South Korea


Korean Language Schools in South Korea. Korean Language Courses in Busan and Seoul


  • Studying a Korean course in South Korea gives you the unique opportunity to know the country's culture and traditions, live with a Korean family to have a total immersion in the language and thus be able to learn Korean better and faster.
  • Learning Korean in Busan or Seoul is the best way to immerse in Korea's language, culture and history fully.
  • If you are looking for a Korean school in South Korea, we have schools in Busan and Seoul.
  • South Korea is the Presidential Republic with 51.5 million inhabitants.
  • The capital of South Korea is Seoul, the most populous city in Korea, with 10.5 million inhabitants. It is followed by the city of Busan, with 3.5 million inhabitants.
  • As a curious thing, bring your deodorant because you will not find it in Korea.

The Climate in South Korea

  • The climate of South Korea is continental; the average temperature in Seoul in January is -5ºC and in July 25ºC.
  • The winters are cold and dry, and the summers are warm and rainy.

How health works in South Korea

  • Medical and hospital care in South Korea is of good quality, only very expensive.
  • Therefore, booking medical insurance before travelling to Korea is strongly recommended.
  • Hospitalisation in Korea is done after paying a deposit covering the foreseeable medical care.
  • It is not advisable to drink tap water, and it is recommended to drink bottled water.
  • Avoid eating fish or seafood at street stalls in the summer months.

What vaccines are necessary for South Korea

  • Mandatory: None.
  • Recommended: Hepatitis B for long-term stays. In summer, for small children and the elderly, encephalitis.

You need a visa to enter South Korea

  • No visa is required for stays of up to 90 days without performing renumbered activities.
  • It is necessary to apply for a visa if you want to stay in the country for a period longer than 90 days or if you intend to carry out paid activities.
  • It is mandatory to go through an electronic fingerprint and facial recognition at the entrance to the country.

What currency is used in South Korea

  • The local currency of South Korea is the South Korean won (KRW).
  • Credit cards are not always accepted outside the main cities.
  • Almost all ATMs accept foreign cards.

How safe is South Korea

  • Despite the recent nuclear tests in 2016 and 2017, the situation in South Korea is entirely normal.
  • Border incidents are not common, but they cause a certain level of tension. If travelling to this area, it must be done on a trip organised by a local agency and, in no case, individually access the demilitarised zone (DMZ).
  • The country's general situation of citizen security is perfect, with low crime rates, so no special precautionary measures are required beyond the usual ones.
  • Although South Korea has a low crime rate, it is recommended to be careful with the passport and take the necessary precautions to avoid theft.
  • It is recommended that all visitors contact their country's embassy upon arrival in Korea to provide personal contact information, stay informed and consult travel recommendations.


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