Ewha Womans University

Global Exchange School


Global Exchange School
  • Seoul, South Korea

Final dates announced on exchange school's website.

Spring Semester

March — June

Fall Semester

September — December

Open to RISD students

Juniors + Seniors. Minimum 3.0+ GPA required.

Eligible RISD Departments
  • Apparel Design
  • Ceramics
  • Graphic Design
  • Industrial Design
  • Painting
  • Sculpture
  • Textiles

Fact Sheet
Exchange Brochure
University Website
Exchange Website
English-Taught Courses

Academic Credits
Minimum 12 RISD credit equivalency
Instruction Language
  • English
  • Korean

Some English instruction

About this Exchange


Ewha Womans University provides on-campus hosing for exchange/visiting students. However, it is designated on a first come first serve basis. The I-House (on-campus dormitory) provides students an opportunity to experience various cultures with students from diverse backgrounds. The buildings are equipped with common rooms, and facilities for academic, recreational, and cultural activities. As subsidiary facilities, there are computer labs, laundry rooms, reading rooms, seminar rooms, kitchenettes, ironing rooms, a gym, lounges, and a convenience store. Internet access is available in all rooms. Fees will be charged based on Korean Won (KRW).

Buddy Program

Exchange students may opt into the Peace Buddy Program. Through this program you will be partnered with Ewha Students and get assistance regarding your exchange at Ewha. The Buddy program is not mandatory.

Student + Faculty Stories

Read more about Ewha Womans University in RISD News: Seeing the Future in Seoul and Exploring Korean Culture

Apply for Global Exchange & AICAD

The entire application process will be completed using an online application portal. Apply the semester before you plan to attend.

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1:1 Advising Session

Have questions? The RISD Global team is available to meet for a 1:1 advising session. We can give you more information about your study options, help you figure out which program makes sense for you, and assist you with the application process.

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