Academic Exchange Program
Fall | Academic Year: March 1
Program Director: Dr. Kim D. Reimann
"I believe that my journey to Korea—through Georgia State—has lessened my fear of leaving my cultural comfort zone and, consequently, enables me to take risks of relocation should my future career require me to." - Priscilla, Summer 2015
Students interested in speaking with program alumni can browse our Alumni Reference Network. The Alumni Reference Network is password-protected and only accessible to GSU students. Please contact the Study Abroad Office at (404) 413-2529 or email@example.com for the password.
Hanyang University Exchange brochure. (Fall, Spring, Academic Year)
Summer Exchange Brochure
Program Description for Medical Evaluations (coming soon!)
Center for Disease Control Country Page
South Korea Visa Information
Experience Seoul, South Korea one of Asia's most high tech and modern cities. A complex blend of both Western modernism and traditional eastern culture, Seoul is a city of contrasts that offers many unique experiences. Hanyang University is one of the leading private universities in Korea and is most famous for its strong record in the field of engineering. Comprised of 32,000 students, 23 colleges, 15 graduate schools, 2 hospitals, and 43 research institutes, Hanyang has developed an extensive international exchange program and has agreements with universities in 18 countries. It is a high tech campus that offers state of the art libraries and facilities. http://www.hanyang.ac.kr/english/
This program is open to all undergraduate majors who are juniors/above with a 3.0 GPA/above. Knowledge of Korean language is useful, but not required. Preference is given to students affiliated with the College of Arts and Science. *International students at Georgia State who hold F-1 visas must contact the Office of International Students and Scholar Services at 404-413-2070 to discuss possible implications of study abroad for their immigration status.
COURSES AND CREDITS
Students receive Georgia State University credit for courses taken during this program. Students will carry a normal load of classes appropriate to full-time status and will receive appropriate GSU credit. Registration for classes at Hanyang University will be done with the assistance of the Program Directors at GSU and Hanyang University.
Program cost may vary according to currency fluctuations and changing travel arrangements. Students pay regular Georgia State University tuitions and fees and such tuition and fees will be waived at Hanyang University.
Students are responsible for:
• Georgia State tuition and fees
• Mandatory international medical insurance
• Living accommodations, food and travel
• Cost of passports and visas
Georgia State University students are eligible to apply for the IEF Study Abroad Scholarship/Georgia State University Foundation Scholarship and may be eligible to apply for the Global Experience Scholarship. Visit mystudyabroad.gsu.edu and select 'How to Pay for Study Abroad' under the Prospective Student tab or call the Study Abroad Programs office at (404) 413-2529 for more information.
A visa is required for this program. More information will be made available by the Program Director after acceptance into the program. Information on Visas to South Korea can be found here.
Hanyang University offers on-campus housing for exchange students. Most dorm rooms are doubles and all rooms are furnished with air-conditioning, telephone, Internet access and a bathroom. For more information, refer to the Hanyang University website: http://www.hanyangexchange.com/seoul/accommodation/
Participation is contingent upon acceptance by the Program Director. Students interested in applying should find this program’s listing at mystudyabroad.gsu.edu to begin an application, and students should contact the Program Director before completing the application.
Availability of positions for each semester varies, depending on the number of accepted applicants for the fall semester program. The fall semester is a more convenient semester to study in Korea in terms of scheduling classes and administrative issues related to the Georgia State University academic calendar.
Application materials include:
• A completed application
• A current resume
• Two letters of recommendation from GSU instructors familiar with the student
• A 500-word essay describing your interest in the program and the expected benefits of participating in this exchange program
• A transcript or GoSolar grade report
Applications are reviewed by a faculty committee, which makes recommendations to the Program Director. For further information, please contact the Program Director. For more information about Hanyang University, please visit: http:// www.hanyang.ac.kr/code_html/ EN06/000002/102/e_2.html.
Students with documented disabilities who may need accommodations during their study abroad experience should discuss these needs with the Program Director and the Office of Disability Services at the time of application.
Dr. Kim Reimann
Department of Political Science
College of Arts & Sciences
1034 Langdale Hall