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Introduction of IEQAS

International Education Quality Assurance System

International Education Quality Assurance System (IEQAS)

1. Purpose

  • Assessment to certify universities with a certain level of international capacity with the aim to manage the quality of universities and attract outstanding international students.

2. Note

  • Assessment is held to universities(including community colleges and graduate universities) that request to be certified.
    * Mean universities, industrial universities and technical universities
    ※ Except for universities that have branch campuses (each campus submit each data- Konkuk University, Korea University, Dongguk University, Yonsei University, Hanyang University), universities must submit all data in a combined form
< Restrictions in requesting for certification >
① Universities that have did not receive assessment or have uncertified assessment results from higher education
  institutions.
② Universities with the lower rate illegal immigrant rate (Rate less than 10%)
③ Universities with less than a certain number of international students (Universities: 20 students, community college &
  graduate universities: 10 students)
④ College of education, correspondence College, cyber universities
*Assessed by the Ministry of Justice

3. Target for assessment

Target for assessment
Institutions Course
Compulsory criteria Undergraduate degree + Language course + Graduate degree
Colleges for associate degree Undergraduate degree + Language course
Graduate schools Graduate degree + Language course

4. Compulsory criteria and key conditional criteria

Compulsory criteria and key conditional criteria
Classification Criteria
Compulsory criteria Illegal immigrant rate
Student wastage rate
Key conditional criteria International student's tuition burden ratio
Health insurance purchase rate
Linguistic ability(Kor. /Eng.)
Rate of dormitories provided to freshmen
Criteria of International Support Index International vision and characterization
Support for international student's life adaptation
Support for international student's study
Academic achievement of international student

5. Valid period of certification

  • 3 years * Even during valid period of certification, in case of any data that is incorrect or does not meet the standards, the certification can be deferred or canceled.

6. List of IEQAS Universities

  • 4-year university (88)
4-year university(88)
Classification
(Number of universities)
IEQAS Universities
4-year university
(88)
AJOU UNIVERSITY
ASIA UNITED THEOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY
BUSAN UNIVERSITY OF FOREIGN STUDIES
CHEONGJU UNIVERSITY
CHONBUK NATIONAL UNIVERSITY
CHUNG-ANG UNIVERSITY
CHUNGBUK NATIONAL UNIVERSITY
CHUNGNAM NATIONAL UNIVERSITY(CNU)
CHUNGWOON UNIVERSITY
DAEGU CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY
DAEGU HAANY UNIVERSITY
DAEGU UNIVERSITY
DAEJEON UNIVERSITY
DAEJIN UNIVERSITY
DANKOOK UNIVERSITY
DONG-A UNIVERSITY
DONGSEO UNIVERSITY
DUKSUNG WOMENS UNIVERSITY
EWHA WOMANS UNIVERSITY
GACHON UNIVERSITY
GANGNEUNG-WONJU NATIONAL UNIVERSITY
GWANGJU UNIVERSITY
HANBAT NATIONAL UNIVERSITY
HANDONG GLOBAL UNIVERSITY
HANKUK UNIVERSITY OF FOREIGN STUDIES
HANKYONG NATIONAL UNIVERSITY
HANNAM UNIVERSITY
HANSEI UNIVERSITY
HANSEO UNIVERSITY
HANSHIN UNIVERSITY
HANSUNG UNIVERSITY
HANYANG UNIVERSITY
HANYANG UNIVERSITY(CAMPUS)
HONAM UNIVERSITY
HONG-IK UNIVERSITY
HOSEO UNIVERSITY
HOWON UNIVERSITY
INHA UNIVERSITY
INJE UNIVERSITY
JEJU NATIONAL UNIVERSITY
JEONJU UNIVERSITY
KANGWON NATIONAL UNIVERSITY
KONKUK UNIVERSITY
KONYANG UNIVERSITY
KOOKMIN UNIVERSITY
KOREA AEROSPACE UNIVERSITY
KOREA MARITIME AND OCEAN UNIVERSITY
KOREA NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF TRANSPORTATION
KOREA NAZARENE UNIVERSITY
KOREA POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY
KOREA UNIVERSITY
KOREA UNIVERSITY(SEJONG)
KOREATECH
KOSIN UNIVERSITY
KWANG JU WOMENS UNIVERSITY
KYUNG HEE UNIVERSITY
KYUNGDONG UNIVERSITY
KYUNGNAM UNIVERSITY
KYUNGPOOK NATIONAL UNIVERSITY
MOKWON UNIVERSITY
MYONGJI UNIVERSITY(SEOUL, YONGIN)
PAI CHAI UNIVERSITY
POHANG UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (POSTECH)
PUKYONG NATIONAL UNIVERSITY
PUSAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY
SEHAN UNIVESITY
SEJONG UNIVERSITY
SEMYUNG UNIVERSITY
SEOKYEONG UNIVERSITY
SEOUL NATIONAL UNIVERSITY
SEOUL NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
SEOUL THEOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY
SILLA UNIVERSITY
SOGANG UNIVERSITY
SOOKMYUNG WOMEN`S UNIVERSITY
SOONCHUNHYANG UNIVERSITY
SOONGSIL UNIVERSITY
SUNCHON NATIONAL UNIVERSITY
SUNGKYUNKWAN UNIVERSITY (SKKU)
SUNGSHIN UNIVERSITY
SUNMOON UNIVERSITY
THE CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF KOREA
ULSAN NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (UNIST)
UNIVERSITY OF SEOUL
WOOSONG UNIVERSITY
YEUNGNAM UNIVERSITY
YONSEI UNIVERSITY
YONSEI UNIVERSITY(WONJU)
  • List of colleges(17) and graduate universities (11)
List of colleges(17) and graduate universities (11)
Classification
(Number of universities)
IEQAS Universities
Colleges(17) BUCHEON UNIVERSITY
CHEJU HALLA UNIVERSITY
DAEGU TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY
DONG-AH INSTITUTE OF MEDIA AND ARTS
DONGWON ISTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
HANYANG WOMEN`S UNIVERSITY
HOSANUNIVERSITY
INHA TECHNICAL COLLEGE
JEONJU KIJEON COLLEGE
KEIMYUNG COLLEGE
KOJE COLLEGE
KYUNGBOK UNIVERSITY
SEOUL INSTITUTE OF THE ARTS
VISION UNIVERSITY OF JEONJU
WOOSONG INFORMATION COLLEGE
YEUNGJIN COLLEGE
YEUNGNAM COLLEGE OF SCIENCE&TECHNOLOGY
Graduate colleges (11) DONGBANG UNIVERSITY OF GRADUATE SCHOOL
GRADUATE SCHOOL OF CANCER SCIENCE AND POLICY
KDI SCHOOL OF PUBLIC POLICY AND MANAGEMENT
KEPCO INTERNATIONAL NUCLEAR GRADUATE SCHOOL
SEOUL SCHOOL OF INTEGRATED SCIENCES & TECHNOLOGIES
SEOUL UNIVERSITY OF FOREIGN STUDIES
SUNHAK UNIVERSAL PEACE GRADUATE UNIVERSITY
THE ACADEMY OF KOREAN STUDIES
TLBU GRADUATE SCHOOL OF LAW IN SEOUL
TORCH TRINITY GRADUATE UNIVERSITY
UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, KOREA(UST)

