Country: South Korea
Subjects: Several subjects available
Length: Academic year or semester
Cost: MSU Tuition
Deadline: March 1 for the following fall October 1 for the following spring
One of the best academic communities in Korea, Hallym promises knowledge and insight beyond traditional boundaries. Hallym manages some of Korea’s best liberal arts courses for training students to be socially responsible and historically aware. Boasting a reputation as a prestigious, private institution of higher education, this university is continually scoring top marks for its faculty and research in several university evaluations and securing numerous research projects due to its high quality education facilities. A “Top 10” university in Korea: Hallym University is highly competitive with all others in the country.
Containing eight separate university faculties, including Humanities, Business, and Natural Sciences, the university mirrors the academic structure of a traditional American university. http://english.hallym.ac.kr/
Language of Instruction
An international faculty lectures entirely in English.
Students who have completed a full academic year of university level work with a 3.0 GPA by the time they begin studies at Hallym are eligible.
Credit will be awarded at MSU for all courses taken and passed at Hallym. The student's academic advisor at MSU, in consultation with the Office of International Programs and the registrar's office, will determine how these credits will apply to degree course requirements. Students are urged to work closely with their advisor and the office prior to departure to plan a course of studies which will maintain steady progress toward their degree.
With a population of 265,000, the city Chuncheon is just 50 minutes away from Seoul. Chuncheon is renowned as one of the most popular tourist destinations in Korea. Chuncheon, the capital of Gangwon Province, is recognized as a lake town and is well known for its overwhelming beauty, its clean waters and its beautiful mountains. Besides the natural beauty, visitors can enjoy a wide variety of local specialty foods, international festivals and cultural events year round including Makguksu (a traditional Korean dish of buckwheat noodles topped with spicy seasoning).
Cost & Included Benefits
Students who receive an exchange placement at Hallym will pay tuition at MSU in the same amount as if studying in Bozeman. Each student will be responsible for his/her own room and board in Chuncheon as well as transatlantic travel expenses. Remember to plan for extra expenses such as internal travel and personal spending money as well as for unexpected changes in the exchange rate.
Financial Aid may be used for study abroad at Hallym. Additional costs for study at Hallym (e.g. travel to and from the study site) may be used in calculating student's financial aid package. Students are responsible to apply to the Office of Financial Aid.
Applications are available in the Office of International Programs at 400 Culbertson Hall. Non-MSU students may contact Amy Johnson (firstname.lastname@example.org), to request application information.
Applications are due in the Office of International Programs on October 1 to study at Hallym the following spring semester, and March 1 to study in Hallym the following fall semester or academic year.
Hallym University Home Page
Hallym guide for International Visitors
For additional information about studying in South Korea, contact:
Study Abroad Advisor
Office of International Programs
400 Culbertson Hall