Northwestern and South Korea
|Partner Institution||Partner Type & Sponsor|
|Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology|
|Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology: School of Innovation|
|Seoul National University|
Units and Groups
ASIAN STUDIES PROGRAMThrough the study of a relevant language -- Chinese, Hindi, Japanese, or Korean -- and coursework in history, the humanities, and the social sciences, students gain a sophisticated critical understanding of a specific Asian region -- East, South, or Southeast -- or country. Students also learn to examine the world through the lens of another language and culture.
ASIAN STUDIES GRADUATE CLUSTERFaculty in the Asian Studies Graduate Cluster (ASGC) offer comprehensive yet focused exposure to Asian cultures, histories, and societies, with an emphasis on transdisciplinary research and methodologies. The program trains students in advanced research and interdisciplinary studies across the humanities and social sciences.
- Asian Pacific American Coalition
- Koreans at Northwestern
- Korean American Student Association
- Korean Student Association
Northwestern has the pleasure of hosting hundreds of students from South Korea every year, who bring their unique backgrounds to campus and enrich our community.
- 5 Northwestern students in South Korea:
- 5 Undergraduate
For historical data visit the Office of International Student and Scholar Services website.
- 228 students from South Korea at Northwestern:
- 66 Undergraduate
- 76 Masters
- 86 Doctoral
~1,200Northwestern alumni are based in South Korea.
Over two-thirds are located in the capital, Seoul.
The NU Club of Korea and the Kellogg Alumni Club of Korea offer social and networking opportunities to keep alumni connected to Northwestern and fellow alumni in South Korea. Other ways to get and stay involved can be found here.
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This webpage contains data from the 2018-2019 academic year. For questions or comments about the information listed on this webpage, please contact Janka Pieper, Director of Communications.