Sungkyunkwan University, SKKU, is ranked as one of the top undergraduate programs in South Korea. Located in the heart of the nation’s capital, Seoul, SKKU offers students a unique blend of classroom and experiential business and policy experiences. With world-class faculty, facilities and resources, student-focused services, and alumni network, SKKU is an innovative, enterprising and forward-thinking school that offers a supportive collegiate learning environment in keeping with the university’s vision to provide a high quality education and research.
Seoul, the capital city of the Republic of Korea, is at the heart of the Korean Peninsula and where Korea’s traditional and modern cultures coexist. Seoul shows their pride in their tradition and history through the preservation of royal palace sites, fortress walls, and museums of prehistoric remains and relics. Seoul offers various activities to do with amusement parks, restaurants, shopping locations, and a bustling nightlife! Korea is conveniently located in the middle of several major northeast Asian metropolises, such as Tokyo, Beijing, Shanghai and Taipei so there are many opportunities to travel. Geographically, it is an extraordinary example of good location, as mountains, rivers and urban spaces all combine to produce a picture-perfect city.
Fall Semester Application Deadline: April 1
Spring Semester Application Deadline: October 1
Submit the following materials directly to Alyssa Kyff (Building 10, Room 2125) not to the exchange partner or other UNF offices:
Copy of valid passport
Submit the following materials directly to the UNF International Center (Building 58E, Room 2300) not to the exchange partner or other UNF offices:
Sungkyunkwan University does currently provide on-campus housing. You can find more information about SKKU housing here. Click here for the dormitory application. SKKU also provides this brochure for students looking to live off-campus.
The fall semester runs from early September to late December; the spring semester runs from early March to late June. View Sungkyunkwan University's academic calendar.
SKKU provides exchange students with two types of Korean Language Courses; RKP (Regular Korean Program) and RKP for Exchange Students. A tuition waiver is provided for both programs to all exchange students. Students interested in Korean classes will complete the following form to submit after acceptance.
Students are required to individually obtain the necessary visa for study abroad prior to departure. Most semester programs are more than 90 days. Students should visit the U.S. Department of State webpage which links to each country's Embassy. Many visa applications must be made in person — please plan ahead! For additional visa information and to discuss UNF's requirement for health insurance coverage, please visit UNF's International Center (Building 58E, Room 2300).
Abbie, Spring 2016
Mr. Myung bo Shim
Student Mobility Program ManagerSungkyunkwan University25-2 Sungkyunkwan-ro, Jongno-gu Seoul 110-745, KoreaTel.: +82 2 760 0025
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