Admission: 2017 DTM Admission Schedule

International Students

Admission Eligibility

  1. Former and current sport administrators or athletes
    Applicant and both parents of the applicant must be of non-Korean nationality.
  2. Bachelor’s degree or higher (in any field)
  3. Sufficient command of both spoken and written English to take classes conducted entirely in English
  4. Potential and passion for sport management
  5. Good health both physically and mentally to successfully complete the program

Preferred Qualifications

  • Sport administrators from countries recognized in the List of Official Development Assistance (ODA) Recipients provided by the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) with recommendation from government sport organizations or National Olympic Committees
  • Athletes from countries recognized in the List of ODA recipients provided by the DAC who have participated in major international sporting events (Olympics, Asian Games, World Championships) with recommendation from government sport organizations or National Olympic Committees

Fall 2017 Admissions Application Procedure

Please check our homepage regularly for any updates regarding the application procedure

Order Deadline Notes
Submission of Documents
March 10,
2017(by 6:00pm)
* Please submit all completed forms and required documents
electronically to:
* E-mail subject should read : [Nationality] - [Last name, First name]
* Electronically submitted documents will be reviewed and feedback regarding any missing or incomplete information and/or documents will be provided within 48 hours via e-mail.
*Early submission of documents will allow for faster review.
Submission of
March 17, 2017(by 6:00pm) *After receiving a final e-mail confirmation. Please submit the original hard-copies of the documents by post to the following address:Division of Global Sport Management Talent Development Building 153, Room 316 Seoul National University 1 Gwanak-ro, Gwanak-gu Seoul, KOREA, 08826
*The original hard-copy documents must be received by the office by the deadline.
Announcement of
Interview Schedule
April, 2017 * Original hard copy document review results will be announced via e-mail. Those who are short-listed for interviews will be notified of interview schedules on the same day.
Interview April, 2017 * Video conference (Skype), phone, or face-to-face interviews will be conducted.
Announcement of
May 15, 2017 *The decisions will be announced via e-mail.
Date of Arrival in Korea August, 2017 * A detailed schedule will be notified individually to those who are admitted.
Start of Semester September 4, 2017

Application and Required Documents to be Submitted

The following are the application and required documents to be submitted. Please download the 2017 Admission Guideline (with detailed instructions on how to apply) and other necessary application forms (Forms 0 through 5) from this page.

Please read the admission guide carefully before you apply.

  1. Application Form (Form 1)
  2. Personal Statement and Study Plan (Form 2)
  3. Two Letters of Recommendation (Form 3) from your professors and/or employers
  4. Financial Certification (Form 4) – Signature required
  5. Agreement for Verification of Academic Record (Form 5): Print out the Form and sign your name on the Letter of Agreement portion. Do not fill out the Verification Report portion.
  6. Official Undergraduate Studies Transcript (in English)
  7. Notarized Certificate of a Bachelor’s Degree/Undergraduate Graduation Certificate (in English)
  8. A copy of the applicant’s passport (or other official document indicating your nationality)
  9. Copies of both parents’ passports (or other official documents indicating parents’ nationality)
  10. Official document indicating parent-child relationship between the applicant and his/her parents ( Applicant’s Birth Certificate or Household Register proving the parent-child relationship)
  11. Curriculum Vitae (must clearly state current and/or previous position and affiliation)
  12. Proof of English Proficiency : A score report of a recognized English proficiency test (E.g. TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC), or any other supporting document which demonstrates appropriate English language proficiency (E.g. Proof of attendance at an English institution, letter of recommendation of English proficiency from an English language teacher)
  13. Certificate of Employment
  14. Checklist (Form 0)
  • All documents must be in ENGLISH, if not they should be translated and certified by an official translator. The admission office does not accept documents that are not in English.
  • (Colored) copies of the documents are also not accepted. Documents must be original. Copies MUST be notarized or legalized.
  • Please refer to the FAQ for detailed instructions on how to fill out the forms.


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