Survey of attracting and managing international students

1. Purpose

Minimum quality management for attracting and managing international students at Korean universities

2. Target

Universities, Colleges for associate degree, Graduate schools that enrolled with at least one international students
* Mean universities, industrial universities and technical universities
Target for assessment
Institutions Course
University Undergraduate degree + Language course + Graduate degree
Colleges for associate degree Undergraduate degree + Language course
Graduate schools Graduate degree + Language course

※ Except for universities that have branch campuses (Konkuk University, Korea University, Dongguk University, Yonsei University, Hanyang University), universities must conduct in a combined survey

< Restrictions in survey >

Teachers' colleges, evening schools, open universities (including correspondence colleges, cyber universities), other schools, corporate universities, polytechnic universities, a major university

3. Survey index

Survey index
Classification Criteria
Compulsory criteria ① Illegal immigrant rate
Key conditional criteria ② International student's tuition burden ratio
③ Health insurance purchase rate
④ Linguistic ability

4. Term

The lower ranking university will be automatically released after a year's maintenance without a separate suspension and will be a target for survey following year.

5. Lists of uversities for restricted from visa issuance (53)

Lists of uversities for restricted from visa issuance (53)
Classification(Number of universities) Universities
Restricted of visa issuance
(53)
ANDONG SCIENCE COLLEGE
ANSAN UNIVERSITY
BUSAN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
CALVIN UNIVERSITY
CATHOLIC KWANDONG UNIVERSITY
CHOSUN COLLEGE OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
CHUNNAM TECHNO UNIVERSITY
DAEHAN THEOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY
DAEKYEUNG UNIVERSITY
DAESHIN UNIVERSITY
DONGGUK UNIVERSITY(GYEONGJU CAMPUS)
DONG-PUSAN COLLEGE
DONGSHIN UNIVERSITY
DONGYANG MIRAE UNIVERSITY
DOOWON TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY
GANGNEUNG YEONGDONG COLLEGE
GIMHAE COLLEGE
GYEONGJU UNIVERSITY
HALLYM POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY
HALLYM UNIVERSITY
HANIL UNIVERSITY&PRESBYTERIAN THEOLOGICAL SEMINA
HYUPSUNG UNIVERSITY
INDUK UNIVERSITY
INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ENGLISH
KONKUK UNIVERSITY GLOCAL CAMPUS
KOOKJE COLLEGE
KOREA GOLF UNIVERSITY
KOREA NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION
KOREA UNIVERSITY OF INTERNATIONAL STUDIES
KWANGSHIN UNIVERSITY
KYUNGMIN COLLEGE
KYUNGSUNG UNIVERSITY
KOGURYEO COLLEGE
MOKPO NATIONAL MARITIME UNIVERSITY
MOKPO SCIENCE COLLEGE
POHANG COLLEGE
REFORMED GRADUATE UNIVERSITY
SAHMYOOK HEALTH UNIVERSITY
SANGJI UNIVERSITY
SEOIL UNIVERSITY
SEOUL BIBLE GRADUATE SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY
SEOUL CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY
SEOUL HANYOUNG UNIVERSITY
SEOUL SOCIAL WELFARE GRADUATE UNIVERSITY
SUNG SAN HYO GRADUATE SCHOOL
SUNGDUK C.UNIVERSITY
SUNLIN COLLEGE
TONGMYONG UNIVERSITY
TONGWON COLLEGE
ULSAN COLLEGE
YEOJU INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
YEONSUNG UNIVERSITY
YONG-IN SONGDAM COLLEGE
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