Seoul National University / ソウル国立大学


Seoul Seoul
Number of students 2
Eligibility Students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program
Period of study September 2017 - June 2018
Location 1 Gwanangno, Gwanak-gu, Seoul, Korea
University profile Seoul National University (SNU) is and has been the indisputable leader of advanced education in Korea since its establishment in 1946. SNU has earned this reputation by maintaining the highest standards in both teaching and research. Kwanak Campus, the main campus of SNU, accommodates four graduate schools, eleven colleges, sixty-six research institutes, and other supporting facilities. Yeongeon Campus is the medical campus which includes the University Hospital as well as other research institutes and organizations related to medical sciences. About 16,000 undergraduate students and 11,000 graduate students enroll at SNU every year. The faculty, consisting of 2,000 professors and instructors from around the world, teach students and conduct research at SNU.
Undergraduate programs open to exchange students
Undergraduate programs NOT open to exchange students -The College of Business Administration is restricted to students who are currently studying business or economics at their home university.
-MBA program does not accept exchange program through the OIA.
-The College of Medicine, the College of Dentistry, and Vocal Music major is restricted to students who are currently studying the same major at their home university.
Graduate programs open to exchange students
Graduate programs NOT open to exchange students Same as above.
Minimum GPA (UG) 3.0 on a 4-point scale
Minimum GPA (G) Same as above.
Minimum language proficiency  (UG) Students who wish to take classes in Korean: A sufficient command of Korean to follow lectures is recommended. Applicants for Korean History major must provide a proof of either KLAT Level 5 or TOPIK Level 5 or Level 5 of the Korean Test conducted at the SNU Language Institute.
Students who wish to take classes in English: English level equivalent to TOEFL iBT 88 or IELTS 6.0
Minimum language proficiency (G) Same as above.
Academic calendar 2016 FALL SEMESTER:
  Classes begin: September 1, 2016
  Classes end: December 14, 2016

  Classes begin: March 2, 2017
  Classes end: Mid-June, 2017
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Other information Fees for taking Korean Language Program(KLP) offered by SNU Language Education Institute will be partially supported by SNU.