6 Best language schools in South Korea (ranked based on student reviews)


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Rating: 4.9

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Top Destinations: Seoul (city thumbnail)
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Key Facts about South Korea

South Korea is one of the lesser travelled countries in Asia. It has recently stood out for its interesting culture, fewer tourists and safe travel routes. South Korea is blessed with a range of spectacular landscapes including Mount Hallasan, Haeundae Beach and Seoraksan National Park. It includes 3000 islands and, Jeju, the largest island blends beach life with hiking. The capital city of Seoul is a place where skyscrapers and a pulsing nightlife intertwine with local markets and Buddhist temples. In comparison, the city of Busan, is the calmer option with beaches, local festivals and hot springs.
Population: 48,423,000
Capital: Seoul
Time zone: GMT +9
Currency: KRW (1 KRW = 0.0007 USD)
Telephone country code: +82
Name of country in Korean: 대한민국
Visa: Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 90 days. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.
Largest cities in South Korea:
  • 1. Seoul: 10,300,000
  • 2. Busan: 3,700,000
  • 3. Incheon: 2,600,000
  • 4. Daegu: 2,600,000
  • 5. Daejeon: 1,500,000
Cost of Living:
  • Big Mac price (South Korea average):5,499.82 KRW (34% cheaper than in USA)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type C
  • Plug Type F
  • Residential voltage: 220 V
  • Frequency: 60 Hz

Map with location of Korean schools in South Korea

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FAQ about schools in South Korea

  • Easy Korean Academy has received the best overall rating in Seoul.
  • Easy Korean Academy, located in JJ Bldg. 3~4F. 58 Apgujeong-ro 2gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul has been voted as the school with the best location in South Korea.
  • You can take courses for just 1 week. For significant progress opt for longer durations.
  • In South Korea electricity is 220 Volt and 60 Hz. Plug type C, F.
  • Schools in South Korea offer specific preparation courses for the following exams: IELTS, Other exams.
  • We do not book flights, but we are happy to help you book transfer from the airport to your accommodation if you have booked accommodation with the school.
    Louise Granath, Area Manager from LanguageCourse.Net - Jun 03, 2022
  • Unfortunately, we are not able to guarantee visas because we are a private institution. Korean Embassy doesn't issue student visas for our students. For that reason, it would be better to ask directly the Korean Embassy and contact a university in order to apply for a student visa.
    Ahreum Cho, School representative from Easy Korean Academy - Aug 27, 2021
  • You can book as many weeks as you wish depending on your current level and your goals. The minimum duration of language courses in South Korea is 1 week.
    Irina, Area manager - Russian from LanguageCourse.net - Jul 20, 2021
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