The beautiful Keimyung University is the perfect study abroad option for students interested in immersing themselves in the traditional Korean culture - there is even a traditional village on campus. Located in the third largest city in Korea and less than two hours from Seoul, Keimyung University boasts a prime location. With a variety of English course offerings and an excellent Korean language program, students have the opportunity to truly get the most out of their classroom experience. Keimyung also offers a variety of cultural experiences which include free Korean culture classes and field trips. Students spend days touring historical sites as well as visiting hi-tech companies such as POSCO and Hyundai motors. Keimyung University is guaranteed to immerse students into Korean culture and reward them with rich experiences and lasting memories.


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Course Description

Keimyung was one of the first Korean universities to initiate a full-scale internationalization program, and 100 international faculty members now teach courses from over 75 majors in English. Keimyung's international college, Keimyung Adams College, offers courses taught in English in both international relations and international business by its international faculty.

To find classes, click the course catalog link and the appropriate semester for your program find the most recent list of courses and descriptions that work for your course needs. Keep in mind the most recent year available may not be the year you plan to study at Keimyung, and courses may be updated before you register for classes.

ISEP students who demonstrate enough language proficiency to engage in Korean can also take Keimyung's Korean-taught classes.

Students interested in studying Korean language can also enroll in Korean Practice 1, 2 or 3 with their other classes.

Website for Course Availability

ISEP STUDENT SERVICES OFFICER Rachel Brown 703-504-9994 | Thanks for your interest in ISEP Study Abroad! I’m your Student Services Officer and main point of contact here at ISEP. As you search for programs, I'll be available to answer any questions you might have. Feel free to contact me at any point in your search process for help, tips or advice.


(in English)

*This program is OK for Sophomores

Fields of Study

  • Architecture:

    Environmental Design/Architecture Landscape Architecture Urban Planning

  • Area Studies:

    Chinese Studies European Studies Japanese Studies Korean Studies Native American Studies Russian, Central European, East European, and Eurasian Studies United States Studies

  • Biology:

    Anatomy Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology Biometry/Biometrics Biophysics Microbiology and Immunology Physiology

  • Business:

    Accounting Business Communications Business Management Business Statistics E-Commerce Economics Finance Human Resources Management International Business/Trade/Commerce Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management Management Information Systems Marketing

  • Communication:

    Advertising Intercultural Communication Mass Communication/Media Studies Public Relations

  • Computer and Information Sciences:

    Computer and IT Support Services Computer Applications Programming Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications Informatics

  • Education:

    Early Childhood Education Elementary Education Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language

  • Engineering:

    Automotive Engineering Technology Chemical Engineering Civil Engineering Computer Engineering Computer Software Engineering Drafting and Design Technology Electrical and Electronics Engineering Environmental Engineering Industrial Engineering Mechanical Engineering

  • English Language and Literature:

    English Literature (British and Commonwealth) Writing

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures:

    Chinese Language and Literature Comparative Literature German Language and Literature Japanese Language and Literature Korean Language and Literature Russian Language and Literature Spanish Language and Literature

  • Health Sciences

    Public Health

  • History:

    American History (United States) Ancient Studies/Civilizations Asian History European History

  • Hospitality and Tourism:

    Hospitality Management Hotel and Restaurant Management Tourism Management

  • Human Services

    Public Administration

  • International/Global Studies

    International Relations and Affairs

  • Language and Culture

  • Law/Criminal Justice:

    Business Law International Business, Trade, and Tax Law Pre-Law Studies

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences


  • Mathematics


  • Natural Resources/Conservation

    Environmental Science

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies:

    Christian Studies Philosophy

  • Physical Sciences:

    Chemistry Physics Theoretical and Mathematical Physics

  • Psychology:

    Behavioral Sciences Biopsychology

  • Social Sciences:

    Sociology Urban Studies

  • Sports Studies

    Sports Studies

  • Visual and Performing Arts:

    Design and Visual Communications Drama and Theatre Arts Fashion/Apparel Design Graphic Design Interior Design Photography

Academic Requirements

  • U.S. GPA: 2.75 or higher
  • TOEFL iBT Score: 80
  • Institutional TOEFL Score: 550
  • IELTS Score: 5.5
  • LPR accepted as alternate to TOEFL or IELTS
  • LPR Writing Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Reading Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Listening Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Speaking Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
LPR = ISEP Language Proficiency Report

Special Needs Support

  • Mental Health
  • Mobility
  • Hearing
  • Visual
  • Speech
  • Learning

(in Korean)

*This program is OK for Sophomores

Fields of Study

  • Area Studies Recommended!

    Asian Studies

  • Education

    Early Childhood Education

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures Recommended!

    Korean Language and Literature

  • International/Global Studies Recommended!

    International Relations and Affairs

  • Language and Culture

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences


Academic Requirements

  • U.S. GPA: 2.75 or higher

Special Needs Support

  • Mental Health
  • Mobility
  • Hearing
  • Visual
  • Speech
  • Learning

Other Academic Conditions

Some courses in the College of Music and Performing Arts are restricted for exchange students. Students can appeal to enroll in restricted courses to the professors of these courses directly, however approval for enrollment cannot be guaranteed.

PASSPORT: All students must have a valid passport to participate in this program. If you do not have a valid passport, we suggest you start the application process as soon as possible.

VISA/RESIDENCE PERMIT: Most students attending this program will be required to obtain a visa/residence permit. For more information on the process and estimated cost, please review the ISEP Country Handbook here.

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