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Exchange Student Program Overview

Overview

The Exchange Student Program at Konkuk University (KU) offers international students enrolled in partner institutions an opportunity to pursue their studies for one or two semesters at KU. Each semester, numerous exchange students from all over the world come and leave with rich academic experiences and lifelong friendships.

The Office of International Affairs at KU is committed to making exchange students’ transition to Korea and their stay at Konkuk as smooth as possible.

Program Highlights
Category Notes
Host Institution Konkuk University in Seoul, Korea
Name of Program KU Exchange Student Program
Program Operation Office of International Affairs
Length of Program One or two semesters
Condition of Acceptance Nomination by KU partner institutions
Participant Benefits 100% waiver of KU tuition
Acquisition of up to 17 academic credits per semester
Free, non-credit Korean language class for beginners
Korean cultural programs
KU Buddy Support
Program Coordinator Mr. Dae-Hee Bahk, Associate Director
Ms. Minkyung Lee, Senior Manager
International Programs, Office of International Affairs
+82-2-2049-6258
ku_exchange@konkuk.ac.kr
Eligibility
A prospective participant in the KU Exchange Student Program must meet ALL of the following:
  1. A full-time student who has been officially selected and nominated by a KU partner institution
  2. Successful completion of at least one semester at the partner institution
  3. English or Korean language proficiency for successful completion of the exchange student program
  4. A passport holder who can obtain a Korean visa
  5. Physically healthy with no serious illnesses or injuries
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