Seoul and Suwon, South Korea
Fall Semester 2020
Fall Semester 2020
University: Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU)
Student body: 25,286
International students at university: 2,149
Course load: IU students are expected to take 15 credits
Course catalog: View course catalog
Language of instruction: Primarily Korean. Approximately 30% of SKKU's undergraduate courses are taught in English.
Course equivalencies: Review the Credit Transfer Service to see how courses might be articulated to your IU record. Courses that are not in the database will need to be evaluated by IU faculty.
Grades + Transcripts: SKKU's will provide a transcript at the end of the exchange. At the student’s request, IU departments will review courses to determine how they will apply to your degree. Please note that IU does not accept Pass/Fail.
Fall semester: Beginning of September to third week of December (final dates for 2020-21 TBA)
Arrival date: Students should arrive before the start of orientation
[Academic Year: March 1, runs for 12 months]
Student visa information: Exchange students need to apply for a D-2-6 visa.
SKKU provides guidance on the requirements for this process.
Air travel: Exchange students will be responsible for arranging and purchasing their own round-trip international airline tickets for dates appropriate for the term at the host university. Exchange students should only purchase tickets once SKKU has confirmed the dates of arrival. Students who are nominated for the exchange are eligible for a travel grant from OIA.
Nearest international airport: Incheon International Airport (ICN)
Housing: SKKU has housing designated for exchange students but may not be able to provide accommodation for all due to demand. At the Humanities and Social Sciences Campus (Seoul), housing options are off-campus. At the Natural Sciences Campus (Suwon), housing is on-campus..
Pre-departure orientation: The College OIA staff will provide an in-person orientation near the end of the fall semester to help students prepare for their programs.
Departure preparation + arrival details: SKKU's International Student Orientation provides an orientation for students to discover campus resources, meet fellow international students, discuss academic issues and course registration, and have a campus tour.
Estimated costs per semester:
Student eligibility requirements:
For this exchange program, students must be nominated by the College Office of International Affairs (OIA).
Questions can be directed to the College Office of International Affairs at collOIA@indiana.edu.