March 29, 2022 08:24
The number of foreigners traveling to Korea to study plunged by 80 percent last year compared to pre-coronavirus pandemic levels.
According to the Korea Tourism Organization, there were only 80,000 incoming foreign students in 2021, the fewest in more than a decade. Last year's number was some 118,000.
In 2019, before the pandemic, almost 376,000 foreigners visited Korea to study, hitting an all-time high, fueled by the growing popularity of Korean culture.
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