Anthropology, Bachelor | Seoul National University | Seoul, South Korea
48 months
4090 USD/year
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SNU Department of Anthropology is well poised to become an intellectual hub in Asian and global anthropology in the twenty-first century, the era of Asia. The Anthropology program is offered by Seoul National University.


Key Features

Seoul National University Department of Anthropology was first established in 1961 as a joint department with archaeology and became a separate department in 1975 under the roof of the College of Social Sciences. The first and oldest of its kind in Korean universities, SNU Department of Anthropology today has 11 faculty members specializing in various subfields and regional areas. 

A strong and vibrant community in research and education, the Department runs the Institute of Cross-Cultural Studies (ICCS) and the Biological Anthropology Lab, and publishes two academic journals, Bigyo munhwa yeongu [Cross-Cultural Studies] and Korean Anthropology Review. Students of the Anthropology program from Seoul National University. organize and participate in undergraduate anthropology clubs and conferences, graduate workshops, and other department activities year-around. In 2016, the department became a recipient of an institutional grant from the Korea Research Foundation, BK 21 Plus. 

The BK 21 Plus program allows generous funding for four and a half years for graduate training in master’s and doctoral degree programs, focusing on cross-cultural research in Northeast and Southeast Asia. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Understanding of Anthropology 
  • Anthropology
  • History of Anthropology
  • Methodology and Fieldwork in Anthropology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


130 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for Admission
  • Personal Statement and Study Plan
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Counselor Reference
  • Official Highschool Transcript and Graduation Certificate
  • A Copy of the Applicant's Passport
  • Copies of Both Parents' Passport

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4090 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2045 USD per semester during 48 months.

KRW 2,679,000

Living costs for Seoul

1853935 - 1761654 KRW /month
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