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  • Locations: Seoul, South Korea
  • Program Terms: Fall
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Exchange Housing Options: Dormitory / Student Residence
Minimum GPA: 3.0 Academic Area: Criminal Justice
Language Prerequisite: None Eligible Majors: Criminal Justice, National Security Studies, Political Science
Class Eligibility: 6. All Language of Instruction: English
Non UNH Students Permitted: No Recommended Program: Yes
Program Description:
Exchange program with the Korean National Police University
Fall 2020 semester

Cost - UNH students pay tuition and room&board to UNH; cover their own visa, medical insurance and airfare expenses.

This is an exciting opportunity for Criminal Justice students to become immersed in a different culture and gain a first-hand view of policing from an international perspective. The KNPU combines classroom study with physical training to produce supervisory-level officers for the Korean National Police.

If you are selected as an exchange student, you will have opportunities to study and have all the cultural experience KNPU has to offer for one semester. All courses for exchange students are provided in English. The courses include psychology of crime, crime prevention, cyber crime investigation, etc. Through these studies, the students will have deeper understanding about issues related to Korean policing. For easier adjustment in the country, KNPU also provides a Korean Language class and mentoring program with various study visits to places of interest. In addition, students can have the chance to learn and get belts of various martial arts class such as Taekwondo, Kendo, Judo and Aikido.

The University of New Haven’s Criminal Justice Department is seeking applications for the Korean National Police University (KNPU) exchange program for the Fall 2019 semester. The selected candidates would leave in late August, 2019, and spend the entire fall semester at the KNPU in South Korea, returning in December, 2019. This semester abroad will entail 15 credits of course work (a normal semester) and consideration will be given to fulfilling as many major (or any minor) graduation requirements as reasonably possible. Any course work not accepted as a major (or minor) requirement will be accepted as elective credit.  Both credit for courses and grades will transfer back to UNH.

If you have any questions about this opportunity, please email Dr. David Schroeder at





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This program is currently not accepting applications.