Apply through Asia Exchange and receive a guaranteed 300 EUR scholarship for your first semester as a full degree student at HUFS. This scholarship guarantees a cheaper first semester than applying directly! Asia Exchange will guide you through the application process. Book a Zoom meeting with us to find out more!

Experience Seoul’s vibrant culture, a blend of tradition and modernity. Explore ancient palaces, bustling markets, and futuristic skyscrapers. Savor delectable Korean cuisine and indulge in K-beauty trends. Discover the Han River’s charm, dynamic K-pop scene, and immersive tech innovations. Seoul captivates with its warmth, hospitality, and endless excitement!



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

Program Duration

4 years

Program Content

Lectures, assignments and various other teaching methods depending on courses

Levels of Study



(full degree) On average per semester cheaper when applying through Asia Exchange

Study Fields

International relations, international economics, international law and development, culture, humanities, languages


Hankuk University of foreign studies

Rank #8 Best University in Korea


In QS world university ranking for modern languages


best student city worldwide by QS ranking

#1 in internationalization ranking in korea



SPRING 2025*

AUTUMN 2025*

SPRING 2026*

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  • Apply through Asia Exchange and get a 300 EUR scholarship for your full degree studies in Korea with the added benefits of our support and services during the application process

  • Receive assistance and instructions on the application process from our dedicated Full Degree team

  • No need to send physical copies of application documents when applying through Asia Exchange

  • Get an acclaimed degree from one of Korea’s best universities

  • Gain the necessary language skills and professional know-how to work in demanding and competitive international environments.

  • Take in the international atmosphere on campus, meet with people from all over the world and improve both your English and intercultural communication skills

  • Explore life in the “24-hour city” Seoul, also rated one of the top 10 student cities in the world


The goal of the 4-year Bachelor’s degree program is to give you the necessary language skills and professional know-how to work in demanding and competitive international environments. You also have the chance to choose among different specializations depending on your interests and career goals. All the while you have the chance to immerse yourself in Korean culture and build your international network.

The Bachelor’s degree program in Korea is for you if…

  • You have an upper secondary degree
  • You have a good command of English
  • You’re interested in pursuing an international career
  • You’re interested in East Asia and Korea

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

Q: What study level are the courses at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies?
A: Bachelor -and Master-level courses. Bachelor-level courses are more widely 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 in order to study in South Korea?
A: You will need a D2 student visa in order to study in South Korea. For Summer School students a visa may not be needed due to the length of the program. Please contact your local embassy for more details.

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 Hankuk University of Foreign Studies?
A: Yes. In addition to the on-campus dormitories, students can also stay in off-campus dormitories that are located just a minute’s walk away from campus. You can read more about the dormitories and room options here.

Q: When do I know if I will receive a dormitory room?
A: Hankuk University of Foreign Studies will inform students about their dormitory assignments before the semester starts

Q: When can I move into the dormitory, and how long I can stay there?
A: Check-in and check-out dates will be confirmed separately for each semester. Normally, you can check in 2 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 HUFS.

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.

All new dorm residents are required to take a medical examination at the HUFS Health Care Center or submit proof of an authorized health examination report at the time of exchange program application in accordance with the requirements of the Korean Immigration Service and HUFS dormitory regulation. Tuberculosis (TB) is the only test on the health examination form which is mandatory for all students (skin test or chest X-ray).

Q: Do I need to have travel insurance?
A: You are required to have a valid accident and health insurance for the whole duration of the study abroad program. The university may request a copy of the insurance certificate at the beginning of the semester. Additional information and recommended insurance packages.

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

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! HUFS also offers Korean language courses at different levels through their Korean Language Center.

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