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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Class Status: 2. Sophomore, 3. Junior, 4. Senior, 5. Graduate Students, 6. Non-Degree-Seeking, 7. Other Minimum GPA: 2.25
Program Description:

Korea Exchange

Spring or Fall • Semester or Academic Year

Program Overview

Through this exchange program with Kyungpook National University (KNU), you can take a variety of courses designed to address global issues and provide a new perspective and understanding of Korea. Offered in English, classes cover global and regional affairs, along with Korean language, economics, culture, history and politics. KNU is located in the city of Daegu

General Steps

  • Students must FIRST meet with us. Please call us at 931-221-6851 to make an appointment.
  • Students must also meet with the APSU Exchange Program Faculty Coordinator (contact below).
  • Complete the application process at the host institution and/or third party provider.
  • Complete the APSU study abroad online application.
  • Register for classes at APSU and at the host institution.
  • Pay tuition ONLY here at APSU.
  • Pay for housing and meals at the host institution
  • Do your semester abroad!
Please note that the spring semester at KNU starts in March. Their fall semester starts in September.


12-18 credit-hours


The courses listed below are offered at KNU. During enrollment, the appropriate APSU course number will be assigned to the KNU courses in which you enroll. Practical Korean Writing, Practical Korean Listening, Korean Language 1, Korean Language 2, Korean Language 3, Academic Writing and Study Skills, Business Communication and Writing Skills, History of Korea, Modern Korean Society, Environment and Health, Introduction to Korean Public Policy, Korea in Motion, Korean Localities in the Globalization Era, Contemporary Legal Issues in Korea, Language use and Production in Korean and English, Introduction to Korean Welfare Policy, Understanding Korean Workplace, Academic Korean Speaking, Academic Korean Reading

Please see KNU International Programs for current class schedule.

Lodging and Meals

You will reside in a double-occupancy room in a dormitory housing both Korean and international students. You must supply your own blanket, pillow, towels and slippers. Three meals per day are provided in the dormitory cafeteria.

Financial Aid 

Your current scholarships and financial aid may apply toward the cost of the program. If you plan on using financial aid you need to call the Office of Student Financial Aid at (931) 221-7907 to schedule an appointment with a study abroad counselor. 

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Professor Kathy Lee-Heuston at (931) 221-7554 or

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2021 12/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.