Seoul National University / ソウル国立大学




Number of students
Eligibility Students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program
Period of study September 2019 - June 2020
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
-College of Law.  School of Law, a specialized law school for graduate level students, however, will be open to undergraduate level students. Please note that you will be enrolled as graduate(Master's) during your study (Updated January 7, 2019)
-Medicine (Updated January 7, 2019)
-For Medicine, Business Administration, Vocal Music, students must be enrolled in the same program.
-Korean History, Psychology, Statistics Pharmacy are open to students with proof of Korean language ability Level 5 or above of the official Korean Language Proficiency Test, TOPIK(Updated January 7, 2019)
Graduate programs open to exchange students
Graduate programs NOT open to exchange students

Business(MBA Program) is restricted to students enrolled in full-time MBA program at their own university

Dentistry is open only to graduate students currently enrolled in a Master’s program at School of Dentistry.(Updated January 7, 2019)

Minimum GPA (UG) 3.0
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.
Students who wish to take classes in English: TOEFL iBT 88 or IELTS 6.0
Minimum language proficiency (G) Same as above.
Academic calendar 2019 FALL SEMESTER:
  Classes begin: Early September
  Classes end: Mid-December
  Classes begin: Early March
  Classes end: Mid-June
Important university website for exchange students
Scholarship information None provided by SNU
Students are eligible to apply for BXAI scholarship.  (Updated: December 13, 2018)
Dormitory information
Other information Fees for taking Korean Language Program (KLP) offered by SNU Language Education Institute will be partially supported by SNU.