- Since 1398
- Industry Collaboration Cooperation with SAMSUNG
- Research excellence Research with Impact
With more than 600 years of history and tradition, Sunkgkyunkwan University(SKKU) is holding world-class departments and making a leap to become the best university by creating a smart ecology of education renovation, constructing a hub of creative education·research convergence, promoting the brand of Global SKKU and managing the university with communication and integration.
With continuous change & innovation and unsparing investment from Samsung cooperation, SKKU is now recognized not only domestically but also internationally as “First Mover of Korean higher education”, “Icon for innovative education” and “the fastest developing university”. Especially in QS(Quaqarelli Symonds) world university ranking, SKKU has been ranked among the top 10 most noticeable universities in the world since 2009.
Sungkyunkwan University will now be the core hub of education and research to enhance the value of human civilization as it stands for the leading university in Korea along with the world’s best universities.
What makes SKKU the right choice?
Over 40% of SKKU’s classes are taught in English There are also several “English Track” majors comprised of classes taught in English. There are 7 English Track majors for undergraduates: Global Business (All courses are taught in English), Global Economics (All courses are taught in English), Global Biomedical Engineering, Software, Chemical Engineering, Advanced Materials Science & Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. In addition almost all graduate courses in Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine, and Pharmacy are English Track.
02Special Curriculum for International Freshmen(Undergraduate)
International freshmen have the opportunity during their first year of study to participate in special educational programs
Designed to enhance their knowledge and understanding about the Korean language as well as the nation’s history, culture, economics, and more.
These programs are intended to improve students’ understanding of Korea and contribute to the success of their studies and future careers.
03Korean Language Program(Undergraduate/Graduate)
The first step towards success in Korea is learning the country’s native language.
SKKU provides various opportunities to improve students’ Korean language proficiency such as special Korean courses after class and a fee subsidy for TOPIK tests.
Various levels of special Korean courses from beginner to expert are offered which students can utilize to improve their Korean language skills as well as make academic achievements.
04International Student Scholarship(Undergraduate/Graduate)
SKKU offers various exclusive scholarship programs for exemplary international students to focus on their studies free of financial burdens.
Undergraduate students can receive a 30~70% reduction of their tuition based on their GPA from the previous semester. Graduate students can have a 30%~50% reduction of their tuition based on their GPA or 100% of their tuition waived.
They can also receive a stipend if they are studying a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics) field and show outstanding scholastic performance and potential in research.
05Interchange Programs with Other Students(Undergraduate/Graduate)
SKKU offers various events and programs to help international students make friends from Korean and all the rest of the world.
As freshmen, students can receive assistance from their buddy through the “Global Buddy Program”. SKKU also supports international student activities such as cultural experience programs and foreign student unions.
Students can share memorable experiences through international food booths, sports events, and the Korean rice cake making event. In addition, foreign students’ religious activities are also supported.
06Career Development Program(Undergraduate/Graduate)
SKKU offers a variety of support programs for students to build successful careers.
For those who are seeking employment in Korea, the University provides a customized employment assistance program with special lectures, simulated interviews, résumé clinics, and seminars.