International Students & Scholars Office (ISSO)

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交换生指南

1. General Information

General Information
Name of University HALLYM UNIVERSITY
Mailing address International Office, Hallym University, 1 Hallymdaehak-gil, Chuncheon, Gangwondo, 24252, Republic of Korea
City/ Country Chuncheon, South Korea
Exchange program coordinator China&Taiwan Area
Website for exchange student if applicable University http://english.hallym.ac.kr/
Exchange Program https://210.115.225.167/exchange/index.do
Academic Calendar (incl. arrival date) Spring
  • Arrival date: Late February, 20XX
  • Late February – Late June
  • Midterm: April 15-19
  • Final exams: mid to late June
Fall
  • Arrival date: Late August, 20XX
  • Early September – Late December
  • Midterm: Late October
  • Final exams: Late December
Distance from the nearest major city An hour away from Seoul
Nearest airport Incheon(Seoul) International Airport
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2. Application

Application
Required documents for application(incl. GPA)
  • GPA: above 3.0 out of 4.5 (If the grading scale in your home university is different from ours, you are required to give us the converting criteria.)
  • Application form
  • Dormitory form
  • Self-introduction
  • Academic Transcript (in English)
  • Copy of passport showing photograph, full name, and passport number (Please make sure it has at least 6 months remaining after your study period ends.)
  • Language proficiency Certificate or Recommendation letter
  • Certificate of enrollment
  • Recommendation letter
  • Bank statement (one semester-KRW4,500,000, two semester-KRW9,000,000)
Nomination deadline
  • Spring semester: October 15th, 2019
  • Fall semester: May 1st, 20XX (of the same year)
Application deadline
  • Spring semester: November 1st, 2019
  • Fall semester: May 15th, 20XX (of the same year)
Language proficiency requirement At least one of the following three requirements should be submitted.
  1. 1)Korean: TOPIK Level 3 or above
  2. 2)English: TOEFL iBT 71 or above/ IELTS 5.5 or above/
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3. Course Information

Course Information
Language of instruction Korean and English
Courses taught in English https://was1.hallym.ac.kr:8081/HLMS/haksa/class/lecture_search_e.jsp
(It only works using “internet explorer”.)
Course selection limitations or suggestions Most courses taught in English are from Business / Management, International Studies, Politics, Communications and Korean Studies and Cyber Security/Digital Forensics & Law. There are limited Media Studies classes and English Literature classes
Language class availability (non-English) If yes, cost of language course? One Basic Korean Language course (3 credit)
Intensive Beginning Korean (6 Credit)
Intensive Intermediate Korean (6 Credit)
are offered each semester for exchange students for free.
Minimum/maximum course load per semester
  • Minimum = 12 credits (about 4 courses)
  • Maximum = 18 credits (about 6 courses)
Recommended course load 12 credits – 15 credits
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4. Support

Support
Scholarships available to exchange students HID (Hallym International Dormitory) scholarship;
  • 300,000-600,000 KRW per semester & dormitory fees are waived (if selected to tutor).
  • Students with strong English or Chinese proficiency may apply.
  • Roughly 4 hours of tutoring per week is expected.
Services for exchange students
  • Dormitory guarantee
  • Buddy program
  • Cultural activities (Field Trips)
  • Farewell party
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5. Estimated living expense

Estimated living expense
Type of accommodation offered On-campus dormitory
On/Off campus housing fees per semester Between roughly USD600 and USD1,300 per semester
Off-campus housing assistance No, it is the student’s responsibility to arrange off campus housing (strongly discouraged).
Food/ books/ transportation per semester About USD1,300
Insurance from home country or visiting country? Either is fine. (please be aware that if you choose Korean medical insurance, you may not be covered for your first few days in Korea, until the application is processed after your arrival at Hallym).
Other fees per semester About USD1,000 for personal expense
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