Korean Studies

Application procedure for a year abroad in South Korea during the B.A.

Information events

Twice a year the Korean Studies department of Tübingen organizes information events where students get all the required information before applying for their year abroad.

Application deadlines

All applications for an exchange to a Korean university have to be submitted until January 15th (for the following winter semester) and August 15th  (for the summer semester). Applications are to be submitted directly to the department for Korean Studies


Accordingly, students majoring in Korean Studies usually apply at the end ot their second semester, by August 15th.

Students taking makeup tests for the language courses or completing other required courses later, can submit their application by September 05th.

Please don't hesitate to contact Dr. Unsuk Han on time and additionally pay attention to information and news published on our website.

Application documents

The application is required to be sent to Dr. Unsuk Han and Professor Jerôme de Wit via e-mail. A physical copy should also be submitted to the secretary's office.


The following documents are required:

  • Statement of purpose
  • Study plan for the semesters in Korea
  • Certificates (Abitur and "Scheine"/ transcript of records)
  • CV
  • Declaration of consent  [Download]

  Additional information is given directly by the department of Korean studies (the information brochure also provides more detailed information in German TUCKU Infobroschüre) and at the university's international office Dezernat III - Internationale Angelegenheiten.

Conversion of ECTS  GPA      [here]