Konkuk University is a leading university in Seoul, Korea with a population of 21,000. The university is located next to a busy student district brimming with restaurants and shops, and a subway stop located right next to campus makes it easy for students to access other neighborhoods and points of interest in Seoul. Konkuk has prioritized internationalizing its campus and boasts a sizable international student population. International students enjoy cultural activities, events and excursions planned by the international office.
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Special Scholarship Available in 2019! $1,000 World Topper Scholarship will be available to the first 2 students to be approved to study at Konkuk University during spring or fall 2019. Contact Katherine Hale (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
About the University
Seoul, the capital of the Republic of Korea, is a modern, bustling metropolis with a population of over 10 million people nestled in the mountainous northwestern region of South Korea. Seoul is headquarters to large international corporations such as Samsung, LG, Hyundai and Kia. Notable attractions include Gyeongbokgung Palace, Dongdaemun Design Plaza, Buddhist temples, and numerous shopping districts and markets. English is widely spoken by Koreans, and the ubiquitous subway and bus systems make Seoul easy to navigate.
Fall and Spring semesters:
Konkuk offers a variety of courses in English, including business, engineering, English language and literature, Korean language, and political science. To see courses offered in upcoming terms, click here (see bottom of page to download PDF course lists).
Spend a month in Korea studying Korean history and culture, business in the context of Korea, and Korean language. To learn more, click here.
Additional Academic Opportunities
Internship and Cultural Experience (ICE): Students can gain hands-on experience teaching English to Korean students for five weeks during the summer term. Students will receive a certificate upon completion of the teaching internship. WKU students will need to work with their department to set up a WKU course to earn credit. For more information, click here.
Spring Semester (1st semester): Mid February to late June
Fall Semester (2nd semester): Late August to mid December
Summer School: Late June to mid July
- Click here to view semester dates for upcoming terms.
Students live in secure residence halls in the heart of campus. Each room has its own bathroom and it is completely furnished.