Immerse yourself in the culture of South Korea through full-time enrollment at Korea University (KU) – a prestigious private research university in Seoul and a trusted partner of IES Abroad’s Study Abroad Foundation (SAF). It’s an incredible opportunity to engage with Korean culture, learn about its history and modern society, and gain valuable academic experience at one of the top universities in the country. It’s a unique and enriching experience that combines academic rigor with cultural immersion
At a Glance
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Once you’ve applied for a program, I’ll be your direct point of contact. From housing to course registration and everything in between, I’m here to help you prepare to study abroad. Once you’re accepted to your program, you’ll find even more detailed information about what you need to know before you depart in your Predeparture Guide. Let’s get started!
About the Destination
Seoul is a dynamic metropolis where ancient history and modern life converge. You may have heard that Seoul was ranked third “best student city” according to the QS World University Rankings® 2022! Winning factors include a “24/7” culture, late-night tea houses, and 115 museums; nine major subway (plus bus) lines, so everything feels convenient; and a population of nearly 10 million people to enjoy all that it has to offer.
You'll live in a single room in an apartment conveniently located near public transportation for daily commutes to campus. Each apartment includes a kitchen. Meals are not included.