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
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About the Program
Starting in Fall 2024
We're excited to announce our new partnership with Korea University! Students will be able to apply for this program starting with the Fall 2024 term. If you're looking to go to Seoul sooner than that, checkout our other program at Yonsei University.
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 be in double room with one roomate. The apartment is conveniently located near public transportation for daily commutes to campus. Each apartment includes a kitchen and bathroom. Meals are not included. Single rooms are also available and carry an additional cost.