Multiple $5,000 - $7,000 grants are available through the New Colombo Plan for students going on exchange in semester 1or 2, 2018 to South Korea. 

Korea University (U21)
City: Seoul
Website:

www.korea.ac.kr

Office of International Affairs

Approximate semester dates:

Semester 1 (Spring Semester): February - June

Semester 2 (Fall Semester): August - December 

Academic Calendar

Language of instruction: Korean (60%), English (40%)
Full time load equivalent:

Undergraduate: 15 credits per semester

Postgraduate: 9 credits per semester

Fields of Study Available:

This is not an exclusive list of the Disciplines available.
Disciplines listed here may provide a full-time load of study.  
All other available courses can be found in the course catalogue.

Students applying to Korea University must have flexiblity in their UQ program requirements. Students with only compulsory coursees to complete will not be able to apply to this university. 

Course Catalogue --> Click on English on the top left --> Click on "Major Subject" or "General Subject" --> Select appropriate Year, Term (Fall or Spring), Campus (Anam) and Department

  • Courses taught in English will be indicated with (English) in the course name
  • Move the scroll bar and check the 5th column "X". Courses marked with a bullet point  • in this column are open to exchange students. 
  • Click on the Course No. hyperlinks to access course profiles. 
  • The KU course lists will be updated in January for Spring Term and in July for Fall Term. 

Credit-bearing Korean language courses available at 6 different levels at Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced levels. Students are required to sit a placement test on the first day of the language class. 2016 course details here, then click on Course No. in the PDF file to view course descriptions. 

2017 undergraduate course list is here

 

Humanities & Social Sciences:

History

Korean Language

International Studies/Relations

Political Science

Sociology

Economics

Sciences & Health Sciences:

Biotechnology

Chemistry

Environmental Science

Mathematics

Technologies:

Chemical & Biological Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

 

Business:

Business Management

Economics

 

Restricted Fields of Study: Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Law, all Business School graduate programs

Limited subject area: History, Business, Film Making, Art & Design.

Approximate living expenses:

US$1,200 per semester (accommodation & meals)

Accommodation information

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Additional information:

Both Undergraduate and Postgraduate exchanges available 

Global KU scholarships available: Students may apply for either an Admission Scholarship (up to KRW3,000,000 for the first semester) or a Travel Scholarship (up to KRW3,000,000 according to distance and currency rate, see details from the below Information Sheet)
 

Information Sheet 2018
 

Campus Accommodation: CJ International House

There is a high demand in Business courses. Students can normally enrol in no more than 3 Business courses. KU cannot guarantee your preferred course choices. If you must take certain courses for graduation purposes you must discuss this withUQ Abroad before you applying to the host university.  

Free Korean language classes (4 weeks) are offered to exchange students who have completed a regular semester at KU, i.e. after, not before, your exchange semester. Spring students can do the free language classes in June, and Fall students in December. 

Universitas 21 Member:

www.universitas21.com

 

What our students say about Korea University
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Priscilla: Korea University (Semester 2, 2015) Priscilla: Korea University (Semester 2, 2015) Bachelors of Commerce/Arts, 2nd Year
Celine: Korea University (Semester 1, 2015) Celine: Korea University (Semester 1, 2015) Bachelor of International Studies, 3rd year
Yusun: Korea University (Semester 1, 2015) Yusun: Korea University (Semester 1, 2015) Bachelor of Microbial Biotechnology, 3rd year
Krystel: Korea University (Semester 1, 2013) Krystel: Korea University (Semester 1, 2013) Bachelor of Communications/Arts
Sarah: Korea University (Semesters 2, 2012 & 1, 2013) Sarah: Korea University (Semesters 2, 2012 & 1, 2013) Bachelor of Arts
Keith: Korea University (Semester 2, 2012) Keith: Korea University (Semester 2, 2012) Bachelor of Commerce
Samantha: Korea University (Semester 2, 2012) Samantha: Korea University (Semester 2, 2012) Bachelor of Business Management
Suqian: Korea University (Semester 2, 2012) Suqian: Korea University (Semester 2, 2012) Bachelor of Business Management
Jill: Korea University (Semester 2, 2009 & 1, 2010) Jill: Korea University (Semester 2, 2009 & 1, 2010) Bachelor of Arts
Simon: Korea University (Semester 2, 2008 & 1, 2009) Simon: Korea University (Semester 2, 2008 & 1, 2009) Bachelor of Arts