Kyung Hee University – Seoul, Korea


Kyung Hee University: College of Hotel and Tourism Management

Kyung Hee University is located in Seoul, the capital and largest metropolis of South Korea. Seoul is a leading global city, as well, ranking 4th in metropolitan economy and 1st in technology readiness. It’s home to unique attractions, such as the world’s best airport, the tallest skyscraper, the world’s largest cinema screen, and the world’s largest underground shopping mall. In 2014, Seoul was the 9th most visited city and 4th largest earner in tourism, welcoming over 10 million international visitors.

The university’s College of Hotel and Tourism Management offers tourism and hospitality programs at every level, with several concentrations available at the undergraduate level. In the School of Hospitality Management, concentrations are available in the following areas:

  • Hotel management
  • Convention management
  • Food service management
  • Culinary and service management

In the School of Tourism, concentrations are available in these areas:

  • Tourism Management
  • Cultural Tourism

Within each curricula, competitive programs are also offered such as local and overseas internship opportunities, oversea studies scholarships, contests, and a joint-degree system with overseas universities.

The College also offers a Tourism Master’s Degree and a Tourism Doctoral Degree. The STHM exchange program is for Undergraduate, Masters, PhDs, and Faculty who want to study or do research for 1-2 semesters. If a student chooses to study abroad for a full year, the first semester they pay Temple University tuition and the second semester they pay Kyung Hee tuition. Financial aid can be used to pay both semesters.