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South Korea: Korea University Business School

Founded in 1905, Korea University Business School (KUBS) was the first business school established in Korea. A prestigious private university with over 15 colleges and 18 graduate schools that educate over 32,000 students, KUBS is ranked first among Korean business schools, is one of the top business schools in Asia, and is accredited by the AACSB and EQUIS. KUBS has a large international student population and a thriving exchange program.

Seoul is a large city of over 10 million inhabitants, with over 24 million residing in the metropolitan area. Located in Northeast South Korea, Seoul has a rich history dating to 17 BC. Seoul is divided by the Han River, which was once used as a trade route to China, and is bordered by mountains and the Han River plain.

The city is home to more than 100 museums and is rich in historical and modern architecture. You can take advantage of the city’s many performing arts venues and shopping opportunities. Many conveniences are located on campus, including a post office, ATM, hair salon, bookstore and restaurants.


  • GPA Requirement: 3.00
  • Language Prerequisite: None
  • Class during program (min): Junior
  • Language of Instruction: English/Korean

Application Dates

Fall 2020:
Applications open: Nov. 1, 2019
Application deadline: Feb. 20, 2020
Notifications begin: Mar. 6, 2020

Spring 2021 Round 1:
Round 1 applications open: Mar. 1, 2020
Round 1 application deadline: Apr. 9, 2020
Round 1 notifications begin: Jun. 2020

Spring 2021 Round 2:
Round 2 applications open: Mar. 1, 2020
Round 2 application deadline: Sep. 2020
Round 2 notifications begin: Sep. 2020