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What are the procedures when selecting training participants?

The procedures are as follows:


For short-term courses (lasting two or three weeks)

1) Choose a training program offered by KOICA

2) KOICA Headquarters shall request recommendations for applicants from a KOICA overseas office or Korean Embassy

3) The KOICA overseas office or Korean Embassy shall request recommendations for applicants from partner country representatives

4) Prospective applicants can apply for a course by completing the application form. The completed application form should be sent to the nearest KOICA overseas office or Korean Embassy. Applications sent to KOICA Headquarters will not be accepted.

5) The KOICA overseas office or Korean Embassy shall send the list of recommended applicants to KOICA Headquarters in Korea.

6) KOICA Headquarters shall have a training institute screen the submitted applications.

7) The training institute shall inform the screening results to KOICA Headquarters.

8) KOICA Headquarters shall approve applicants for the course

9) The KOICA overseas office or Korean Embassy shall conduct an orientation session for the selected applicants before they depart for Korea.

10) KOICA Headquarters shall handle questions regarding Visas, Airline tickets, etc.


For long-term courses (Masters Degree Programs)

1) Choose a training program offered by KOICA

2) KOICA Headquarters shall request recommendations for applicants from a KOICA overseas office or Korean Embassy

3) The KOICA overseas office or Korean Embassy shall request recommendations for applicants from partner country representatives

4) Applicants should submit:

   a) TWO (2) applications forms for the KOICA long-term training program

   b) Graduate school application form

   c) TWO (2) letters of recommendation

   d) Resume/CV

   e) Transcript of undergraduate studies

   f) Copy of undergraduate degree and identification photos

   g) TWO (2) passport sized photos

   h) TOEFL or IELTS test scores (if available)

   I) Certificate of employment (if available)

5) The KOICA overseas office or Korean Embassy shall send the list of recommended applicants to KOICA Headquarters in Korea

6) The application forms officially submitted through the KOICA overseas office or Korean Embassy will be evaluated by the respective Graduate School. Afterwards, a telephone interview will be conducted through the contact information provided on the application form.

7) After the graduateschool evaluation process, KOICA will conduct another evaluation process (based on the relevance of the degree, work experience, relevance of the work).The accepted candidates as well as the runners-up will be notified through the embassy.(The runners-up will be accepted if the accepted candidates decide not to go.)

8) KOICA headquarters shall approve applicants for the course

9) The KOICA overseas office or Korean Embassy shall conduct an orientation session for the selected applicants before they depart for Korea A

10)KOICA Headquarters shall handle questions regarding Visas, Airline tickets, etc.

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