Ewha Womans University / 梨花女子大学


Ewha Ewha
Number of students 1
Eligibility Students enrolled in an undergraduate program or graduate program. Although it is a women's university, male students may also apply (20% of exchange students are male at Ewha as of 2015).
Period of study Early September 2017 - Late June 2018
Location 52 Ewhayeodae-gil, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul 03760, Korea
University profile Ewha Womans University today is one of the most prestigious universities in Korea. Ewha was established in 1886 as the first-ever educational institution for Korean women. Over the last 129 years, Ewha has pioneered in education in Korea. It has made remarkable developments, weathering various hardships to become the Ewha today, the largest women's university in the world. Ewha's excellent academic programs, distinguished faculty, and a bold vision have fostered numerous women leaders and significantly contributed to the development of the Korean society. Ewha Womans University is the alma mater of the most prominent, influential, and historic role models in Korea. Thus, a spot at Ewha is one of the most coveted positions among prospective students in Korea. Ewha was ranked the No. 1 university in Korea in the years 1995 and 2005 according to the first and second rounds of university rankings released by the Korean Council for University Education and Top University by NCSI (National Consumer Satisfaction Index). Ewha is committed to specializing and carrying out world-class research in Korean culture, languages, life sciences, information and communication, art and design, international relations, and area studies. Total enrollment is over 25,000 students.
Undergraduate programs open to exchange students http://www.ewha.ac.kr/mbs/ewhaen/subview.jsp?id=ewhaen_031103000000
Undergraduate programs NOT open to exchange students Students will be restricted from taking certain courses(not all) of the Education, Law, Art, Music Department, and the Graduate School of Business Administration.
Graduate programs open to exchange students http://eureka.ewha.ac.kr/eureka/hs/sg/openHssg504024q.do?popupYn=Y&englishYn=Y
Graduate programs NOT open to exchange students Medical School, Law School, and MBA
Minimum GPA (UG) 2.5 on a 4-point scale
Minimum GPA (G) Same as above.
Minimum language proficiency  (UG) Students who wish to take classes in Korean: At least A2 Level (CEFR), but a sufficient command of Korean to follow lectures is recommended.
Students who wish to take classes in English: TOEFL iBT 70 or IELTS 5.5
Minimum language proficiency (G) Same as above.
Academic calendar
 Classes begin: September 1, 2016
 Classes end: December 16, 2016
 Classes begin: March 2, 2016
 Classes end: June 17, 2016
Important university website for exchange students http://oia.ewha.ac.kr
Scholarship information A scholarship of KRW 2,700,000 per academic semester is available.
Dormitory information Dorm applications can be done along with the application. On-campus housing is not fully guaranteed, and will be provided on a first-come-first-served basis.
Other information Free Korean Language Courses are offered to exchange students
-Academic Korean (6 levels): 6 Credits, 180 hours/semester
-Practical Korean (4 levels): 3 Credits, 90 hours/semester