Seoul National University


 首尔国立大学

首尔国立大学2

Seoul National University honors the ideals of liberal education and aims to teach students a lifelong love of learning that will form the basis for continuous personal growth.
At the same time it is committed to preparing students to work and live in an increasingly competitive global environment. As South Korea’s first national university, Seoul National University has a tradition of standing up for democracy and peace on the Korean peninsula.

Website of University: http://snu.ac.kr
Website for inbound exchange students: http://oia.snu.ac.kr/03study_snu/0302_01.html
Online Academic Calendar Website: http://en.snu.ac.kr/academic-calendar

ABOUT COURSE

Full time load: Undergraduates: 18 credits/ Graduates: 12 credits
1 Credit =15 Class hours
1 Course= 2-3 Credits

THE COLLEGE OF MEDICINE is restricted to students who are currently studying medicine at their home university.
THE COLLEGE OF DENTISTRY is open ONLY to masters level students currently enrolled in a master program at SchoolofDentistry or equivalent at their home university. The student exchange program is NOT available at the undergraduate level for the College of Dentistry.
THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION is restricted to students who are currently studying business or economics at their home university.
View detail: http://sugang.snu.ac.kr

APPLICATION

1. NUMBER OF PLACEMENTS

2015-2016 Spring Semester: 2
2016-2017 Academic Year: 4

2. DEADLINES

Spring Semester: October 20
Fall Semester: April 20

3. REQUIREMENTS

Students must be enrolled at least 2 semesters at home institute
Have a GPA 3.0 or above / 4.0

Language requirements
Language proficiency of either English or Korean is highly recommended, but not compulsory.
TOEFL IBT 88 OR ABOVE
IELTS 6.0 OR ABOVE

4. APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Online application.
View detail: http://oia.snu.ac.kr/03study_snu/0302_01.html

5. APPLICATION DOCUMENTS

1) A statement of purpose
2) Two letters of recommendation from two of your professors
3) A certificate of enrollment from the current university you are attending.
5) A copy of applicant’s passport
6) Two photographs (3 X 4)
7) Only for fine arts, music an physical education applicants, photographs of works/recording or performances.

DAILY LIFE

1. INSURANCE

It is mandatory for every exchange/visiting student to obtain travel medical insurance. Please refer to the following website to have further information. http://oia.snu.ac.kr/03study_snu/0302_01.html

2. ACCOMMODATION

On campus
Please refer to http://dorm.snu.ac.kr

Off campus
Off-campus housing is available around the campus. SNU does not provide an assistance to find off-campus housing and it is students’ own responsibility to find accommodation outside campus.

3. ESTIMATED LIVING EXPENSES

Please refer to http://oia.snu.ac.kr/03study_snu/0302_01.html

4. VISA REQUIREMENTS

A student visa (D-2) is required to study in Korea if a student is not of Korean nationality. In most cases, exchange students can acquire their D-2 visa easily when they present their Certificates of Admission issued by the SNU to the relevant passport officials in their home country. Please contact your nearest Korean Embassy or consulate for more detailed information on the visa application process.

5. SCHOLARSHIPS

N/A

CONTACT INFORMATION

Manager, Student Exchange Program
Hyun-Ji Lee
exchange_asia@snu.ac.kr