Study Abroad at Hanyang University for 1 or 2 Semesters, applicable for GAP year students!

Study at Hanyang University ERICA Campus, located in the Seoul Capital Area in Ansan. The university is currently ranked in the top 150 universities in the QS University rankings. In addition to the diverse selection and high-level engineering courses, students can study economics, business administration, and Pharmacy. Apply today and get accepted as quickly as in a day!



Spring (Mar – June)
Autumn (Aug – Dec)


30 ECTS /
18 US credits


Lectures, assignments and various other teaching methods depending on courses


Bachelor and Master, GAP Year


2290 EUR (3400 EUR) tuition fee / semester
+ 75 EUR application fee


Business, economics, engineering, pharmacy, public relations, physics and much more

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You may apply for semesters in the upcoming years already.

* If you want a guaranteed place in the on-campus dormitory, please apply by November 28th, 2021 (SPRING 2022).

** Semester dates is Tentative


  • Study at one of the best engineering schools in the world
  • Choose among courses from dozens of different fields, including business administration, economics and engineering
  • Experience the shores of the Yellow Sea in a convenient location just 30-40 minutes from central Seoul
  • Take in the international atmosphere on campus, meet with people from all over the world and improve your English skills


Hanyang University is known for its high-quality education and research in engineering, business and other fields at the Undergraduate and Graduate levels. Hanyang University is ranked 156th in QS World Rankings in 2022. Apply to study abroad for one or two semesters at the ERICA Campus and choose among many courses from several different fields. South Korea’s first engineering institute, which became Hanyang University’s founding facility, has become renowned around the world and the engineering courses offered by Hanyang University are highly regarded.

Studying abroad at Hanyang University is for you if…

  • You’re a university student or similar
  • You’re aiming for an international career
  • You want to study at the ERICA campus, a top research and education cluster recognized as the most active industry cooperation school.
  • You want to improve your English and intercultural communication skills
  • You want to experience the rich Korean culture
Open for Gap Year Applications

If you are a high school or college graduate, your plans are still unclear or you simply want to take a break from your daily routines, you may apply for a gap year program. Studying abroad during your gap year is the perfect way to give your life a new direction!


Q: How do I select my courses? 
A: Course registration dates will be sent to you by email. Course registration happens through Hanyang University’s own portal.

Q: What study level are the courses at Hanyang University?
A: Both Bachelor -and Master-level courses are available.

Q: When do the exams take place?
A: Exams will be organized during the last few weeks of the semester. All courses and exams will be finished by the announced semester ending date.

Q: What type of visa do I need to have to study in South Korea?
A: You will need a D2 student visa to study in South Korea for one or two semesters. Gap Year students can apply with a tourist visa.

Q: When can I apply for my visa?
A: You can start your visa application process after receiving the official acceptance letter from the university. The letter will be sent to you at the latest one month before the start of the semesterRead our general visa instructions here.

Q: Is there on-campus accommodation available at Hanyang University?
A: Yes. To apply to the campus dormitories, you must choose “Yes” when applying to Hanyang University through their own portal. You will later need to fill in a separate application for the dormitory on the university’s website.

Q: When can I move into the dormitory, and how long can I stay there?
A: Check-in and check-out dates will be confirmed separately for each semester. Normally, you can check in 4 days before the start of the semester, and students can stay in the dorm for the duration of the semester. The dormitory payment is paid directly to Hanyang University.

The university provides on-campus accommodation at the ERICA Campus. The rooms at the dormitory are double rooms and are equipped with air conditioning, a bathroom, 2 single beds and other basic equipment. Students must apply to stay in on-campus dormitories through Hanyang University’s own portal here. As a pre-requisite to applying for the on-campus dormitories, students must have marked “YES” on the housing part of the Hanyang application form.

Q: Do I need to take into account any healthcare-related matters?
A: In addition to the basic vaccinations (MMR and diphtheria-tetanus), travelers are most often advised to get vaccinated against Hepatitis A and B. Vaccinations always depend partly on the individual, so remember to consult your physician.

Q: Do I need insurance?
A: All students are required to have valid travel insurance for the duration of the semester. See our recommended travel insurance providers here.

Q: What kind of costs should I be prepared for?
A: In addition to tuition fees, you should be prepared to pay for the student visaflightsaccommodation and other living costs.

The cost of living in Seoul is comparable to most European countries. However, like everywhere, the cost of living highly depends on your anticipated lifestyle. Usually, our students consider Seoul as well affordable.

If you try to keep your costs as low as possible and avoid excessive spending, then the cost of living can be as low as 800,000 KRW per month.

However, most of our students spend around 1,000,000 – 1,200,000 KRW per month.

Luckily there are many options to help lower your costs while living in South Korea – goshiwons and public transport are great examples.

Q: I need to have my learning agreement/certificate of enrollment signed. What should I do?
A: Please fill out the document and send it to info@asiaexchange.org.

Q: When will I receive my Official Acceptance Letter?
The official letter of acceptance will be delivered to you 1.5 months before the semester starts at the latest. We’ll send it to the street address you have provided in your application. Please let us know if this address changes at any point.

Q: When will I receive my Transcript of Records?
A: The university prepares and sends the transcripts of records, usually within 2-3 months after the end of the semester.

Q: Do I need to know any Korean beforehand?
A: It is not mandatory to know any Korean beforehand. However, knowing only a few basic words and phrases in advance will already help you a lot!