32,974 foreigners currently reside in Geumcheon-gu, meaning the area has the fourth highest density of foreigners registered in Seoul. With an increasing population of foreigners, Guemcheon-gu runs the Geumcheon Global Village Center to help solve difficulties foreign residents may experience in Korea.
Geumcheon Global Village Center provides:
Korean Language Classes
It also offers a space such as a kids’ playroom, gathering room, multi-purpose hall (also used as a library), and a comfortable place for foreigners to relax.
For foreigners and married immigrants, the center provide a variety of programs such as Korean language classes, computers teaching classes, Korean cooking classes, Korean cultural experiences, information about life in Seoul, consultation for laws and jobs, programs to accelerate mutual understanding between Koreans and foreigners, and opportunities for teenagers to make their dreams come true.
Employees at Geumcheon Global Village Center are also readily available in helping solve various kinds of difficulties that foreigners go through while adapting to life in Korea.