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Korea University (KU), founded in 1905, is widely acknowledged as one of the country's oldest, largest and top-ranked universities in Korea. The KU campus covers over 182 acres and is home to more than 35,000 students from all over the nation and the world. With its stately stone architecture, sprawling lawns, seasonal trees and natural flora, KU is known to have one of the most beautiful campuses in Korea.


Area(s) of Study

  • Accounting
  • Curriculum And Instruction
  • International Relations And Gl
  • Operations Management
  • Advertising
  • Economics
  • Kinesiology
  • Philosophy
  • Anthropology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Korean
  • Physical Education
  • Art History
  • English
  • Latin American Studies
  • Physics
  • Asian American Studies
  • European Studies
  • Liberal Arts
  • Psychology
  • Asian Studies
  • Finance
  • Linguistics
  • Radio-Television-Film
  • Biology
  • Geography
  • Management
  • Religious Studies
  • Business Administration
  • Government
  • Management Information Systems
  • Sociology
  • Chemistry
  • History
  • Marketing
  • Studio Art
  • Chinese
  • Humanities
  • Mathematics
  • Theatre And Dance
  • Communication
  • International Business
  • Nutrition
  • Visual Art Studies
  • Communication Studies

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Academic Information

Students must enroll in the equivalent of 12 UT hours of coursework during the semester and 6 hours during the summer while at Korea University. Please check the My Credit Abroad database for courses that have been previously evaluated. If your courses are not listed, please work with your Program Coordinator to get course pre-approved.

Language(s) of Instruction

English and Korean


Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - No
  • Internship - Yes


Students can apply for on-campus accommodations. There are three dorms on campus, Anam Hall 2 (male only), CJ International House and Anam Global House. Summer students stay in CJ International House or Frontier House.

Open To

Students from all colleges and schools

Program Cost

Students pay a $75 non-refundable application fee and regular UT tuition, and are responsible for airfare, passport/visa, housing, food, local transportation, and other costs of living. Students are required to purchase international health insurance. Financial aid and scholarships may be used.

Program Dates:

- Spring
  • February 26, 2020 to June 19, 2020
  • Priority Deadline: October 1, 2019
  • Final Deadline: October 11, 2019
- Summer Whole
  • July 1, 2020 to August 6, 2020
  • Final Deadline: February 15, 2020
- Fall
  • September 1, 2020 to December 21, 2020
  • Final Deadline: March 1, 2020

Application Code


Additional Resources

Program Website
Exchange Partner Information
Information Session

Next Step

1) Attend an "Explore: Asia" info session. Dates and locations listed on the website. 2) See an academic advisor about needed credit while abroad. 3) Attend a "Ready to Apply: Asia" session. Dates and times given to participants after attending Explore: Asia session. 4) Complete Mandatory Pre-departure Orientation.

Program information above is subject to change