Hankuk University of Foreign Studies: Statistics

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#1764 of 14,131 In the World
#503 of 5,830 In Asia
#31 of 193 In South Korea
#16 of 39 In Seoul
#419 of 1,001 For International Relations and Diplomacy
Top50% For 64 other topics
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Quick Review

Enrollment
21,240
Funding
Private
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
www.hufs.ac.kr
Languages
Korean;English;Japanese;Chinese;Russian
Acceptance rate
33%*

* The Hankuk University of Foreign Studies is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsGraduation from high school or equivalent, and entrance examination
Academic CalendarMarch to December (March - July; September-December)
Enrollment21,240
Full time employee652
Student:staff ratio33:1

Research profile

Hankuk University of Foreign Studies has published 5,828 scientific papers with 70,822 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Engineering, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Political Science, Philosophy, and Law.

Publications
5,828
Citations
70,822

Hankuk University of Foreign Studies majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
3,063 / 26,387
Engineering
2,843 / 41,902
Computer Science
2,781 / 27,544
Environmental Science
2,366 / 37,905
Physics
2,350 / 37,835
Biology
2,184 / 38,640
Chemistry
2,064 / 39,807
Political Science
1,861 / 16,331
Philosophy
1,803 / 13,644
Law
1,726 / 15,276
Mathematics
1,660 / 16,494
Quantum and Particle physics
1,647 / 22,085
Business
1,589 / 15,096
Geography and Cartography
1,390 / 14,342
Economics
1,314 / 10,746
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
1,306 / 9,667
Medicine
1,260 / 22,895
Sociology
1,232 / 9,250
Organic Chemistry
1,203 / 31,665
Psychology
1,201 / 12,346
Materials Science
1,117 / 24,499
Geology
1,116 / 26,187
Statistics
1,106 / 12,298
Linguistics
1,100 / 7,165
History
1,080 / 9,306
Biochemistry
991 / 17,892
Archaeology
913 / 9,001
Ecology
869 / 13,564
Genetics
814 / 10,868
Electrical Engineering
799 / 8,641
Telecommunications
780 / 5,987
Machine Learning
749 / 9,020
Art & Design
747 / 6,688
Computer Networking
730 / 6,912
Paleontology
668 / 8,394
Finance
648 / 5,668
Optical Engineering
637 / 9,203
Management
578 / 6,128
Computer Vision
511 / 3,848
Social Psychology
504 / 5,778

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 2 3
1991 2 5
1992 2 8
1993 6 7
1994 6 9
1995 9 21
1996 22 23
1997 33 49
1998 44 83
1999 44 102
2000 44 165
2001 62 197
2002 79 280
2003 77 624
2004 93 578
2005 68 830
2006 108 939
2007 119 1118
2008 123 1359
2009 154 1687
2010 179 1866
2011 208 2332
2012 236 2598
2013 274 2907
2014 324 3370
2015 414 3753
2016 417 3915
2017 433 4114
2018 395 4337
2019 381 5468
2020 438 6462
2021 488 9186
2022 402 8755
Academic rankings

Tuition

The tuition table for Hankuk University of Foreign Studies gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Tuition Cost (KRW)
Undergraduate 4,200,000
Graduate 5,500,000
Language Institute 3,000,000

The currency is South Korean Won (KRW).

The Hankuk University of Foreign Studies has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Hankuk University of Foreign Studies.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology No No No
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry No No No
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science No Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics No Yes Yes
Medicine No No No
Physics No No No
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Master's Degree Accountancy, Advertising and Publicity, African Languages, African Studies, Air Transport, American Studies, Arabic, Archiving, Asian Studies, Biological and Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Bulgarian, Business Administration, Business Education, Canadian Studies, Central European Studies, Chemistry, Chinese, Cognitive Sciences, Computer Education, Computer Engineering, Cultural Studies, Czech, Development Studies, East Asian Studies, Eastern European Studies, Economics, Education, Educational Administration, Educational and Student Counselling, Electronic Engineering, English, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, European Studies, Finance, Foreign Languages Education, French, German, Hindi, History, Human Resources, Human Rights, Humanities and Social Science Education, Hungarian, Indonesian, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Management, Information Management, Information Sciences, Information Technology, International Business, International Economics, International Law, International Relations and Diplomacy, International Studies, Italian, Japanese, Journalism, Korean, Latin American Studies, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Malay, Management, Marketing, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Media Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Native Language Education, Peace and Disarmament, Persian, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Polish, Political Sciences, Portuguese, Preschool Education, Public Administration, Public Relations, Radio and Television Broadcasting, Romanian, Russian, Scandinavian Languages, Science Education, Slavic Languages, Social Studies, South and Southeast Asian Languages, South Asian Studies, Spanish, Statistics, Telecommunications Engineering, Thai Languages, Translation and Interpretation, Turkish, Vietnamese
Doctor's Degree African Studies, American Studies, Arabic, Archiving, Asian Studies, Biological and Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Canadian Studies, Central European Studies, Chemistry, Chinese, Cognitive Sciences, Comparative Literature, Computer Engineering, Cultural Studies, Czech, East Asian Studies, Eastern European Studies, Economics, Electronic Engineering, English, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, European Studies, Foreign Languages Education, French, German, History, Hungarian, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Management, Information Sciences, Information Technology, International Business, International Economics, International Law, International Relations and Diplomacy, International Studies, Japanese, Korean, Latin American Studies, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Middle Eastern Studies, Philosophy, Physics, Polish, Political Sciences, Public Administration, Romanian, Russian, Slavic Languages, Social Studies, South Asian Studies, Spanish, Statistics, Telecommunications Engineering, Translation and Interpretation

Hankuk University of Foreign Studies alumni

  1. Kim Ji-seok

    Kim Ji-seok
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1981-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actoractor
    Biography

    Kim Ji-seok is a South Korean actor.

