South Korea has grown from its neighbors, an Asian power becoming internationally recognized in the fields of technology, education, and tourism, in order to grow just a few of its strengths. Covering tradition and modernity, the “Asian Tiger” has plenty to offer for foreign students, and the capital Seoul is currently among the 10 student cities in the world.
Investment in education and research have been at the heart of the growth of South Korea in the thirteenth largest economy worldwide and the third largest economy in Asia. It is this investment and the growth of innovation and technology that has made the country known as one of the four savings “Asian Tiger”, as well as Hong Kong, Singapore, and Taiwan.
In 2004, the South Korean government to win 100,000 foreign students in their university for 2012 and 2011, the country had captured more than 85,000 foreign students from 171 different countries has been hired. Now the initiative has a different angle of view, with a goal of 200,000 foreign students by 2020.
In the context of this continuous focus on internationalization, several universities in South Korea, including Yonsei University, opened a new international campus to meet growing demand, while five universities have opened branch offices in the Global Campus Incheon Campus (IGC), including the University of New York SUNY).
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