Overview

Korea University

City: Seoul
Language of instruction: English, Korean
  • A member of the U21 network
  • 3 study abroad opportunities: Student Exchange Program, KIEP (Korea University International Education Program) and ISS (International Summer School)
  • 81 departments in 19 colleges & divisions, 18 graduate schools 
  • 1,400+ full-time faculty members with over 95% of them holding a Ph.D. or equivalent qualification in their field
  • Particularly strong Humanities and Asian Studies Departments along with the recently established Graduate School of International Studies (GSIS) 
  • Renowned for its professional schools of Law, Medicine and Business Administration
  • Located in Seoul, the campus covers 182+ acres
  • 35,000+ students from all over the world
  • One of the most beautiful campuses in Korea, boasting stately stone architecture, sprawling lawns, seasonal trees and natural flora

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Partner university's areas of study

ArtsCommerce (UBCV)EngineeringLand and Food SystemsLawManagement (UBCO)Science

Notes on Language of Instruction

  • Approximately 40% of courses are offered in English
  • Korean language courses offered every semester in 6 different levels from beginner to advanced (each level course taught two hours/day, four days/week)
  • All students are required to take a placement test before class begins (if necessary, students can take a one-level-higher class or a one-level-lower class together with the assigned class)
  • One regular semester composed of 16 weeks - students are required to take approximately 120 class hours per semester

ELIGIBILITY AND TIMING

Terms offered

Term 1Term 2Full year Term 1 + 2 (UBC Term 1 start)Summer

Who can go?

  • Exchange students can take coursework in most areas of study

Term dates

  • Term 1: Late August to Late December 
  • Term 2: Late February to Late June
  • Summer: Mid June to Late August (International Summer School) 

Timing

  • Commerce: When applying to Go Global, UBC-V Commerce students must select 'Korea University-COMM' 
  • Law: When applying to Go Global, UBC-V Engineering students must select 'Korea University-Law' 

Summer program

Courses + Transfer Credits

Credits

Course equivalency formula

  • Same as UBC credits
  • Exception of Korean Language courses, whose credits are doubled

Passing grade

D=60

Credit transfer process

The transfer credit process takes approximately 16 weeks following each submission deadline.  You should allow sufficient time to meet important deadlines that may affect you (e.g., application for graduation, registration in courses that require prerequisites that you took on exchange, entry to a major/honours program, etc.)

Information about the transfer credit portal.

Course Information

* Students who have special requirements or require academic accommodation should contact a Go Global advisor regarding their needs at least six weeks prior to the application deadline.

Type of Go Global Experiences

Exchange (pay UBC tuition)Graduate research

Course information and restrictions

  • Students participate in the Korea University Student Exchange Program (KUSEP)
  • For summer language programs: please review the length and rigor of any short program
  • Short programs may not receive equivalent credit if they are not comparable to a language course at UBC
  • Please ask your advisor or Korean language department for feedback if you are uncertain about your program
  • When selecting courses, ensure that they are available in the semester for which you are applying

Partner Course Information

Transfer credits and equivalent courses at this university

Check out the courses that students have successfully transferred back in the last 3 years. If you don't see a course you need listed, it simply means you need to submit the course to be evaluated through the Transfer Credit Portal while on exchange.

* Areas of study at partner universities are subject to change. This list is to be used as a general guideline and is not exhaustive; research the partners' websites for additional course information.

