How About Study in South Korea?


Based on statistics, among countries where South Korean bands are watched the most, Indonesia comes in first. Korean culture and style have become popular culture, not only about music, many people also like dramas or films related to Korean culture.

In 2019, Indonesia was ranked 3rd on the list of countries that tweeted the most about K-pop artists. Until now, Indonesia have reach the most number of tweets about K-pop for two years in a row, in 2020 until now 2023.

According to this current condition, a number of Indonesian students want to pursue their higher education (university level) in South Korea. Beside their K-pop or dramas culture, Korea is a dominant force in the digital technology industry, it’s being one of the most innovative countries with a highly internet-connected society.

The education system of university in Korea charge the same tuition to international and domestic students, their purpose are to attract more international students and create a global academic environment.

Korean have 2 types of universities such as private universities and public universities. Same as Indonesia, private universities cost more than public universities, also several major, as well as Medical and engineering programs. Apart from that, let’s dive into some reasons why students choose Korea for their continuing studies.

Quality of Life

Korea has made significant advances in living conditions over the years. As a result, it is an excellent location for studying, living, traveling, and working. Low crime rates, rising per capita income, consistent economic growth, universal healthcare, A-class education, and technological advancement make Korea as one of the friendliest and safest countries for international students.

Working While Studying

Many international students in Korea attempt to find a job to support themselves while studying. If you have a good time management and a valid D2 study visa, you can work up to 20 hours per week and indefinite hours during holidays. There are a plenty job opportunities for students who want to earn an additional money while studying.

Scholarship Options

Many universities offer scholarship opportunities for international students enrolled in their degree programs. These scholarships are typically awarded based on academic achievement. The most famous Korean Scholarship is the Ministry of Education’s Global Korea Scholarship (GKS), several Indonesian students in Korean are receiver GKS scholarship. Beside, some public institutions and foundations also offer scholarships to students from specific fields and countries.

City Attractions

As we discuss above, Korea is the safest countries for students. In addition, Korea offer their beautiful city with a several of outdoor adventures, garden walking friendly, and historical sites. As a student, you will have an opportunity to take relaxing day trips and weekend breaks to the country’s beautiful locations without spending a fortune. Also, The country offer you with a variety of food choices. Wide tempting varieties of tasty South Korean foods have incredible aromas and textures. You’ll never regret the opportunity.

So, that’s all about the fascinating of studying in Korea. If you still curious about furthermore of korea, stay tune for the next EduPlan article! The next article will talk about one University in Korea.

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