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Sungkyunkwan University
Seoul, South Korea (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
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Program Dates &
Deadlines:
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Restrictions: OU applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Program Type:
University Exchange Language of Instruction: Korean
Housing Type: Student Dormitories Minimum GPA: 3.0
Non-English Language Learning Option(s):
Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Russian Study Abroad Adviser: Wyatt Schmitz
University Name:
Sungkyunkwan University
Language Category:
Language Category B
Study Level: Graduate, Undergraduate
Program Description:

Brochure Header - Sungkyunkwan

Highlights
  • Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU) has two campuses in Seoul, South Korea - the Seoul campus and the Suwon campus
  • You can take classes in English in a large variety of departments. Korean language study is also available for no extra cost
  • Sungkyunkwan University is a top-rated university in South Korea
This program is ideal for students of all majors and backgrounds looking for Korean language in addition to major coursework in English!

Program Requirements
  • 3.0 Combined Retained GPA
  • Passport (valid through six months after return from study abroad)
  • 2 Recommendation Letters from any OU professor
  • Host University Application
  • Visa
Academics
Sungkyunkwan University offers a number of courses in English for exchange students! Visit http://www.skku.edu/eng/ and click on Academics for a list of departments and a course catalog.

To see courses previously taken by OU students at Sungkyunkwan University and their OU equivalents, click the following link: Sungkyunkwan University - Course Equivalency Information.

Housing
Exchange students can live on either campus, preferably on the campus where you are taking classes. Visit the following website for more information on housing at SKKU: http://www.skku.edu/new_home/eng/Campus/overview.jsp

Money Matters
Since this program is a University Exchange program you will pay OU tuition/fees and insurance to the OU Bursar and housing/meals/living expenses to Sungkyunkwan University.

Use this Sungkyunkwan University Budget Estimate to help you plan for study abroad and compare programs!

Scholarships
There are number of scholarships available for study abroad students. Below is a partial list to get you started!

Get Started
Start by attending a Study Abroad 101 information session to learn the basics about study abroad as well as your next steps. Then, schedule an appointment with the study abroad adviser for Asia to move on to Phase 2!

Resources
Student Blogs: here and here.

"Friends", a voluntary student organization, consists of more than 100 students at Sungkyunkwan University.  The organization is aimed to foster language and culture exchange between international students and our students.  The "Friends" students always do their best to help their international students accommodate to the campus life.  International students may find it helpful to have some Korean friends to guide and advise them during their stay in Korea.

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2016 09/13/2015 09/23/2015 01/01/2016 05/31/2016
Academic Year 2016-2017 02/21/2016 03/04/2016 TBA TBA
Spring 2017 09/18/2016 09/23/2016 TBA TBA