UBC Vancouver

Applied Science (Architecture and Landscape Architecture)
UBC course: ARTH 2nd
Title: Introduction to Architecture
Partner course code: ARCH 203
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-10-30
Arts
UBC course: ARTH 227
Title: Introduction to Modernism, Media, Art and Society
Partner course code: ISC 185
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-12-12
UBC course: ARTH 2nd
Title: Media, Art, Culture and Society
Partner course code: ISC 181
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-09-13
UBC course: ARTS 2nd
Title: Human Communication
Partner course code: JMCO 330
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-06-26
UBC course: ASIA 2nd
Title: Contemporary Korean Society
Partner course code: DISS 241-00
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-11-20
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: Late Choson Korea
Partner course code: HOKA 003
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-07-29
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: TOPIC COURSE(English)
Partner course code: HOKA 003_00
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-12-01
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: Introduction to Korean and East Asian History
Partner course code: HOKA 004
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-12-01
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: Broadcasting and Film Studies
Partner course code: JMCO 224
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-11-10
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: Broadcasting and Film 2016 Fall: History of Korean Cinema
Partner course code: JMCO 224-02
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-11-10
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: Korean Cinema and Visual Culture
Partner course code: ISC 283
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-08-23
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: Reading in Korean Linguistics
Partner course code: KORE 321
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-05-31
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: THE WORLD OF "SAMGUGYUSA" AND "GORYEOSA"
Partner course code: HOKA 111
Language of instruction: Korean
Evaluated date: 2015-12-11
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: Mass media and popular culture in Korea
Partner course code: JMCO 436
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-06-01
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: Modern Korean History: Late 19th Century International Relations
Partner course code: HOKA 438
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-02-06
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: KOREAN HISTORY: NEW PERSPECTIVES(English)
Partner course code: HOKA 152
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-12-01
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: KOREAN HISTORY: NEW PERSPECTIVES(English)
Partner course code: HOKA 152_04
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-12-01
UBC course: COMM 294
Title: Managerial Accounting
Partner course code: ISC 211B
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date:
UBC course: COMM 296
Title: Introduction to Marketing
Partner course code: ISC 111 A/B
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date:
UBC course: COMM 2nd
Title: Leadership Communication
Partner course code: ISC 205
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date:
UBC course: COMM 2nd
Title: Introduction to Finance
Partner course code: ISC 303 A/B
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date:
UBC course: COMM 2nd
Title: Introduction to Management
Partner course code: ISC 210
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date:
UBC course: COMM 329
Title: Organizational Behavior
Partner course code: ISC 309
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date:
UBC course: COMM 399
Title: Operations Management
Partner course code: ISC 256
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date:
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Global Leadership and Management
Partner course code: ISC 311
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date:
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Advertising Psychology
Partner course code: PSYC 352
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-02-19
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Investment Analysis
Partner course code: ISC 388
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date:
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Service Marketing
Partner course code: ISC 389
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date:
UBC course: COMM 457
Title: Principles of Financial Accounting
Partner course code: ISC 204B
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date:
UBC course: COMM 462
Title: Marketing Communications
Partner course code: ISC 304
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date:
UBC course: COMM 469
Title: International Marketing
Partner course code: ISC 306
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date:
UBC course: COMM 469
Title: International Marketing
Partner course code: ISC 306
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date:
UBC course: ECON 301
Title: MICROECONOMICS(English)
Partner course code: ECON 201
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-12-24
UBC course: ECON 301
Title: Intermediate Microeconomics
Partner course code: ISC 316
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-10-06
UBC course: ECON 302
Title: MACROECONOMICS(English)
Partner course code: ECON 202_06
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-12-24
