Why & How to Study Abroad in South Korea

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Published on October 31, 2018

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1. STUDY ABROAD IN SOUTH KOREA

2. TOPICS TRANSPORTATION AND SAFETY ACCOMMODATION STUDENT’S CHECKLIST INFORMATION ON VISAS WHY CHOOSE ASIA EXCHANGE WHO ARE WE AND HOW WE CAN HELP YOU HANKUK UNIVERSITY OF FOREIGN STUDIES BENEFITS OF STUDYING IN SOUTH KOREA

3. STUDY ABROAD WHERE IT MATTERS South Korea is known as one of the four “Asian Tiger” economies leading the economic growth of Asia South Korea has been named the world’s most innovative country by the Bloomberg Innovation Index for five consecutive years South Korea has an outstanding performance in educational rankings. With a metro population of more than 25 million, Seoul is a lively, economic powerhouse. Hankuk University of Foreign Studies is considered the number one international University in South Korea 1 2 3 4 5

4. WHY STUDY IN SEOUL? Enjoy the best adventure of your life 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Central location in East Asia Learn Korean Modern, advanced and safe Build your international network Boost your CV Grow personally Affordable food and public transit

5. Study in the heart of Seoul HIGHLIGHTS OF STUDYING IN SEOUL Combine academics and refreshing recreational activities Students of various nationalities/backgrounds Jeju island, one of the 7 new wonders of nature is only an hour flight away Historical sites, shopping, bustling nightlife, hiking and more all within Seoul

6. OUR PARTNER UNIVERSITY IN KOREA  Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (HUFS)  Seoul Campus  Global Campus HOST UNIVERSITY

7. HANKUK UNIVERSITY OF FOREIGN STUDIES 2-6 courses Max. credits 30 ECTS Autumn semester September – December Application deadline: End of May NIVERSITY (WIP) STUDY FIELDS o Business and Economics o Business Law o Engineering o History o International Relations and Politics o Languages o Natural Sciences o Philosophy o Social Sciences Full Bachelor degree and shorter summer school programs are also available Cooperation since 2014 Spring semester March – June Application deadline: End of October

8. HOW WE CAN HELP YOU FULFILL YOUR DREAM OF STUDYING ABROAD

9. SINCE 2007 500 SENDING UNIVERSITIES 80+ COUNTRIES 6 CONTINENTS 6000 STUDENTS

10. Discounted tuition fees Earn up to 30 ECTS Asia Exchange Guide and information services Benefit from excellent academic standards of the Korean education system Easy application process WHAT YOU GET

11. WHAT WE CAN DO FOR YOU AFTER THE STUDY PROGRAM o Transcripts of records mailed to you o Alumni group on LinkedIn BEFORE THE STUDY PROGRAM o Free consultation and help with practical matters o Simple and fast application procedure o Official Acceptance Letters mailed to you o Study abroad guides o Orientation webinars DURING THE STUDY PROGRAM o Orientation at the destination o Collaboration possibilities to boost your CV

12. Submit the application at www.asiaexchange.org We process the application and confirm your study placement even in one day Prepare your study plan and apply for scholarships at your university if needed Book flights and take care of other travel preparations Experience an unforgettable semester one of the most amazing places on Earth! 1 2 3 4 5 APPLICATION AND SERVICE

13. ALIEN REGISTRATION CARD (ARC) o All students will apply for ARC once in Korea. The host university will help with the application o The card works as your identification card and enables you to make trips abroad during your semester in Korea GETTING A STUDENT VISA FOR SOUTH KOREA D-2 STUDENT VISA o All international students residing outside Korea will need to apply for a student visa o Apply for your student visa immediately after receiving your official acceptance letter from Korea. All international students must apply for a student visa in order to study in South Korea. Do not leave South Korea before you have received your Alien registration card, or your visa will be terminated. Get the latest information on the visa regulations from the Korean embassy in your home country.

14. TO DO BEFORE THE SEMESTER – CHECKLIST 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Apply for a student visa Make sure you have travel insurance, a credit card and some local currency Vaccinations (typhoid, hepatitis A, hepatitis B) Book flights (but pay attention to the duration of the visa process) Submit a travel notification to your local authorities Join our destination-specific Facebook group Familiarize yourself with local culture and learn a few phrases of Korean in advance Follow Asia Exchange blog and Instagram8

15. ACCOMMODATION IN SEOUL GLOBAL CAMPUS ACCOMMODATION o HUFS Dorm o 1 284 000 KRW per semester (30 000 KRW deposit) o Basic equipment, AC and internet o Double rooms SEOUL CAMPUS ACCOMMODATION o Globee Dorm o 1 091 000 KRW per semester (40 000 KRW deposit) o Basic equipment, AC and internet o Double rooms and rooms for 3 people available o Located at the campus o Curfew (12am midnight) o International House A & B o 1 300 000 KRW per semester (100 000 KRW deposit) o 5 minute walk from the campus o Basic equipment, AC and internet o Shared cooking facilities o International house A is for female students only TIPS o Tuberculosis test is required from students staying at the dormitories o Taken in the last 3 months o You can also take the test in Seoul after arrival for approximately 15 dollars o Globee dorm requires the test during check in o Dormitories are also available for summer program students You can indicate your preferred accommodation option in the Asia Exchange application form

16. PUBLIC TRANSPORT TAXIo Traffic in Korea may be hectic compared to the traffic culture of your home country. o Seoul has a cheap and extensive public transportation system (subway, buses, trains) o Seoul campus is located in Dongdaemun and is accessible by subway line 1 o Global campus is located in Yongin and is accessible by bus lines between the two campuses o Affordable and convenient way to move around o Having address written down in Korean is helpful to avoid misunderstandings o Use only official taxis. Taxis in Seoul are generally orange

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