Korea University ／ 高麗大学
|Number of students||
To be confirmed
|Eligibility||Students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program|
|Period of study||September - June|
|Location||B104A, Central Plaza, Korea University, Anam-ro, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul 02841, Korea|
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.
KU outperforms other Korean private universities in the QS Asia University Rankings 2017
Ranked 16th, Korea University has taken an extraordinary upturn compared to major universities in Korea.
|Undergraduate programs open to exchange students||List of courses taught in Korean and English: http://sugang.korea.ac.kr -> Click on English -> SearchCourse for more detailed course information.
Course offerings list can also be downloaded at
|Undergraduate programs NOT open to exchange students||Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Law, Teacher Education, Division of Information Security, Art & Design,graduate level Business courses (graduate courses that start with BUS, INT) and all courses at Sejong Campus are not open to exchange students.
Please be aware that registering for courses from Business School, Media & Communications, and International Studies (courses that start with BUSS, JMCO, DISS) is extremely competitive.
Our office cannot guarantee any specific courses for exchange students and we ask students to be very flexible with their course selections.
|Graduate programs open to exchange students||Only the departments below "Graduate School" are allowed to exchange/visiting students except the subjects mentioned above and Business related courses (e.g. BUS, INT).|
|Graduate programs NOT open to exchange students||Same as above.|
|Minimum GPA (UG)||2.5|
|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.
・Students who wish to take classes in English: TOEFL iBT 70 or IELTS 5.5
・Exchange students are not required to submit any offcial language results or certificates.However, fluency either in English or Korean is required
|Minimum language proficiency (G)||Same as above.|
|Academic calendar||FALL SEMESTER:
Classes begin: September
Classes end: February (Winter break: Jan, Feb)
Classes begin: March
Classes end: June (Summer break: Jul, Aug)
|Important university website for exchange students||https://gsc.korea.ac.kr|
Scholarship opportunities for exchange students available.
Please visit https://gsc.korea.ac.kr/usr/exchange/scholarships.do for more information.
|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.|