Seoul, South Korea

Sogang University is in Shinchon, the heart of Seoul, South Korea, offering international students a firsthand experience of the various universities in the Shinchon area and the general Korean university culture. All major attractions can be easily reached by bus or subway, with 3 subway stations within a 5-minute walking distance. Sinchon is the center of youth and culture, overflowing with vibrant energy and romance. 

Sogang is a comprehensive university with 8,000 undergraduate and 4,000 graduate students. The undergraduate program has a School of Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, Engineering, Economics, Business Administration, Communication, and Law. In the graduate program,  master and doctoral degrees are offered, including professional degrees such as an MBA.

City, Country

Seoul, South Korea

Language of

English and Korean

Subjects of Study

Full range of courses offered

Eligibility &

3 Semesters of College Level Study

Cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0

Two professor recommendations

Semester Available

Fall & Spring

Credits Earned/Term

12 - 15 credits

Application Deadline

Fall Semester - February 2, 2015                                                           Spring Semester - March 2, 2015

Program Dates

Fall Semester 2015
Departure: Approx. August 23, 2015
Program Dates: Approx. August 25 – December 5, 2015
Orientation: August 22, 2015
Exam Week: Approx. December 8-13, 2015

Spring Semester 2016
Departure: Approx. February 27, 2016
Program Dates: Approx. March 2 – June 12, 2016
Orientation: Approx. March 1, 2016
Exam Week: Approx. June 15-19, 2016

Program Costs

Fee (to be paid to Canisius):

Canisius tuition, study abroad fee ($500) and mandatory health insurance (approx. $45/month)

Costs to be paid by student:

Living accommodations in a single room are estimated between about 350,000 won (about $325) and 400,000 won (about $375), Meals (approx. $250 - $600), Books (approx. $200 - $300), Transportation (approx. $150 - $300), Alien Registration Card (approx. $10), and other miscellaneous expenses. It is estimated students will spend between 400,000 won ($375) to 500,000 won ($460) per month on food, transportation, and miscellaneous expenses.

Currency conversion is based on $1 = 1,090 won

Program cost subject to currency fluctuation.

Program Highlights

In its efforts to achieve internationalization on campus, Sogang strives to offer the best service to foreign students in order to make their stay as pleasant and memorable as possible.


Gonzaga Dormitory (on campus) 2 students in a room; global cafeteria, laundry room, prayer room, gym and others

Travel Information

Assistance with flight through travel agent

Host Website

Sogang University