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Inha University

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Main website for exchange students
http://eng.inha.ac.kr/intro/incoming_exchange_stu.asp

Inha University is a private, co-educational university located in Incheon, South Korea. Inha has 10 colleges in Engineering, Natural Science, Economics and Trade, Business Administration, Education, Law, Social Science, Humanities, Human Ecology, and Medicine, and 1 affiliation, 20 departments, 9 major fields of study.

Location
Inha university's campus is located in Incheon city and is approximately an hour ride from Incheon International Airport, while traveling to central Seoul would take around one and half hour. For further iniformation considering the campus locations and transportation methods please refer here.

Highlighted program(s)
Inha university has been actively establishing a solid practical study based on the Natural Sciences and Engineering programs. Currently Inha university is ranked 10th nationwide, while the Engineering and Science programs has been ranked as 4th in Korea in JoongAng Ilbo's annual rankings. In addition as part of the Global U8 Consortium, Inha university has been able to conduct joint research and develop joint education systems with common cirricula with prominent univeristies such as University of Rhode Island, RMIT University, and University of Hull.

Course selection
Incoming exchange students are free to choose courses regardless of their study fields after consultation with academic advisors at Memorial University. For more information please refer here. The list of courses offered in foreign languages can be found online at this website. Korean language courses are offered for exchange students. Average courseload per semester for undergraduates is 3 to 19 credits, while graduate students should expect between 3 to 9 credits.

Important dates

  • Admission for Semester 1 (Spring): October 30 of previous year
  • Admission for Semester 2 (Fall): April 30

The academic schedule can be found here. Generally semester follow the below approximate schedule:

  • Semester 1 (Fall):
    • Classes: September 2 ~ December 20 (16 weeks)
    • Winter Vacation: December 23 ~ February 28
    • Winter Session: January (4 weeks)
  • Semester 2 (Spring):
    • Classes: March 3 ~ June 20 (16 weeks)
    • Summer Vacation: June 23 ~ August 29
    • Summer Session: July (4 weeks)

Cost of living
Minimum living expenses are estimated at about 600,000 KRW monthly,including room and meals; if not staying at the University Dormitory. Insurance costs around 150,000 KRW for 6 months, while miscellaneous expneses such as transportation, book, and entertainment is around 150,000 KRW per month as well. It should be noted that exchange students are guaranteed on-campus housing at their own expenses, which will cost around 1,000,000 KRW for an apartment shared by 4 poeple. Breakfasts and suppers for Monday through Friday are included in the dormitory fees shown above. All lunches and meals for weekends and holidays should be purchased separately.

1 CAD = 1,083.59 KRW

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