Exchange Student vs Visiting Student
|Application||Candidates selected by home university and officially nominated to SNU||Required to directly apply to SNU and pay for the application fee (82,000 KRW)|
|Document Submission||Online application ONLY||Both online application and postal submission of original documents required|
|Tuition Fee||To home university only||To SNU|
|Course||Students can choose courses even outside their major/department at SNU
*Note: Some courses may have restrictions
|Credit Transfer||Transferrable||Required to check with home university first|
*Scholarship availability might vary by semester.
|Official Transcript||Posted to home university||Issuable upon request (fee-paying)|
|Fee-paying; full or partial financial support to be provided
*Korean studies major: 100% tuition fee waiver
The rest: Partial reimbursement (30-50%)
|Fee-paying; no financial subsidy available|
|Visa and Immigration||Exchange Student Visa (D-2-6)||Short-term Study Visa (D-2-8)
*Maximum 1 years; part-time jobs and internships may not be permitted.
|Student Services and Support||Various types of health care and student support services, including buddy program, are available.|
To apply for SNU student exchange program, your home university must first nominate you to SNU. Once nominated, SNU or your home university will provide you with the details about the application procedure. Please visit the following website to have more information. https://oia.snu.ac.kr/exchange-program
Once accepted, you will be admitted to the college and department as a non-degree-seeking exchange student and can access modules and facilities with the same access with the one that domestic students have.