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  • Locations: Daegu, Korea
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring, Year
  • Homepage: Click to visit
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2018 02/09/2018 02/09/2018 TBA TBA
Fall 2018 03/15/2018 ** 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.
Program Description:

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KYUNGPOOK NATIONAL UNIVERSITY

Kyungpook National University is a highly successful university in Daegu, South Korea, focusing on the improvement of its society and the global community through research and business development models. Through over 60 years of service to the Korean system of higher education, KNU has established itself as competitive force for education.   

DAEGU

Daegu is the third largest metropolitan area in South Korea. It is known for its fashion and high-tech industries and has become a major cultural center. There are many tourist attractions in the city as well as the surrounding areas.  Haeinsa--a Buddhist temple that houses the Tripitaka Koreana, a woodblock edition of the Tripitaka and one of the world's oldest extant complete collections of the Buddhist scriptures can be found just outside the city!  

COURSEWORK

Students can choose from a range of courses taught in English that cover different majors, along with a variety of courses focusing on Korea, including language, economics, culture, film, history, and politics. Visit their website for more information. Be sure to click the International Programs link at that top.  

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

 No korean language proficiency required for exchange programs.

HOUSING

KNU offers comfortable and convenient living arrangements through 8 residence hall style housing which accommodates over 2,300 students. Specific hall assignments will be recommended by the study abroad advisor. Residence halls offer a lounge, gym and laundry facilities and rooms are fully furnished with internet connectivity.

IMMIGRATION

Students planning on studying in Korea will need to apply for a student visa. All Pennsylvania residents will use the South Korean Consulate in New York to obtain the visa. For more information regarding the Korean visa, please consult the coordinator, Mrs. Jessica Halchak, for this program.

The State Department also provides information about student visas for any student participating in study abroad. Please follow the link, Studentsabroad.state.gov to learn more.