Temple Exchanges

Korea Exchanges

Hanyang University
Hankuk University of Foreign Studies

Ewha University
Yonsei University

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Hanyang University

Through a reciprocal exchange agreement with Hanyang University (HAN), Temple undergraduates can exchange places with HAN undergraduates and spend a period studying at HAN. The program is open to students in good academic standing who will be at least at junior level for the semester/year they wish to attend HAN. A limited number of courses taught in English are offered in business, economics, political science, information science, engineering. Korean language study is also offered. Students proficient in Korean will be able to choose from a wider list of courses.

About the UNIVERSITY

A private university, Hanyang (www.hanyang.ac.kr/english/) was founded in 1939 as an engineering institute and became a full university in 1959. There are two campuses, one in Seoul, the other in Ansan, and about 38,000 students, including about 4,000 international students.

ABOUT SEOUL AND ANSAN

Seoul is one of the largest urban areas in the world, with about 10 million residents. The national capital, it is the center of politics and has one of the most technologically advanced infrastructures. It is home to major financial organizations and corporations. Ansan is south of central Seoul, a smaller satellite port city of Seoul.

COURSES AVAILABLE

Courses in English are available in business, economics, political science, information science, and engineering. Korean language courses are also available. Students proficient in Korean may have additional course options.

LENGTH OF PROGRAM

The HAN academic calendar is divided into two semesters. Students may attend HAN for the academic year, the Fall semester (early-September to late-December) or for the Spring semester (early-March to late-June). Students attending the spring semester will not be able to take summer I classes at Temple.

HOUSING AND MEALS

Temple students apply for rooms on campus in a HAN dormitory. Dormitory fees are waived for exchange students. Students may take meals in university cafeterias. There is no meal plan.

FINANCIAL ARRANGEMENTS

In advance of their departure, Temple University students pay Temple tuition to Temple University; HAN students pay HAN tuition to HAN. On site, exchange students are responsible for the cost of housing, meals, transportation, insurance and living expenses. Temple students receiving financial aid may apply their financial aid to the costs of studying at HAN. Students should plan on spending approximately $2,000 for housing (waived for students participating on this exchange), $1,800 for meals, $1,800 for other living expenses (recreation, local travel, etc), and $300 for books per semester. In addition, expect roundtrip airfare to cost about $1,400, and students may need to pay for visa-related expenses and health insurance.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES 

Students are selected for the exchange on the basis of their academic record and a personal interview. To be considered, students should have a minimum GPA of 3.0, background in the subjects to be pursued at HAN, and junior-year status by the time they begin their study at HAN. Students must complete the Temple University Exchanges Application form and submit two academic references and transcripts for all university-work completed.The application deadline for academic year, fall or spring is March 1.  The completed application and supporting documents should be sent to the Education Abroad Office.

Questions can be directed to Michelle Barton in Education Abroad, 200 Tuttleman, phone: 215-204-0720; email: study.abroad@temple.edu.

 

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Hankuk University of Foreign Studies

Through a reciprocal exchange agreement with Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (HUFS), Temple undergraduates can exchange places with HUFS undergraduates and spend a period studying at HUFS. The program is open to students in good academic standing who will be at least at junior level for the semester/year they wish to attend HUFS. A limited number of courses in English are offered in economics, political science, Korean Studies, and Communications. There are also courses in various foreign languages, including Korean. Students proficient in Korean may be able to choose from a wider list of courses.

HANKUK  UNIVERSITY OF FOREIGN STUDIES

A private university, Hankuk (http://international.hufs.ac.kr/) was founded in 1954. The university’s main area of focus is on the study of foreign languages, and 45 major languages from around the world are taught at the university. The university is located in the eastern part of the capital city of Seoul. There are approximately 15,000 students.

ABOUT SEOUL

Seoul is one of the largest urban areas in the world, with about 10 million residents. The national capital, it is the center of politics and has one of the most technologically advanced infrastructures of any city. It is home to major financial organizations and corporations.

