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Konkuk University

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About the University 🏫

Konkuk University: Your Gateway to Excellence in Seoul

Welcome to Konkuk University, a prestigious institution located in the heart of Seoul, South Korea's vibrant capital. Known for its commitment to educational excellence and a global perspective, Konkuk University offers a stimulating academic environment that is both dynamic and inclusive.

Why Choose Konkuk University?

  • Innovative Programs: Specialize in fields like Business, Engineering, Social Sciences, and the Arts, all designed to meet the demands of the global job market.
  • Multicultural Atmosphere: Join a diverse student body from around the world, fostering a rich and inclusive educational experience.
  • State-of-the-Art Facilities: Learn in advanced laboratories, specialized study lounges, and cutting-edge classrooms that promote interactive learning.

Academic Excellence and Student Engagement

  • Small Class Sizes: Benefit from individualized attention and a student-centered approach to education.
  • English Instruction: Courses primarily taught in English, ensuring an international learning environment.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Student Clubs: Engage in a wide variety of extracurricular activities, from cultural and art clubs to sports teams, enriching your university experience.

Uniclub's Assistance

  • Application Process: Navigating the application process is easier than ever with Uniclub's free assistance.

Konkuk University is not just an institution; it's a community that nurtures academic excellence, cultural diversity, and personal growth. With its state-of-the-art facilities, diverse range of programs, and a focus on student engagement, Konkuk University stands as a leading choice for those seeking a world-class education in one of Asia's most exciting cities.

About the city 🌇


Explore Seoul: The Dynamic City Surrounding Konkuk University

Seoul, the capital city of South Korea, is a captivating blend of ancient traditions and cutting-edge modernity. As a student at Konkuk University, you'll have the chance to explore this bustling metropolis, which offers a rich tapestry of experiences right at your doorstep.

Why Choose Seoul?

  • Cultural Heritage: Visit the Gyeongbokgung Palace, just a 30-minute subway ride from campus, to witness the grandeur of Korean history.
  • Technological Marvels: Explore the futuristic Dongdaemun Design Plaza, located only 20 minutes away by public transport.
  • Natural Beauty: Take a weekend hike at Bukhansan National Park, reachable within an hour from the university.

Convenient Transportation

  • Metro Access: The university is just a 5-minute walk from Konkuk University Station, connecting you to all corners of Seoul.
  • Bus Network: Multiple bus stops around the campus make it easy to explore even the most remote neighborhoods.

Culinary and Nightlife

  • Street Food: Indulge in local flavors at Myeongdong Street, a 25-minute subway ride from campus.
  • Nightlife: Experience the vibrant nightlife in Hongdae, a popular area for students just 15 minutes away by subway.

Cost of Living

  • Affordable Living: Seoul offers a range of budget-friendly options, from food to entertainment, making it a cost-effective choice for students.

Uniclub's Assistance

  • City Exploration: Uniclub can help you navigate Seoul's attractions for free, ensuring you make the most of your time in this fascinating city.

Seoul is not just a backdrop but an integral part of your educational journey at Konkuk University. With its mix of historical landmarks, modern architecture, and natural landscapes, Seoul offers an enriching and vibrant student life.

Housing Opportunities🏫


Konkuk University Housing: Your Home Away From Home

At Konkuk University, student housing is more than just a place to sleep; it's a community designed to enhance your academic journey. KU:L House, the university's on-campus residence, offers a variety of housing options to suit your needs.

Why Choose KU:L House?

  • Variety of Options: Choose from Dream Hall and Frontier Hall for female students, and Lake Hall and Vision Hall for male students.
  • Fully Furnished: Enjoy the convenience of furnished single and double rooms, equipped with all the essentials.
  • Community Amenities: Benefit from on-site amenities like a cafeteria, bakery, café, hair salon, stationary store, and convenience store.

