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International Student Guide


We have good news for international students to apply for Le Cordon Bleu-Sookmyung Academy, Le Cordon Bleu international campus located in Korea.


Overseas Students: Now, Le Cordon Bleu-Sookmyung Academy, as an outstanding private education institution in Korea, can offer VISA[1] for eligible applicants[2] and it will be great opportunities for international students to learn and experience world’s most renowned French culinary art of Le Cordon Bleu in Korea, one of the most dynamic cultures in the world. Le Cordon Bleu-Sookmyung Academy will announce the program details such as application process, and required documents for apply and VISA approval via the website of Le Cordon Bleu-Sookmyung Academy ( For further inquiries, contact Ms. Song (


Prospective International Students Residing in Korea: Currently Le Cordon Bleu-Sookmyung Academy offers Cuisine, Pastry, and Bakery programs in French and Korean. Therefore foreigners who are staying in Korea with fluent French or Korean(Native or minimum TOPIK II Level 4) can apply to current programs on the website of Le Cordon Bleu-Sookmyung Academy ( For further inquiries, contact Ms. Song (



(For further VISA information, please refer to the HuNet Korea Website



[1] A D-4-6 Trainee visa which allows a holder to stay in Korea for the duration of the program

[2] Eligible applicants: a person satisfying all of the two conditions

① A graduate of high school (or higher) who is 18 years or older

② A person who meets financial requirement as the minimum amount of living expenses and tuition fee

   a) Staying for more than 6 months: staying expenses of 5,000 USD excluding tuition fee

   b) Staying for less than 6 months: staying expenses of 600,000 KRW per month with tuition fee