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Study Abroad destinations

Keimyung University

Daegu, South Korea

Keimyung University was established in 1899, as an institution for medical services and health education.

It now has 15 colleges with 36 departments. Located in the City of Daegu, located inland, in the southeast of the Korean Peninsula, it is the fourth biggest city in Korea.

The city is conveniently located 4 driving hours by car or 2 hours away by express train from Seoul, the capital city. It also takes 1 and a half hours from Busan which is adjacent to the ocean.

Daegu is also surrounded by small cities and towns which have numerous historical and cultural sites. People can also reach many beautiful beaches on the East Sea which are only 2 driving hours away.

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 Keimyung University website for more information on classes taught in English and classes in Korean language.

Academic calendar

Visit the Keimyung University website for a full list of academic dates.


Accommodation abroad

All international students will be assigned Korean students as roommates. More details are available on the Keimyung University accommodation pages.

Costs and visas


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.


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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