Comfort and Convenience

  • Meal Plans: Opt for a meal plan for hassle-free dining right on campus.
  • Facilities: Each hall features lounges, study rooms, laundry facilities, and mailboxes, ensuring a well-rounded living experience.

Uniclub's Assistance

  • Application Process: Secure your housing effortlessly with Uniclub's free assistance.

Living at KU:L House means immersing yourself in a supportive and vibrant community. With its range of amenities and options, Konkuk University's housing offers a comfortable and enriching living experience, making it an ideal choice for both Korean and international students.

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Admission Requirements for Fulltime Degrees

Here is a description of the most important information for your study abroad. Rememeber, single semester study abroad (exchange) have often lower entry requirements and different course catalogues. Contact your advisor to hear about stipends, entry requirements, tuitions fees, course descriptions and more.
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What is the tuition and requirements for study abroad (exchange) students?

The study abroad (exchange student) programme will often have a different tuition fee and lower entry requirements. In addition, there might be a specific course catalog for study abroad exchange students. Book a call with a Uniclub advisor who will present you the requirements for single semester study abroad students, and how to navigate within the course catalog.

Additionally, you might be able to get exempt from taking a TOEFL or IELTS test as a study abroad (exchange) student. A Uniclub advisor will advise you on which universities have more flexbile English proficiency requirements.

What are the Semester Start Dates?

Konkuk University uses a semester system for both full-degree students and semester abroad students studying to receive credit towards their home degree system. The semester system is equivalent in course load and duration to a three-trimester system. Students can start their studies in March or August.


See more about Konkuk University's important dates in the academic calendar.

What are the Entry Requirements?

To apply for courses and programmes at Konkuk University, you must meet the general and specific entry requirements.


Documents required from students to apply to Konkuk University are:

  • Official copies of secondary school transcripts showing courses taken throughout the year and grades received (English version of the document)
  • Award Certificates
  • Passport
  • Health Insurance
  • Bank statement
  • Evidence of English proficiency if you are a non-native English-speaking student.


See more about the entry requirements at Konkuk University.

What are the English Requirements?

The English requirements to get admitted to Konkuk University in Seoul can be sufficed in several ways. Below are the options for students to prove their English proficiency:


You will be able to provide evidence of your English language skills if you have:

  • completed an English language test such as IELTS, Pearson, TOEFL or Cambridge
  • completed some types of university (tertiary) or high-school (secondary) studies taught in English


See more about the English requirements at Konkuk University.

What are the Tuition Fees?

Tuition fees for international students at Konkuk University vary depending on the course you choose. The tuition fee at Konkuk University ranges from 4.031.000 KRW to 5.850.000 KRW per year for international students.


The tuition fee for a study abroad semester at Konkuk University for 12-16 credits which equals to 30 ECTS is approx. 1.800.000 KRW.


See more about Konkuk University's tuition fees for international students.

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First, choose a destination

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Next, apply and upload your documents

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Our reviews

5 etoiles trustpilot

I was looking for a freemover stay abroad through Uniclub and I got some of the best service I have experienced. They took care of all the practicalities, and removed almost all the hassle of work it can be to apply for an exchange stay.

Simon. L
UNYP, Czech Republic
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Had fantastic service and help throughout the process. Would definitely recommend

Daniel A.
Nebrija, Spain
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I am going to Australia for a semester, and before finding Uniclub the whole application seemed impossible. These guys are simply the best. They have the right answer for literally every question that you have. They are helpful, quick, with excellent service

Balaz. B
Deakin, Australia
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Uniclub and Deni Isic, get my absolute warmest recommendation! I had a dream of coming to Japan that seemed distant and unmanageable, but Deni and the rest of Uniclub have helped me through the whole process.

Azad
iCLA, Japan
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I have just returned from my exchange stay in Ireland, which would not have been possible if it were not for Uniclub. If you are looking for an exchange as a freemover, then I can not recommend UniClub enough!

Jacob R.
TUS, Ireland