Chungnam National University(CNU), Admissions Guide for Twinning program: Fall 2019

Chungnam National University (CNU), Admissions Guide for Twinning program: Fall 2019

Institute name

Chungnam National University(CNU) (


Daejeon, Republic of Korea

Mailing address

#216, Office of International Affairs(W15), Chungnam National University, 99 Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, Republic of Korea 34134

Contact person

Twinning Program

Seunghee Choi / Program coordinator

Phone: +82-42-821-8826

Email: sh.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Korean Language Program

CNU Institute of International Language Education

Phone: +82-42-821-8804

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Program overview

Twinning Program (Undergraduate and graduate options), Fall 2019

Chungnam National University (CNU) is looking for talented students from all over the world to join Twinning Program (Dual degree program) with both of undergraduate and graduate options. Through the program, students from overseas partner institutions can obtain dual degrees from CNU and home university in just one year. Students will have an opportunity to study at CNU as a regular student for one academic year (or more when needed) and earn credit depends on the degree options (Undergraduate, Graduate).


Study period at CNU

Study years

(Partner Univ. + CNU)

Required credits at CNU


Minimum 1 year

3 + 1

1/4 of graduation credits


Minimum 1 year

1 + 1

1/2 of graduation credits


Required credits and study period could be vary depending on the study fields

Traditional dual degree program has been required at least two academic years of study and more than one half of the graduate credits to grant a degree. Twinning program asks shorter period of time and lower financial burden than traditional program. CNU had worked on developing Twinning program with carefully chosen overseas partners. Take an ideal opportunity to study abroad and get dual degrees in accelerated timeframe. PLUS, CNU provides various cultural activities, Job fair and special lectures for students who want more than just academic credits during their time in Korea.

Respective Academic course (Subject areas)

• Department of International Trade

• The Department of Asia Business International Studies

• Division of Animal and Dairy Science

• Department of Crop science

• Department of Architectural Engineering

• Department of Materials Science & Engineering

• School of Mechanical Engineering

• Department of Electric, Electronic & Communication Engineering Education

• Department of Biological Sciences

• Department of Microbiology & Molecular biology

• Department of Geology & Earth Environmental Sciences

• Department of Physics

• Department of Mathematics

• Department of Sport Sciences

Admissions Timeline, 2019


Fall semester

September – December

Spring semester

March – June

Application deadline

~ May 31, 2019

~ November 30, 2019

Application review /Acceptance



Payment of tuition fees



Dormitory check-in

Check-in is available from two days before the semester begins.

(Early check-in is not possible)


On the first day of the semester

Semester starts

September 2, 2019

March 2, 2020

Vacation starts

Late December (Winter)

Late June, 2019 (Summer)


• Successfully completed at least two years of college education at partner universities to enter undergraduate dual degree program, and at least one semester completion for graduate option

• Level 4 or higher on the Test of Proficiency in Korean(TOPIK) or recognized English Proficiency Test: Higher on a test scores  as  follows-TOEIC 700, TOEFL(CBT 197, iBT 71), TEPS 600, IELTS 5.5

Quota from each partner institution for 2019

Five students for one academic year*

*Over-quota requests are considered on a case-by-case basis. 

Tuition waiver information

• 50 % tuition waiver for maximum 2 semesters*

• First semester, a 50 percent tuition discount for all students. Second semester, another 50 percent tuition discount for the students who get a grade average over 2.25 in their first semester.

*Students that are over quota may be charged full tuition fees.

Estimated Cost

(in US Dollars)



Single semester

(15 weeks)


(10 weeks)

One year

(40 weeks)

50% discounted tuition fees

(Vary depending on the study fields)

1,000 ~ 1,200




(on-campus, 2 meals on weekdays)





(on weekends and others)




Local transportation




Books and stationery




Health Insurance





2,960 ~ 3,160


7,350 ~ 7,750

* Please note this table is based on estimates and actual costs will depend on the lifestyle

Application materials required

Please submit application documents as shown below. All applications should be sent to us by the home university program coordinator via both email and post.

