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  • Locations: Daegu City, South Korea
  • Program Terms: Summer I
  • Budget Sheets: Summer I
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Instruction Language: English Housing Options: Program arranged housing
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Class: Sophomore, Junior, Senior
Program Type: Study Abroad Program Coordinator: Amy Wallace -
Program Description:


Daegu, South Korea Kyungpook National University Daegu


The University   |   The Program and Courses   |   Housing Information   |   KNU Buddy Program   |   Visa Info   |   Flight and Arrival Info   |   Costs   |   Insurance   |  
Financial Aid   |   Applications 


The University
Established in 1946, Kyungpook National University (KNU) is one of the top 3 national universities in Korea and has a total student population of around 26,000. Boasting faculties in Economics and Business Administration, Humanities, Social Sciences, Education and Natural Sciences to name a few, KNU is a comprehensive university which offers a unique international learning environment that combines the pursuit of excellence with intercultural understanding and a dedication to public service. KNU is located in Daegu city in the southeastern region of Korea. Daegu is the third largest city with a population of approximately 2.5 million and conveniently located in relation to the exciting cities of Seoul and Busan. An educational and cultural city with strong historical links, Daegu is also known as the "Green and Fashion City" and a key center for regional development.

The Program and Courses
This is a 4-week Global Summer School program that brings together students and  professors from all over the world for a unique intercultural learning experience and special taste of Korean culture.  All courses are taught in English by visiting professors except for the beginners Korean Language course. Courses are taken alongside Korean and other international students. For list of course offerings and descriptions visit: KNU Summer Global School.  

Students will participate in "Session 1" for 6 credits.

Housing Information
Students will be housed in on - campus dormitories, rooms are double occupancy with twin beds. Bed linens, sheet, and pillow are provided. The dormitory has a cafeteria that will have meals available for purchase. Other facilities include showers, laundry (coin-operated washing machines), gym, and water purifier. There is wifi in the residence halls. 

KNU Buddy Program
All exchange students are assigned a Korean student buddy to help them adjust to student life at KNU.  Your buddy will be your personal guide to KNU and Korean culture.  The buddy will be assigned to you prior to your departure for Korea.

Visa Information
If you are a US passport holder, you will enter South Korea with your US passport and can remain in the country up to 90 days.  Note: Non-US passport holder may require a visa, please visit the following site for information: Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in New York

Flight and Arrival Information
Students in this program will be responsible for making their own flight arrangements to Daegu, South Korea.  Upon acceptance to the program, students will be provided with the arrival dates and locations where they will be greeted by their KNU buddy.

Costs (budget sheet)
Select your term of interest for the latest budget information.


All students participating in this program are covered by the SUNY full health and accident insurance  as well as medical evacuation and repatriation insurance.

Financial Aid
Students currently receiving financial aid can use their aid for overseas study, and may, in some cases, have their awards increased. Students not currently receiving financial aid may be eligible. Those interested in financial aid for this program should contact the financial aid office on their home campus.

Late applications are accepted on a space-available basis.  Please contact the Program Coordinator

A non-refundable deposit of $250, applicable to the program cost, must be paid within 14 days of acceptance to the program in order to secure program participation. Any deviation from program requirements must be requested in writing and authorized by the Director of International Education and Programs before the final payment date.

Updated: 02/14/2020

This program is currently not accepting applications.