UBC course: ECON 337
Title: The US Economy
Partner course code: DISS 333
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-07-30
UBC course: ELEV 1st
Title: Interface Design Workshop
Partner course code: ISC 122
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date:
UBC course: ENGL 225
Title: Introduction to British and American Poetry
Partner course code: ENGL 201
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-05-11
UBC course: ENGL 462
Title: The Irish Literary Revival
Partner course code: ENGL 421-02
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-04-14
UBC course: ENGL 472
Title: Modern American Novel
Partner course code: ENGL 333-00
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-04-14
UBC course: ENGL 4th
Title: British & American Literatures and Gender
Partner course code: ENGL 419
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-08-14
UBC course: EOSC 1st
Title: Environ, Soil & Earth Ecosystems
Partner course code: GEST 091
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date:
UBC course: FIPR 234
Title: Media Aesthetic and Production Theory
Partner course code: JMCO 225
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-06-07
UBC course: FREN 1st
Title: French (Beginner)
Partner course code: IFLS 123-04
Language of instruction: French
Evaluated date: 2016-08-09
UBC course: HIST 2nd
Title: Late Modern Western History
Partner course code: HOEW 315
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-08-09
UBC course: HIST 3rd
Title: Postwar Japan and East Asia
Partner course code: DISS 358
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-05-05
UBC course: HIST 3rd
Title: History of Korean-American Relations
Partner course code: ISC 372
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-10-27
UBC course: KORN 1st
Title: Beginning Korean 1E
Partner course code: IKL 211E
Language of instruction: Korean
Evaluated date: 2016-11-10
UBC course: KORN 1st
Title: KOREAN SPEAKING FOR BEGINNERS Ⅱ
Partner course code: IFLS 241
Language of instruction: Korean
Evaluated date: 2013-06-07
UBC course: KORN 1st
Title: Beginning Korean II-C
Partner course code: IKL 223
Language of instruction: Korean
Evaluated date: 2017-09-12
UBC course: KORN 2nd
Title: Beginner's Korean II
Partner course code: IFLS 109_01
Language of instruction: Korean
Evaluated date: 2016-11-10
UBC course: KORN 2nd
Title: Intermediate Korean 1
Partner course code: IFLS 110
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-09-12
UBC course: KORN 2nd
Title: INTERMEDIATE KOREAN I
Partner course code: IFLS 110
Language of instruction: Korean
Evaluated date: 2017-02-07
UBC course: KORN 4th
Title: the Annals of the Joseon Dynasty
Partner course code: HOKA 122
Language of instruction: Korean
Evaluated date: 2017-06-01
UBC course: KORN 4th
Title: Broadcast Language of Korea
Partner course code: KORE 144
Language of instruction: Korean
Evaluated date: 2017-06-01
UBC course: LING 100
Title: Introduction to Linguistics
Partner course code: LING 101
Language of instruction: Korean
Evaluated date: 2017-05-09
UBC course: LING 1st
Title: READINGS IN LINGUISTICS I
Partner course code: LING 491
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-11-17
UBC course: LING 2nd
Title: Phonetics
Partner course code: LING 202-00
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-11-12
UBC course: LING 2nd
Title: Introduction to Korean Linguistics (English)
Partner course code: KORE 230
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-11-17
UBC course: LING 2nd
Title: ENGLISH SYNTAX(English)
Partner course code: ENGL 373
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-11-12
UBC course: LING 2nd
Title: Psycholinguistics
Partner course code: ENGL 423
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-08-04
UBC course: LING 3rd
Title: Semantics and Pragmatics of English
Partner course code: ELED 422
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-11-17
UBC course: LING 3rd
Title: Readings in Linguistics II
Partner course code: LING 454
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-11-17
UBC course: PHIL 330A
Title: SPECIAL ISSUE STUDIES ON POLITICAL THOUGHT
Partner course code: POLI 414
Language of instruction: Korean
Evaluated date: 2013-11-29
UBC course: POLI 2nd
Title: Korean Diplomacy Colloquium
Partner course code: DISS 282
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-02-23
UBC course: POLI 334
Title: On Democracy
Partner course code: POLI 342
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-12-04
UBC course: POLI 366
Title: International Political Economy
Partner course code: POLI 338
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2013-12-21
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Japanese Politics and Society
Partner course code: POLI 228-00
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-09-18
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Contemporary Western History: Russian Foreign Policy
Partner course code: HOEW 314
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-06-02
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: SOUTHEAST ASIAN POLITICS
Partner course code: POLI 317
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2013-12-21
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Special Topics in International Relations—International Conflict and Co-operation in the Mod
Partner course code: DISS 325
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-12-04
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: THEORY OF POLITICAL PROCESSES
Partner course code: poli 326
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-12-04
