Korean Studies
Social sciences
Master's Programme
Mode of studies: 
full-time programme
2 years (4 semesters)
Tuition fee: 
1,800 EUR/year
Degree awarded: 
magister (equivalent of master’s degree)
Application deadline: 
Monday, 15 June, 2020
Day of semester start: 
Thursday, 1 October, 2020
Credits (ECTS): 
Please contact the Unit
Admission requirements: 

Final admissions result is calculated based on the interview conducted in English. Its aim is to assess candidate's aptitude for the programme, including their English proficiency.


Programme description

The curriculum includes courses specific for Korean Studies. Specialised courses are in the curriculum from the very first semester. Students are introduced to the specificity of Korean Peninsula in historical, philosophical, religious aspects, and to political and economic processes of the region. Learning the Korean language is the crucial part of the education process. The first year of studies takes place at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, and the second – at the Keimyung University. In the second year, students are required to complete the master’s thesis. Graduates shall be awarded two master diplomas in Korean Studies at the Keimyung University and at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow.

Graduate profile

Graduates have knowledge about history, culture, politics and economy of Korea. They know the Korean language on the level facilitating communication as well as the use of media materials and primary sources. Our graduates can work in national and international corporations and institutions, including those primarily involved in working with Korea. They also have the ability to work in the cultural divisions of public administration, cultural institutions, publishing houses, media, etc.