Seoul, South Korea - Korea University

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  1. Gather Program Information
  2. Application and Acceptance
  3. Pre-Departure Orientation
  4. Housing Concerns and Preparations
  5. Travel!

Seoul Extras

Explore Korea University

Learn more about Korea University online.

International Summer Camp

An International Summer Camp is also available through Korea University.

South Korea Exchange Programs brochure

Global Pride.... where diverse values co-exist

SCSU's exchange agreement with Korea University in South Korea provides an opportunity for two SCSU undergraduate students to study for a semester or a full year in Korea. The Korea University campus covers over 182 acres and is home to more than 33,000 students from all over the nation and the world. Classes are taught in English and students have the opportunity to take Korean language courses. The spacious and relaxing city of Seoul is known for its many parks, coffee shops, restaurants, and nightlife.


Seoul is not only the capital of Korea it is also the life beat of the country. With a population of 10.8 million, Seoul presents a well-rounded mix of all that Korea has to offer. The city contains a true mix of traditional culture and the new modern chic shopping centers and internet cafes make way for ancient temples. While the city of Seoul is known for its vibrant night-life there is also a relaxed natural setting. The city is ringed by mountains and traversed by the Han River, parks are abundant in the busy city.

Academic Program

Students from all majors are welcome to apply for this program. No prior language skills are required for this exchange program. Classes are offered in both English and Korean.

Living Accommodations

Exchange students will stay in university owned and operated residence halls.


The student must have completed at least one year of continuous study at SCSU and be a sophomore with a 2.5 GPA. The program is limited to three students per term. An interview will be required for placement.

Program Costs and Financial Aid

Participating students will pay SCSU tuition, but all other applicable fees, including special course fees, international orientation fee, key deposits, books, and housing costs will be paid to the host university. Food, transportation (including air fare), and other travel is the responsibility of the student.

Orientation and Calendar

Semester Application Deadline Academic Calendar
Fall March 1 August - December
Spring October 1 February - June
Summer February 1 July - August
Academic Year March 1 August - June


A pre-departure orientation meeting for the program will be conducted the semester preceding the program. In addition there will be orientation meetings upon arrival at Korea University.

Korea University"With its stately stone architecture, sprawling lawns, seasonal trees and natural flora, Korea University is known to have one of the most beautiful campuses in Korea."

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