South Korea (Handong)

Handong Global University

Program Overview

Handong Global University (HGU) offers “distinctive Christian, high caliber” academic education. Their mission - Aiming to pursue academic excellence and whole-person education based on the Christian faith to train global leaders who will change the world. HGU received a Grade A (highest level) in the University Structure Reform Evaluation by the Ministry of Education Republic of Korea in 2015 and is accredited by the International Education Quality Assurance System. They are also one of ten United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) Global Hubs in the world and are designated as a UN Depository Library. 38% of their courses are taught in English. 

HGU offers many courses that are taught in English. Their website will give you a complete list of these courses. They are strong in Management, Economics, Computer Science and Engineering, but also offer courses in several other areas. 

This program includes several excursions including trips which might include Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), Seoul City, Busan city, Rural, Traditional Tour, etc.

Program Fees
Students pay their regular George Fox tuition and room and aboard and continue to receive all of their financial aid. Due to the high cost of some programs an additional fee may be charged. The student is responsible for round trip airfare. There also may be an additional charge for a visa. The fee does include emergency travel insurance.

The student will fill out two applications:
• George Fox off-campus application form
The Center for Study Abroad will notify HGU you after you have been accepted by the Study Abroad Selection Committee.  Once that is done you will receive further instructions for HGU.
• Handong Global University application information.

Students must be full-time undergraduates with junior or senior status, holding a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher to apply.

HGU is a residential campus organized into colleges according to the dorms. Students will stay in one of HGU's dormitories.

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