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Sejong University

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Sejong University is a private university located in Seoul, South Korea, with a purpose to foster students who think of their country and others before themselves and can contribute to the development of human culture. The university boasts 23 buildings featuring traditional Korean architecture, a campus easily accessible by public transportation, and is proudly the first institution in Korea to offer a hospitality and tourism program at the university level, the Sejong Hospitality and Tourism Management Program.

Academic Details

The Sejong Hospitality and Tourism Management Program provides rigorous and practical education through lectures, seminars and team-based student projects to equip graduates with problem-solving techniques the global marketplace is demanding. It will prepare students to be the next generation of business leaders in global hospitality markets, possessing specialized insight into fast-changing business environments. The Sejong Hospitality and Tourism Management Program:

  • Offers a competitive curriculum with a strong international focus designed to cover all the important facets of hospitality industry.
  • Focuses on innovative best practices for Korean hospitality market and management issues.
  • Is taught entirely in English by distinguished faculty.

Sejong University also has the following colleges: Liberal Arts, Social Sciences, Business Administration (AACSB accredited), Natural Sciences, Life Sciences, Electronics and Information Engineering, Software and Convergence Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Physical Education. Around 15% of the courses are offered in English, and Sejong Language School is also available to students who are interested in developing their Korean language skills.

Housing Details

Sejong University recommends staying in the dormitory, as it can be difficult to find short-term, off-campus housing. Exchange students are usually assigned to the International Student Dormitory, depending on availability. All dormitories on campus are alcohol, drug, and smoke free. There is curfew as well, with access to the dormitories restricted during these hours.


  • Must be an undergraduate student
  • Sophomore standing or higher
  • 2.75 cumulative GPA

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