Call for Student Exchange to Handong Global University Korea

Monday, 28 September 2020

Application for Student Exchange Program for the 2021 Spring Semester to Handong Global University (HGU), South Korea is now open.

Enrollment procedure

1) Nomination by Home Univesity

To join this student exchange program, you need to be nominated by the home university (UKDW). 


  • Enrolled as UKDW student, 3rd semester or above

Required documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Motivation Letter
  • Recommendation Letter from your Faculty
  • Official Academic Transcript (the English version, please contact Biro I to get it)
  • Copy of ICE/TOEFL Certificate or other English Language Proficiency
  • Copy of Student ID
  • Copy of Passport

Nomination Procedure: 

  • Submit the required documents to the Office of International Affairs (OIA) UKDW for internal review. Documents should be submitted to no later than Oct 9, 2020.
  • OIA will review your application
  • Once you are selected as UKDW nomination, OIA will send your official nomination to HGU
  • The final result from HGU

2) HGU will send the guideline to students directly to complete the application

-Online application and documents: Transcripts of Academic Records (From 1st semester~) / Passport Copy / Recommendation / Handong Honor Pledge / 1 Head-Shoulder Photo

3) Feedback and acceptance letter will be sent to Home institutions and students during the 1st week of November, after the application deadline (October 30)

 2021 Spring Semester Calendar

  • Course Registration: Jan, 2021
  • Arrival date: Feb 7 or 21, 2021 (**)
  • Orientation: Feb 22~26, 2021
  • Semester including Final Test: Mar 2, 2021~ Jun 18, 2021 (16 weeks)
  • Dorm Check-Out: Jun 20, 2021
  • Grade announcement: First week of Jul, 2021  

Type: self-funded

Download HGU Information Sheet for more information!

 Important Notice Regarding Covid-19

1. Exchange program for 2021 Spring: Although HGU recruits students as usual, if the quarantine policy is maintained until Feb, the incoming program may be suspended due to lack of quarantine facilities on campus. Regarding the changes, HGU will duly keep you updated once it is made.

2. Method of classes: (As of now) Online and Face-to-face classes, depends on the professor and each class.

3. Campus: Currently around 2,000 (enrolled students: 4,000) students are staying in the campus dormitory. And every facility opens, and staff & professors are on campus (never been closed).