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Students studying abroad on a GW Exchange for the Fall Semester are eligible to receive an automatic $1500 tuition award if they join the Focus on Fall Abroad Community!

Learn More About the GW Exchange Program Scholarship!

The GW Exchange Program Scholarship provides up to $1,500 for semester study for GW-exchange or GW Chile Study Program. Interested students can submit an application to be considered for the GW Exchange Program Scholarship through their GW Exchange or GW Chile application. 

Ewha Womans University

Exchange Programs in Asia

About Ewha

Ewha Womans University was founded in 1886 as Korea's first educational institution for women. Now the largest women's university in the world, Ewha enrolls over 14,000 undergraduate students. It houses 11 colleges, including Liberal Arts, Social Sciences, Engineering, Medicine, Business, and more. Ewha offers a coeducational international program and welcomes GW students, both male and female, to study for one or two semesters.

Learning at Ewha

Each semester, Ewha offers 100-200 courses taught fully in English. GW exchange students may take almost any course for which they are qualified. Ewha regularly offers English-taught courses in a variety of departments.

Departments that often offer courses in English include:

  • Art History
  • Asian Studies
  • Business
  • International Studies
  • Korean Language and Studies
  • Media Studies
  • Politics
  • Psychology

Courses at Ewha are worth 3 credits each; GW students typically take five courses per semester.

Life at Ewha Womans University

The campus is located in the Sinchon neighborhood. With three other universities close by, this area is a popular gathering place for college students in Seoul. There are many trendy restaurants, shops, and cafes, and an upscale department store within walking distance of campus.


Exchange students live in the Ewha-Samsung International House. Students can live in a single room or share a room with another international student. The building has study rooms, a fitness room, a computer lab, kitchenettes, a laundry room, and a small convenience store onsite.

GW students may apply for housing at Ewha upon acceptance to the university and pay all housing fees directly to Ewha.

Academic Calendar

Fall semester:                   Late August to mid-December
Spring semester:              Late February to mid-June
Academic year:                Late August to mid-June





How to Apply for a GW Exchange Program

Students can begin a GW Exchange program application at anytime by searching for their program of choice on GW Passport. Students must meet with their study abroad advisor prior to the GW Exchange program deadline for their applications to be considered.  Please refer to our Advising Services page to find the appropriate study abroad advisor for your school.

EWU Deadlines

Fall/Academic Year: April 1st
Spring: October 13th