Overview

Gachon University is a model for the future, educating up and coming leaders in a multitude of fields.
Founded as Gachon University in 2013 by merging two comprehensive universities located in Seongnam and Incheon,
GU is the third biggest private university in Korea with a student enrollment number of about 20,000. Just as you strive for success,
so do we as the university aspire to not only become one of the top educational institutions in the nation, but also the world.

The Gachon Short-Term Education Program (G-STEP) provides an exciting opportunity for you to learn the
Korean language or Beauty Design while enjoying the culture by exploring Korea with our cultural excursion program.

Gachon University to be included in the top ten universities in Korea by the year 2020
Gachon University, established after the first-ever merger between two four-year private universities in Korea, proposes a vision
wherein the skills and capabilities of all the members of the University are combined and harmonized with its aim of maximizing the
synergy from the merger.

2020 TOP 10 – leap into the prestigious global university list, is the new vision of Gachon University which was founded on a vision of
developing global talent with character.
Incubator for global talent standing at the center of the world
We’re living in a global village where everyone communicates and harmonizes in a single community. This new paradigm calls us to
break away from differences in language, culture, and nationality to participate in globalization. Gachon University develops global
leaders who view the world with wisdom and skillfully communicate with others to create one large global community.
GU the center of Korean trends
With its beautiful campus, Gachon University has been a location that many Korean dramas and movies were taken.
A Korean drama Doctors starring Park Shin-hye and Kim Rae-won has been taken at Gachon University.
Also, we have Korean Language Education Center(KLEC in short), which was developed in needs of language program for foreigners
who are willing to learn Korean and experience its culture, that helps students to understand the Korean culture properly by providing
excellent teachers, student centered education, small group classes, and advanced education environment..Moreover, in Gachon
International Center, we provide a counselling service for foreign students with their worries and troubles about living abroad.
Gachon at the great location near Seoul
Gachon University is located on the outskirts of Seoul. It takes about 15 minutes to Jamsil, where there are Lotte Tower and Lotte World,
and 30 minutes to Gangnam, the center of economy, traffic, administration, culture and arts of Korea, also well-known for Gangnam style.
Global partnerships
Our partnerships spread from Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, USA, Canada, France, Australia, New Zealand, China, Malaysia, Singapore,
Japan, to many other countries. With G-STEP, you will be able to meet students from all over the world with whom you can experience
different culture.
Academic excellence & distinguished faculty
Our strength in academics lies in from Korean Language, Taekwondo, Business Management to Bio-Nano Technology, Information
Technology, and Nursing with their excellent faculties. We have different departments opening its courses each season so that you can
experience various fields of academics trough G-STEP.
Cultural excursions & special activities
We offer various cultural excursions and activities including the list below.
  • Aquarium
  • Local Market
  • Namsan Tower
  • Water Park (Summer) / Ski Town (Winter)
  • Etc.

  • Tel : +82-31-750-5808, +82-31-750-5673
  • Email : gstep.gu@gmail.com
  • Website : http://oia.gachon.ac.kr
  • Address :
  • Office of International Affairs
  • 613 Global Center, Gachon University
  • 1342 Seongnam-Daero, Sujeong-Gu, Sengnam-Si.
  • Gyeonggi-Do, 13120, South Korea