The language school of Sunmoon university was established on the 20th of March 1989, with the purpose of spreading and promoting the Korean language and culture worldwide.
Since its foundation until February 2020, over 25,513 students from 154 countries have attended the Korean language course at Sunmoon University.
Among those, many students that passed through Sunmoon University went on to become students of some of the most prestigious universities of Korea. And after completing their bachelor’s or master’s degree courses, they went back to their countries and acting as global leaders in many respective fields including they got employment at Korean companies or started successful businesses or became Korean language teachers and translators.
Sunmoon university is the most internationalized university among more than 200 universities in Korea as 1,700 foreign students from more than 75 countries are studying annually.
The language school was selected as a member of the “Korean Language Training Program” by the Korean Ministry of Education, and since 2008 not only has it been entrusted by the Korean government with the task of training national scholarship students[graduate and undergraduate], but it has also been constantly praised by both the national and international community as one of the most respectable language institutes.
In 2019, Sunmoon University was selected to run the Sejong Hakdang by the King Sejong Institute Foundation and the Coonming Sejong Hakdang in China. Sunmoon University has been trying to introduce Korean Language and culture around the world.
Moreover, in order to help international students adapt and enjoy a successful overseas study experience, the language school provides advanced education, opportunities to directly experience rich Korean culture, as well as a systematic counseling service to help students choose their future course of studies. Furthermore, in order to make the overseas study experience more meaningful, Sunmoon University has been actively encouraging students to take part in the University’s volunteering program, as well as in the learning help desk program.
Moreover, in order to effort to globalize the Korean language, we continue to send excellent Korean language instructors to Japan, China, Vietnam, Thailand, the Philippines, and Taiwan.