WKU EXCHANGE: HANYANG INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL (HISS)
About the University
Hanyang University is one of Korea’s leading private comprehensive universities, ranked in the top five institutions of higher education nationwide, with a student population of about 37,000. The beautiful campus is situated on a hill and boasts a subway stop in the middle of campus. Students have access to everything they need on campus, including sports facilities, a medical center, libraries and more. Students can enjoy an Olympic gymnasium, wireless internet, a university museum and easy access to the Seoul nightlife. To learn more about Hanyang University, visit their website
Seoul, the capital of the Republic of Korea, is a modern, bustling metropolis with a population of over 10 million people nestled in the mountainous northwestern region of South Korea. Seoul is headquarters to large international corporations such as Samsung, LG, Hyundai and Kia. Notable attractions include Gyeongbokgung Palace, Dongdaemun Design Plaza, Buddhist temples, and numerous shopping districts and markets. There are approximately 25,000 shops open 24 hours a day and countless festivities and events. There is always something to do in Seoul! English is widely spoken by Koreans, and the ubiquitous subway and bus systems make Seoul easy to navigate.
Courses are offered in numerous subjects, including art and design, communication and media, economics and business, education, engineering, humanities, international studies, Korean studies and language, science, math, and social studies. Students are permitted to enroll in up to three courses.
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Additional Academic Opportunities
During the Hanyang International Summer School (HISS) program, there are several excursions and planned cultural activities for HISS exchange students. Click here
for photos and descriptions of some of these events.
Hanyang University offers residence halls within walking distance to campus. Click here
for more information. Students can have their meals in the campus cafeteria or eat at one of the many restaurants near campus.