Education was established in August 2010 to realize thephilosophy of continuing education. It actively serves local communities by granting publicaccess to HUFS excellent teaching faculty and educational infrastructure.[edit] Colleges[edit] Seoul Campus College of English o Department of English Linguistics o Department of English Literature o Department of English Interpretation and Translation College of Japanese o Japanese Studies Division(Japanese Linguistics, Japanese Literature, Japanese Area Studies) College of Chinese o Chinese Studies Division(Chinese Linguisitics, Chinese Literature, China Area Studies) College of Occidental Languages o Department of French o Department of German o Department of Russian o Department of Spanish o Department of Italian o Department of Portuguese(Brazilian) o Department of Dutch
  4. 4. o Department of Scandinavian Languages College of Oriental Languages o Department of Malay-Indonesian o Department of Arabic o Department of Thai o Department of Vietnamese o Department of Hindi o Department of Turkish and Azerbaycani o Department of Persian o Department of Mongolian College of Social Sciences o Department of Political Science and Diplomacy o Department of Public Administration o Journalism and Mass Communication Division (Journalism and Media Studies, Advertising and Public Relations, Television and Film) o Open Major Division College of Law College of Business and Economics o Department of International Economics & Law o Economics Division (Economics) College of Global Business Administration o Business Administration Division (Business Administration) College of Education o Department of English Education o Department of French Education o Department of German Education o Department of Korean Education Division of International Studies[edit] Global Campus College of Interpretation and Translation o School of English for Interpretation and Translation (English-Korean Interpretation and Translation, Interpretation and Translation for International Trade and Relations in English-Speaking Area, English Literature and Culture Studies for Translation and Interpretation, English Linguistics) o Department of German Interpretation and Translation o Department of Spanish Interpretation and Translation o Department of Italian Interpretation and Translation o Department of Chinese Interpretation and Translation o Department of Japanese Interpretation and Translation o Department of Thai Interpretation and Translation o Department of Arabic Interpretation and Translation o Department of Malay-Indonesian Interpretation and Translation College of Central and East European Studies o Department of Russian o Department of Polish o Department of Romanian o Department of Czech and Slovak Studies o Department of Hungarian o Department of South Slavic Studies
  5. 5. o Department of Ukrainian Studies College of Languages and Literature o Department of French o Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies o Department of Greek Studies and Bulgarian Studies o Department of Indian Studies o Department of Central Asian Studies o African Studies Division (East African Studies, West African Studies, South African Studies) College of Humanities o Department of Linguistics and Cognitive Science o Department of Philosophy o Department of History College of Economics and Business o Department of International Business o Department of Economics o Department of Management Information Systems College of Natural Science o Department of Mathmetics o Department of Statistics o Department of Electronic Physics o Department of Environmental Science o Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology o Department of Chemistry College of Information and Industrial Engineering o Department of Computer Science and Engineering o Department of Information Communications Engineering o Department of Electronis Engineering o Department of Digital Information Engineering o Department of Industrial and Management Engineering Open Major Division of Humanities & Social Studies Open Major Division of Science & Engineering Division of International Sport & Leisure[edit] Features of the education courses[edit] International exchange programs 3-3-3-3 StrategyHUFS is implementing the 3-3-3-3 strategy to cultivate future leaders of the global era.Specifically, HUFS intends to increase the proportion of international faculty, lectures inforeign langurages, international students, and Korean students studying abroad for at leastone semester to over 30 percent. In this way, HUFS is nurturing talented students withinternational acumen and practical capabilities. The 7+1 Visiting Student ProgramStudents study at an overseas university for at least one out of the eight semesters of theirundergraduate years to gain a more international focus. HUFS provides support under the
  6. 6. following three categories: 7+1 free-competition dispatch students(British-American zone),7+1 dispath students selected by departments and 7+1 dispatch studendts with superiorentrance exam scores. Dual Degree ProgramUnder the dual degree program, students receive a degree from HUFS and another degreefrom the University of Delaware, pursuant to an agreement between the two universities. Student Exchange ProgramUnder the student exchange program, HUFS and a sister university overseas sign anagreement allowing for students from either institution to complete and receive academiccredit for coursework taken on each others campuses. Short-term Language Study Abroad ProgramLanguage studies at an overseas four-year university can earn students up to nine credits atHUFS. The program allows students to strengthen their language capabilities as well asbecome more internationally minded. Self-financed Study Abroad ProgramThe Self-financed Study Abroad Program is a plan in which HUFS students may study inoverseas universities and get the credits exchanged into the HUFS system. Since you canchoose any university (4-year colleges only) that your dean approves, you have more optionscompared to those on the Exchange or Visiting Student Program.[edit] FLEX(Foreign Language EXamination) FLEX- Foreign Language CertificationUnder the foreign language certification system, students who have double majors of pursureintensive majors are required to achieve certain scores on the FLEX test for graduation, apartfrom graduation certification. In principle, students need to receive certification on theirproficiency in foreign language. Many kinds of languages in FLEX: English, Chinese,Japanese, German, French, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, Indian, Vietnamese, Bulgarian,Hungarian, Polish, Italian, Dutch and so on.Seoul Campus Subway o line 1 Hankuk University of Foreign Studies Bus o ● Main line bus : 261, 147, 120, 147, 273 o ● Local line bus : 1217, 1222, 1215
