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Pukyong National University

Location: Busan, South Korea
WebsitePukyong National University

Language of instruction: Korean. Most courses are taught in Korean, however, a variety of courses offered in English will be available one or two months prior to each semester. The list will be sent to accepted exchange students via email.
Terms: 1st Semester (September – December), 2nd Semester (March – June)


PKNU campus
  • 26000 Students, over 500 faculty
  • Two campuses: Daeyeon Dong and Yong Dong situated near coastal district of Nam-gu
  • Three large libraries (two are in Daeyeon Dong and one is in Yong Dong campus). The old library is open to students 24 hours a day.
  • A network of shuttle buses runs every 15 minutes. The two campuses are separated by about 4 km distance. The bus takes 10–15 minutes and is free for students.
  • PKNU Student Buddy Program: a student buddy will help exchange students adjust to a new life at PKNU. The PKNU buddy will contact exchange students via email prior to their arrival in Korea.
  • If students would like to take Korean language classes, the Korean Language Program is available during the semester at a discounted price.

Area of study

  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Natural Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Studies

Exchange credit history

See the exchange credit history listing of courses that have been previously evaluated from Pukyong National University. Note that this is a guide only, and not a guarantee that your courses would be evaluated in the same way.


  • All exchange students are automatically assigned to a shared room on campus dormitories The dormitory fee for one semester is around KRW 1600000, which includes three meals per day at the cafeteria.
  • For more information, see Housing

How to apply

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