Study Abroad & Exchange
Study Abroad & Exchange Program
Experience Korea and Handong's Unique Culture
Handong Global University strives to upkeep the Christian value of honesty, integrity, and character by providing education that focuses on "globalization," "academic excellence through creative convergence of disciplines," and "character and faith training" to cultivate world-impacting leaders.

Your time at Handong will be an experience like no other. In Handong, you will meet friends from across the world with very different experiences and perspectives who share your dedication to making this world a better place. Become a member of Handong's global community and share your culture with us.

Live in Korea, Learn in English

Each department offers about 40% of its courses fully in English.


A Beautiful Campus, A Great Place to Live

On-campus housing is guaranteed to all international students who apply for housing.


A Community Life that is Experienced First-hand

Regardless of the school year, major, and gender, some 30-40 students team up with one professor to experience the power of "togetherness."


Experience Global, Local

Represented by students from more than 50 countries, Handong Global University provides excursions that visit all corners of Korea and various cultural events on campus.


Key Dates(*Subject to Change)
Last Updated: January 12, 2024
  Fall 2024 Spring 2025
Nomination Deadline May 31st, 2024 November 30th, 2024
Application Deadline June 15th, 2024 December 15th, 2024
Acceptance Letter & Visa Packet Late June 2024 Late December 2024
Online Course Registration Late July 2024 Early February 2025
Expected Date(s) of Arrival August 17th ~ 19th, 2024 February 22th ~ 24th, 2025
Orientation Week August 19th ~ 23rd, 2024 February 24th ~ 28th, 2025
Semester (including exam period) August 26th ~ December 13th, 2024 March 3rd ~ June 20th, 2025
Dormitory Check Out December 15th, 2024 June 22nd, 2025
Announcement of Grades December 30th, 2024 TBA
Grade Modification Period December 30th, 2024 ~ January 8th, 2025 TBA
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Real Life at Handong with Exchange Student
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