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Program Type: Exchange Area of Study: Area and Cultural Studies, Business, Computer Science, Economics, Education, Engineering, History, International Relations, Language, Literature, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Philosophy, Political Science, Pre-Law, Psychology, Sociology, Sports Management, Visual and Performing Arts
Instruction Language: English, Korean
Program Description:
Click "Apply for Exchange" to complete an exchange nomination application, which will be reviewed on a competitive basis after the deadline.  Within the application, you will be able to indicate your interest in up to three exchange programs.
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Program Overview New Program Overview
For over six hundred years, Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU) has  held an extraordinarily special place in the history of Korea.  SKKU's contributions to the education and training of its scholars have laid the foundation for numerous national advancements.  The university is committed to quality teaching and research, offering students a challenging environment for intellectual and personal growth. Over the years, SKKU has evolved to incorporate a modern educational paradigm that prioritizes cutting-edge research and innovative education.
  • No. 1 among Korean Private Comprehensive Universities for 3 consecutive years
  • Partnerships with 870 universities from 74 countries around the world
  • Over 4,036 faculty, many of which are bilingual and have obtained doctorate degrees from world-renowned universities
  • Over 31,000 undergraduate and graduate students
 Learn more about Sungkyunkwan University
About City  About Seoul
SKKU is situated in Seoul, the capital and largest metropolis of the Republic of Korea, commonly known as South Korea.  The city of Seoul is a center for Korean history and culture but is also considered a rising global city, home to some of the world's largest technology companies.  The history of Seoul stretches back more than two thousand years, and the city boasts five UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Changdeok Palace, Hwaseong Fortress, Jongmyo Shrine, Namhansanseong and the Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty.

SKKU is composed of two campuses: the Humanities and Social Sciences Campus in Seoul and the Natural Sciences Campus in Suwon.  Click here to view maps for both campuses.
For more information, visit the Life in Seoul webpage.
Academic Programs Academics and Courses
SKKU offers more than 7,000 courses throughout the academic year in every field and level of study.  Coursework at SKKU typically consists of both in-class lectures and independent study, and over 30 percent of courses are conducted in English.  Grades will be assessed through attendance, examinations, presentations, homework, and classroom conduct.

Certain undergraduate and graduate programs may have restricted course registration for exchange students; additional approvals may be required.  In addition to its regular academic programs, SKKU offers several courses that are tailored for exchange/visiting students, such as Contemporary Korean Society & Culture and Financial Markets in Korea.

Exchange students are also encouraged to participate in Korean language programs offered at all levels of proficiency.
Full-Time Semester Course Load 12-18 SKKU credits
Course Listing Departmental Course Catalogs
(find your preferred department, then click the icon under "Curriculum")
For more information, visit the Academic Programs webpage.
Housing Housing
Exchange students attending the Humanities and Social Sciences Campus in Seoul are typically housed in off-campus, double-occupancy dormitories.  Students attending the Natural Sciences campus in Suwon are housed in on-campus dormitories with a variety of layouts. 
For more information, visit the Accommodations webpage.
Student Visa Student Visa
Depending on nationality and length of stay, exchange students accepted to study at SKKU will typically need to obtain a D-2 student visa prior to their arrival in Seoul.  Since visa rules and regulations change frequently, consult the nearest embassy or consulate of the Republic of Korea for the most up-to-date information.
For more information, visit the Student Visa webpage.
Campus Location Campus Map

Resources Program Resources
Click the link(s) below for more information about the program:
Program Contact Information
Sungkyunkwan University
Office of International Relations
Tel: +82-2-760-0155

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Education Abroad

Student Services Building (SSB) 3.400
Click here to open an exchange nomination application:

Apply for Exchange

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 02/15/2019 ** Rolling Admission 08/31/2019 12/21/2019

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants may be notified of their acceptance prior to the application deadline.