Semester Exchange - Kyung Hee University

Semester Exchange - Kyung Hee University

Kyung Hee University is a private, research university in Seoul, South Korea. It is a comprehensive university especially strong in Humanities, Arts and International Studies.


South Korea

Type of Program


Level of Study


Length of Program

5 months

Program Dates

Spring Semester: March to June

Fall Semester: September to December

Language of Instruction

Korean & English

To take courses in Korean, students need to submit their TOPIK score level 3 or higher.

Travel Grant

Successful applicants will get $2000 Macquarie International Travel Grant.

Students can also apply for additional Asia Society Scholarship.

GPA Requirement (Out of 4.0)


Course Information

The English course list for each semester will be sent to students approximately one month before each semester starts. Students can refer to previous course lists for course information. Course availability is subject to change; but there will not be big changes.


Kyung Hee University has 1 on-campus dormitory and 2 off-campus dormitories (one for male students and the other for female students) .

Exchange Student Website

Kyung Hee Exchange Website

Kyung Hee Exchange factsheet

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this program, you must:

  • A cumulative GPA of 2.7 or higher
  • Completion of at least 12cp at the time of application. 18cp to go abroad
  • Enough credit points remaining to complete the program
  • Comply with the eligibility criteria outlined in the Student Exchange Policy

How to Apply

Applicants must complete an online Application form. You'll need to include:

Your personal details, One University preference, It should take around 2 - 3 minutes to complete an application.

Important notes:

Application Fee and Payment Options: For all exchange programs (semester and short term), there is a compulsory application fee. For more information and payment options please refer to the Payment Website.

Insurance: It is a requirement of the exchange program that all students must purchase their own travel insurance to cover them for the duration of their journey beyond their overseas program. Students will be covered throughout the duration of their exchange  program dates. More information will be given to students upon acceptance.

Program Costs: You remain enrolled at Macquarie University and continue to pay your tuition fees to Macquarie University. As an exchange student you pay no tuition fees to host university. However, you must also always be prepared for unexpected expenses, and should consider how you will be dealing with the expenses of your exchange before you leave your home country. Prior to departure, you will need to save sufficient funds to cover all of your expenses for the duration of your exchange. Some costs to consider include: airfares, students visa (if required), travel health insurance, accommodation, food, additional travel, entertainment, textbooks, incidental expense. If you wish to work while you are away, it is important to note that work rights for international students vary from country to country. For further information about your visa restrictions please contact the consulate or embassy of your host country.

*Disclaimer: Macquarie University does not ensure the quality or reputation of activities run externally, should students choose to undertake these activities they take on the full risk and responsibility. All students need to undertake their own risk assessment before departure, considering wisely their personal health and safety risks. Ultimately participation in these activities is at the students’ risk.

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Study a Semester Exchange program in Kyung Hee University for 5 months, Kyung Hee University is located in Korea.

Area of study
Business; Education; Engineering and IT; Environment; Health and medical sciences; Law, security and intelligence; Media, creative arts, and communication; Science; Society, history and languages

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