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Seoul, South Korea (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
|Homepage:||Click to visit|
|Language of Instruction:||English, Korean||Minimum GPA:||2.5|
|Housing Options:||University Residence||Pre-Requisites:||Sophomore status|
|Program Sponsor:||UND Sponsored||Program Type:||Exchange|
Konkuk University was established in 1946 with a focus on the virtues of sincerity, fidelity, and righteousness. It is the fastest growing university in Korea, with two campuses and 26,000 students. Konkuk is recognized as one of the top 10 universities among 370 higher education institutions in South Korea. Konkuk partners with over 200 institutions in 46 countries worldwide.
Konkuk is located in Seoul, the capital of South Korea. The main campus in Seoul comprises of 15 colleges and 11 graduate schools offering a diverse range of subjects. It is located at the Konkuk stop on the green and purple lines and students can get almost anywhere in the city within an hour.
Konkuk is well known as a leader in agricultural and life-science research, but excels in other areas of study as well. Konkuk offers courses in 120 undergraduate programs of which over 500 courses are taught in English each semester. Konkuk also offers a summer study program and a summer internship program. The internship offers students the chance to teach English to university students in the summer. International programs at Konkuk are a high priority and enjoy a high level of support and services. Please note that Konkuk University no longer offers Korean language courses for credit. However, you can take Korean language courses for fun.
Students live in the KU:L House located on campus. Rooms are furnished with two single beds, desks, chairs, study lamps. wardrobes, internet connections, air conditioning, and a private bathroom.
| Student Stories
View Ali Liffrig's blog. She studied at Konkuk University during the fall 2014 semester.
|Spring 2014 Participant|
|Konkuk University campus is located across the street from dozens of restaurants, shopping stores, bars, and nightlife. There is also a subway station for the main #2 line through Seoul located across the street from campus so transportation to virtually anywhere in seoul is quick, cheap and easy.|
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