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Understanding Korean Politics
Partner course code: ISC 328
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-08-25
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: SPECIAL TOPICS IN KOREAN STUDIES
Partner course code: DISS 341
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-12-04
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Korean Society
Partner course code: DISS 342
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2013-07-08
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: POLITICAL COMMUNICATION
Partner course code: JMCO 349
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2013-07-08
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Politics and Economics
Partner course code: ECON 376
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2013-12-21
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: International Security
Partner course code: POLI 379
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2013-12-21
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN KOREA, ASIA AND GLOBAL ECONOMY
Partner course code: ECON 387
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2013-12-21
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Democracy and Capitalism
Partner course code: POLI 431
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-12-04
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Specific Topics in Comparative Politics II: Elections & Political Economy
Partner course code: POLI 442
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2013-12-21
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: SPECIAL RESEARCH ON COMPARATIVE POLITICS I
Partner course code: POLI 445
Language of instruction: Korean
Evaluated date: 2013-12-21
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Special Topics in International Development I
Partner course code: DISS 473
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2013-12-21
UBC course: PSYC 300A
Title: Abnormal Psychology
Partner course code: PSYC 331
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-07-18
UBC course: PSYC 302
Title: Developmental Psychology
Partner course code: PSYC 275-00
Language of instruction: Korean
Evaluated date: 2017-02-09
UBC course: PSYC 336
Title: Psychology of Language
Partner course code: PSYC 326
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-02-01
UBC course: PSYC 336
Title: Psychology of Language
Partner course code: PSYC 326
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-02-08
UBC course: PSYC 336
Title: Psychology of Language
Partner course code: PSYC 326
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-02-08
UBC course: PSYC 336
Title: Psycholinguistics
Partner course code: ENGL 423
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-06-16
UBC course: PSYC 3rd
Title: Social Psychology
Partner course code: PSYC 277
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-07-26
UBC course: PSYC 3rd
Title: Social Behavior and Individual Differences
Partner course code: PSYC 315
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-07-18
UBC course: PSYC 3rd
Title: Cognitive Neuroscience
Partner course code: PSYC 422
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-02-17
UBC course: PSYC 3rd
Title: Attention and Response Selection
Partner course code: PSYC 423
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-10-18
UBC course: PSYC 3rd
Title: Social Neuroscience
Partner course code: PSYC 439
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-10-17
UBC course: PSYC 3rd
Title: User Experience and Psychology
Partner course code: PSYC 493
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-02-09
UBC course: PSYC 3rd
Title: User Experience and Psychology
Partner course code: PSYC 493-00
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-02-09
UBC course: PSYC 401
Title: Clinical Psychology
Partner course code: PSYC 232
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-02-19
UBC course: SOCI 2nd
Title: Cultural Sociology
Partner course code: SOCI 446
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-06-27
UBC course: SOCI 3rd
Title: Sociology of Welfare
Partner course code: SOCI 264-00
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-12-14
UBC course: SOCI 3rd
Title: Understanding Korean Society and Culture
Partner course code: SOCI 346
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-08-12
UBC course: SOCI 484
Title: Sociology of Health and Health Care
Partner course code: SOCI 375
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-06-05
UBC course: SOCI 4th
Title: Sociology of the Global Society
Partner course code: SOCI 482
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-11-22
UBC course: SOCI 4th
Title: Organizations and Environments
Partner course code: SOCI 486-00
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-12-14
UBC course: VISA 180
Title: Watercolour Techniques
Partner course code: ISC 126
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-08-10
UBC course: VISA 2nd
Title: PAPER & FIBER
Partner course code: ARDE 235
Language of instruction: Korean
Evaluated date: 2015-11-30
UBC course: VISA 2nd
Title: COLOR MANAGEMENT
Partner course code: ARDE 321
Language of instruction: Korean
Evaluated date: 2015-11-30
Commerce
UBC course: COMM 296
Title: Marketing Management
Partner course code: BUSS 205
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2013-08-14
UBC course: COMM 296
Title: Marketing Management
Partner course code: BUSS 205
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2013-09-19
UBC course: COMM 296
Title: Marketing Management
Partner course code: BUSS 205
