Semester Exchange - Kyung Hee University
Kyung Hee University is a private, research university with campuses in Seoul, Yongin, and Gwangneung, South Korea. Kyung Hee has 24 colleges, 71 departments and majors, 65 master's and 63 doctorate programs, 18 professional and special graduate schools, and 43 auxiliary research institutions. The university counts Slavoj Žižek, Jason Barker and Emanuel Pastreich among its international professors.
The university celebrated its sixtieth anniversary in 2009. In 1993 Kyung Hee received the UNESCO Prize for Peace Education. In 2006, Kyung Hee and the University of Pennsylvania initiated the Penn-Kyung Hee Collaborative Summer Program and two years later a formal Global Collaborative with Peking, Ritsumeikan, and Moscow State universities; the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs; and the Conference of NGOs (CoNGO). Kyung Hee's interdisciplinary bio-medical cluster maintains one of the world's leading research programs for the study of oriental medicine and its application to contemporary medical treatment in tandem with Western approaches, including the world's first successful drug-free acupunctural anesthesia demonstration in 1972. As of 2011 Kyung Hee University maintains sister relationships with 402 universities in 68 countries.
Country: Korea, Republic of (South)
Program Dates: Spring Semester: March to August; Fall Semester: September to February. Please refer to this web page for more details.
Type of program: Semester Exchange
Length of Program: 5 months
Language of Instruction: English, Korean
Course Details: Students could take unit from this course list. This course list for Year 2018 is not finalized, please refer to this Year 2017 version as a reference. We will upload the 2018 course list when it is ready.
Academic Advice: All students looking to apply for a program should seek Academic Advice with the relevant Department or Faculty.
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.
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 Cost and Funding 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 entire journey overseas. 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.
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Environment; Health and medical sciences; Media, creative arts, and communication; Science; Society, history and languages
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Macquarie, Kyung Hee University, Semester Exchange, Korea, Republic of (South), Engineering and IT, Health and Medical Sciences, Media, Creative arts, and communication, Science, Society, history and languages
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