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 on 15 colleges and in a total of 60 departments.
- Fall Semester: late August through mid-December
- Spring Semester: late February through mid-June
- Academic Year: late August through mid-June
Exchange participants are required to take a full-time course load (at least 12 Temple credits) while abroad and will earn transfer credit.
Hanyang is usually best for students looking to take courses in STEM areas. They offer a number of courses taught in English in the following areas:
- Asian studies
- Business administration
- Computer science
- English literature
- Foreign languages
- Information systems
- International business
- International studies
- Korean studies
- Life science
- Political science
Students proficient in Korean may have additional course options.
Language of instruction
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.
- Restaurants and cafes
- Stationery, book, souvenir, and convenience stores
- Copy rooms
- Fitness center
- Meeting rooms
- Theater and concert hall
- Post Office
- University Museum
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.
Students pay Temple tuition and university service fee directly to Temple.
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.