Korea University / 高麗大学


Korea Korea
Number of students 1
Eligibility Students enrolled in an undergraduate program or graduate program
Period of study September 2017 - June 2018 
Location 145 Anam-ro, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul 02841, Korea
University profile With a founding spirit of "national salvation through education," Korea University has grown and prospered for more than 100 years. From its foundation by the Korean royal household in 1905, Korea University has been the driving force behind education and social change in Korea. We invite you to learn more about Korea University and the vibrant learning and social environment it has to offer.
Undergraduate programs open to exchange students Business and Management (limited), Education(limited), Liberal Arts, Sciences, Engineering, Life Sciences & Biotechnology, Health Science, Political Sciences and Economics, Engineering, Information & Communications, International Studies, Journalism & Communication and Art & Design
Undergraduate programs NOT open to exchange students Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Law, Information Security
Graduate programs open to exchange students All except below. However, students must receive prior permission from professors to enroll in their courses.
Graduate programs NOT open to exchange students Professional Graduate Schools, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Business, Law, Information Security and Education
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 (Korea University recommend TOEFL iBT 90 or IELTS 6.5, yet do not ask for the proof on admission.)
Minimum language proficiency (G) Same as above.
Academic calendar FALL SEMESTER: 2016
  Classes begin: September, 2016
  Classes end: December, 2016

  Classes begin: March, 2017
  Classes end: June, 2017
Important university website for exchange students http://oia.korea.ac.kr
List of courses taught in Korean and English: http://sugang.korea.ac.kr > Click on English on the top left > Major or General (electives) subject > Select the appropriate Year, Term, and Department > Click on the course no. for more detailed course information.
Scholarship information Global KU scholarship: Students may choose to apply for the Global KU Scholarship.
APRU scholarship: KRW 250,000 per semester
Dormitory information On-campus accommodation is available but very limited. As rooms are allocated on first come first serve basis, students are advised to apply as soon as the online application opens.
Other information Korean language courses are offered during the regular semesters. Free Korean language classes are available in summer/winter breaks for those completed a regular semester at KU.