  2. Park Seong-ung

    Park Seong-ung
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1973-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actoractor
    Biography

    Park Sung-woong is a South Korean actor. Following his acting debut in No. 3 in 1997, Park has starred in several movies and television series, notably as a gangster in New World (2013) and a serial killer in The Deal (2015).

  3. Kim Jun

    Kim Jun
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1984-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    actorsingermodeltelevision actor
    Biography

    Kim Joon is a South Korean rapper and actor who rose to stardom with his portrayal of one of the famous F4 members in the 2009 hit drama Boys Over Flowers.

  4. Younha

    Younha
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1988-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    jazz musicianfilm actorsingersongwriterpianist
    Biography

    Go Youn-ha, known mononymously as Younha, is a South Korean singer-songwriter and record producer. She began her career in 2004 in Japan, where she was nicknamed the "Oricon Comet" for her success on the Japanese music chart. In 2006, she debuted in South Korea, where she is regarded as one of the country's best singer-songwriters.

All 18 notable alumni

Hankuk University of Foreign Studies faculties and divisions

Campus : Global Campus Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Central European Studies, Eastern European Studies, Economics, Engineering, International Studies, Natural Sciences, Translation and Interpretation
Centre : Foreign Language Training and Testing Chinese, English, French, German, Hindi, Malay, Modern Languages, Russian, Spanish
Centre : HUFS TESOL Professional Education Foreign Languages Education, Teacher Training
Centre : Korean Language and Culture East Asian Studies, Korean
College : Business and Economics Economics, International Economics, International Law
College : Central and East European Studies Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Romanian, Slavic Languages
College : Chinese Asian Studies, Business and Commerce, Chinese, International Business, Literature
College : Economics and Business Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Information Management, International Business, Management
College : Education Education, English, Foreign Languages Education, French, German, Korean, Native Language Education, Teacher Training
College : Engineering Business Administration, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Management, Information Technology, Telecommunications Engineering
College : English English, Linguistics, Literature, Translation and Interpretation
College : Global Business Administration Business Administration
College : Humanities Arts and Humanities, Cognitive Sciences, History, Linguistics, Philosophy
College : International and Area Studies African Languages, African Studies, Asian Studies, Central European Studies, East Asian Studies, Eastern European Studies, French Studies, Korean, Latin American Studies, Leisure Studies, Russian, Sports, Subsahara African Studies
College : Interpretation and Translation Arabic, Chinese, English, English Studies, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Linguistics, Literature, Malay, Spanish, Thai Languages, Translation and Interpretation
College : Japanese Cultural Studies, East Asian Studies, Japanese, Literature
College : Law Law
College : Natural Sciences Biological and Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Environmental Studies, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Physics, Statistics
College : Occidental Languages Dutch, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Scandinavian Languages, Spanish
College : Oriental Languages Arabic, Hindi, Indonesian, Malay, Mongolian, Persian, Thai Languages, Turkish, Vietnamese
College : Social Sciences Advertising and Publicity, Cinema and Television, Film, International Relations and Diplomacy, Journalism, Mass Communication, Media Studies, Political Sciences, Public Administration, Public Relations, Social Sciences
Department/Division : International Studies International Business, International Economics, International Studies
Department/Division : Language and Diplomacy International Relations and Diplomacy, Modern Languages, Social Sciences
Graduate School : Business Accountancy, Business Administration, Finance, Human Resources, Industrial Management, Information Management, International Business, Management, Marketing
Graduate School : Education Education, Educational Sciences, Teacher Training
Graduate School : Graduate Studies Arts and Humanities, Engineering, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences
Graduate School : International and Area Studies African Studies, American Studies, Canadian Studies, Central European Studies, Cultural Studies, Development Studies, East Asian Studies, Eastern European Studies, Economics, Human Rights, International Business, International Law, International Relations and Diplomacy, International Studies, Korean, Latin American Studies, Media Studies, Peace and Disarmament, Political Sciences, Regional Studies, Social Studies, Western European Studies
Graduate School : Interpretation and Translation Translation and Interpretation
Graduate School : Politics, Government and Communication Government, Information Sciences, International Relations and Diplomacy, Mass Communication, Political Sciences, Public Administration
Graduate School : TESOL English, Foreign Languages Education
School : Law Administrative Law, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Fiscal Law, Labour Law, Law, Private Law

General information

Alternative names HUFS
한국외국어대학교
Founded 1954
Accreditation Korean Council for University Education (KCUE)
Motto Veritas, Pax, Creatio
Truth, Peace, Creation
Colors navy, gold

Location and contacts

Address 107 Imun-ro Dongdaemun-gu
Seoul, 02450
South Korea
City population 9,668,000

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