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Duksung Women's University

About the University


Founded in 1920, Duksung Women’s University has a reputation of being one of the prestigious universities in South Korea. It has two beautiful campuses: the Ssangmun main campus and the Jongno second campus. The Ssangmun campus is located at the foot of Mt. Bukhan National Park, while the Jongno campus is located in the heart of downtown Seoul with a beautiful Korean traditional ancient palace. DWU has 6,000 students, 550 faculty, and 120 staff members.

Duksung has a College of Humanities, College of Social Sciences, College of Natural Sciences, College of Information and Media, College of Art and Design, College of Pharmacy, Division of General Education, Division of Teacher Education, a Graduate School of Education, and a Graduate School of Culture & Industries.

The special summer program, Discover Korea at Duksung, allows students to explore the Korean language and culture while staying at Duksung for three weeks in July. The program consists of daily language and cultural lectures and site visits around Seoul and a two-day field trip outside of Seoul. Each student is matched with a Duksung buddy to learn more about Korea.

Application deadline: March 30, 2018

For specific questions about the DWU International Summer School, please email  Hwajung Nam  in the International Affairs office. For questions about receiving MSSU credit or study abroad grants, please email  Dr. Chad Stebbins, director of the Institute of International Studies.
2018 Discover Korea at Duksung

Duksung University

Duksung University at night