After the completion of school education in Seoul, a student goes to university for further studies. There are approximately 512 elementary schools, 352 middle schools and 273 high schools in Seoul. Besides, there are about 15 junior colleges and 36 universities in the city.
Seoul population also consists of a number of foreigners. There are various international schools in
Elementary Schools: For children belonging to the age group of 6 to 11 years.
Middle Schools: For children belonging to the age group of 12 to 14 years.
High Schools: For children belonging to the age group of 15 to 17 years.
Some of the High Schools in Seoul are:
Koryu High School|
Karak High School
Koochung High School
Kon Kuk High School
Kangseo High School
Ku-Jong High School
Ko Ryo High School
Keum-Nan Girls Senior High School
|Seoul Academy International School|
Young Dong, PO Box 85, Seoul, Korea
988-5 Dai Chi Dong Kang NPM, Seoul, 120, Korea
Phone: 82 2 554 1690
International Christian School of Seoul, Korea
YSPO Box 62, Seoul, 140-600, Korea
Phone: 82 2 773 1993
Seoul International School
388-14 Bokjeong-dong, Sujeong-gu, Seongnam, Gyeoggi-do
Phone: (82-031) 750 - 1200
Korea International School
155 Kaepo-dong, Kangman-gu, Seoul, Korea
Phone: 82 2 561 0509
Seoul Foreign School
55, Yonhi-Dong, Sudaemun Ku
Seoul, 120-113, South Korea
Phone: (+82) 2 330 3100
Asia Pacific International School
820, Wolgye 2-dong, Nowon-gu, Seoul 139-724
Phone: (82-2) 907-2747
YBM SISA Language Institute|
55-1, Jongno 2-ga, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Ganada Korean Language Institute
568-51, Yeonnam-Dong, Mapo-Gu, Seoul
Language Teaching Research Center
60-17, Taepyongno 1-ga, Chung-gu, Seoul
Central Language Institute
New York Bakery Bldg. (5th F), 138-1 Seocho-dong, Seocho-gu, Seoul
Korean National University of Arts is also abbreviated as the KNUA. It was established in 1992 by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism in South Korea. Students, who are gifted with a flair for Arts take admission in KNUA to procure better knowledge of the subject. KNUA is comprised of 26 departments. Theses departments are run by 6 schools, which are:
Admission in KNUA
Creativity and clear idea about various forms of Arts are the primary requirements for the students to get admitted in KNUA. After a series of interrogation and interview, the students are admitted in the Korean National University of Arts.
Faculties in KNUA
Students in KNUA of Seoul are guided by notable artists and scholars of Arts. All the faculties of KNUA are well-settled in their professions. They help each student to excel in the field of arts by providing constant inspirations and technical guidance.
The Address of KNUA is mentioned below:
Korean National University of Arts San 1-5, Seokgwan-dong,
Seoul University is one of the leading universities of South Korea. A number of reputed colleges under Seoul University offer wide range of subjects to the students. The University is also globally recognized for carrying out researches on a number of contemporary urban issues. The University of Seoul is also known as the Institute of Urban Sciences.
How to reach the University of Seoul
Seoul University is easily accessible from the Incheon International Airport. Taxi and Deluxe taxi can be hired to reach the University of Seoul from the airport.
Research centers under the University of Seoul
Some of the major urban issues, on which the Institute of Urban Science carries out researches, include traffic, natural disaster, urban planning and environmental degradation. The institute is comprised of 7 research centers. They are as follows:
Institutes under the Seoul university of South Korea offers courses on a number of Under-graduate, graduate and scholarship programs. Students can take admission in the following disciplines at the Seoul University of South Korea:
Contact information of the University of Seoul
The University of Seoul
13, Siripdae-gil (90 Jeonnong-dong),
Seoul Foreign School
Seoul Foreign School (SFS) provides a western style of education to the international students with a great deal of emphasis on the values of Christianity. It was established in 1912 by Mrs. Charles S. Deming of the Methodist Mission. The school is situated at Yeonhui-dong, Seodaemun-gu. The school has the accreditation of Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
Seoul Foreign School of Korea is a member of the following associations:
- Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
- National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
- Federation of British Schools in South East Asia (FOBISSEA)
The four divisions of the Seoul Foreign School, Korea are:
Elementary Division: Students from pre-school to Grade V
British Division: Students in reception to Key Stage 3
Middle School: Students from Grade VI to VII
High School Division: Grade IX to XII
The 11 and 12th grade students are offered International Baccalaureate Diploma course. The administration of each of these divisions lies with its own management team. There is a central administrative office in the campus which has got the business office and other supporting staff of the school. The faculty for the Elementary, Middle, and High School are mainly from North America. On the other hand, the British Division has got teachers mainly from United Kingdom.
The school concerts are held at the Lyso Center for the Performing Arts. Besides, there is a coffee shop, a theater, a chapel and the SFS spirit shop. The indoor sports complex is composed of basketball courts, soccer field, tennis courts, two gymnasiums and one weight training room. The school also provides the bus facility for transportation.
To know more, one can get in touch with:
Seoul Foreign School 55, Yonhi-Dong, Sudaemun Ku
Seoul, 120-113, South Korea
Tel: (+82) 2 330 3100
Ewha Women's University
Establishment of Ewha Women's University in South Korea was a pioneering move. Missionaries in Korea were the initiators of women's education in the country. They created a learning platform for women in a period, when the male dominating society was against women's education in the country. Today, about 14 colleges are affiliated to Ewha Women's University of South Korea. These colleges are comprised of 67 departments. All the colleges offer courses on various subjects. Some of them are:
To get admitted in the Ewha Women's University of South Korea, students have to appear in the entrance examination. On successful completion of the same, students can take admission in Ewha Women's University.
The contact detail of the Ewha Women's University in South Korea is mentioned below:
Ewha Women's University 11-1 Daehyun-Dong,