Ewha Women's University

Seoul
Republic of South Korea

Language of instruction

Korean
English

Founded in 1886, Ewha Women's University is Korea's first pioneering educational institution for women. As a comprehensive university located in central Seoul, Ewha has 14 colleges and 15 graduate schools comprised of more than 70 majors. 

As one of Asia's most prestigious universities with 25,000 students and more than 220,000 alumni, Ewha has a strong presence around the world and works hard to live up to its global reputation. 

The university is proud of its long history at the forefront of education in Korea and is determined to train tomorrow's leaders, equipping them with the skills and knowledge to make a difference in the world. 

Semester dates

UQ Semester Host Semester Dates
Semester 1 Spring Semester (1st Semester) March–June
Semester 2 Fall Semester (2nd Semester) September–December

One academic semester at Ewha Women's has 15 weeks.

View the Ewha Women's academic calendar.

Guides and additional information

Ewha Women's has online resources to help get more from your exchange:

Exchange deadlines

May 31 for Semester 1 of the following year.

October 31 for Semester 2 of the following year.

Full-time study load

Undergraduate students:

15 credits per semester at Ewha Women's is equivalent to 8 UQ units.

Postgraduate students:

9-12 credits per semester at Ewha Women's is equivalent to 8 UQ units.

Minimum academic requirements

You will need a minimum cumulative GPA of 5.0 to study at Ewha Women's.

Find courses

Search the Ewha Women's course catalogue (Undergraduate and Postgraduate) if courses do not appear in the database.

Approximately 30% of courses are taught in English, depending on majors.

Search the Credit Precedent Database to find courses offered by your host university that have been previously approved for credit at UQ. The database should be used as a general guide only. 

Study areas taught in English

Undergraduate
Economics
English literature
International business
International relations
Korean
Political science
Postgraduate
International business

Exchange deadlines

May 31 for Semester 1 of the following year.

October 31 for Semester 2 of the following year.

Accommodation

The I-House (on-campus dormitory) at Ewha Women's provides students an opportunity to experience various cultures with students from diverse backgrounds. The buildings are equipped with common rooms, and facilities for academic, recreational, and cultural activities. 

Cost of living

Guides are available to help you understand the cost of living while studying at Ewha Women's and prepare a budget for your exchange.

Financial support

A range of funding for student exchange including scholarships, grants and loans are available to UQ students.  

Students may be able to receive scholarship funding through the Korean government. Study in Korea has information on eligibility and application processes.

Insurance

Students approved to participate in the Student Exchange Program are automatically covered by UQ’s Travel Insurance for the country of their host university only.

For more information, read the Student Travel Insurance Policy Summary on UQ’s Travel Insurance web page (login required).

If you plan to travel outside of your host country, you should purchase additional insurance.

Students at Ewha Women's must have a valid health insurance plan. If one is already in place your home institution, this will be sufficient, however, proof (an official letter) must be provided.

Exchange deadlines

May 31 for Semester 1 of the following year.

October 31 for Semester 2 of the following year.

Organise your visa

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct visa for the country where you will be studying. As the Global Experiences team is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Ewha Women's provides visa and immigration information for incoming exchange students.

Contact the Korean Embassy for more visa information.

Travel risk levels

The University of Queensland cannot and does not allow UQ Abroad students to travel to any country with a risk level of 3 (Reconsider your need to travel) or above, as assessed by the Australian Government.

If a country's risk level changes to 3 or above, UQ Abroad programs to that country are suspended until the risk level improves.

Find out the risk level and travel advice for your host country on the Smartraveller website.

Register your travel plans

We recommend that you register your travel plans on the Smartraveller website so that the Australian Government can contact you or your family in an emergency.

Non-Australian citizens should register with their closest consulate.

Exchange deadlines

May 31 for Semester 1 of the following year.

October 31 for Semester 2 of the following year.