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Sogang University in Seoul, South Korea
Study in beautiful and exciting Seoul, South Korea, at Sogang University, a Jesuit university offering over 200 courses in a variety of fields in English. Sogang receives students in diverse disciplines from all over the world, and offers free Korean language instruction for exchange students of all levels. Incoming students participate in a Buddy System that includes field trips. Additionally, students can take part in service learning and internships in laboratories, government offices, or in the Seoul Global Center.
All students participating in exchange programs are eligible to apply for a grant from the Office of International Affairs of up to $1,000 toward airfare costs.
The Sogang exchange is particularly well-suited for the following majors: Business, Biology, Chemistry, Communication Studies, Computer Science, English, Mathematics, Psychology, and Physics. A few courses exist in Art (particularly sound design), Criminal Justice Studies, History, and Political Science.
Participation in any credit-bearing study abroad program through Longwood will waive General Education Goal 9.
This exchange program is open to all majors. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Courses are offered in English. Students wishing to take courses in Korean must prove competency.
Students will reside in on-campus dormitories alongside other international and Korean students.
Students on exchange programs pay regular Longwood tuition and fees for the semester they will be abroad. Additional costs include airfare, room and board, passport, any required visas, books, and personal expenses.
Longwood students also pay a $250 non-refundable study abroad administrative fee upon acceptance.
The Office of International Affairs offers two scholarships:
- Lancers Abroad Scholarship: up to $500 for short-term programs or $900 for semester programs
- Presidential Scholarship: up to $2,000 for semester-long programs in which participants are studying in non-Anglophone countries (generally reserved for foreign language majors, but students taking courses in the host language are also encouraged to apply).
Honors students are eligible for separate funding through the Cormier Honors College. Contact Jessi Znosko to get started.
For more information on these and many other scholarship opportunities, visit our Scholarships page
The Department of State keeps up-to-date information about visa requirements for those studying in South Korea. Students are responsible for their own visa applications;and any related expenses. Contact Dr. Emily Kaneto get started.