Exchange/Visiting Program

Contents

Exchange Students

Courses
Course choice is free of students' choice
Document Submission
Should enclose all the official transcript sealed
Tuition Fee
Should be paid at home institution
Application
Apply through home institution
Credits
Will be transferred
Official Transcript
Will be sent to home institution
Dormitory
Provided upon request
Korean Language Course
Full or partial financial support will be provided

Visiting Students

Courses
Course choice is free of students' choice
Document Submission
Should enclose all the official transcript sealed
Tuition Fee
Pay at SNU
Application
Apply directly at SNU, Pay the application fee
Credits
Ask home institution before applying
Official Transcript
Should ask at the Registrar's Office to request for an issuance
Dormitory
Not provided
Korean Language Course
No financial subsidy available

Screening Procedures

Eligibility (Qualification)

  • Must be enrolled at least 2 semesters at home institute
  • Have a GPA 3.0 or above / 4.0
  • Language proficiency of either English or Korean is highly recommended, but not compulsory
  • English
TOEFL
IBT 88 or above
IELTS
6.0 or above
  • Korean
KLPT
Level 5 or above
TOPIC
Level 5 or above

Application Procedure

Fall Semester

Application Deadline
April 20
Screening Procedure
May-June
Notification of Acceptance
Late May
Acceptance Packages sent
Mid June

Spring Semester

Application Deadline
Oct 20
Screening Procedure
Oct-Nov
Notification of Acceptance
Late Nov
Acceptance Packages sent
Mid Dec

Documents

  • One completed Application Form
  • A Statement of Purpose
  • Two Letters of Recommendation from two of your professors with using SNU letter of recommendation form. (Must be written by a university professor at the current school which the applicant is attending.)
  • Official University Transcript
  • A Certificate of Enrollment from the current university you are attending
  • A copy of applicant's passport
  • Two photographs

Submission

  • Should be submitted in ORIGINAL or verified as an official copy
  • Should be in Korean or in English.
  • Documents are non-returnable once they have been submitted to the OIA.

Screening Procedure by CSE screening committee

Acceptance Package

The acceptance package will include Certificate of Admission (not for Korean national), Letter of Acceptance, and other necessary information.