Program A/B

Hongik University

Seoul Republic of Korea

• Ranked as No.1 Art & Design College in Europe & Asia by Business Week
• Hongik University’s strength lies in the convergence of the arts, industry, and business.
• Highest national scholarship ratio among Korean private universities
• Active international exchange and support for international students Education program in line with the-world
– 2005 Selected member of the International Industry-Academic Cooperative Program, PACE / 2017 Establishment of international cooperation center for foreign students
• The Core of Culture, Art, and Design Selected as the Most Excellent Design School by Business Week
– 2009 The opening of the Contemporary Art Museum, a place for art and culture education /2012 The opening of Daehakro Art Center, a cultural complex
• Top-Class futuristic Educational Facilities Continuous investment for educational
research cultural facility
– 2006 Completion of the Hongmungwan building, a state-of-the-art research education cultural facility / 2015 Completion of Sejong gwan, the general lecture
hall of Sejong Campus
94, Wausan-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul 04066

◆UMAP Contact Person

Ms. Jeongseon YOO
Office of International Affairs

◆Regular Academic Calendar

·First Semester
From: 2 March 2019
To: 14 June 2019
·Second Semester
From: 1 September 2019
To: 14 December 2019

◆Semester Load in Credits/Units

·Minimum 6 credits
·Maximum 18 credits

◆General Timetable and Requirements for Graduation

·Total Number of Credits Needed for Graduation

140 credits

·Number of Years Typically Needed to Complete Undergraduate Program

4 years

◆List of Study Programs that are open for International Exchanges

* Name of Program: all of the undergraduate programs are opened for exchange students
* Teaching Language: mainly in Korean
* TOEFL iBT80 is advisable

◆Exchange- Related Information

·Exchange Duration
one semester or one academic year
·Language Proficiency Requirements
iBT 80 or TOPIK Level 3 (if applicable)
·Instruction Facilities and Other Supports
Dormitory (on campus housing), Buddy program, Culture trip etc.


Home stay:


Off Campus Assistance:


·Medical Insurance
Each exchange student should submit his/her insurance certificate to OIA of Hongik.
·Visa Process

Application Submission Deadline: 30 November 2018 (for 2019 Spring semester)