Korea University Seoul, South Korea

Seoul skyline at sunset featuring the 123-floor super skyscraper

Founded in 1905, Korea University (KU) is one of the oldest, largest, and top-ranked universities in Korea. KU prides itself on being not only a progressive and globally conscious institution, but also one that plays a role in preserving and developing Korea’s unique culture. Students will enjoy the dynamic, international city of Seoul while studying at one of Korea’s best universities for international affairs.

Academic Calendar

Spring (first) Semester
February/March - June
Fall (second) Semester
August/September - December

Students may choose to spend one or two semesters at KU

Courses

Students will enroll as full-time students for one semester alongside KU undergraduate students. Students are allowed to enroll in 12-17 credits in the Division of International Studies (DIS) at KU each semester. Subject areas include:

  • Commerce and Trade
  • East Asian and Korean Studies
  • Globalization
  • International Organizations

Language Requirement

Courses for exchange students are conducted in English. 

Application Deadlines

Spring 2018:
September 18, 2017
Fall 2018:
March 5, 2018

Applicants are required to submit a non-refundable $50 application fee.

You will be notified by email with a decision regarding your nomination for study abroad.

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