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Sogang University
Seoul, South Korea (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Homepage: Click to visit
Restrictions: BC applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Program Type:
BC Program On-Site Staff: Exchange Coordinator
GPA Requirement: 3.0 Academic Term Availability: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Accommodation: Student Residence Deadline: Regular Deadline Program
Program Description:
The University

Sogang University is a Jesuit institution that was founded in 1960. Today, it is one of the leading private universities in Korea, with approximately 13,000 students and more than 21 departments. Sogang’s excellent reputation in education has been well earned by its highly qualified faculty. In addition to its regular course offerings, the university also offers Korean language training for non-native speakers at the Sogang International Institute of Lifelong Education.

The Sogang University campus includes a modern gymnasium and sports facilities, a growing library, and an active student-life center.

Sogant U. Expansive ViewThe Program

The Boston College program at Sogang University offers a unique opportunity to study at a prestigious Jesuit institution in Korea. It is of particular interest to students specializing in history, political science, management, international studies, and Asian or Asian-American studies.

Students with sufficient Korean language proficiency may enroll directly in regular courses at Sogang University, while students with no language background can enroll in a Korean language course and a selection of courses taught in English.

Program Information Sheet 2016-17

On-site Staff

Ms. Eunyoung Suh
International Program Officer

University Address:
35, Baekbeom-ro
Mapo-gu, Seoul
South Korea

Academics & Support

An updated academic calendar can be found at here

For course selection information visit this website

For course offerings visit this website.

Please refer to the additional information here.  

  • Fall Term: Starts in late August and ends in late December.
  • Spring Term: Starts in March and ends in late June.

Information about finances and scholarships is available through the OIP.

Students live in either single or double occupancy dorms at Sogang University. Breakfast and dinner are included. Housing information is available here.

Boston College students are required to reside on campus at Sogang University. 


Two meals a day are included in the dormitory fee. Additional options are available on and off campus. Note there are no kitchen facilities for preparing meals in residence halls. 

Cultural Activities

Through the Student Union Hall, students can join a number of student interest clubs and volunteer service clubs. The International Student Fellowships and Hands Up for Gathering (HUG) are two examples of clubs that aim to promote interaction among international and Korean students.

Information regarding the student clubs and cultural activities can be found online. Learn more about the "Sogang Buddy" program offered through HUG.
Students are responsible for making their own travel arrangements. Students who arrive on the designated arrival date will be offered airport pick-up service. Instructions on submitting your airport pick-up form to Sogang University will be included in the acceptance packet.

Application Process

Please click on the Apply Now button on this page to submit an online application to OIP. For detailed information on the application process visit the OIP website.


Students with disabilities are encouraged to speak with their OIP Advisors about any concerns or questions they may have about studying abroad.

This program is currently not accepting applications.