(Email: Seunghee Choi (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.))

(Post: #216, Office of International Affairs(W15), Chungnam National University, 99 Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, Republic of Korea 34134)

Materials required



[Form 1] Application form

* If the applicant is staying in Korea with a valid visa, mark ‘In Korea’ in the residence section, and if the applicant is abroad at the expected admission date with no valid visa, fill the home address  precisely  and  must  fill  in  the  POSTAL CODE(for visa issuance)


Language proficiency certificate



[Form 2] Personal Statement



[Form 3] Study plan



College/University Diploma

A certificate of bachelor's or master's degree

* Apostille Certificates or Certification by the embassy/consul


Official College/University Transcript

A certificate of bachelor's or master's official transcript

Earned ‘credit’ must be stated in the transcript

*Apostille Certificates or Certification by the embassy/consul


Notarized Certificate of Family Relationship (English)

Proving the relationship between the applicant and both parents


Copy of passport(in color)

Domestic aliens with valid visa should submit the copy of their Alien Registration Card


[Form 4] Affidavit of Financial Support



Sponsor’s certificate of bank deposit of more than 18,000USD

The sponsor must be applicant him/herself or his/her parents


Two letters of recommendation



A  passport  photo

White  background, 3.5cm×4.5cm


Copy of health insurance(must cover overseas damage)

*Required After admission


Every international students must have insurance covers overseas damage

Payment of tuition fees

•Term of payment: July, 2019

•Case of Payment


Specific Criteria

Payment in Korea

◦ Go to bank in person: Any Hana Bank, Nonghyup or Woori Bank Branch

◦ Virtual Account: Transfer money to virtual account assigned individually

Payment Abroad

◦Transfer from Abroad to CNU account number

※ The account number will be announced individually to relevant applicant

◦ The applicant must transfer money only by his/her name, and after transferring, he/she should write the contents in the table below and email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Applicant’s Name

Account Holder’s Name






◦ The exchange rate standard is KRW 1,000=USD 1

◦ The sender should pay both bank’s commission (USD 100) additionally

◦ The  excess  payment  will  be  refunded  to  the  applicants paid their tuition abroad



Complimentary Korean Language course:

Institute of International Language Education(IILE)

CNU IILE(Institute of International Language Education) provides the regular program all the year round, with four sessions: spring, summer, fall and winter. Students may choose their desired quarter and begin their studies in Korean language. Throughout the program, students will learn cultural information needed for the successful application of Korean. The classes are small and offer many opportunities for interaction with the teacher and other students in class. Language learning is promoted through a variety of classroom activities and projects.

(For more details, please visit the website of IILE,


4 sessions per year, 10 weeks per session, 4 hours per day, 15 students per class

tuition fees

1,300,000 KRW per 10 weeks(1 semester)

Scholarship information

100 % tuition waiver of Korean language class for the student enrolled in Twinning program for maximum 3 semesters including summer class 2019.

*Students who give up their participation in Twinning program for any personal reasons may ask to return the whole or partial scholarship of Korean language class.

Schedule for classes

2019 – 2020


Registration Dead Line

Placement Test

Class Period



'18. 12. 28.

'19. 02. 28.

'19. 03. 04. ~ '19. 05. 10.


'19. 03. 29.

'19. 05. 31.

'19. 06. 03. ~ '18. 08. 09.


'19. 06. 28.

'19. 08. 30.

'19. 09. 02. ~ '19. 11. 08.


'19. 09. 30.

'19. 11. 29.

'19. 12. 02. ~ '20. 02. 07.



'19. 12. 31.

'20. 02. 28.

'20. 03. 02. ~ '20. 05. 08.


'20. 06. 30.

'20. 08. 28.

'20. 08. 31. ~ '20. 11. 06.

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