[MS/PhD] Application for Exemption from Foreign Language Exam Upon Examination of Thesis
Mar 26, 2018
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Based on Chapter 4, Article 38 of the Constitution & the Internal Regulations of the Graduate School, KUBS is now accepting applications for exemption from Foreign Language Exam when applying for an examination of thesis.

1. Eligibility : MS, PhD and Integrated MS & PhD Programs

2. Application Period : March 19, 2018 (Mon.) – March 30, 2018 (Fri.); 17:00

3. How to Apply
A. Official Language Proficiency Test Score Report
: ▷ KUPID 로그인 - 학적/졸업 - 각종시험 신청/확인 - 외국어시험 면제신청 (available on the Korean KUPID only, upload your test score report.)
* Your test score must be valid for 2 years since the test date.
B. Exemption application is not needed if you earn a grade of B or above in the language course (including Korean) offered by KU Institute of Foreign Language Studies or if you pass the school’s Graduation Qualification English Test
 (check your results on the Korean portal: KUPID - 학적/졸업 - 각종시험 신청/확인 - 합격내역조회).

4. Release Date of Exemption Results for Spring 2018 : April 13 (Fri.)
(Check your results on the Korean portal: KUPID - 학적/졸업 - 각종시험 신청/확인 - 합격내역조회)

5. Additional Notes
A. Students entering in March 2018 and later must check out the exemption criteria table as the passing scores for Germany have been changed.

B. Official Language Proficiency Test Score Report must be valid for 2 years since the test date.
(the test report submitted for admission is not valid after 2 years.)

C. After uploading your test report of IELTS, TestDaf, or ZMP and your diploma, you must submit the official test score report at the Graduate School Administration Office (without the official document, your exemption application will not be completed).

D. If you have completed the Korean Language Regular Program, apply for exemption along with your transcript (Institute of Foreign Language Studies Website:

E. Please refer to the attached file (면제신청 입력 예시.xlsx) when entering your information online.