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*WKU Exchange: Konkuk University
Seoul, South Korea (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
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Restrictions: WKU applicants only
Program Cost: Fall,
Spring
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Program Dates:
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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 10/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
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Number of Credits:
12+
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Credit Type:
Transfer Credit
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Field of Study:
ACCOUNTING, ASIAN STUDIES, BUSINESS, BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, BUSINESS ECONOMICS, BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, CHEMISTRY, ECONOMICS, ENGINEERING, ENGLISH, INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS, INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS, KOREAN, LITERATURE, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, POLITICAL SCIENCE
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Minimum GPA:
2.5
Program Catagory: WKU Exchange Class Eligibility: 2. Sophomore, 3. Junior, 4. Senior
Program Description:
Program Description:
WKU EXCHANGE: KONKUK UNIVERSITY

About the University
KonkukKonkuk 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.

About Seoul
Seoul, South KoreaSeoul, 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.


Courses
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).

Summer program:
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.

Term Dates
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.

Accommodations
Students live in secure residence halls in the heart of campus. Each room has its own bathroom and it is completely furnished.
 

Learn more about Konkuk University!


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