Sungkyunkwan University (Seoul)


Sungkyunkwan University (Seoul) is a universitywide partner in Seoul, South Korea.

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General information for exchange students

Course information

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2017 Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU) (YouTube)

Academic calendar

Semester I: 3rd week of February – 1st week of June
Semester II: last week of August – 2nd week of December

Orientation generally commences mid February for Semester I and the last week of August for Semester II.

Exams take place late May for Semester I and early December for Semester II.

Academic calendar


GPA (Average Grade)

The GPA requirement at this university is 2.7. This is comparable to an average grade 6.7 or above at Utrecht University. You need to fulfil this requirement at the time of application at UU.

Language Requirement

There is no specific language requirement for this destination. 

Areas of study open to exchange students

All, except for:

  • Undergraduate School of Medicine
  • Undergraduate School of Pharmacy
  • Undergraduate Global Business Admininstration
  • Undergraduate Global Economics
  • Special Graduate School
  • Specialty Graduate School (Except for ASIA MBA program)
Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

English or Korean.

Housing assistance

Exchange students can apply for on-campus housing, but this is not guaranteed. More information will be provided after application.

For information about housing assistance please see the information on this page.

Estimated living costs per month

Average living costs per month are around €800, depending on accommodation and lifestyle. (Estimate from 2021)

Please note:
Visa requirements: proof of financial means = €4000.* Please ask the local Korean Consulate for the most up-to-date details.


You can find information on this university’s credits in the credit conversion table

Number of places available

6-8 places per year


Selection was necessary in the past few years.

You are advised not to place this exchange destination as a second or third choice.



If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office.