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General Leave of Absence


School Regulations

School Regulations Article 17 (Leave of Absence), Academic Operations Regulations Article 22 (Application and Permission for Leave of Absence), Article 23 (Leave of Absence Types), Article 26 (Special Leave of Absence Extension), Article 37 (Terms of Study), Article 39 (Tuition for Leave of Absence), Article 41(Tuition Repayment Standard)


Studying is stopped for a certain period by obtaining permission of principal if students can attend the regular semester because of the individual condition.

Application period

  • Semester 1: February 1 ~ February 25
  • Semester 2: August 1 ~ August 25
    ※ Until 2016, leave of absence is available according to the existing procedure only when the Dean of affiliated department signs, without being applied as ‘Mid-semester leave of absence’ (Until March 21, September 20)
    [Implemented as regulation from 2017]

Method of Application

  1. 1College students’ internet application: Application in the menu of portal – school register/graduation – school register – application of leave of absence & returning to school by units of 1 semester or 1 year Period of leave of absence can be applied by 1 year once and if more leave of absence is necessary, leave of absence should be applied again during the semester of applying returning to school.
  2. 2If leaving of absence(leave of absence during the semester) after the period of application, they should visit and apply to school affairs supporting division of belonging college.
  3. 3If changing to general leave of absence because of the military service, copy of discharge certificate, certificate of military service, abstract of resident registration (including military service) should be scanned and attached or submitted by fax.
  4. Period of leave of absence

    • Leave of absence should be commonly 3 years (6 semesters)
    • Leave of absence for disease treatment: possibility to enlarge to maximum 1 year (Necessity to submit diagnosis of more than 4 weeks issued by head of hospital affiliated to this school or head of other general hospital and confirmation of adviser or department(college) head)
    • New students, transferred students, students who entered again cannot leave of absence for the first semester except for entrance of military service and disease. (Leave of absence for disease: submission of hospital treatment diagnosis of more than 4 weeks (issued by head of hospital affiliated to this school or head of other general hospital) and confirmation of in-hospital for more than 4 weeks
    • Leave of absence for training after passing national examination: Possibility to enlarge until the completion of training period (necessity of relative documents)

      In case of special leave of absence(pregnancy, foundation, leave of absence by military service, etc.), it’s separately applied without application to leave of absence. (necessity of relative documents)

    Tuition repayment

    Tuition repayment
    Semester opening date Amount of repayment(tuition)
    Within 30 days 5/6
    31~60 days 2/3
    61~90 days 1/2
    After 91 days None

    Using of facilities

    • In case of students who leave of absence, it’s possible to use library, reading room and physical education facility.
    • It’s possible to attend season classes.


    • New students, transferred students, students who entered again cannot leave of absence for the first semester except for entrance of military service and disease.
    • They should receive and keep receipt after submitting application of leave of absence. (only students who directly submitted)
    • Leave of absence/returning to school of graduate school cannot be applied internet.


    General inquiry School affairs supporting division of belonging college
  • General inquiry: Administrative office of affiliated department
Undergraduate Schools Tel Undergraduate Schools Tel
Division of Applied Mathematical Sciences 044-860-1310 Department of Pharmacy 044-860-1604
Division of Display and Semiconductor Physics 044-860-1320 Korean Studies 044-860-1210
Department of Advanced Materials Chemistry 044-860-1330 Chinese Studies 044-860-1220
Department of Computer Convergence Software 044-860-1340 English Studies 044-860-1230 / 1291
Department of Electronics and Information Engineering 044-860-1350 / 1420 German Studies 044-860-1240
Department of Biotechnology & Bioinformatics 044-860-1410 Global Business 044-860-1599 / 1530 / 1520
Department of Food and Biotechnology 044-860-1430 Digital Business 044-860-1560
Department of Electro-Mechanical Systems Engineering 044-860-1440 Division of Public Administration 044-860-1540
Department of Environmental Systems Engineering 044-860-1450 Public Sociology 044-860-1250
Division of Interdisciplinary Engineering Studies 044-860-1309 Korean Unification, Diplomacy and Security 044-860-1270
Division of Global Sport Studies 044-860-1360 / 1592 Economic Policy 044-860-1510
Division of Cultural Heritage Convergence 044-860-1260 National Statistics 044-860-1550
Division of Culture Creativity 044-860-1280 Big Data Science 044-860-1550