Inbound Programs

Welcome to the SNU Office of International Affairs (OIA) website!
The OIA provides services to international scholars and students at SNU,

Visiting Program Overview

Visiting program is for students in non-partner universities who wish to study at SNU for one or two semesters and transfer credits to their home institution. Visiting students must apply individually and will pay the tuition fee to SNU.

Eligibility

QUALIFICATION

  • Must be enrolled in at least second semester at home university program (=have completed at least one semester at the application stage)
  • Must be from non-partner universities of SNU
    * Students from universities that have student exchange agreement with SNU can participate in exchange program only
  • Have a GPA 3.0 or above / 4.0
    * To apply for the College of Business Administra􀆟on, GPA more than 83 out of total score 100 is required. If the score, more than 83, is not wri􀆩en in the official transcript clearly, applicants’ home universi􀆟es should submit a le􀆩er to us to prove the equivalent.
Application Procedure
ENGLISH TOEFL IBT 88 OR ABOVE
IELTS 6.0 OR ABOVE
KOREAN KLAT LEVEL 5 OR ABOVE
TOPIK LEVEL 5 OR ABOVE

RESTRICTION


Application Procedure

Application Procedure
STARTING
SEMESTER
APPLICATION
DEADLINE
SCREENING
PROCEDURE
NOTIFICATION
OF ACCEPTANCE
ACCEPTANCE
PACKAGES
SPRING SEMESTER Sep 20 Sep-Oct Late Oct Nov
FALL SEMESTER March 20 March-April Late April May
* Application schedule will be posted from the middle of January to March 20 (for Fall admission) and from the middle of July to September 20 (for Spring admission) on the homepage of the OIA website.

Document Submission

The required documents for applicants are as follows:
  LIST OF DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO BE POSTED Notes
A On-line Application  
B A Certificate of Enrollment from the current university you are attending  
C Official University Transcript  
D A Letter of Recommendation from a professor at the current university (SNU template available)
(Please use the SNU’s template.)
- SNU template availableDownload document
E A Statement of Purpose (a free essay in English or Korean)  
F A Copy of Applicant's Passport
(Personal Information Page)
G Only for Fine Arts, Music, and Physical Education applicants :
Photographs of works/recording of performances
H Non-Korean citizenship holders only: Financial Certificate (SNU Template Available) - SNU template availableDownload document
I Non-Korean citizenship holders only: Financial Sponsor’s Bank Certificate or Certificate of Scholarship
- Financial Sponsor’s Bank Certificate must prove that the sponsor has or will have more than 10,000 USD in the bank account for more than one month including the application date (counting backward and forward).
J Application Fee Payment of 82,000 KRW
Bank Information for Wire Transfer (Visiting Student Application Fee)
- Bank Name: National Agricultural Cooperation Federation
- Swift Code: NACFKRSE
- Account No.: 301-0111-5987-41
- Account Holder: Office of International Affairs or 서울대학교국제협력본부
For more detailed information, please see the FAQ menu (http://oia.snu.ac.kr/page/visiting_program_faq.php) or contact Ms. Joo Hyun PARK (jd4ever@snu.ac.kr).

2018.08.22