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Information for students, faculty and staff regarding COVID-19. (Updated: 15 April 2021)

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Sogang University

Available places: 4 (for the academic year 2021/2022)

Established: 1960
Number of students: 12,000
Campus: Seoul campus is situated 20 kilometres from central Seoul by train.
Student life: There are 75 student clubs and associations with focus on taekwondo, Korean music and dance, and others with focus on the Korean culture. Many of the international students study Korean at Korean Language Education Centre.

Annual festivals and activities are organised on campus, for example: introduction for new students, and possibility for volunteer work.

About Seoul

Seoul is the capital of South Korea and has over 10 million citizens, 25 million in the metropolitan area. Seoul is situated by the Han River and is surrounded by mountains. It is the world's fifth most expensive cities to live in and the second most expensive in Asia. Seoul is an important financial centre in Asia and some of the world's largest companies have their headquarters here. The city has distinguished itself as a shopping-city, the Dongdaemun market is the largest market in Korea and Yongsans Electronic Market is the largest of its kind in Asia.

Information from Sogang University

Restrictions: Undergraduate students are not allowed to take graduate courses. However, graduate students can take both undergraduate and graduate courses.

Closed programmes:
Law School
Graduate School of Theology
Graduate School of Media
Graduate School of Management of Technology
Graduate School of Public Policy
Graduate School of Economics
Graduate School of Education
Graduate School of Mass Communication
Graduate School of Information & Technology

Note: Registration for courses in Business, School of Media, Arts and Science, Global Korean Studies and Art & Technology is very competitive and places cannot be guaranteed. For courses in the Art & Technology department, priority is given to students from an institution that has a separate departmental agreement with our A&T department.

Full time studies (corresponding to 30 hp):
Undergraduate level: 15 credits
Graduate/master's level: 9 credits

Course types:
1–3 credits/course
Korean language course: 3 credits (=6 hp)

Course levels:
1000: 1st year courses
2000: 2nd year courses
3000: 3rd year courses
4000: 4th year courses
5000–6000: graduate courses

Academic year:
Autumn term: September–December
Spring term: March–June

Accommodation

Students who wish to live on-campus must apply for on-campus housing when they are submitting the exchange program application. Students are also required to submit a Health Report Form with an official hospital stamp if they wish to apply for on-campus housing.

Read more at

Exchange Program Overview

Course information (Select "courses for exchange students")

Campus Tour Video

 

Student grants and loans for studies outside of Sweden

You may be entitled to student grants and loans from CSN when studying abroad.

As the cost of living and accommodation may be higher abroad, you can apply for an extra loan known as an additional loan for studies abroad.

You can also apply for an additional loan to cover additional costs, i.e. travel and insurance costs.