- Study in Chuncheon City, ranked the best place to live in South Korea
- Wide variety of courses available in English
- No Korean proficiency required
South Korea has a 5,000 year history with ancient palaces, pagodas and stunning green landscape with majestic mountain tops. It also has ultra-modern skyscrapers and a fast paced city life. In addition, it is one of the world's most technologically and scientifically advanced countries due to companies such as Samsung and LG serving as global leaders in electronics.
Hallym University is regarded as one of the best universities in South Korea and has received the status “distinguished University” by the South Korean Ministry of Education several times. Hallym University is a comprehensive higher education institution in Korea with approximately 9,000 students. There are currently eight colleges and seven graduate schools at Hallym. The campus life is lively as well with many different on campus housing options, and a campus festival each semester.
Hallym University is located in Chuncheon City, ‘The City of Lakes’ which is located in the northern part of South Korea. It is a modern city of 275,000 inhabitants nestled in-between beautiful rivers and lakes and surrounded by mountains. It is known for its local cuisine and winter sports. Chuncheon was ranked as the best place to live in Korea, based on its climate, cost of living, and social conditions like crime rates and employment rates. Chuncheon is only one hour away from one of the largest metropolises in the world, Seoul, by subway.
Hallym University offers the following courses in English: Korean focused courses, business, political science, science and English literature courses. They also offer Korean language courses.
The following course documents list Hallym University courses that are typically offered in English. Please review the document for the specific term (Fall or Spring) you are thinking of going abroad for possible courses to take.
Hallym University Courses Taught in English - Fall
Hallym University Courses Taught in English - Spring
Students can live on campus in a student dormitory or in a furnished apartment in Global Village Apartments for international students. Students who would like to experience a typical student life should apply for a room in the student dormitory. The costs range from $120-$280USD per month.
Global Village Apartments are completely furnished apartments. On campus Hallym has four main dining areas: the HU Cafeteria, Students Cafeteria, Fine Restaurant and the College Café. The cafeteria provides three meals a day at reasonable prices to students.
Open to KU students with sophomore status and above who have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA. There is no language requirement.