Information from Sogang University
Restrictions: Undergraduate students are not allowed to take graduate courses. However, graduate students can take both undergraduate and graduate courses.
Incoming exchange students need an undergraduate diploma in order to apply for graduate courses.
Sogang Business School (AACSB) –no courses taught in English are offered.
Within the College of Engineering, two departments (System Semiconductor Engineering, AI) were newly launched in the academic year 2022. It is uncertain at this point if these faculties will offer courses taught in English (TBA).
Graduate School of Metaverse
Graduate School of Theology
Sogang Law School
Graduate School of MOT
Graduate School of Public Policy
Graduate School of Education
Graduate School of Economics
Graduate School of Mass Communication
Graduate School of Information and Technology
There is high demand in certain areas of courses, especially in the following departments: Business Administration, Journalism, Media and Entertainment, and Art & Technology. Registration for these departments could be very competitive. 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
In general 3 credits/course
Korean language course: 3 credits (=6 hp)
1000: 1st year courses
2000: 2nd year courses
3000: 3rd year courses
4000: 4th year courses
5000–6000: graduate courses
Autumn term: September–December
Spring term: March–June
All international students will automatically be enrolled in the National Health Insurance Service (NHIS). Cost is approx: 50 South Korean Won per month. This enrollment is mandatory and only in few cases an application of exemption of the NHIS is approved.
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.
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Course information (Select "courses for exchange students")