Seoul National University, South Korea

Seoul National University consists of 28,000 students with Korea spending most on its students per capita. It has a Nobel laureate and Fields Medal recipient among its faculty members.

Seoul is the largest city and the capital of South Korea. Its population makes up almost half of South Korea’s total population with over 10,000,000 inhabitants and with a metropolitan population of 25,500,000. The city, known for its modern architecture, technological advancement and cosmopolitan feel, is also full of historical and world heritage listed sites. It is renowned for cutting edge urban planning and design and a world-class public transport system. 

Mobility partner

>> Information for incoming students

  • Estimated number of mobility places: 1-3 full-year or 2-6 semester places

Available Subject Areas

Please ensure that you research the courses available to you as an exchange student, and check with your subject coordinator(s) that these courses are suitable for your Glasgow degree programme. Please note that partner course offerings may change on a yearly basis.

Please research course level; content and assessment structures; partner academic pre-requisites for exchange students; whether enough courses / credits are available in your degree subject(s) to meet your Glasgow degree credit requirements; language of teaching and for Joint Honours students, whether the partner has any restrictions on taking courses from different Schools/Faculties.

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Aerospace Engineering/Sciences
  • Archaeology
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Business & Management
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Classics
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computing Science
  • Digital Media & Information Studies
  • Earth Science and Geology
  • Economic & Social History
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Electronics/Electrical Engineering
  • English Language
  • English Literature
  • Film & TV
  • Geography
  • History
  • History of Art
  • Life Sciences
  • Maths
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Politics and International Relations
  • Product Design Engineering
  • Psychology
  • School of Interdisciplinary subjects Dumfries
  • Scottish Literature
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Theatre Studies
  • Theology & Religious Studies
  • University Wide
  • Urban Studies/Public & Social Policy

Key facts

  • Not suitable for Music students
  • Language of teaching: English and Korean - full or partial financial support for Korean classes
  • Students should ensure that UofG required classes are taught in English
  • Life at SNU
  • Entry requirements

Travel and costs

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