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Ewha Womans University in Korea

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Ewha Womans University

A private university, Ewha Womans University was founded in 1886 and became a university in 1946. It is the largest women’s university in the world, with 11 colleges and over 25,000 students. Designed by the prominent French architect Dominique Perrault, who built Bibliothèque nationale de France in Paris, Ewha is considered by many to be one of the most beautiful campus facilities in the world.

 

Program dates

  • Fall Semester: early September through mid-December
  • Spring Semester: early March through mid-June
  • Academic Year: early September through mid-June

Academics

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

Course Offerings

A number of courses taught in English are available in the following disciplines.

  • Anthropology
  • Art
  • Asian studies
  • Communications
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Engineering (computer, electronic, chemical)
  • English Literature
  • Health
  • History
  • Journalism
  • Korean Language
  • Korean Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Health
  • Science (biology, physics, chemistry)
  • Sociology
  • Women’s Studies

Students proficient in Korean may take courses in other Ewha departments.

Language of instruction

  • English
  • Korean

School location

Ewha Womans University is situated in the exciting Shinchon area of Seoul, about 10 minutes by subway or bus from downtown Seoul. Ewha is located in a student-orientated area of the city with Yonsei, Sogang, Hongik, and Kyunggi Universities located nearby. The area near the front gate of Ewha contains one of the most densely-concentrated shopping districts in Korea, where students can check out the latest local fashions and Korean curios at wallet-friendly prices.

Facilities

  • Classrooms equipped with smart technology
  • Computer labs and campus Wi-Fi
  • Student Union Gym and Sports facilities
  • Library
  • Reading Rooms
  • Napping Rooms
  • Performing Arts Theater
  • Kyobo Bookstore
  • Shinhan Bank
  • Post Office
  • Shops
  • Cafes
  • Movie Theater
  • Art Gallery
  • Administrative offices

Ewha Campus Map

Accommodations

Students may choose to live in university-arranged housing or find independent housing.

Students who decide to live in university-arranged housing can choose to live in the I-House dormitories. The I-House comes equipped with a fitness room, computer rooms, laundry rooms and kitchenettes on each floor. Other amenities include a convenience store, a guest lounge, parcel lockers, common kitchen, study room, prayer room, and meditation room.

Building A & B
Exchange students are assigned to single or double rooms depending on their selection in the application. All rooms include central air and heating and include the following:

  • Bed, desk, closet, bookshelf, refrigerator
  • Internet access
  • Bathrooms in each room
  • Floor heating system, balcony

Building C, D & E
Exchange students are assigned to single or double rooms depending on their selection in the application. All rooms include central air and heating and include the following:

  • Bed, desk, closet, bookshelf, refrigerator
  • Internet access
  • Bathrooms in each room in Building D and single rooms in Building C; Shared bathrooms in double rooms in Building C and single rooms in Building E

To view photos of the I-House rooms and amenities, visit the Ewha Residence website and click on the "Facilities" tab. Residents of I-House do not have a curfew.

Program costs

Students pay Temple tuition and fees directly to Temple.

Eligibility

Open to qualified students matriculated at Temple University. 

Applying to the program

Application Deadline: March 1 for the fall semester/academic year and spring priority; September 1 for the spring semester

Students applying for a Korean exchange should apply only to their first choice university. In the event that you are not selected for your first choice, you will be contacted about deferring to your second choice university. You do not need to complete two applications.