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Ewha Womans University

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    About the Program

    Ewha Womans University is the highest ranked private university in Korea. The co-ed international exchange program is open to students without prior knowledge of Korean. Instruction in English with intensive Korean language study is possible. Fields of study include anthropology, archeology, architecture, business, economics, fine, visual, and performing arts, history, humanities, interior design, language study, linguistics, literature, philosophy, religion, and social sciences. Students with sufficient Korean are permitted to take courses in Korean.

    Location Seoul, South Korea
    Program Type Partner University Program
    Program Term Fall, Spring, Academic Year
    Language of Instruction English, Korean
    Budget View Budget
    Living Arrangements Independent Arrangement (Dormitory style residence coordinated directly with the partner university)
    Additional Information A Partner University program is a study abroad experience where students are nominated/accepted by Stony Brook University, and enroll at a partner institution. In most cases SBU faculty or staff are NOT traveling with participants.
    Program Housing Statement: Stony Brook University is required to comply with the housing policies of the host country, partner institution and/or hotel/hostel. These policies may include requirements such as sex-based housing placement.


    GPA 3.0
    Other Requirements Students must be matriculated in an undergraduate degree program.

    Newly admitted SBU students are eligible to apply for the Spring 2021 SBU Home Abroad Program.

    South Korean citizens currently in South Korea are eligible to apply for the Spring 2021 SBU Home Abroad Program.
    Application Deadline

    Fall/academic year admission: March 1 

    Spring admission: October 1

    Applicants are accepted on a rolling basis, and are encouraged to apply as early as possible.
    Candidates may be interviewed to determine their qualifications for participating and representing Stony Brook University abroad
  • Academic Information

    Course Information

    Students may be restricted from taking certain courses (not all!) offered by the Education, Art, Music Departments.

    Students should work with their IAP Advisor to request course equivalencies for their desired courses. IAP will request department approval and evaluate for SBC at a student's request.


    Academic Policies

    • Students must maintain full-time status while abroad
    • This is a partner university program. Applications must be submitted to Stony Brook University first. Information regarding the next steps in the process will be distributed to students who have received formal nominations by their International Programs Coordinator.
    • Grades earned in a Partner University program WILL NOT calculate towards the cumulative GPA for SBU students.
    • Non-SBU students must contact their home university regarding their grade and credit transfer policy.
    • All participants following the Stony Brook Curriculum (SBC) will receive GLO and EXP+ in addition to requirements fulfilled by their coursework.

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