Hanyang University

Seoul, South Korea

Hanyang University is a private research university that was first founded as an engineering school in 1939. It was also the first school in Korea to offer studies in architecture and civil engineering and is currently viewed as one of the leading universities in STEM fields in the country. Students are currently able to study at Hanyang's main campus in Seoul which offers studies in 15 colleges and in a total of 60 departments. 

Program Overview

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Academic Program

Exchange participants are required to take a full-time course load (at least 12 Temple credits) while abroad and will earn transfer credit.

Language of Instruction

English and Korean

Best for

Hanyang is usually best for students looking to take courses in STEM areas, but they offer a number of courses in a variety of other disciplines.

Learn more about the academic program, course approvals and transfer credit process.

    Location & Facilities

    Location

    Hanyang University is located in the eastern part of Seoul, the capital of South Korea. The city is easily accessible by bus or subway, with the closest station being only 5 minutes away by walk. The surrounding neighborhood offers many cafes, restaurants, and other attractions like the the shopping complex at Wangsimni, which is only a short walk from campus. 

    Facilities

    • Cafeteria
    • Restaurants and cafes
    • Stationery, book, souvenir, and convenience stores
    • Copy rooms
    • Fitness center
    • Meeting rooms
    • Theater and concert hall
    • Libraries
    • Gymnasium
    • Post Office
    • University Museum
    Program Dates
    • Fall Semester: late August through mid-December
    • Spring Semester: late February through mid-June
    • Academic Year: late August through mid-June

    Program participants are required to be present for the entire length of the program, from the official arrival date through the program end date.

    Housing

    Currently, the school does not provide on-campus dormitory housing options. However, the school provides useful information about arranging accommodation through their newsletter and creates a Facebook group for each term to provide reviewed housing.

    Faculty & On-site Support

    As an Exchange Program participant, you will have access to the support provided by your host institution.

     

    Program Costs

    Temple Tuition and Standard University Fees

    Students pay Temple tuition and fees directly to Temple. Visit Temple’s Bursar for per-credit tuition rates. All students pay University Services Fee.

    More details

    For complete details about billable costs and estimate for non-billable expenses, such as airfare, meals, and personal expenses, view the program cost sheet.

    View Program Cost, Scholarships and Financial Aid.

    Health & Safety

    Your health and safety abroad are our highest priority. View our Health and Safety page, and please stay tuned for more details about health and safety on this program.

    Contact

    For more information, contact Education Abroad: 215-204-0720; study.abroad@temple.edu

    Eligibility Requirements

    Temple programs are open to qualified students matriculated at any U.S. or Canadian college or university.

    You are eligible to apply if you meet the following requirements.

    Are enrolled fulltime and will have completed 2 semesters before studying abroad
    • You are enrolled as a full-time matriculated student at the time of application as well as during the semester prior to studying abroad.
    • You will have completed at least two (2) semesters of college-level study by the program start.
    Are in good academic standing and meet minimum GPA requirement for the program

    You meet minimum cumulative GPA requirement, on a 4.0 scale from all colleges/universities attended. The requirement varies by program:

    • Temple Semester Programs: 2.75 (Internships: 3.0)
    • Temple Summer Programs: 2.5
    • Exchange Programs: 2.75
    • External Programs: 2.5

    You remain in good academic standing from the time of application until the start of your term abroad; students on academic warning are not eligible to participate.

    Have a valid passport

    You will need a passport, valid well beyond the length of your program, by the application deadline.

    View deadlines and validity requirements for your host country.

     

    Are in good disciplinary standing

    You are in good disciplinary standing at the time of application and remain so through the start of your term abroad. Students who have been found responsible for a code of conduct violation and will not be in good disciplinary standing (including disciplinary probation) may submit a petition for review.

    Meet the minimum age requirement

    You are at least 18 years old at the time of application.

    Non-U.S. citizens: you are welcome to study abroad if you meet the eligibility requirements; however, you are not permitted to study abroad on an exchange program in your home country. Please speak to Education Abroad if you have questions about your eligibility.

    For Hanyang, the following additional considerations apply.

    Application Requirements

    The standard application requirements pertain to all students applying to Temple programs.

      Additional Requirements for Hanyang

      If taking courses in the language of the host country:

      • Foreign language evaluation, completed by a faculty member in the appropriate language department. You can send the evaluation form electronically to your evaluator from the online application or download a paper form from your application that you can submit directly to Education Abroad.

      Admissions Timeline

      • Admissions is not rolling.
      • Temple nominates students for Exchange Programs after the deadline for the specific term.
      • Once you submit your application, you should expect a decision by the decision deadline, about one month after the program application deadline has passed.

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