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A Semester Exchange at Chung-Ang Univ Spring 2023 Intake

Thu, 06 Oct 2022
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Chung Ang University (CAU) would like to inform you that the registration for a semester exchange application for Spring semester 2023 (Intake March  – June 2022) is open.  The tuition fee for this program is waived. However the accepted students are responsible for their learning materials, independent quarantine, dorms and living expenses in South Korea including Roundtrip Flight Ticket & Insurance. Students need to check the entry regulations from Korea Government

Please find more information about CAU at this link https://neweng.cau.ac.kr/index.do ; https://oia.cau.ac.kr/main.php and https://cauexchange.blog/

You may check the list of course refer to this link (please refer to Spring semester) –> CAU Course lists 

or you may refer from the system (semester 2, 2022 for Spring semester reference) : http://cautis.cau.ac.kr/TIS/websquare/websquare.html?w2xPath=%2FTIS%2Fstd%2Fusk%2FsUskSif005_eng.xml

Please kindly note that the fix course for Spring 2023 will be available one month before the exchange program

Students may take courses from different departments and colleges with certain restrictions. The following are the restrictions students should be aware of regarding course enrollment:
1. During the first course registration period, all other majors CANNOT enroll in business courses and art courses. Business majors can enroll in courses all majors, except art courses. This is due to the high competition in the business department.
2. Only art majors can enroll in art courses during all three course registration periods.
3. Exchange students who would like to take courses in the School of Architecture and Building Science (College of Engineering): 1) Should be majoring in the similar major in their home universities 2) Should have taken the prerequisite courses if required by CAU 3) Their home university has to be accredited for Architecture / Architectural Engineering.
* If you enroll into courses incorrectly, you will be notified by email within 1-2 business days.

The following colleges and schools are restricted to degree-seeking students and
therefore are not available for international exchange students.
– School of Medicine
– School of Pharmacy
– School of Nursing
– School of Law
– Graduate School *All Graduate School Programs are not available except GSIS
(Graduate School of International Studies) and MBA.

VISA
After being accepted by CAU, students are responsible for obtaining their own visas. Students must contact and visit the Korean embassy or consulate in their home countries in order to apply for visa. Please keep in mind that students will need to prepare the necessary documents – visa application form, passport, etc. – for themselves beforehand. * For students from the following 26 countries, you may be requested by the consulate to prepare additional documents regarding your financial situation: Bangladesh, Cameroon, China, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Kazakhstan,
Kyrgyzstan, India, Indonesia, Iran, Mali, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Ukraine, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Vietnam

1. All students should arrive to Korea with a single-entry Student Visa (D-2) that has a period of three months. Students must obtain their Student Visa (D-2) at least one month before the semester begins. Without a proper Student Visa (D-2), students cannot study at CAU.
2. Please do not use your Student Visa (D-2) to travel to Korea before the semester starts and go back to your home country (or to a third country), since the Student Visa (D-2) is for single-entry. If you want to come earlier and travel with your Student Visa (D-2), you cannot leave Korea until you create your RC(Registration Card).

3. You should come to CAU using a Student Visa, not a Tourist Visa. You cannot change your Tourist Visa to a Student Visa (D-2) in Korea.

4. After arrival, students must create a RC(Registration Card). The RC is a legal permit, which allows students to live in Korea for their entire study period, as well as
exit and enter the country freely. Students wishing to leave the country after arrival must book their RC appointment at the Immigration Office in advance of leaving the
country so that they can gain re-entry permission. For your reference, the RC is created after the semester begins.

5. Students should leave Korea within 30 days of the semester-end date

Please kindly note that ITS Students must take and transfer maximum credit opportunity 

Living expenses (estimation per semester)

Housing(Dorm) $1,300
Meals $700
Transportation $600
Books and Supplies $200
Personal Expenses $1,500
Total $4,300

Accommodation:

Seoul Campus: $1,300 USD for one semester (estimated rate)
Anseong Campus: $850 USD for one semester (estimated rate)

If a student wishes to live off-campus, they are required to find and obtain an accommodation themselves before coming to Korea. It is the sole responsibility of the student to communicate with the landlord. For your reference, we provide some off-campus housing information as below:

Ziptoss (집토스): https://ziptoss.com (Korean) https://ziptoss.com/en (English)
Nestpick (네스트픽):  https://www.nestpick.com/seoul/ (English)

