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Application for International Admissions

When can I apply?

SNU's academic year begins in the Spring. The university offers international student admissions for the Fall semester as well as the Spring. Please note the following important dates:

2018 Fall Admissions Timeline

The dates and deadlines below are for the application to the program that starts in 2018 Fall

Online Application

Period : January 3(Wed) ~ February 8(Thu), 2018
* Note that the entrance to the program is in September 2018

Submission of Documents

Period : January 3(Wed) ~ February 9(Thu), 2018
* After completing the online application, the required documents should arrive at the SNU Office of Admissions by due date.

Performance Test

International Admissions type I, Ⅱ(Undergraduate) applicants applying for the College of Fine Art and International Admissions type Ⅱ(Undergraduate) applicants applying for the College of Educations may be subject to a performance test.
March 29(Thu), 2018
* In such a case, the corresponding College/Department will individually notify the applicants for further details.

Announcement of Admissions Decision

April 27(Fri), 2018
* Results will be posted on the SNU website.


September 2018 (TBA)
* Applicants are advised to note the ‘Reference Guide for New International Students’ for further details regarding registration process.

Korean Proficiency Test among the admitted students

September 2018 (TBA)
SNU website will indicate those who are required to take the Korean proficiency test on the admission result announcement screen.

✜ For further information about application process and admissions, please make an inquiry to ‘Office of admissions’ email address. (

Last updated in April 2017