Is a private university in the form of general education for both men and women in Korea. The school has facilities in Seoul, Gyeongju, North Gyeongsang Province and in Los Angeles, USA. In addition, the school has two Western hospitals and four Oriental hospitals.

The school was established in 1906 and started as Myeongjin School (명진 학교, Myeongjin hakgyo). The school was forced to shut down from 1922 to 1928 and again in 1944, due to rioting around the end of World War II. This is one of the institutions in Korea that received the university status, in the Western sense, in 1953.
Dongguk University currently has 34 undergraduate programs, 8 college programs and 6 postgraduate programs; including 382 faculties and 9,596 students (8,524 undergraduates, 680 masters and PhDs, and 392 international students from 15 countries). The university has affiliated with 179 colleges and universities in 42 countries around the world.

Dongguk University is located in Jung-gu, Seoul. just north of Namsan Mountain. The courts on the north side of the school run straight to the Namsan Park passages. Close to Hyundai Heavy Industrial Park; Posco steel production area. Close to Busan and Daegu, Korea’s second and third largest. Located in downtown Seoul, two of the major Dongdaemun shopping areas to the north and Myeongdong to the west are located near the school gates. The main gate of the Seoul campus at Dongguk University is the junction of Subway lines 3 and 4. On the other hand, Chungmuro ​​Subway Station is located near the back of the school.

After the spiritual elements, the school aims to create the spirit of Buddhism and to promote Korean culture and in cultivating leaders who will devote themselves to fulfilling the ideal of the nation. and humanity by studying and teaching abstract theory and applying it in practice.

Over the course of the twentieth century, the devastation of the war seems to have further enriched the school’s identity. The elephant was chosen as the mascot of the school, this animal represents wisdom and fortune and also because it is the animal that symbolizes the modern, progressive and dynamic students of Dongguk University. hours and in the future.

The goal of Dongguk University is to help students in the future be able to hold key positions in the global economy. Universities provide students with not only specialized knowledge, vision, analytical skills, but also the soft skills necessary for students to have the confidence to enter the market. living. Therefore, Dongguk University attracts a large number of international students with comprehensive education. To meet the needs of students and attract more international students Dongguk University constantly improve the modern facilities such as museums, fitness centers, foreign language rooms, rooms multimedia, internet cafe, basketball court. According to recent surveys, Dongguk University is also included in the list of 20 best universities in Korea.

The school is also well known for its movie stars and music students: South Korean favorite actor in 2010, Lee Seung Gi after graduating with a bachelor’s degree, is currently studying master’s degree. international commerce.

Regular Korean language course at Dongguk University

– Every 10 weeks, about 200 hours

– 5 lessons per week, including a cultural experience

– Middle / High School Morning (9:00 am-1pm), Early Afternoon Class (1:00 pm-5:00pm)

– Tuition fee: 1,550,000KRW per semester (30,241,700VND / not including textbooks)

– Registration fee of the first period of 60,000 KRW (1,209,700VND) is a private language


Accommodation for 2 persons: 260,000 won per month (meals included)

3 people: 340,000 won per month (including meals)

Cost of living

Food: 200,000-500,000 won / month

Travel: 50,000-100,000 won per month

Internet, telephone: 40,000-120,000 won / month