* CAU is not affiliated with the above companies, and we do not guarantee anything about those residences.
* To find more information about off-campus housing check out this blog post: https://cauexchange.blog/2019/03/29/off-campus-living-101-tips/

Insurance

According to a change in national policy, all international students are subject to a mandatory subscription to the National Health Insurance Service (NHIS), which is operated by the Korean government. This means that students will be automatically subscribed to the NHIS, even if they do not apply, starting from the date of their entry into Korea. A bill will be sent to their Korean address after their Registration Card is made. This address would be the one they use when applying for their Registration Card.
Students with NHIS will have the same benefits as Korean citizens, including dental and oriental medical treatment, health checkups, etc. There will be restrictions on health insurance benefits, visa extension, etc., if the fee is unpaid. In other words, students will not be able to extend their study period at CAU. Since the fee is relatively high (approximately 40 USD per month), students can choose to obtain other private insurance plans in their home countries before coming to Korea. However, this would mean they would be deliberately choosing to ignore Korea’s national policy, and they will face the disadvantages mentioned above. For all inquiries, students should visit the NHIS website, or contact the NHIS Customer Service (1577-1000, dial 7 for informational in foreign languages) or NHIS Foreign Language Consultation (033-811-2000) after arriving in Korea.
*All exchange/visiting students are responsible for National Health Insurance Service payment for themselves. The OIA will not be able to financially support any student in case of accidents or injuries.

This program is open for ITS Students D4/S1 batch 2020 & 2021

Here are the required documents that you need to prepare :

1. CV

2. Learning Agreement (Please download from here http://bit.ly/its-student-exchange ). Please kindly fill dept coordinator with the signature Head of Department / Coordinator academic at your department. Please leave it blank at Institutional Coordinator (it will be done by ITS GE )

3. An Official Academic Transcript in English version

4. The English Proficiency Score Test Certificate ( You can use TOEFL/EFL from UPT Bahasa ITS with minimum Score is 500, or IBT 80, IELTS 5,5, Duo Linggo certificate test min 100 points)  –> score screenshoot from web UPT Bahasa & TOEFL Prediction announcement are not acceptable). 

5. Financial Statement letter (You can submit it after pass internal selection from ITS GE, but you need to submit the original documents after upload the scanned version in the online system)

Official document provided by the bank. Other documents are not allowed. We recommend that your financial statement clearly states the USD equivalent of your bank balance

Financial Statement (Official document provided by the bank, the other documents are not available)  For exchange student, more than 12,000 USD in balance for one year / 6,000 USD in balance for one semester)

* The required amount is subject to change according to the actual living cost every year. *

6. Scanned Passport Information Page with validity minimum 1 year from 1 March 2023

7. Statement Letter (please download from here http://bit.ly/its-student-exchange )

8. Digital Passport-size Photo (Image File) with the following specifications
a. Size: 3.5cm x 4.5cm
b. Color photograph of face, front view, on white background, taken within the past six months

9. Certificate of GCW Non Degree, GCW IUP Basic, GCW IUP Advanced (minimum C) or Result Test GCW Non Degree min 80 (please kindly note that this documents is required for this program)

10. Valid Korean Proficiency Test Score (if any)

Please kindly note that the selected students also need to submit TB Test result. A TB (tuberculosis) Test result in English, taken within 2 weeks before a student’s move-in date to the dormitory is also required. Students must submit a scanned copy of the test to CAU. The test should include your name, hospital/clinic name, date of the test, and test results in English (if this is not possible, an English translation should be provided)

The incomplete application will not processed by Mobility Team. ITS Students must consult with your parents for the financial aspects and please kindly provide the statement letter from your parents (in Bahasa) that your parents are support you (all financial & mental) to join this program. You need to submit it during interview process

For ITS Students who are interested with this program please kindly send all of your documents (softcopy in PDF Format) to Mr. Ade at studyabroad@its.ac.id with subject : StudentExchange_CAU_Name_NRP maximum on 23 October 2022 (16.00 WIB). The interview will be held online with zoom app on 24 Ocotber 2022.

If you have questions about this program, please send an email to Mr. Ade at studyabroad@its.ac.id with subject : ASK_StudentExchange_CAU

 

 

 

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