Seoul, South Korea

Academic Calendar

Fall Semester: September - December
Spring Semester: March - June

Application Deadline

Applications Open: September 1st
Application Deadline: February 1st
Decision Date: March 1st

University Profile

Since its founding, Kyung Hee University has pursued the Kyung Hee Spirit of "Scholarship and Peace" as well as the founding principle of "creating a civilized world." For the past 62 years, the University has developed remarkably, contributing to the fulfillment of a "cultural world for humanity" as the leader of the future of academics and the creator of common values for humanity. In particular, the past five years have witnessed notable growth and a rise in the University's stature through forward-looking and adventurous endeavors in education, research, public service, and praxis.

Location Description

From modern skyscrapers and neon lights to Buddhist temples, palaces and pagodas, Seoul is a fascinating mix of old and new. A hub of business, culture and finance both within South Korea and internationally, Seoul houses the headquarters for some of the world's largest corporations. It also has one of the world's best subway systems - the easiest way to get around in this densely populated area. For the best view of Seoul, head to the tower on Namsan, one of the mountains encircling the city.


Kyung Hee University offers a is a wide variety of disciplines that have English course instruction. Some of these include Education, Tourism, Engineering, Sports Medicine, Asian Studies, Business and many more! To search for courses, click on the link below. Once on the Course Search page, click on "Course Schedule Index" located in on the left navigation bar. The majors will vary depending on the "College" you select (Global Campus or Seoul Campus.)

Seoul Campus
College of Humanities, College of Law, College of Politics and Economics, School of Management, College of Hotel and Tourism Management, College of Sciences, College of Human Ecology, Humanitas College(General Education)
Global Campus
College of Engineering, College of Electronics and Information, College of Applied Science, College of Life Science, College of International Studies, College of Foreign Language and Literature, College of Art and Design

Course Search

KHU Academics



Kyung Hee University offers both on-campus and off-campus housing options. Located on the Seoul campus, Sameuiwon is a newly renovated dormitory complex that can accommodate 392 students. Both Korean and international students may opt to live in this dormitory. The rooms are equipped with beds, desks, cabinets, air conditioners, LAN, and land phones for the comfort of students. Generally four students share each room.

Woojungwon opened in August 1998 on the Global Campus as Korea’s first studio-style dormitory and accommodates 1,943 residents. It has seven floors above ground and one floor underground and is equipped with department store exclusively for students and a spacious cafeteria.

Housing Info

Applicant Criteria


Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA and be in good standing with the university. 

The is no language requirement for this university. All course instruction will be offered in English. 

Applicants must have completed their first year of JMU before going abroad. There are exceptions for Transfer Students.


In addition paying regular tuition to JMU, participants can also expect to pay the following estimated costs to the host institution:

On-Campus Housing $2,000
Meals $2,000
Health Insurance $222
Total Estimated Costs $4,222

Additional out-of-pocket expenses may include flight, visa fees, in-country transportation, and personal funds.

How to Apply

The application for admission has a number of parts. See the outline below and make certain you have completed all steps in the application process:

  • Online JMU Exchange General Application 
    Completing the General Application will allow you to select your top three universities for Exchange. Multiple Exchange Program applications do not need to be submitted.
  • Exchange University's application 
    Upon acceptance from JMU, the applicant will then complete the host university's application. The exchange program coordinator will work with applicant to provide access to the application. 

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