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Kyung Hee University, Korea
Seoul, Korea, South; Suwon, Korea, South (Exchange Program)
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Kyung Hee University
Terms: Fall (Sept – Dec), Spring (March – June), or Academic Year (Sept – June)
Eligibility: Minimum 3.0 GPA; Sophomore standing
Application Deadline: March 1st for Fall / Academic Year and October 1st for Spring
Kyung Hee University has two campus locations: Seoul, the capital of South Korea, and the Global Campus in Suwon. Seoul is the largest metropolis in South Korea, home to over 10 million people. It is considered a leading and rapidly rising global city with much international influence and technological advances.
Study abroad students have access to a wide range of academic courses including sciences & humanities, journalism, tourism managemetn, dance, and all areas of family & consumer sciences (nutrition, fashion, culinary, hotel management, etc). Many of the courses are taught in English. Others may require that students have proficient skills in Korean (typically 5+ prior courses). A typical course load is 15 Kyung Hee credits per semester, or 5 courses.
Coursework in English and Korean "Regular Courses"
Students may explore the course catalog online at: http://oia.khu.ac.kr/Exchange_registration.htm
Be sure to start by downloading the instruction sheet here: http://oia.khu.ac.kr/How_to_find_courses.pdf
In order to take courses taught in Korean, students should have appropriate language proficiency (typically 5 + prior courses)
Intensive Korean Language Program
Intensive Korean language is available through the Institute of International Education in Seoul and on the Global Campus in Suwon. Students should be aware that if taking this language course they will be exclusively enrolled in Korean language and cannot take any regular course. In regards to acquiring credits for these courses, students would be limited to INTS 300 (maximum of 1 semester). For more information, please visit the Institute of International Education - http://eng.iie.ac.kr
Students have the choice to live in on-campus dormitories or in an off campus international house. Check out this website for more detailed information about the differences: http://oia.khu.ac.kr/Exchange_housing.htm
Students attending Kyung Hee University through the BSU exchange pay regular tuition and student fees to Ball State while attending school in Korea. Round-trip airfare, accommodation, meals and living expenses are paid out of pocket while abroad. Other costs include insurance, a passport, and immigration expenses (student visa). You may contact the Rinker Center for an estimated cost of attendance sheet for your term of study.
Some study abroad student experiences: http://oia.khu.ac.kr/Exchange_experiences.htm
KHU exchange student Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=359994367969