  7. 7. [edit] Global Campus▲HUFS Global campus Shuttlebus 1.Jamsil/Seongnam (Bus No.1117) o Gangbyeon bus station → Jamsil → Garak market → Bok jeong → Moran → tunnel Galma → Mi bing neng jang → U-rim apt. → Special walfare command → Mohyun, Yongin → HUFS Crossroad → HUFS 2.Gang dong (Bus No. 1113) o Cheonho bus station → Gang dong → Gildong Crossroad →Sangil elementary school → Jungbu express way → Gwangju IC → Gwangju city hall → Gwangju chuk hyup → U-rim Apt. → Lotte chil sung → Special walfare command → Mohyun, Yongin → HUFS Crossroad → Everland 3. Gwangwha-mun/Gang nam (Bus No.1500) o Gwangwha-mun → Jongro 2 ga → Sin sa → Gang nam → Yang jae → Bundang cha hospital → Imae-chon Hanshin APT → Yul-dong park → Sinhyeon-ri → HUFS 3-1. Gangnam ( Bus No.1005) o Gangnam bus station → Yangjae → Gyungbu expressway → Dongpan-gyo → Ya tap → Gwang ju Taejeondong → Special walfare command → HUFS 3-2. Seoul station /Bun dang(Ya tap) (Bus no. 1150) o Seoul station → Jong ro 2ga → Pan gyo IC → Baek hyun 1 danji → Imae-chon Han shin APT → Sinhyun → HUFS
  8. 8. 4. Sadang (Bus no. 1500-2) o Sadang bus station → Seoul Art center → Nambu Bus Terminal → Gyungbu expressway → Pan gyo Crossroad → Imae-chon Hanshin APT → Sibum danji → Yul- dong park → Sinhyun-ri → Munhyung three-forked road → Mohyun middle school → HUFS5. Suwon/ Suji/ Juk jeon (Bus No. 60) o Suwon Bus station → Suwon Military Manpower Administration → Gyeong gi university. → Sang hyun dong → Public corporation of energy management → the town of Suji → O-ri → Crossroad Juk jeon → Korea Network Information Center → Neung gol three-forked road → Mun hyung three-forked road → Mohyun middle school → HUFS6. Yong in (Bus no. 20) o Yongin terminal → Sulmak bridge → Yu rim dong → Dunjeon → Gyeongbang → Mohyun → HUFS crossroad7. Anyang o - Take bus no.1303 from An yang station- Move from Anyang to Sadang and take bus no.1500-2.- Take bus no. 3500, 303, 333 from Anyang to Imae-chon Han shin APT. Then take bus no.1500, 1500-2.8. Subway o line Bundang● At seohyun station, Take bus no. 1500, 1500-2 (It takes about 45 minutes.)● At Moran station, Take bus no. 1117 (It takes about 40minutes.)Line 2 Gang nam stationAt Gangnam station exit no.3, Take bus no. 1500, 1005 (It takes about 80~90 minutes.)Line 2 Jamsil stationAt Jamsil station exit no.5, Take bus no.1117 (It takes about 70 minutes.)
  9. 9. Line 2&4 At Sadang station exit no.3, Take bus no.1500-2 ( It takes about 70 minutes.)Shuttle bus for HUFS students.[edit] Shuttle bus Shuttle bus is running between Seoul, Gyeng gi area and HUFS. During week days this bus service would be provided twice a day. Look for homepage of HUFs for more information - Imun, Nowon, ilsan, Incheon/Bupyeong, Ansan, Sangil, Suwon, Suji, Sin gal, An yang, Beom gye, San bon, Cheonho/Hanam, Samsung/ Su seo, Gwangwha-mun, Mang-U/Guri/Namyang ju Free university bus - Our university is providing free-ride bus service from Mohyun crossroad to Humanities & Business building every 10~20 minutes. If getting off at Mohyun crossroad, using this bus would serve convenience reaching the university. - Bus heading up : Mohyun crossroad - Goindol – Entrance of Dormitory- University Library – Studant Hall – Administrative Offices/Language & Literature Building – Humanities & Buisiess Building - Bus heading down : - Humanities & Buisiess Building – Adminitrative Offices – Language & Literature Building – Small Stadium – Information & Business Building – Bus Station – Entrance of Dormitory - Goindol – Mohyun crossroadCourse Level:Undergraduate or GraduateScholarship Provider: Educational Testing Service (ETS)Scholarship can be taken at: Korea and AbroadEligibility:Eligibility for International University-You must currently be living in Korea. You must begin undergraduate or graduate study in2012 at a college/university.- If you are applying to an Australian University and will start February or March 2013,please indicate this on your application.-You must hold a grade point average (GPA) of 80 or higher on a 100-point scale or 3.0 orhigher on a 4.0 scale.-High school students must have a level of 1-3 on a 9 level scale in any three subjects in yourlast semester.-You must have a valid TOEFL score.-You must return a completed application form with your TOEFL test scores which includesa written essay and official transcript in a sealed envelope.Eligibility for Korean University TOEFL® scholarships will be awarded to students in Koreawho meet the following requirements:-You must currently be enrolled in an undergraduate program in Korea.
  10. 10. -You must hold a grade point average (GPA) of 80 or higher on a 100-point scale or 3.0 orhigher on a 4.0 scale.-You must have a valid TOEFL score.-You must return a completed application form with your TOEFL test scores, written essayand official transcript in a sealed envelope.Scholarship Open for International Students: YesScholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: KoreaScholarship Description: Twelve (12) US$3,000 scholarships available to any location.Twelve (12) US$3,000 scholarships available to study in Korea. Scholarship award funds forstudents who will be studying locally or abroad are applied to their tuition fees only after thestudent has registered with the institution and arrived on campus.