Set among the foothills of picturesque mountains, Seoul boasts the second largest metropolitan area in the world and is epicenter of South Korea’s government and economy. In this thriving city, which is home to more than half of South Korea’s entire population, TEAN students have the incredible opportunity to study at the esteemed Korea University, a member of the country’s SKY universities which are equivalent to the Ivy League in the U.S.  After class, join the locals in exploring every corner of the vast capital via the city’s famous subway, celebrated for its convenience – you can go anywhere – safety and cleanliness. Take time to visit Seoul’s various gu (districts) to experience all of the remarkable cuisine and culture on offer – this is a city that never sleeps!

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Along the banks of the Han River

City Population

10 Million

Metropolitan Area Population

25 Million

Country Population

50 Million


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An overhead view of a quad and buildings on Korea University's campus
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Seoul, South Korea
Korea University campus at dusk
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Seoul, South Korea
The main hall at Korea University dusted in snow
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