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The BFIC offers Korean classes to the foreign residents living in Busan
It is available for anyone who is interested in the Korean language and culture.

  • For whom : Foreign residents in Busan
  • Schedule : 3 semesters a year (per semester : 12-week session)
  • Class levels: 5 Levels (Level 1~5), 10 classes per semester
  • Capacity : Max. 20 people per class (First come, first served)
  • Location : Busan Global Center Lecture Rooms (National Pension Service Bldg. 13F)
  • Tuition : 10,000 KRW (*Students must buy their own textbook)
  • Textbooks : Yeonlin Korean
  • Registration procedure
    • 1. Placement Test(☞ Designated time and date - ID(Passport·ARC),Writing tools)
    • 2. Assigning Class(- According to the result of the test)
    • 3. Register(Call center) (ID Check - Sign Student Agreement)
    • 4. Complete the resistration(* Pay the fee on the first day of the class)
  • Yearly Schedule
    Semester Placement Test Class Period Culture Class Completion Ceremony
    1st semester Jan.23~Jan.25 Feb.6-Apr.28(12weeks) Mar.29-Mar.31 (1 day) May.26-May.28
    2st semester May.15~May.17 May.22-Aug.11(12weeks) Jun.5-Jun.7 (1 day) Aug.9-Aug.11
    3st semester Aug.28~Aug.30 Sep.4-Dec.1(12weeks) Nov.1-Nov.3 (1 day) Nov.29-Dec.1
  • Schedule with Korean Tutoring
    Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    09:30-11:30 Lv.1 Lv.2 Lv.3 Lv.4 Lv.1 Lv.2 Lv.3 Lv.4 Lv.5(Topic 2)
    11:30-13:30 Tutoring
    16:30-18:30 Tutoring
    18:30-20:30 Lv.1 Lv.3 Lv.2 Lv.4 Lv.1 Lv.3 Lv.2 Lv.4 Lv.5(Topic 2)
  • Precautions
    • Level Test Time Schedule
      • Date & Time : 09:30-11:30/18:00-20:00 *Please check the Yearly Schedule for the date
      • Location : Busan Global Center *Reminder. Please bring your own stationery for the test.
      • Only adults can apply for the class and c-3 visa is not acceptable to take class
    • Regulations
      • If you are absent from more than 50%of the classes, you will be disadvantaged when you apply for next semesters.
      • If you are absent from classes without notification for 2 weeks in a row, your registration will automatically be cancelled.
      • You can enroll in the Korean Classes only during the stated periods.
      • You can receive a certificate if you attend more than 70% of the classes.
      • All students have to sign the Student Agreement. (If not, you are not able to take the class)
      • The tuition fee will be used for the culture programs such as making Korean traditional food, and taking field trips.
      • The tuition fee will not be returned, even if you drop out of the class or culture programs.
      • Since, the BFIC is a non-profit foundation, a cash receipt(현금영수증) cannot be issued.
  • Inquiries
    • 1577-7716 (Call Center for Foreign Residents)
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