Semester Exchange - Seoul National University
Seoul National University (SNU) is a national research university located in Seoul, the capital of South Korea. Since its founding in 1946, Seoul National University has been widely considered to be the most prestigious university in the country.
It is located on three campuses: the main campus is in Gwanak and two additional campuses in Daehangno and Pyeongchang. The university comprises sixteen colleges, one graduate school, and nine professional schools. The student body consists of nearly 17,000 undergraduate and 11,000 graduate students. According to data compiled by KEDI, the university spends more on its students per capita than any other university in the country that enrols at least 10,000 students.
Seoul National University holds a memorandum of understanding with over 700 academic institutions in 40 countries, the World Bank, and a general academic exchange program with the University of Pennsylvania. The Graduate School of Business offers dual master's degrees with Duke University, ESSEC Business School, and Peking University, double-degrees with the MIT Sloan School of Management and Yale School of Management, and MBA-, MS-, and PhD-candidate exchange programs with universities in ten countries on four continents.
Country: Korea, Republic of (South)
Program Dates: Spring semester: March-June, Fall semester: Septermber-December
Type of program: Semester Exchange
Length of Program: 5 months
Language of Instruction: English, Korean
Accommodation: Please refer to the accommodation website
More Information: Please refer to this website Seoul National University
To be eligible for this program, you must:
- A cumulative GPA of 3.0 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 Expression of Interest form EOI online
Application Fee: No fee
Payment Options: No fee
Logistics Fees: No fee
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.
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."
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It is a national research university located in Seoul, the capital of Korea. Since its founding in 1946, Seoul National University has been widely considered to be the most prestigious university in the country.
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Macquarie, Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Admisnistration, Art, Music, Humanities, Communication, Economics and Politics, Exchange, Seoul, Korea
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