Ewha Womans University
Student Enrollment: 24,000
Office of Global Affairs
Graduate School of International Studies
Courses in English
Courses in Korean
LocationEwha Womans University is situated in the exciting Shinchon area of Seoul, about 10 minutes by subway or bus from downtown Seoul, the capital and heart of the Republic of Korea. One discovers what it means to enjoy the beautiful Ewha campus, and the vibrant larger community of both Shinchon and Seoul. Ewha Campus Complex, designed by the prominent French architect Dominique Perrault, who built Bibliothque nationale de France in Paris, is one of the most beautiful campus facilities in the world and is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities such as e-learning classrooms, cafes, movie theater, art hall and shops.
Program TypeAcademic year or semester exchanges
ISEP-Exchange for International students.
ISEP-Exchange for US students.
Chance of PlacementISEP-Exchange chance of placement for US students and International students is generally Good.
For the most current chances of placement, see the Sites Open for Applications for US Students or Sites Open for I-to-I Applications.
Program DatesAcademic year: beginning of September to mid-June;
Semester 1: beginning of September to mid-December;
Semester 2: beginning of March to mid-June.
ProgramsIn Korean: Liberal Arts (languages & literatures [Chinese, French, German], Korean literature); Medicine; Pharmacy; Law; Human Ecology
Courses taught in EnglishIn English: Division of International Studies (diplomacy & security, international business, international development, international trade); Graduate School of International Studies (development cooperation, diplomacy & security, environment trade negotiations, human resource development & women, industry & cyber trade, information & knowledge, international business, international public relations, trade negotiations).
In English & Korean: Liberal Arts; Social Sciences; Natural Sciences; Engineering; Art & Design; Music; Education
Housing and MealsStudents are housed in double-occupancy rooms at International House (I-House) depending on room availability. The I-House provides opportunities to share cultural diversity among the residents with various backgrounds. Students receive a stipend to purchase meals of KRW 1,200,000 per semester.
Student ActivitiesEwha PEACE (Professional Ewhaians at Cultural Exchange) Buddies
PEACE Buddies' one-on-one care to international exchange students. This buddy program facilitates students" initial contact with Korean students and helps you enjoy life in Korea. Comprised of carefully selected Ewha students, Buddies are devoted to helping international students adjust to, and become immersed in new cultural surroundings (e-mail: email@example.com) International Pot (I-Pot):
Ewha provides I-Pot, where you can have a chance to introduce your own culture, people, and country to international and Ewha students while also learning about other countries as well. This is done with the help of the I-Pot Organizing Committee staff members who experienced studying abroad themselves.
ProfileEwha Womans University today is one of the most prestigious universities in Korea. Ewha was established in 1866 as the first-ever educational institution for Korean women. Over the last 123 years. Ewha has pioneered in education in Korea. It has made remarkable development weathering through various hardships to become the Ewha today, the largest women's university in the world. Ewha's excellent academic programs, distinguished faculty and a bold vision have fostered numerous women leaders and significantly contributed to the development of the Korean society. Ewha Womans University is the alma mater of the most prominent, influential and historic role models in Korea. Ewha was ranked the No. 1 university in Korea in the years 1995 and 2005 according to the first and second rounds of university rankings released by Korean Council for University Education and Top University by NCSI (National Consumer Satisfaction Index). Ewha is committed to specializing and carrying out world-class research in Korean culture, languages, life sciences, information and communication, art and design, international relations and area studies. Total enrollment: over 24,000 students.
Although traditionally a women"s university, Ewha Womans University is open to male and female international students. About 30% of all international students are male.
ISEP-Exchange programs allow students to participate in reciprocal exchanges with students at ISEP member institutions worldwide, while paying their home university tuition. Students attending US universities that are ISEP-Exchange members are eligible to apply for these programs at other international ISEP-Exchange member universities. Chances of placement vary by location.
ISEP-Direct programs allow students to enroll directly in a host institution abroad, instead of exchanging places with another student. Chances of placement are typically excellent for qualified applicants and some sites offer special academic programs and excursions. Students attending US universities that are either ISEP-Exchange members or ISEP-Direct members can participate in ISEP-Direct programs abroad.
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