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Int’l Exchange and Study Abroad Program

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Int'l Exchange & Study Abroad Program


ECC B334, Office of International Affairs(OIA)







Ewha offers a coeducational international program and welcomes all students, both male and female, to study for one or two semesters as a non-degree seeking exchange or visiting student. This program is open to both undergraduate and graduate students enrolled as a full-time student in any accredited 4-year institution of higher education. There is no language requirement for applicants, but all students should be able to take courses in either English or Korean. Minimum GPA requirement is 2.5/4.0 or 75/100.

Exchange students are nominated by Ewha's partner institution with exchange agreements. Visiting students are those from any accredited 4-year institution of higher education coming to study at Ewha on a fee-paying basis. Visiting students are able to apply individually by submitting the online application along with the required documents.



Application Period

Semester Period


April 15 - May 15

September 1 - mid-December


October 15 - November 15

March 2 - mid-June

Application Procedure

Step 1. Create an account at the online application site for Exchange or Visiting students at: .
All applications should be submitted online, and no paper applications will be accepted.

Step 2. Submit application and upload all documents and materials needed for the application.

Step 3. Receive email notification of approval.

Step 4. Receive the admission packet sent out via express mail.

Step 5. Submit Checklist and Overseas Health Insurance Certificate.

Step 6. Come to Ewha!

Application Materials

Applying students are to submit the following documents and materials during the online application process. Please be informed that all documents must be prepared in either English or Korean.

* Face photograph. Photographs should be in 3x4 cm size, scanned and saved in a JPG format
* Official Academic Transcript. Transcripts should be scanned and saved in a JPG or PDF format
* Medical Clearance Form. This form is mandatory for all students, and is downloadable at the online application site.
  Upon completion by a doctor, this form should be scanned and saved in a JPG or PDF format.
* Passport copy. Please copy the first page which has your name and passport number.
  This should also be scanned and saved in a JPG or PDF format
* Statement of Purpose. This should be typed directly on the online application, to be written in Korean or English.
* Overseas Health Insurance Certificate. This will be additionally requested upon students' receipt of the admission packet


A valid student visa (D-2) is required for all international exchange and visiting students. Upon acceptance to Ewha, students will be issued a Letter of Admission and Certificate of Enrollment in their admission packets. The two documents are needed when applying for the D-2 visa. For more information about the visa application process or the nearest Korean Embassy or Korea Consul General, please visit:

Tuition & Fees

After receiving admission from the Office of International Affairs, students will be given an invoice at the orientation held before the start of the semester. The invoice will include the tuition fee and other mandatory or optional fees for each individual student, to be paid within one week from the start of the semester. All fees should be directly paid at the on-campus Shinhan Bank or through wire transfer. No personal checks or credit cards will be accepted.

A full refund will be provided for cancellations before the semester starts, 5/6 will be refunded for cancellations made within 30 days, 2/3 will be refunded within 60 days, and 1/3 will be returned within 90 days.
The application fees, however, are not refundable.

Bank Information
Mandatory Fees / Optional Fees

Mandatory Fees

Application Fee

  100,000 KRW (waived for exchange students)

(per semester)

  4,000,000 KRW (waived for exchange students)

Optional Fees

On-campus Health Center Fee
(per semester)

  23,200 KRW

Housing Administration Fee

  60,000 KRW

Dormitory Housing
(per semester)

  Single Room: 1,700,000 -2,700,000 KRW
  Double Room: 1,250,000-1,600,000 KRW

* All costs above are subject to change without prior notice.
** Fees will be charged based on Korean Won.
***Housing Administration Fee is charged to students assigned to dormitory as by the Office of International Affairs

Courses & Registration

Course Offerings

Ewha offers more than 500 courses in English each semester in diverse areas of disciplines such as Art History, Business, Ceramics, Computer Science, East Asian Studies, Economics, International Studies, Korean Studies, Media Studies, Nano Biology, North Korean Studies, Politics, Psychology, Sociology, Women’s Studies and various language and literature. Students also can choose to take Korean Language course and Ewha Global Online (EGO) coures. Students with sufficient knowledge of Korean are welcome to enroll in courses conducted in Korean.

International students take courses together with Ewha students allowing them a valuable learning opportunity to interact and exchange ideas with their Korean peers.

* For a complete list of English-taught courses and their descriptions:

Course offerings will be announced about a month before each semester, in early-February for the spring semester, and early-August for the fall semester. Please refer to the course list of the previous year, same semester.

Official Transcripts and Credit Transfer

Official transcripts will be issued upon completion of a semester. Transcripts will be mailed to home institutions for exchange students and to home addresses for visiting students. Please confer with your home university whether it accepts credits from Ewha.