Korea University

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Contact

Name

Bettina Dinter

RWTHworldwide: Asia

Phone

work
+49 241 80 90812

Email

E-Mail
 

Profile

Korea University is a private university and is located in the South Korean capital, Seoul. The university was founded in 1905 and is considered the first modern university in South Korea. Today over 35000 students study at Korea University's 22 faculties. There are more than 124 research institutes such as the Institute of Basic Science. Korea University is considered one of the best universities in Korea.

 
General Information

Country

South Korea

City

Seoul

Founded

1905

Number of Students

135000

Websites

Korea University

International Office at Korea University

Fact Sheet

 
Exchange

Type of Agreement

Partnership with Faculty 4

Who can apply?

Bachelor and Master students in Faculties 1 and 4

Type of Stay

Studies or research

Length of Stay

one to two semesters

Time of Stay

Winter or summer semester

Number of Exchange Placements

five

 
Study Details

Semester Dates

1st semester: April to September
2nd semester: October to March

Study Possibilities

Faculties and Institutes

Course Offerings

Courses offfered in English

Courses offered in the national language

Language Courses

Summer School

The university offers language courses during the academic semester.

 
Application
Prerequisites for the Application At least good academic performance
Language Requirements

Very good English skills
TOEFL is not required.
Abitur certificate or documentation from the Language Center is required.

Submit application to Farah Jumpertz
Contact Person

Faculty of Mechanical Engineering study abroad advising: Farah Jumpertz

Applicants from Faculty 1 must contact Bettina Dinter in the International Office.

 
Financing
Tuition Fees Tuition fees waived.
Average Cost of Living The cost of living differs from region to region and are very high in metropolises such as Seoul. There they are between 1000 and 1200 euros.
Funding Possibilities

BAföG for abroad

RWTH scholarship database

DAAD scholarship database

PROMOS abroad scholarships

MOGAM RWTH scholarship for Korea

Financing Study Abroad

 
Practical Information
Accommodations

Support from the partner university: Yes
Information from the partner university

Health Insurance Students are responsible for having sufficient insurance coverage. We highly recommend health insurance and private liability insurance for abroad. Some partner universities have particular requirements for insurance protection.
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Additional Information

Foreign Office

DAAD

Study in Korea

Korea