International Exchange Program

You are eligible to be an exchange student if: - Your home university has a student exchange agreement with HUFS - You are nominated by the exchange coordinator of your home university and you meet the entry requirements ※ We do not accept exchange applications submitted directly by students. International office validation is required.As an exchange student, you will remain enrolled with your home institution and pay tuition fees to your home university. The programs that you undertake may be credited towards your degree. However, it is your responsibility to contact your advisor or exchange coordinator of your home university regarding credit transfer.

EU-KOREA ICI Educational Cooperation Program

What is ICI-ECP Program

CI-ECP Education Cooperation Program refers to EU cooperation with Australia, New Zealand, Japan, and the Republic of Korea in the field of higher education and vocational education and training. The program includes regional and bilateral cooperation projects based on joint EU - Partner Countries funding and mutual agreement on the selection of higher education partnerships.
The ICI-ECP program is part of the Industrialized Countries Instrument (ICI) that promotes cooperation between the European Union and seventeen industrialized and other high-income countries and territories in North America, the Asia-Pacific region and the Gulf region. Based on Article 181A of the Treaty, the ICI contributes to fostering the relations of the European Union (EU) with countries and territories which often share similar values, are important political and trading partners, and play an active role in multilateral for and in global governance.

EU Partner Institutions

Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Bordeaux
Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Universita Ca' Foscari Venezia


You are eligible to apply for the EU-Korea ICI ECP program if you are:
- currently enrolled as a full time graduate student at any of EU partner institutions listed above
- nominated by the program coordinator of your home university
※ We do not accept program applications submitted directly by students. International office validation is required


- Airfare reimbursement up to 1,500 EURO
- Monthly Allowance of 1,000 EURO
- Full Tuition Waiver at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies

Required Documents

Application Form for ICI-ECP Program
Health Examination Form
Application Deadline for Spring Semester 2013: (업데이트 되어야 할 것 같습니다.)
November 30, 2012 The above-mentioned courses are subject to change. Accurate course list and syllabi for Spring Semester 2013 will be available during December 2012.

Internship Program

Students from the EU consortium universities are able to participate in internship programmes internships run by LIG Insurance, the East Asia Institute, the Korea Foundation, and the Hyundai Research Institute. Internship period and application procedure can differ depending on each institution’s work program and availability.

Internship Institutions

Korea Foundation http://www.kf.or.kr/

The fundamental mission of the Foundation is to promote a better understanding of Korea in the international community and to foster global friendship by conducting exchange activities between the Republic of Korea and foreign countries around the world.
(Article 1 of the Korea Foundation Law)

East Asia Institute http://www.eai.or.kr/korean/index.asp

The EAI was established as an independent think-tank dedicated to developing ideas and formulating policy recommendations on the main challenges facing the region. Through hosting scholarly seminars, forums, education program and various publications it can achieve these aims in creating influential products. The EAI is conducting research activities along with two main programs, the Foreign Affairs and Security Program and the Governance Research Program, which are conducted by the five research centers. Also through the utilization of the research task force team, the EAI addresses imminent and critical issues. In this way by working together with recognized scholars and leading policymakers, the EAI is at the center of producing research outcomes reflecting innovation and influential policy debate. As one of the leading think-tanks in Korea, the EAI is fulfilling the way in forming a true knowledge-net community in Northeast Asia by setting up a system of joint research and scholarly exchanges in the U.S., China, and Taiwan as well as many other countries

LIG Insurance http://www.lig.co.kr/prcenter/brand/lig/lig_intro.shtml

LIG Insurance Company Ltd (LIG Insurance) is specialized in the provision of non-life insurance. The company provides property and casualty insurance, automobile insurance and long-term insurance to individuals and corporations. It has an extensive business network comprising of 56 branches, 298 sub-branches and about 7,000 agencies throughout Korea. LIG Insurance has been rated as grade A (Excellent) by A.M. Best for delivering a diverse range of competitive products

Hyundai Research Institute http://hri.co.kr/

Hyundai Research Institute provides consulting, economy related research, HRD consulting, and education. Through activities in developing strategies for corporations, training and management of talented workers, and researching economic policies, HRI presents direction for corporate management and the national economy.


General Inquires Ms.Miri Kang Graduate School of International and Area Studies Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
Tel. 82-2-2173-2449 Fax. 82-2-2173-3369 Email.mrkang@hufs.ac.kr