Hankuk University of Foreign Studies

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The Office of International Programs

Exchange Partner


Seoul, South Korea

Seoul is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Korea. It is the nation's center for history and culture and is also considered a rising global city- home to some of the world's largest technology companies. The history of Seoul stretches back more than 2,000 years. The city also boasts 5 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. 


Fall Semester: September - December

Spring Semester: February- June







Language, Asian Studies, International Studies, History, Political Science, Literature, and Business





Minimum GPA: 3.0

Minimum Classification: Sophomore (for transfer students, must have completed 1 semester at UT Tyler at time of application)




Language of Instruction:

Korean and English


Program Course Catalog:

You can browse the course search option and compare the classes to UT Tyler. To determine if a class is taught in English, look for a purple check mark or click on the syllabus option.





Housing Options:

On and Off campus dorms

Please note that there is a curfew of 12:00 am on weeknights and 1:00 am on weekends if living in the on campus Globeedorm.

Meal Plan and/or Food:

  • On campus cafeteria
  • On campus convenience store
  • Local grocery stores
  • Off campus restaurants


  • Buses
  • Metro


Further information and videos regarding courses and housing can be found in the Exchange Pre-Arrival Guide.

Hankuk University of Foreign Studies



Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (HUFS) is a leading global institution established in 1954. The university is recognized as one of the best universities in Asia for educating foreign languages and area studies. In addition to its focus on the theory and practice of language, HUFS also encourages students to apply their skills to a variety of subject areas such as politics, society, culture, and business. HUFS is a specialized institution that educates future leaders to become creative experts and global citizens who will contribute to the development and exchange of culture.