Korea University: Seoul - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

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Korea University, founded in 1905, is widely acknowledged as one of the country’s oldest, largest and top-ranked universities in Korea. Its reputation for quality is based on excellence in teaching, research and service to Korean society. Eminent ... read more

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OVERALL RATING 4.3
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A student studying abroad with Korea University: Seoul - Direct Enrollment & Exchange
I was able to challenge myself to reach a new level of Korean proficiency. The logistics/style of my Korean class is different from back home, so I pushed myself to perform at a higher level. I was also able to learn more about Korean culture inside and outside of the classroom, which I wasn't able to do back at my home universi... - Brandeis University View Entire Review
First, I gained very enjoyable study experiences, because the professors were great and the classes were productive. Second, I made some international friends, who were from Korea, Hong Kong and Singapore. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
It was definitely worthwhile. I gained international experience, perspective, and understanding. I also made some lifelong friends. - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
Internship experience was the biggest gain that I got. - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
I had experienced a different culture and I think this is really good - Brandeis University View Entire Review
It was very nice to meet professors and students from Korea and other countries. I improved my communicating skills and I really enjoyed the time I had in Korea. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
Food in Korea is nice. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
It was totally worth it! I learned about the resilience of the older generation, and how determined this small country is to become a world power. Students are pushed hard by their parents to be the best, so everything is competitive; from beauty and getting hired to speed walking and grabbing a seat on the subway. - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
Past Review It Was Awesome
I gained many new friends, great korean practice, and overall the greatest semester of my life. Definitely worthwhile. - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
Past Review Life Changing
I learned to be more open to other cultures - New Mexico State University View Entire Review
I learned that I want to go back to Korea - Marywood University View Entire Review
Past Review Korea University
yes - Brandeis University View Entire Review
Korea is a great place to go if its your first time abroad. All signs have English and Chinese characters (kanji) so it's easy to find your way around. The local students are really nice and very friendly. View Entire Review
August 15, 2016 Good Experience
I experienced the culture, learnt useful knowledge, and I got credit - Brandeis University View Entire Review
Friends. Classes I couldn't take at my home uni. It was definitely worth. - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
I learned a lot about Korean Culture, and made lots of friends from different nations. It is worthwhile. - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
September 16, 2015 Amazing Semester In Korea!
Honestly it was extremely worth while, I met incredibly people, made amazing friends, traveled all over Seoul and Korea (Including Busan and Jeju Island), and really got immersed in the culture. There were some tough days since it was completely new and foreign but because I had great friends and a great support system it made i... - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Korea University: Seoul - Direct Enrollment & Exchange
January 21, 2015 Discovering A New Me
My eyes were opened wider to different cultures and ways of life. I learned so much, and I know I've changed because of it. This was very worthwhile. - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
I had a great experience on Korea from both academic and living aspect. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Korea University: Seoul - Direct Enrollment & Exchange
January 15, 2014 I Must Go Back
Think positive and your experience will be positive. - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
November 08, 2013 Rigorous Academic Summer
The courses taught were rigorous and time-consuming but it was worthwhile - Brandeis University View Entire Review
It was a great chance for me to travel and learn Korea - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Korea University: Seoul - Direct Enrollment/Exchange
I learned that people are so different, in fact I had a harder time with the Americans than the locals. I had so much fun though! - New Mexico State University View Entire Review
Definitely worthwhile!!! I gotta say my Korean improved greatly~ and I met a handful of wonderful people. - University of Hawaii - Manoa View Entire Review
I believe I gained a lot during my time in Korea. - University of Hawaii - Manoa View Entire Review

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Korea University, founded in 1905, is widely acknowledged as one of the country’s oldest, largest and top-ranked universities in Korea. Its reputation for quality is based on excellence in teaching, research and service to Korean society. Eminent faculty, outstanding students and internationally recognized research programs all contribute to Korea University’s academic fame. As a major comprehensive university, KU offers a rich variety of courses in liberal arts and sciences as well as in all professional fields, including law, medicine and business administration.

KU campus covers over 182 acres and its home to more than 35,000 students from all over the nation and the world. With its stately stone architecture sprawling lawns, seasonal trees and natural flora, KU is known to be one of the most beautiful campuses in Korea. The students of KU represent Korea’s dream as they are among the nation’s brightest and most ambitious. KU is nationally recognized for its commitment to teaching and academic excellence. The university’s academic breadth is extensive with its 81 departments in 19 colleges and divisions, and 18 graduate schools and it has over 1,500 full-time faculty members with over 95% of them holding Ph.D. or equivalent qualification in their field. KU has particularly strong Humanities and Asian Studies Departments along with the recently established Graduate School of International Studies (GSIS). KU is also renowned for its professional schools of Law, Medicine and Business Administration. In research, KU is an internationally recognized leader with over 100 research centers, including the East Asiatic Research Centre and the Korean Cultural Research Centre. Furthermore, Korea University Business School (KUBS) is the only and the first business school in the country to have acquired both European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) accreditation, in combination with the accreditation granted by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Unlike many universities in Korea, KU prides itself not only in being a progressive and globally conscious institution but one that plays a role in preserving and developing Korea’s unique culture.

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