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Korea University
Seoul, South Korea (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall Semester,
Spring Semester
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Dept Offering Program: Study Abroad OIP Program Type: Study Abroad (semester)
Language of Instruction: English, Korean Language Prerequisite: YES
Program Features: Academic Study Degree Level: 3 - Sophomore, 4 - Junior, 5 - Senior
Time Away: Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester Housing options: Dormitory
Program Group: Study Abroad OIP Program Adviser: Claire Hu
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Please be reminded that you may need to meet different deadlines when applying to this program. 
  • Program deadline: March 2020
  • Princeton application deadline: April 30, 2020

Korea University

Study at Korea University, a school widely acknowledged as one of the country’s oldest, largest and top-ranked universities in Korea. Students can take a variety of courses in liberal arts and sciences and have the chance to experience the beauty and vibrancy of Seoul! KU prides itself not only in being a progressive and globally conscious institution but one that plays a role in preserving and developing Korea’s unique culture.

The University

Korea University, founded in 1905, is widely acknowledged as one of the country’s oldest, largest and top-ranked universities in Korea. Its reputation for quality is based on excellence in teaching, research and service to Korean society. Eminent faculty, outstanding students and internationally recognized research programs all contribute to Korea University’s academic fame. As a major comprehensive university, KU offers a rich variety of courses in liberal arts and sciences as well as in all professional fields, including law, medicine and business administration.

Academics

KU offers many courses in English in various disciplines at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and the number is increasing every year. Please note that it is not guaranteed that the same courses are offered every year but normally there are only minor changes. It is important that you ensure that your intended courses will be offered in your registered semester. The list of courses offered in English is updated and available for you to check online in January for spring semester and in July for fall semester hereExchange/visiting students can take max 19 credits per semester. 

Academic Calendar 

The academic year runs from March to December and is made up of 2 terms at KU. The terms are approximately 16 weeks long. Exchange/Visiting students have a choice of 3 study periods:
  • Full academic year: March ~ December / September ~ June
  • Spring semester: March ~ June
  • Fall Semester: September ~ December

Housing

Korea University’s on-campus accommodation for international students consists of three buildings that are home to over 700 students from overseas. All three buildings have rooms that are fully-furnished with kitchen facilities in each building so that students can make simple food or snacks. The condition of the rooms may vary due to the date each building was built as well as its rates and room types. All three buildings provide IT connections (wireless), shared bathrooms, common rooms, fitness center and laundry room. Students are able to purchase meal plans which they could use in the central cafeteria that provides 3 meals a day. Check out each dorm room types and rates by clicking ‘International Student Housing’.

Money Matters

Students who receive financial aid at Princeton continue to receive Princeton financial aid for the approved costs of study abroad programs during the academic year. For detailed information about financial aid, program fees, and billing for study abroad, please visit the Money Matters section of the Study Abroad website.     

Passport and Visa

Students must have a passport valid for at least six months after the end of their study abroad program.  For information on obtaining or renewing a US passport, please consult the US State Department Passport Website.  Students are responsible for checking the entry requirements for their destination country, and obtaining an appropriate visa, if required. Entry requirements can be found on the destination country’s embassy or consulate website.  

Application Process

Students interested in applying to this program must complete two separate processes:
  1. Apply directly to the program. Visit the program website directly for application instructions and deadlines. Please note that program application deadlines are often earlier than Princeton approval deadlines. 
  2. Complete the Princeton approval process. You may download the course approval form and instructions from your GPS application. Click “apply now” on this brochure to access these items. Check GPS for Princeton’s approval deadlines.
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Spring Semester 2021 10/16/2020 10/20/2020 TBA TBA
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