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Hanyang University

Hanyang University
Study abroad in Seoul, South Korea
Location: 
Seoul, South Korea
Language of Instruction: 
English
Korean
Term: 
Fall
Spring
Academic Year
Academic Disciplines: 
-Open to All Majors
Program Type: 
Semester or Academic Year
Highlights: 
  • Study abroad at a university with a strong alumni network
  • Take classes at a top tier school in South Korea
  • Experience the lively culture of Seoul 
Program Summary: 

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.

Seoul, with a population of over 20 million in its metropolitan area, is one of Asia's largest cities and is the political, financial and cultural center of Korea.

Location: 

Hanyang University is located at the heart of the capital, Seoul. The beautiful campus sits on top of a small hill, providing students with an extensive view of the city. Hanyang is one of the top ranked universities in Korea and offers a rich learning environment in one of the world’s power cities.

The university is located in eastern Seoul, and is comprised of 25 colleges with about 33,000 students enrolled annually. Seoul, the capital of Korea, has a population of approximately 10 million people. It is rich with cultural and historic sites, including palaces, shrines and museums.

Hanyang has a widely diverse student population, with over 5,000 international students enrolled. The university offers small classes that emphasize language and cultural learning. The Korean Language and Culture Program is offered through the International Language Institute, and is a 10-week intensive course designed for students to learn Korean and study Korean culture and history.

Hanyang has gained a favorable reputation in Korea for its various industry research labs on its campuses, which are designed to provide students enhanced experience with new technologies.

Hanyang University Brochure

Academic Information: 

Hanyang University's Korean Language and Culture School offers Korean language courses at various levels. Students can also choose from university courses which are taught in English. Search for courses offered in English on this website.

Housing: 

Students may choose to live in dormitory-style housing or find off campus housing options near campus.

Further Reading: 

For more information, please stop by the OSA Main Office in 108 Lippincott or the Study Abroad Info Center in 105 Lippincott for Walk-In Advising. 


Announcements

Deadlines extended for selected Winter Break, Spring Break, and Spring semester-long study abroad programs! See below for full list of programs: 

Programs with Extended Deadlines (PDF)

 

Study Abroad Financial Advising
The Office of Study Abroad has weekly 'You Can Afford to Study Abroad' Financial aid and Scholarship Info Sessions/Open Meetings on Wednesday afternoons from 4:00-5:00 pm and Thursday afternoons from 12:30-1:30 pm in room 203 Lippincott Hall.  For those that can not attend the weekly Info Sessions, we also offer individualized study abroad financial planning as well as financial aid and scholarship advising for students.  Please visit 108 Lippincott Hall or call 785-864-3742 to set up an appointment.

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1,357 KU students participated in international study, internship, and research programs in 2011-12
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KU students who study abroad graduate in four years at twice the rate of students who do not study abroad
More than 130 study abroad programs in 75 countries, with instruction in all disciplines and 20+ languages
Students can study abroad for an academic year, semester, summer, spring break, or winter break
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Students participating in semester, academic year, and select summer programs fulfill Goal 4.2 of the KU Core curriculum
Students can fulfill major, minor, certificate, elective, and KU Core curriculum requirements abroad
Programs are available for students in every major at KU
Financial aid is applicable to study abroad programs, and most KU scholarships and grants can be applied to study abroad
The Office of Study Abroad and many academic departments offer scholarships to qualified KU students
By studying abroad, students gain a global perspective on the world and strengthen their career opportunities
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