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Korea University Exchange

Students can study Korean language, culture, or a variety of other disciplines in English from one semester to an academic year at Korea University, one of the three top universities in South Korea. UC students can receive between 12-18 credit hours per semester and pay University of Cincinnati tuition. Korea University is located at the base of the Taebaek Mountain Range in the capital of South Korea, Seoul, not far from the port city of Inch’on on the Yellow Sea. Seoul has been called “The Miracle on the Han River” for its gigantic leaps in economic, technological, and social development, and is the international business center of the country.

Can I participate in this program?

Students at the following levels are eligible to participate in this program:

  • Sophomores
  • Juniors
  • Seniors

Where will I go?

  • Korea, Republic of (South)

When can I go?

Fall Semester, September to Mid December
Spring Semester, March to June

Students who participate in this program will be out of the country for a quarter or longer.

Important Program Deadlines:

Fall Semester Deadline: May 15th
Spring Semester Deadline: November 15th

Who is in charge of this program?

Are any foreign colleges or universities involved?

This program is associated with the following foreign college(s) / university(ies):

Is this program associated with my college or department?

This program is not associated with any particular UC college(s) or department(s).

Can I earn course credit by participating in this program?

Participants in this program can earn UC credit for the following UC course(s):

  • Various disciplines taught in English

What amenities are provided?

  • Housing / Accommodations
    Residence Hall
    Independent Apartment


  • Meals
    Varies

  • Transportation
    Individual Flights

How much will it cost to participate?

  • Tuition
    UC tuition

  • Room & Board
    $1,500 - $2,000 per semester

  • Airfare
    $1,200 - $1,400 approx.

  • Other Costs
    Personal expenses

  • Total Costs
    UC tuition+ cost of living and personal expenses

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