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|Restrictions:||Fordham University applicants only|
|General Program Location:||Major City||Academic Setting:||Direct Enroll at a University|
|Provider:||Fordham Exchange||Host Institution:||Sogang Univdersity (Exchange)|
|Foreign Language Competency:||Beginner, None||Language of Instruction:||English, Korean|
|Field of Study:||Accounting, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Communications, Computer Science, Creative Writing, Economics, Education, Engineering, Fine or Applied Arts, Foreign Languages, History, Humanities, International Political Economy, International Studies, Law, Literature, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Media Studies, Philosophy, Physical or Life Sciences, Physics, Political Science, Pre-Law, Psychology, Religious Studies, Service-Learning, Social Sciences|
Sogang University was established by the Society of Jesus in 1960 to develop cultivated and culturally sensitive individuals according to the Jesuit educational mission, “Life of serving others.” It is a private university, and even in its short history, it has established its place at the top of Korean universities. Approximately 1,350 foreign students study at Sogang every year attracted by programs designed to form intellectual who combine academic excellence and creative originality.
Foreign students may also apply for special opportunities, such as research or the Study and Work Experience at Sogang (SWES). In this program, students may complete an internship after the normal semester (i.e. during the summer), though the School of Economics or Business Administration. Past placement opportunities have included large Korean multinational corporations, such as Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics, Hyosung Group, etc.
Exchange students are fully integrated into the regular programs with Korean students. This allows you to experience Korean culture to the fullest extent. You may register for courses offered in Korean or English and can take a maximum of 19 credits per semester. Although the main medium of instruction is Korean, many courses are offered in English.
You can search for the courses that are available to exchange students by visiting the Office of International Affairs website. Be sure to read through the instructions for how to properly search for the courses available to exchange students. You may also register, free of charge, in Korean language courses offered by the Korean Language Education Center.
Academic Calendar contains more information; however, please keep in mind that it does not include the specific arrival and orientation dates for exchange students. Once you are accepted into this program, Sogang will send you updated information regarding arrival and orientation.
Located on campus beside the rear gate, Gonzaga International Student Hall can accommodate up to about 900 students in double rooms. The dorm houses students from all over the world in a multicultural atmosphere. The primary language used in the hall is English.
|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Academic Year||2016-2017||02/15/2016 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
|Fall||2016||02/15/2016 **||Rolling Admission||08/25/2016||12/17/2016|
|Summer||2016||03/01/2016 **||Rolling Admission||06/19/2016||07/16/2016|
|Spring||2017||09/10/2016 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Indicates that deadline has passed