Tuition & Scholarships

2023 Tuition Fee




Registration Fee

100,000 KRW

100 USD

100,000 KRW

100 USD

50,000 KRW 

Mandatory (No Exception)

Tuition Fee

KRW 0 ~ 250,000/course

(USD 0~250/course)

50% or 100% discount - varies by partner university

USD 500/course

KRW 400,000/course

(10% Discount)

: USD 500 / 500,000 KRW (Exchange and International Students only)

Field Trips*

(could be cancelled depending on the COVID-19 situation)

1st Trip USD 150  

2nd Trip USD 150 

3rd Trip USD 100

1st Trip KRW 150,000  

2nd Trip KRW 150,000 

3rd Trip KRW 100,000 


*Optional but Recommended


USD 500




Tuition may vary by student- please transfer the tuition AFTER you receive INVOICE from HUFS.

*Dormitory Fee cannot be refunded after Check-in date


A limited number of scholarships will be provided to qualified students who fall into one of these categories mentioned below. If you are interested in being considered for a scholarship, fill out our online application for ISS scholarships and submit supporting documents by email attachment before the deadline.

How to Apply for ISS

Google Form Application

You will upload the following 4 files in the application:

You will need a Google Account to do this. If you do not have a Google account, you can send them to by email.

Application Deadline for Scholarships

April 30


General Conditions

Scholarship Criteria


Available Scholarships

Child of HUFS Alumnus

USD 200 Tuition Fee Discount

외대동문 자녀 장학금

Documents to submit:

     1. Copy of parent's HUFS diploma

Outstanding Academic Record

USD 100 Tuition Fee Discount

College Transcripts / 학업성적 우수 장학금

Open to international students who have completed at least one full academic year of study

Documents to submit:

    1. Letter of application explaining why you deserve a scholarship

    2. Your university transcript (showing GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale or 3.9 on a 4.5 scale)

Students from HUFS' Partner Universities

USD 100 Tuition Fee Discount 

Offered to any student* from a HUFS partner university/자매대학교 재학생.

*Officially designated "exchange students" should not apply for this scholarship.

Documents to submit:

    1. Proof of student status at a HUFS partner university

   (e.g. copy of current academic year registration, letter from Study Abroad office certifying that you are an enrolled student, etc.)

*Officially designated exchange students:

One or more students from a HUFS international partner university may be designated as official exchange students. Whether housing is provided during your stay at HUFS for ISS depends upon the specific bilateral institutional agreement in place.

Interested students should inquire about the agreement with HUFS in the international/study abroad office at their home institution.

Korean/East Asian Studies Majors from Non-partner Universities

USD 100 Tuition Fee Discount

Open to any international student majoring in Korean Studies, East / Asian Studies or closely related field, e.g. Asian Business, Asian Perfoming Arts, etc./한국학 또는 아시아학 전공자.

Documents to submit:

    1. Letter of application stating your major and explaining why you want to participate in ISS.

    2. Your university transcript

Korean Adoptee

USD 100 Tuition Fee Discount

Open to any Korean adoptee.

Documents to submit:

1. Letter of application stating why you want to participate in ISS

2. Certified copy of your adoption paper

3. Certified copy of your birth certificate