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Jeonbuk National University

  • Jeonbuk National University
  • Jeonbuk National University
  • Jeonbuk National University
  • Jeonbuk National University
  • Jeonbuk National University
  • Jeonbuk National University
  • Jeonbuk National University
  • Jeonbuk National University
  • Jeonbuk National University
  • Jeonbuk National University
Jeonbuk National University

formerly called Chonbuk National University (CBNU) is located in the historical city of Jeonju, Republic of Korea. It was founded in 1947 by the provincial fund within the framework of the Korean national university system, following the liberation of the country. JBNU has grown to 17 colleges (including Faculty of Public Policy and Jimmy Carter School of International Studies) and 14 graduate schools (one general, nine specialized and four professional schools). For approximately 32,000 students, and 2,400 full-time and part-time professors (as of October 2016), Jeonbuk National University provides high-quality educational, research and support facilities, cooperating with various institutions worldwide. This university is suitable for students to study Development Studies, Economics, Gender and Law.

Program:Student Exchange
1 Semester
Minimum GPA:
Tuition fee:
Depends on OIA
Minimum IELTS:
6.5 overall, no band under 5.5
Living cost:
170.000 –   275.000   KRW/month
Deadline nomination:
30 April (Fall Semester)
20 October (Spring Semester)
Late August (Fall)
Late February (Spring)
National Health Insurance:
40.000 KRW/ month


Entry Requirements:
  • Enrolled as an active student at the IUP in PPM
  • Completed at least 4 semesters of study at the IUP in PPM
  • Meet the requirements for minimum GPA and IELTS
  • Pass the internal selection at the department to get recommendation to proceed the application in OIA

Required Documents:

Internal SelectionApplication in OIA
Application formApplication form for exchange student (to be filled in upon nomination from UGM
Curriculum VitaeMotivation Letter & Study Plan (Purpose of Study)
IELTS CertificateOfficial Academic Transcript
Academic TranscriptCurriculum Vitae
 IELTS Certificate
 Letter of Nomination from Faculty (*addressed to Head of Office of International Affairs)
 Letter of Enrollment from Faculty
 Letter of Recommendation
 Scanned the personal page of the passport
 Passport-size Photos (3.5 x 4.5 cm, white background color, taken within the past three months)


Tuition & Living Cost:

Korean Visa                              : 58,70 KRW
Flight ticket (return)                : 2.020.000 KRW
Tuition fee                                : Waived by host university
National Health Insurance    : 40.000 KRW/ month
TBC Test Report                     : 78.500 KRW
Living cost                               : 170.000 – 275.000 KRW/ month

Accommodation on campus  : The dormitory fee is exempted
Meals                            : Daily meals provided on weekdays
Public Transport          : 50.000 – 100.000 KRW/ month
Miscellaneous              : 100.000 – 150.000 KRW/ month
Communication           : 20.000 – 25.000 KRW/ month


Credit Transfer:

Jeonbuk National UniversityGradeIUP-PPMGrade
C2,0C2,0 (Pass)
D+1,5C-1,75 (Fail)


Further information:


Course offered:

3 Credits = 4 SKS at UGM (transferred to 1 course)
Students need to take minimum 18 Credits (6 courses)

Fall Semester CourseSpring Semester Course
Development ManagementDevelopment Management
Gender, Politics and the LawGender, Politics and the Law
Global Trade PolicyGlobal Trade Policy
International Development Cooperation in Northeast AsiaInternational Development Cooperation in Northeast Asia
International Political EconomyInternational Political Economy
ODA Policies in Global Development StrategyODA Policies in Global Development Strategy
Renewable EnergyRenewable Energy
Special Topics in Global Affairs: International DevelopmentSpecial Topics in Global Affairs: International Development
Economic DevelopmentEconomic Development
International Economic IntegrationInternational Economic Integration
International Cultural Trade PolicyInternational Cultural Trade Policy
International CommunicationInternational Communication