Study Abroad destinations
Kangwon National University
Chuncheon, South Korea
Kangwon National University is one of the 10 core Korean national universities in South Korea.
The university is based in the city of Chuncheon, and is 1 hour away from Seoul. Kangwon National University (KNU) offers a high level of education to over 38,000 students a year and advertises themselves as being a university with inexpensive living costs.
What you can study
|Course||When you can study|
|Korean, TESOL and Linguistics BA||3rd year, full year|
|Korean, Intercultural Communication and Linguistics BA||3rd year, full year|
More information can be found on the Kangwon National University housing pages.
Costs and visas
Funding is available to help you with study abroad costs. Please see our Funding page for more details.
This information is about additional costs of studying at this host university. Please be aware that prices are subject to change, and the list may not be exhaustive.
We recommend looking at the host website, as well as entry requirements for the country, to get a full understanding of the costs involved.
You will be required to pay into the National Health Insurance of Korea (NHIK), which costs 71,520 KRW per month.
You have to purchase an Alien Registration Card within 90 days of arrival into South Korea, which costs 30,000 KRW.
Please make sure you have an up to date passport that expires no earlier than 6 months after you intend to return.
You will be provided with guidance and documentation from the partner university but it will be your responsibility to obtain the correct visa.
Neither the Study Abroad team here or at the partner university are qualified to offer consultations or detailed advice regarding visa applications. Immigration laws are complex and subject to frequent changes. So if you do have any visa-related questions you will need to contact the appropriate Embassy directly.