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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:

Admissions for Graduate, Spring 2021
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Guideline for Online Application, Graduate
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Guideline for Online Recommendation System
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Online Application for Graduate, Spring 2021

Admissions Timeline, Spring 2021

The dates and deadlines below are for the application to the program that starts in Spring 2021.

Online Application, Scan & Upload Documents

Period: 10:00, July 20th (Mon), 2020 - 17:00, July 30th (Thu), 2020

* Note that the entrance date to the program is March 2nd (Tue), 2021

Online Submission of Recommendation Letter

Period: 10:00, July 20th (Mon), 2020 - 17:00, July 31st (Fri), 2020

* Submission through email or post are invalid.

Submission of Portfolios

Period: July 20th (Mon), 2020 - July 31st (Fri), 2020

* Only required for applicants of College of Fine Arts (Except for Arts Management Program of Interdisciplinary Programs), College of Music, Interdisciplinary Programs of College of Education(Music Education Major, Fine Arts Education Major), College of Engineering Architecture Major

* Submission procedures vary according to each department. Please refer to Admission Guide

Preliminary Admissions Decision

After 17:00, October 12th (Mon), 2020

* Results will be posted on the SNU website.

Submission of Original Documents

Period: 10:00, October 13th (Tue), 2020 - 17:00, November 6th (Fri), 2020

* Preliminary admitted applicants must submit original documents by post or visit.

Announcement of Admissions Decision

After 17:00, November 23rd (Mon), 2020

* Results will be posted on the SNU website.


February 2021 (TBA)

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

Korean Proficiency Test among the admitted students

February 2021 (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 the application process and admissions, please make an inquiry to the ‘Office of Admissions’. (

Last updated in 2020