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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. 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

CourseWhen you can study
Korean, TESOL and Linguistics BA 3rd year, full year
Korean, Intercultural Communication and Linguistics BA 3rd year, full year

Academic information

Choosing your modules

Please see the Kangwon National University Module Catalogue for more information.

Academic calendar

Visit Kangwon National University’s website for a full list of academic dates.

Accommodation

Accommodation abroad

More information can be found on Kangwon National University’s housing pages.

Costs and visas

Funding

Funding is available to help you with study abroad costs. Please see our Funding page for more details.

Additional costs

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.

Students are required to pay into the National Health Insurance of Korea (NHIK). The cost of this (based on June 2022) is 55,630 KRW per month.

Students have to purchase an Alien Registration Card within 90 days of arrival into South Korea, which costs 30,000 KRW.

Visas

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.

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