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Saemaul and International Development

18 months
6540 EUR/year
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Saemaul and International Development major from Yeungnam University seeks to cultivate future leaders in the field of international development cooperation who are equipped with not only theoretical knowledge and practical competence but also creative problem-solving capability and leadership skills.


Students of the Saemaul and International Development from Yeungnam University will be introduced particularly to the development of the Saemaul Undong, its success factors, its current form and its globalization in addition to the meaning, purpose and strategies of international development cooperation. All classes are conducted in English. 

What you'll study

Emphasis will be placed on the study and research of ‘Sustainable Self-Development Assistance Models’ which could be derived from the Saemaul Undong, Korean rural development experience. Students will practice to apply core components and strategies of Saemaul Undong to international development projects in different developing countries.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Understanding International Development Cooperation
  • Understanding President Park Chung Hee Leadership
  • Understanding Korean Economy
  • Environmental Policy And Management In Korea
  • Environmental Policy And Sustainable Development
  • Ngos And International Development Cooperation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Has obtained a 12-year education of elementary, middle and high schools (or a secondary school) before a bachelor’s degree
  • Has obtained a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university equivalent to a 4-year Korean bachelor’s degree 
  • High Level of proficiency in English
  • Has good physical and mental health condition to complete the degree program (Pregnancy, having Tuberculosis or any kind of contagious disease will disqualify an applicant from the selection process.)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6540 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3270 EUR per semester during 18 months.
  • 1st - 3rd semester: KRW 4,500,000 (per semester)
  • 4th semester: KRW 3,000,000


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