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지역별_언어별 분류결과
Classification Foreign Schools·Foreign kindergartens Foreign Educational Institutions
Type of School
  • All types of schools under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
  • Schools following Special Act
Relevant Legislations
  • Clause 2 of Article 6 in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
  • Enforcement Decree on Establishment and Management of Foreign Schools and Foreign Kindergartens
  • Special Act and Enforcement Decree of the Special Act on Establishment and management of Foreign Educational Institutions in Free Economic Zones and Jeju Free International City
Establishing Agent
  • Foreigners
  • Non-profit foreign corporation
  • Domestic educational corporation
  • Non-profit foreign educational corporation
Establishment Approval Objectives
  • Provide education for children of foreigners and Koreans who have lived abroad
  • Promote foreign direct investment by improving the educational environment for foreigners
  • Whole nation

  • Free Economic Zones
  • Jeju Special Self-governing Province
  • Peripheries of Granted Areas to the US military Bases
  • Multifunctional Administrative City proposed location
  • International Science and Business Belt Central Districts
School Level
  • • Kindergartens, Primary and secondary school
  • Primary and secondary school
  • Higher Education(including graduate school)
Authority of Approval
  • Superintendent
  • Jeju Island

    Elementary·Middle : Superintendent of Jeju Island
    Higher : Governor of Jeju Island

  • Other Areas: Minister of Education