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for Exchange & Visiting Program

e-mail: exchange@handong.edu

Tel: +82-54-260-1765

Fax: +82-54-260-1769

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for Undergraduate Program

e-mail: iadmission@handong.edu

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OVERVIEW

 

ACADEMIC

CALENDAR

2019 FALL

  • Application deadline : April 30, 2019

  • Expect date of arrival : August 18, 2019

  • Orientation : August 19 ~ August 23, 2019

  • Fall Semester : August 26 ~ December 13, 2019

  • Dorm check-out: December 15, 2019

2020 SPRING

  • Application deadline: October 30, 2019

  • Expect date of arrival : February 23, 2020

  • Orientation : February 24 ~ February 28, 2020

  • Fall Semester : March 2 ~ June 19, 2020 

  • Dorm check-out: June 21, 2020

DEPARTMENT

 

Global Leadership School (Electives courses)

International Studies, Languages & Literature

Management & Economics

US & International Law

Communication Arts & Science (Media, Journalism)

Spatial Environment System Engineering

Mechanical & Control Engineering

Life Sciences

Contents Convergence Design

Computer Science & Electrical Engineering

Counseling Psychology, Social Welfare

Global Entrepreneurship & ICT

Global Korean Studies

  • About 200 courses are taught in English during semester

  • All courses from every departments are open to exchange / visiting students

  • Courses will be taught in Korean or English

COURSE REGISTRATION

 
  • Nearly all courses from every departments are open to Exchange /Visiting students unless mentioned otherwise.

  • All courses have limited space available and are allocated on a first come, first served basis.

  • Exchange / Visiting students will do the Online Course registration on the very first day of the registration period.

      -For Spring semester: during January

      -For Fall semester: during July

  • Maximum credits for all HGU student is 22 credits.

  • A total of 12~15 Credits (3~4 courses) is regarded as an appropriate study load for exchange students.

  • Registration Process:

       -(Online) Pre-registration

       -(Online) Official Registration

       -modification until 2nd week of semester

  • During the first week of the semester, students can attend all courses students have registered for and have interest. Until the second week, students can make adjust to the schedule.

CREDIT SYSTEM

 

Credits system (US Credit system)

  • The credit of courses is based on the amount of teaching hours.
    One course is usually 3 credits and is equivalent to approximately 2.5 hours of class hours per week.

  • Courses are usually held on one of the three categories of days: Monday and Thursday, Tuesday and Friday, and Wednesday

  • Credits are given only when a courses has been completed and passed.

The calculation for the ECTS - Credit system 

Normally, 3 credits in HGU correspond to 5~6 ECTS in European Higher  Education. (ECTS * 0.5 and rounding off the decimal point) However, the credit conversion depends on the Home institution's policy. Please inquire about the policy to your Home Institution coordinator directly for the most accurate information.

Grade

  • A+ = 4.5 = 95~100%

  • A0 = 4.0 = 90~94%

  • B+ = 3.5 = 85~89%

  • B = 3.0 = 80~84%

  • C+ = 2.5 = 75~79%

  • C = 2.0 = 70~74%

  • D+ = 1.5 = 65~69%

  • D = 1.0 = 60~64%

  • F = 0.0 = 0~59%

  • P= PASS / PF =Pass with Distinction

QnA

 

Q. When is the Course registration period?

Spring semester: during January

Fall semester: during July

 

​Q How do I get the syllabus / more information on the courses?

After you receive the acceptance letter (June / December), you will also receive a HGU student ID number.  With the ID, You gain access to the Intranet called 'HISNET' (hisnet.handong.edu) where all syllabi are uploaded.

*If you need the syllabus or more information in advance, please contact our TA through email: handongoiata@handong.edu