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-07-23
UBC course: COMM 329
Title: Organizational Behaviour
Partner course code: BUSS 311
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-11-22
UBC course: COMM 353
Title: Intermediate Accounting I
Partner course code: BUSS 213
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-09-01
UBC course: COMM 370
Title: Corporate Finance
Partner course code: ISC 305
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-10-06
UBC course: COMM 370
Title: Corporate Finance
Partner course code: BUSS 384
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-09-01
UBC course: COMM 399
Title: Operations Management
Partner course code: BUSS 211
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2013-08-14
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Understanding Advertising
Partner course code: JMCO 267
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-04-06
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Understanding Advertising
Partner course code: JMCO 267
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-04-10
UBC course: COMM 462
Title: Advertising Management
Partner course code: BUSS 238
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-10-03
UBC course: COMM 498
Title: International Business
Partner course code: BUSS 313
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-05-03
Education
UBC course: ELEV 3rd
Title: USES OF PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTS IN SCHOOL SETTINGS
Partner course code: EDUC 363
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-10-30
Kinesiology
UBC course: KIN 3rd
Title: Geriatric Physical Therapy
Partner course code: KHPH 318-00
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-02-16
Land and Food Systems
UBC course: FNH 309
Title: FOOD PROCESSING AND PRESERVATION
Partner course code: KHFN 314
Language of instruction: Korean
Evaluated date:
UBC course: FNH 3RD
Title: DIET AND OBESITY
Partner course code: KHFN 221
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date:
UBC course: FNH 3RD
Title: IMMUNOLOGY IN FOOD AND NUTRITION
Partner course code: KHFN 326
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date:
UBC course: FNH 3rd
Title: NUTRITION THROUGHOUT THE LIFE CYCLE
Partner course code: KHFN 222
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date:
UBC course: FNH 3rd
Title: FOOD HYGIENICS
Partner course code: KHFN 302
Language of instruction: Korean
Evaluated date:
UBC course: FNH 3rd
Title: Food Raw Material
Partner course code: KHFN 309
Language of instruction: Korean
Evaluated date:
UBC course: FNH 3rd
Title: International Culinary and Styling
Partner course code: KHFN 417
Language of instruction: Korean
Evaluated date:
UBC course: FNH 4th
Title: Clinical Nutrition
Partner course code: KHFN 319
Language of instruction: Korean
Evaluated date:
UBC course: FNH 4th
Title: Sports Dietetics
Partner course code: KHFN 404
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date:
UBC course: FNH 4th
Title: Food Laws and Regulations
Partner course code: KHFN 408
Language of instruction: Korean
Evaluated date:
UBC course: FNH 4th
Title: Nutraceutical and Functional Food
Partner course code: KHFN 415
Language of instruction: Korean
Evaluated date:
UBC course: FRE 3RD
Title: NATURAL RESOURCE ECONOMICS
Partner course code: LESE 203
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date:
UBC course: FRE 3RD
Title: Economics of Food Consumption
Partner course code: LESE 317
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date:
UBC course: FRE 490
Title: NATURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES POLICY
Partner course code: LESE 304
Language of instruction: Korean
Evaluated date:
UBC course: FRE 4TH
Title: INTERNATIONAL AGRICULTURAL TRADE
Partner course code: LESE 314
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date:
Law
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Comparative Law
Partner course code: LAW
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-08-25
Medicine
UBC course: MEDG 421
Title: Cancer Biology
Partner course code: LIST 401
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2013-09-12
Science
UBC course: ASTR 311
Title: The Cosmos
Partner course code: ISC 261
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-09-08
UBC course: ASTR 311
Title: The Cosmos
Partner course code: ISC 261
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-09-08
UBC course: BIOC 3rd
Title: BIOCHEMISTRY Ⅱ
Partner course code: LIST 306
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-03-17
UBC course: BIOL 456
Title: ENDOCRINOLOGY
Partner course code: LIBT 414
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-12-21
UBC course: CHEM 333
Title: ORGANIC SPECTROSCOPY
Partner course code: CHEM 453
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-11-05
UBC course: CPSC 311
Title: Programming Languages
Partner course code: COSE 212
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-02-08
UBC course: CPSC 3rd
Title: DATA SCIENCE
Partner course code: COSE 471
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-08-21
UBC course: EOSC 350
Title: GEOPHYSICS
Partner course code: EAES 204
Language of instruction: Korean
Evaluated date: 2015-11-01
UBC course: MICB 302
Title: Immunophysiology
Partner course code: LIBT 327
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2013-08-13
UBC course: PSYC 3RD
Title: Introduction to Brain and Cognitive Sciences
Partner course code: BNCS 311
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-08-14
UBC course: STAT 302
Title: INTRODUCTION TO PROBABILITY THEORY
Partner course code: STAT 221
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-11-18