COURSES AVAILABLE

Courses in English are available in economics, political science, Korean Studies, and Communications. There are also courses in various foreign languages including Korean. Students proficient in Korean will have additional course options. To view a sampling of courses, visit http://international.hufs.ac.kr/ and click on the “Courses” tab at the top, then “Courses and Syllabi” on the left.

LENGTH OF PROGRAM

The HUFS academic calendar is divided into two semesters. Students may attend HUFS for the academic year, the Fall semester (late-August to mid-December) or for the Spring semester (late-February to late-June). Students attending the spring semester will not be able to take summer I classes at Temple.

HOUSING AND MEALS

Temple students apply for rooms on campus in a HUFS dormitory. Students may take meals in university cafeterias. There is no meal plan.

FINANCIAL ARRANGEMENTS

In advance of their departure, Temple University students pay Temple tuition to Temple University; HUFS students pay HUFS tuition to HUFS. On site, exchange students are responsible for the cost of housing, meals, transportation, insurance and living expenses. Temple students receiving financial aid may apply their financial aid to the costs of studying at HUFS. Students should plan on spending approximately $2,000 for housing, $1,800 for meals, $1,800 for other living expenses (recreation, local travel, etc), and $300 for books per semester. In addition, expect roundtrip airfare to cost about $1,400, and students may need to pay for visa-related expenses and health insurance.

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURES 

Students are selected for the exchange on the basis of their academic record and a personal interview. To be considered, students should have a minimum GPA of 3.0, background in the subjects to be pursued at HUFS, and junior-year status by the time they begin their study at HUFS. Students must complete the Temple University Exchanges Application form and submit two academic references and transcripts for all university-work completed. The application deadline for academic year, fall or spring is March 1The completed application and supporting documents should be sent to the Education Abroad office.

Questions can be directed to Michelle Barton in Education Abroad, 200 Tuttleman, phone: 215-204-0720; email: study.abroad@temple.edu.

 

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Ewha University

 

Through a reciprocal exchange agreement with Ewha Womans University (EWHA), Temple undergraduates can exchange places with EWHA undergraduates and spend a period studying at EWHA. The program is open to students in good academic standing who will be at least at junior level for the semester/year they wish to attend EWHA. A limited number of courses taught in English are offered in business, economics, science (biology, physics, math, chemistry), journalism, English literature, and Korean Studies. Korean language study is also offered. Students proficient in Korean will be able to choose from a wider list of courses.

EWHA WOMANS  UNIVERSITY

A private university, Ewha Womans University (http://www.ewha.ac.kr/mbs/ewhaen/) was founded in 1886 and became a university in 1946. It is the largest women’s university in the world, with 11 colleges and over 25,000 students.

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ABOUT SEOUL

Seoul is one of the largest urban areas in the world, with about 10 million residents. The national capital, it is the center of politics and has one of the most technologically advanced infrastructures. It is home to major financial organizations and corporations.

COURSES AVAILABLE

Courses in English are available in business, economics, science (biology, physics, math, chemistry), journalism, English literature, and Korean Studies. Korean language courses are also available. Students proficient in Korean may have additional course options. To see a sample of courses taught in English, visit http://www.ewha.ac.kr/mbs/ewhaen/subview.jsp?id=ewhaen_031103000000 and choose a semester.

LENGTH OF PROGRAM

The EWHA academic calendar is divided into two semesters. Students may attend HAN for the academic year, the Fall semester (early-September to late-December) or for the Spring semester (early-March to late-June). Students attending the spring semester will not be able to take summer I classes at Temple.

HOUSING AND MEALS

Temple students apply for rooms on campus in a EWHA dormitory. Students may take meals in university cafeterias. There is no meal plan.

