1. Happy Start Program
2. Setting in Korea Program(Social Adaptation Program)
3. Multi-cultural Family Support Center
4. Korea Migrant’s Center
5. Korean Language Education
Happy Start Program
Foreigners, who are visiting Korea for the first time by marriage, will get basic livelihood information on Korean society in this program, provided by Immigration Offices nationwide.
How to use
Program times: every 2nd or 4th Thursday, 2pm~4pm
(support day of marriage immigrant)
Eligible participants: newly registered marriage immigrants and their families
Application period: within 90 days from entering Korea as marriage migrant
Benefits of program completion: when Alien Registration application is made, the first sojourn period will be max. 2 years, and recognition is made of 2 hours participation in the "Social Integration Program", etc.
Introduction to Korean society
Immigration processes including permission of sojourn, family invitation, nationality, etc.
Basic daily life information, laws and regulations
Medical services and health insurance, legal consulting
Introduction to Society Integration Program
Introduction to marriage immigrant support programs like Korean language courses
Settling in Korea Program
A variety of informative programs about daily life and culture
in Korea are provided, to help solve difficulties caused from
gaps in way of life and culture. Lectures and hands-on
experience programs about understanding cross-culture, laws,
civil rights, social adaptation, internet, government services, etc,
Useful websites in multi-languages
Multi-cultural Family Portal www.liveinkorea.go.kr
KBS World News www.world.kbs.co.kr
Migrants' network TV www.mntv.net
E-learning for multi-cultural family www.ecamp.kdu.edu
Korea Migrant's Center www.migrantok.org
Hi Korea www.hikorea.go.kr
Korea sparkling www.visitkorea.or.kr
Multi-cultural Family Support Center
The Multi-cultural Family Support Center was launched to support marriage immigrants and their families settling in Korea. Support programs like Korean language education, counseling, job placement and establishing business information, interpretation, translation services, etc. are provided.
How to use
The Multi-cultural Family Support Center is operated by regional groups and is available from 9am to 6pm on weekdays. If you call 1577-5432, the operator will connect you to the nearest Multicultural Family Support Center for help.
Korea Migrant's Center
How to use
Korea Migrant's Center is available from 9am to 6pm on weekdays and some educational programs are available on Sundays.
The Migrant’Help-line at 1644-0644 provides information and services in multiple languages.
Any foreign workers requiring help, call 1644-0644 on weekdays and Sundays (1pm~7pm) or call 02-6900-8000 on Saturdays.
Counselling, Education, Event, Medical Service, Media, Home visit service
Korean Language Education
Language Institute of Kyungpook National University
Period: 4 semesters a year, 40 weeks, 4 hours a day, 5 days a week from Mon. to Fri.
Program level: beginner, intermediate, advanced, and preparation courses for college and graduate school
Programs served: grammar, reading, writing, speaking, test taking, and Korean culture experience programs
Address: 1370 Sangeok-dong, Buk-gu, Daegu City
Inquiries: 053-950-6731-3, http://lang.knu.ac.kr
Catholic University of Daegu
Period: 4 semesters a year, 4 hours a day, 5 days a week from Mon. to Fri.
Program level: beginner, intermediate, advanced, and research courses
Programs served: vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, speaking, listening, reading, writing, extra-curricular activities, field trips, cultural experience programs
Address: 2F, Catholic University of Daegu Language Education Center, Geumrak-1ri, Hayang-eup, Gyeongsan-si, Gyeongbuk
Inquiries: 053-850-3767, http://kli.cu.ac.kr
Keimyung University KLCC(Korean Language & Cultural Center
Period: 4 hours a day, 5 days a week from Mon. to Fri. 200 hours for 10 weeks for each semester
Program level: a variety of classes from level 1 to 6
Programs served: integrated educational systems for reading, listening, speaking, writing, Korean culture experience programs, and field trips every month
Address: International Education Division, Keimyung University, 2800, Dalgubeol-daero, Dalseo-gu, Daegu
Inquiries: 053-580-6353, http://intlcenter.kmu.ac.kr
Period: 4 semesters, 12 weeks for each semester(Winter: Jan.~Mar.,
Spring: Apr.~Jun., Summer: Jul.~Sep., Autumn: Oct.~Dec.)
Class times: mornings, evenings, or weekends
Programs served: Korean language(once a week), speaking, intensive speaking (twice a week), and topic preparation
Address: Daegu YMCA, 116, Deoksan-dong, Jung-gu, Daegu
Inquiries : 053-255-0218, http://www.tgymca.or.kr