Study Abroad destinations
Sungshin Women’s University
Seoul, South Korea
Sungshin Women’s University was founded in 1936 by Dr Sook-Chong Lee.
During the 1960s and 70s, Sungshin was a Teachers College in South Korea. Then, in the 1980s, the college was promoted to the status of a comprehensive university.
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|
Choosing your modules
Please see the Sungshin Women’s University Exchange Students website for more information on modules.
Korean language information can be found on Sungshin Women’s University Korean Language Program page.
Visit the Sungshin Women’s University website for a full list of academic dates.
More details can be found in the Sungshin Women’s University accommodation booklet (PDF, 974 kB).
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.
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.
Students who are staying in Sungshin's accommodation will need to take a TB test, after arrival in South Korea.
Students saying in Sungshin accommodation will receive their accommodation invoice after moving into their accommodation. This will need paying within 7 days, by cash.
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.