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South Korea

Kyonggi University (KGU)

Term To Study: Spring 2018
Application Deadline: Dec 18, 2017
Program Starts: Jan 08, 2018
Program Ends: Jun 11, 2018
Major 1: Communications
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Major 2: English Literature & Creative Writing
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Major 3: Business Administration
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Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Exchange
Link 1: Kyongii University
Program Locations: Suwon
Contact Phone: 5634255831
Contact Name: Tricia Lawrenz
Contact Email: lawrenzp49@uiu.edu
What is not Included: any additional living or program fees, visas, passport fees, traveling expenses, ect.
Estimated Costs: UIU Tuition + room and board fees of the institution you will be visiting
Program Description

Kyonggi University (KGU) was established in 1947 in the form of the Choyang Kindergarten Teacher School. The founder of KGU, Dr. Sang-kyo Son, established the Kyonggi Institute in 1957 and then Kyonggi College on March 1, 1964 in Seoul. The Suwon Campus opened in 1979, and Kyonggi College was upgraded to Kyonggi University on October 5, 1984.

KGU now includes 10 colleges: Humanities, Law, Social Sciences, Economics and Business Administration, Tourism Sciences, International Studies, Natural Sciences, Engineering, Arts, and Physical Education. KGU also provides comprehensive graduate school programs - 69 master's programs and 48 doctoral programs. Various graduate school programs that KGU offers include Service Business

Administration, Tourism and Hospitality, Public Administration, Education, Industrial Technology and Information, Architecture, Art and Design, Social Welfare, International and Cultural Studies, Alternative Medicine, and Sports Science. KGU has 12 affiliated institutions, such as the Center for Continuing Education, and 11 research centers which have made a huge contribution to the development of the community in which KGU is located.

In order to provide international learning opportunities for both professors and students, KGU has gone into partnership with approximately 50 foreign universities, including George Washington University, Long Island University, Michigan State University, Texas A&M University in the United States, Far Eastern State University in Russia, University of International Business and Economics, Tsinghua University in China, and Osaka Sangyo University, Kokugakuin University in Japan. About 80,000 graduates of KGU have played a significant role in every field of our country.

Quick Facts

Population: 48860500
Capital: Seoul
Per-capita GDP: $ 32100
Size: 99720 km2
Time Zone: (GMT + 09:00 hours) Osaka, Sapporo, Tokyo

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