Located in South Korea’s capital of Seoul, Korea University’s 128-acre campus provides students an opportunity to meet others from across the globe. Korea University boasts an International One-Stop Center (IOSC) to assist students with academic inquiries, cultural excursions, and exciting club opportunities. Students seeking an unforgettable experience, including interactions with top world diplomats, will find Korea University to be their perfect international experience.
With its majestic gothic architecture, sprawling lawns, seasonal trees, and abundant flowers, Korea University's 128-acre campus is considered one of the most beautiful in Korea. The campus is only a 10-minute ride from the Seoul city center.
Academic year or semester exchanges
ISEP-Exchange for International students.
ISEP-Exchange for US students.
Academic Year: August to June
Semester 1: August to December
Semester 2: February to June
In English & Korean: College of Business Administration, Liberal Arts, Life and Environmental Sciences, Political Science and Economics, Science, Engineering, Education, Life Sciences, Division of Art and Design, Information and Communications, Journalism and Mass Communication.
Courses taught in English: In English: Division of International Studies
(undergraduate level); Graduate School of International Studies; Korean Language Programs.
Class participation and social debate reign supreme as KU’s domestic tradition of excellence converges with diverse international students and scholars. The KU Ambassadorial Series allows study abroad students to meet top world diplomats. Other guest speeches are frequent; 25 percent of CEOs and politicians in Korea are KU alumni. English fluency is required of new faculty and 50 visiting professors from top schools are invited to KU each year.
Students typically enroll in 4-6 courses per semester, which averages to 12-19 hours in class per week. A semester runs for 16 weeks.
Housing and Meals
Students live at KU International, a state-of-the-art international house. A meal stipend is provided.
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