Ajou Vision 4.0 Global Campus

Exchange Program
Academic Information

Course Information for exchange students

Exchange students can take a maximum of 19 credits from undergraduate courses per semester. Exchange students who are a graduate(master) student at their home university, or who have enough knowledge can take up to 6 credits of graduate(master) courses at Ajou. However, students need to undergo prior approval of each professor.

Exchange students enrolled in Master degree's program at their home university but not yet have obtained a Bachelor's degree should apply as an undergraduate student.

Courses of Instruction

The language of Instruction is given in Korean or English. There are lists of courses offered in English and the lists are distributed to the foreign students before the arrival and the orientation day via email. Students with high Korean Language proficiency may, with permission, select courses offered in Korean.

Course list and registration

The updated course list of courses is confirmed two months before each semester and can be downloaded at Course offered in English

Students will receive the course schedule for registration before the semester starts. They are to complete an online course application within the given period. Please refer to the calendar above for the course registration date.

Course Load

3 credits course consists of a 45-hour workload. Students can take a maximum of 19 credits (usually six courses) during the regular semester. There is no requirement for the minimum number of credits but students are usually advised to take a minimum of 12 credits.

  • No minimum workload is required.
  • Maximum workload allowed per semester is 19 credits (usually 6~7 courses)

Grading System

Final grades for undergraduate courses are reported as follows :

 A table showing the statistics of Korean National Holidays in 2013 Academic year
Letter Grade Grade Point Grade
A+ 4.5 95 ~ 100
Ao 4.0 90 ~ 94
B+ 3.5 85 ~ 89
Bo 3.0 80 ~ 84
C+ 2.5 75 ~ 79
Co 2.0 70 ~ 74
D+ 1.5 65 ~ 69
Do 1.0 60 ~ 64
F 0.0 0 ~ 59

Final grades for postgraduate courses are reported as follows :

 A table showing the statistics of Korean National Holidays in 2013 Academic year
Letter Grade Grade Point Grade
A+ 4.5 95 ~ 100
Ao 4.0 90 ~ 94
B+ 3.5 85 ~ 89
Bo 3.0 80 ~ 84
C+ 2.5 75 ~ 79
Co 2.0 70 ~ 74
F 0.0 0 ~ 69

Credit Transfer

Credits earned while studying at Ajou University are usually transferred to the students' home universities. However, students should confirm whether or not their home universities will accept credits earned at Ajou University before their arrival. After the semester ends, students may request that the Office of International Affairs to issue their transcript and to mail it to their home university.