UBC Okanagan

Arts and Sciences
UBC course: ARTS 1st
Title: Introduction to Journalism [English]
Partner course code: JMCO 211-02
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-10-25
UBC course: ECON 345
Title: Money and Banking
Partner course code: ISC 301
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-09-19
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: International Trade and Finance
Partner course code: ISC 302
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-07-13
UBC course: PHYS 1st
Title: Introductory Physics I
Partner course code: PHYS 102
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-04-20
UBC course: PSYO 3rd
Title: USER EXPERIENCE AND PSYCHOLOGY(English)
Partner course code: PSYC 493-00
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-01-05
UBC course: SOCI 3rd
Title: SOCIOLOGY OF LAW(English)
Partner course code: SOCI 464-00
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-01-05
UBC course: SOCI 4th
Title: Organizations and Environments
Partner course code: SOCI 486-00
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-10-25
Creative and Critical Studies
UBC course: ARTS 1st
Title: Korean for Beginners I
Partner course code: IFLS 108-06
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-10-25
Management
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: global leadership and management
Partner course code: ISC311 311
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-06-30
UBC course: mgmt 4th
Title: Service Management
Partner course code: ISC 353
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-03-04
Tuition, Fees and Awards

Exchange tuition

  • 15 credits or equivalent full-time program fee per term, paid to UBC
  • Summer students attend through our exchange agreement and pay tuition to UBC based on the number of credits earned at the partner institution
  • Some exceptions may apply

Scholarships + awards

  • Global KU Scholarships are awarded to exchange students with high academic standing (at least 75% overall average) who will be studying at KU for a full academic year
  • As a U21 Member institution, KU offers an automatic Universitas 21 Scholarship to UBC students with acceptance to the university 

The Go Global award $1000

All students accepted to Go Global for Exchange, Research Abroad, or Study Abroad programs are automatically considered for this award. If you meet the eligibility criteria, you'll be notified of your award after you're accepted to Go Global and after you get nominated to apply to the partner university.

Additional awards

Students who are eligible for awards may receive one UBC or UBC-affiliated international learning award. If you're eligible, you are always offered the highest-value award. Unless stated otherwise, you need to meet eligibility criteria set out by the University Senate regarding awards.

Check out international learning awards and eligibility.

Information for US students

If you are a student from the United States, please check the US Department of Education Lookup Tool to ensure that any partner institution you wish to attend on Exchange is Title IV ‘eligible’ forFederal Student Aid for the year in which you intend to study there. For institutions outside of the US, select “Foreign Country” from the “State” dropdown menu.

If you attend an eligible institution, then you may receive Title IV federal student loans while on Exchange.

If you attend an ineligible institution:

  • You will not be eligible for US federal student loans,
  • You may invalidate any US student aid you have previously received for your studies at UBC,
  • You may be required to immediately begin repaying your US student loans, and
  • You may not be eligible for any future US student aid for the remainder of your studies at UBC.

Additional fees

  • Some partner fees may apply
Housing

Types of accommodation available

On-campus

Housing notes

  • Online application for housing is available only after the student submits his/her application form & required documents and receives a Korea University Student ID Number
  • Accommodation is limited and served on a first-come-first-served basis
  • Deposit payment of 200,000 KRW is required to complete your application; otherwise, the application will not be processed
  • Please read the application procedure carefully posted on the accommodation website before applying online

Information on Accommodation

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