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South Korea

Hannam University

Term To Study: Fall 2021
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2021
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Exchange
Link 1: Hannam University
Program Locations: Daejeon
Contact Phone: 864-938-3777
Contact Name: Office Of International Programs
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Program Description


Hannam University is considered one of the most exciting Korean universities at which to study. Founded in 1956 by American Southern Presbyterian missionaries, HNU rapidly established an international reputation for the quality of its research and for innovative and effective styles of teaching, attracting students from all over the world. HNU offers a comprehensive array of disciplines in the baccalaureate and post-baccalaureate levels covering all facets of human behavior and development. The unique atmosphere for learning is a product of its firm Christian orientation and commitment.

Hannam University takes pride in its dedication to the Christian church and the nation by producing well-rounded intellectuals with high moral values. The University offers a variety of opportunities to acquire insight and knowledge through the Christian precepts of truth, freedom and service. Hannam has a total enrollment of about 17,000 students and a beautiful campus.

Program in Brief

“The goal of the program is to guide each participant into a total experience of the rich and dynamic Korean culture in historical and contemporary contexts. An additional goal is to promote awareness of Korea’s unique place among East Asian cultures. The program is also designed to accommodate students of all levels of proficiency in the Korean language from beginner to advanced. A wide array of lectures, hands-on learning, and field trips will also allow students to explore ad learn directly about Korea on a first-hand basis.”

Academic Programs and Areas of Study

Hannam offers an extensive range of courses that include Accounting, Art, Biological Sciences (including Nano-Biotechnology), Business Administration, Chemistry, Child Development, Communication, Creative Writing, Economics, Education, Engineering (CE, EE, ICE, AE, ME), English, Food and Nutrition, Foreign Language, Global Relations, International Studies, Law, Mathematics, Political Science, Social Welfare, Sports Science, and Theology.


There is a mandatory set of pre-departure orientations at PC for all students planning to participate in the program.

Housing and Meals

Apartment-style on-campus accommodation is available for students. Accommodation is divided into male and female housing – House of Freedom (males) and House of Truth (females). Each room accommodates up to 4 people and provides a bed, desk and closet. Each dormitory also offers laundry facilities.

Meal plans are not provided at Hannam University. There are, however, a number of cafeterias near the campus. Nearby restaurants and snack shops offer inexpensive and diversified cuisines. Snacks, such as cookies, crackers, dumplings, delicatessen items, fruit, milk, and soft drinks are available in the local supermarkets.

Quick Facts

Population: 48860500
Capital: Seoul
Per-capita GDP: $ 32100
Size: 99720 km2
Time Zone: (GMT + 09:00 hours) Osaka, Sapporo, Tokyo

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Presbyterian College Office of International Programs