Seoul National University (SNU) Student Exchange program

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Exchange Student program is available to students currently enrolled at a university which has a student exchange agreement with SNU. Exchange students may study at SNU for one or two semesters, and they will be enrolled at SNU as non-degree students. While on exchange program, the exchange students must pay tuition fee at their home institution while being exempt to pay SNU tuition during the regular ( Spring and Fall ) semesters. Although exchange students do not pay SNU tuition, they are responsible for other expenses such as accommodation fee, airfare…etc. To be an exchange student, candidates must first be officially nominated by their home institution.

Required Documents for Exchange Students:

  1.  One completed Application Form (Please type clearly your email address since most important announcements will be notified through email.)
  2.  A Certificate of Enrollment from the current university you are attending.
  3.  An Official University Transcript
  4.  Two Letters of Recommendation from two of your professors. Please use the SNU letter of recommendation form . One letter of the Recommendation must be written by a university professor at the current school which the applicant is attending.
  5.  A Statement of Purpose (Please use letter size paper 8½″ x 11″) (in English or in Korean)
  6.  A copy of applicant’s passport
  7.  Two photographs (3 x 4)
  8. Only for Fine Arts, Music, and Physical Education applicants: Photographs of works/recording of performances


  1. Must have completed at least 2 semesters at home institute
  2. Have a GPA 3.0 or above / 4.0
  3. Language proficiency of either English or Korean is highly recommended, but not compulsory.

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  TOEFL IBT 88 or above
English IELTS 6.0 or above
  KLPT Level 5 or above
Korean TOPIC Level 5 or above
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