 

 

FINANCIAL ARRANGEMENTS

In advance of their departure, Temple University students pay Temple tuition to Temple University; EWHA students pay EWHA tuition to EWHA. On site, exchange students are responsible for the cost of housing, meals, transportation, insurance and living expenses. Temple students receiving financial aid may apply their financial aid to the costs of studying at EWHA. Students should plan on spending approximately $2,000 for housing, $1,800 for meals, $1,800 for other living expenses (recreation, local travel, etc), and $300 for books per semester. In addition, expect roundtrip airfare to cost about $1,400, and students may need to pay for visa-related expenses and health insurance.

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURES 

Students are selected for the exchange on the basis of their academic record and a personal interview. To be considered, students should have a minimum GPA of 3.0, background in the subjects to be pursued at EWHA, and junior-year status by the time they begin their study at EWHA. Students must complete the Temple University Exchanges Application form and submit two academic references and transcripts for all university-work completed.The application deadline for academic year, fall or spring is March 1.  The completed application and supporting documents should be sent to the Education Abroad Office.

Questions can be directed to Michelle Barton in Education Abroad, 200 Tuttleman, phone: 215-204-0720; email: study.abroad@temple.edu.

 

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Yonsei University

Through a reciprocal exchange agreement with Yonsei University (YON), Temple undergraduates can exchange places with YON undergraduates and spend a period studying at YON. The program is open to students in good academic standing who will be at least at junior level for the semester/year they wish to attend YON. A limited number of courses taught in English are offered in business, economics, political science, science (biology, chemistry, math, physics), engineering, literature, Asian Studies, and Korean Studies. Korean language study is also offered. Students proficient in Korean will be able to choose from a wider list of courses.

YONSEI  UNIVERSITY

A private university, Yonsei University (http://oia.yonsei.ac.kr/) was founded in 1885 and is a leading institution in Korea. It has a long tradition of accepting international students, and has over 600 international partnerships with colleges and universities around the world. The student body includes over 4,000 international students.

ABOUT SEOUL

Seoul is one of the largest urban areas in the world, with about 10 million residents. The national capital, it is the center of politics and has one of the most technologically advanced infrastructures. It is home to major financial organizations and corporations.

COURSES AVAILABLE

Courses in English are available in business, economics, political science (biology, chemistry, math, physics), engineering, literature, Asian Studies, and Korean Studies. Korean language courses are also available. Students proficient in Korean may have additional course options. A sample of courses taught in English can be viewed by visiting Yonsei’s website (http://oia.yonsei.ac.kr/), clicking the “Fall/Spring” link in the “Programs” section of the header links, then clicking the “Courses” link at the left, then choosing a sample semester.

LENGTH OF PROGRAM

The YON academic calendar is divided into two semesters. Students may attend YON for the academic year, the Fall semester (early-September to late-December) or for the Spring semester (early-March to late-June). Students attending the spring semester will not be able to take summer I classes at Temple.

HOUSING AND MEALS

Temple students apply for rooms on campus in a YON dormitory. Students may take meals in university cafeterias. There is no meal plan.

 

FINANCIAL ARRANGEMENTS

In advance of their departure, Temple University students pay Temple tuition to Temple University; YON students pay YON tuition to YON. On site, exchange students are responsible for the cost of housing, meals, transportation, insurance and living expenses. Temple students receiving financial aid may apply their financial aid to the costs of studying at YON. Students should plan on spending approximately $2,000 for housing, $1,800 for meals, $1,800 for other living expenses (recreation, local travel, etc), and $300 for books per semester. In addition, expect roundtrip airfare to cost about $1,400, and students may need to pay for visa-related expenses and health insurance.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES 

Students are selected for the exchange on the basis of their academic record and a personal interview. To be considered, students should have a minimum GPA of 3.0, background in the subjects to be pursued at YON, and junior-year status by the time they begin their study at YON. Students must complete the Temple University Exchanges Application form and submit two academic references and transcripts for all university-work completed. The application deadline for academic year, fall or spring is March 1.  The completed application and supporting documents should be sent to the Education Abroad office.

Questions can be directed to Michelle Barton in Education Abroad, 200 Tuttleman, phone: 215-204-0720; email: study.abroad@temple.edu.