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The Office of International Affairs (OIA) is charged with developing, promoting, and assisting Seoul National University's international programs and strategic initiatives. In this connection, the OIA identifies, develops, and maintains inter-university partnerships, academic exchange agreements, and international curricula. In addition, the OIA provides administrative support for the university's international students, promoter cross-cultural events between Koreans and their international counterparts on campus, and conducts protocol activities for visiting officials.

Hompage http://oia.snu.ac.kr  
Address

The Office of International Affairs Seoul National University Bldg. #150, 2th floor, San 56-1, Sillim-dong, Gwanak-gu, Seoul 151-742, Korea

 
Telephone number

+82-2-880-8633

Fax number

+82-2-880-8632

Seoul National University Museum currently holds over 100,000 archaeological items of the Paleolithic, Neolithic, and Bronze Ages and some 7,000 objects of art and craft from different periods ranging from the Three Kingdoms (1C B.C. - 7C A.D.) to the Chosun Dynasty (1392-1910), including rare old paintings, calligraphic works, china and porcelain.
In addition to objects found on the Korean Peninsula, archaeological findings from the sites of the Kingdom of Balhae (699-926 A.D.) in eastern Manchuria and ethnographical material from Manchuria, Mongolia, the Arctic, New Guinea, and other East Asian regions, deserve special attention as they are extremely rare in Korea. The purpose of the museum is to contribute to the education of students and faculty members through our research into and the collection and exhibition of, archeological items, art and folklore from the nation's culture. Currently the museum covers archeological history, traditional art, anthropological folklore, contemporary art and natural history.

Regular publications of the museum are; The Annual Bulletin of the Seoul National University Museum and The Seoul National University Museum Research series.

Hompage http://www.snum.org  
Telephone number

+82-2-880-5333

Fax number

+82-2-874-3999

Hoam Faculty House is a facility operated by Seoul National University Korea's most prominent institution of higher education. It is equipped with guest rooms, restaurants, convention center, banquet balls, business center and sports facilities. Located at the foot of Korea's famous Gwanak Mountain, the Hoam Faculty House is a place where academic and cultural creativity meets with nature. We offer various conveniences including quick access to the Incheon International Airport(IIA), as well as accessible transportation to anywhere in Seoul.

Hompage http://www.hoam.ac.kr  
Address

239-1,Bongcheon-7 Dong, Gwanak-gu,Seoul 151-057 KOREA

 
Telephone number

+82-2-871-4053

Fax number

+82-2-885-0255

Kyujanggak is a valuable center of Korean and Asian Studies, for it has the largest collection of classical texts in the nation.
Kyujanggak originally was founded during the Joseon Dynasty in 1776. Serving three functions, as the Royal archive, the Court library, and the policy research center, Kyujanggak was instrumental in bringing about a period of renaissance in the 18th century.
With the foundation of Seoul National University in 1946, these invaluable volumes in Kyujanggak were transferred to the University Library. In March 1992, Kyujanggak became a separate institution. Its current collection includes 175,000 vintage books, 50,000 vintage documents, and 17,800 wooden plates. Six different kinds of volumes, a total of 7,076 works, have been designated as national treasures.
Since these collections represent the cultural assets of the entire Korean people, Kyujanggak is open to the general public and to the students and faculty members of the University. As a direct result of sustained efforts to organize its collections, Kyujanggak has produced a comprehensive catalogue of Korean and Chinese collections. It has also made bibliographical notes of its Korean volumes.

Hompage http://kyujanggak.snu.ac.kr/english/  
Telephone number

+82-2-880-5316~7

POSCO IB, the cylindrical steel structure erected north of the main gymnasium, was finished in February of 2001 and opened the following September as a result of a donation proposal made on the part of POSCO in 1997. As an up-to-date building with a basement and four floors above, with a total area of 6,179, POSCO IB contains athletic facilities such as a swimming pool, physical training facilities in-door golf, squash courts, racquet ball courts, multi-purpose training facilities, shower facilities, sauna facilities, a sports goods store, a sports cafe and other auxiliary facilities. Thus, this building acts as a center for health for SNU students.

Hompage http://spolex.snu.ac.kr/  
Telephone number

+82-2-880-6980

The Student Center, located next to the administrative headquarters of the Gwanak campus, is a building with a basement and three floors above. As a space for student governance activities and convenience, it provides space for the Student Association and various clubs, it also houses a cafeteria with a Seating capacity of 790 that provides reasonably priced, quality food, a convenience store, a school supply store, a copy room, a gift shop, a music room and optical store. On the second floor, a student lounge with a seating capacity of 300 provides an area of relaxation where students can read or relax with other students while eating snacks. Club gatherings and presentations also take here. The university life cultural center and the public health center, both frequented by students, are also located within the Student Center.
The University Health Service Center provides health care for both students and faculty members. It works specifically for the prevention, early detection, and treatment of diseases, as well as for the improvement of public health on campus. Its services include care in the areas of internal medicine, general surgery, orthopedic surgery, otorhinolaryngology, neuropsychiatry, ophthalmology, dermatology, gynecology and dentistry. It also provides medical checkups and immunizations for students, sanitation checks for facilities on campus, and patient treatment.
The student medical service provides financial assistance by paying for a portion of their medical treatment if and when it is needed. It is not contribute to the improvement of student health. After medical treatment is carried out and payment is made, a reimbursement application form must be completed. Since student medical service offers minimal coverage, the student should obtain comprehensive personal health and accident insurance. The insurance should be effective from the time the student enrolls.

· Mass Examinations for Student Health
These examinations are carried out on a early basis for early detection and treatment of diseases and include blood pressure, urinalysis, optometry, dental examination, hepatitis B antigen and antibody, and chest X-ray.

· Treatment of Tuberculosis
The center strives for early detection and treatment because tuberculosis harms both the patient and his/her neighbors. This service is provided free of charge.

· Vaccinations
In order to prevent disease we recommend vaccinations for hepatitis B, D.P.Y., M.M.R. and influenza.

· Health Education
The center educates both students and faculty members to foster a sound academic atmosphere through the acquisition of knowledge about health.

· Inspection for Sanitary Conditions
The center examines the sanitation of welfare facilities on a yearly basis in order to eliminate the causes of poor health in advance.

· Diagnosis and Treatment
The center treats patients(students and faculty members) through medical examinations.


Address

Gwanak Campus Bldg. # 63 room # 13

 
Telephone number

+82-2-880-5338

Fax number

+82-2-877-1735

The major objectives of the Language Education Institute are linguistics and language learning research, foreign language proficiency assessment and language instruction. Throughout the year the Institute offers language courses on English conversation, news media English, TOEFL, Japanese, and other foreign languages. It also offers the Korean language programs for international students who wish to study Korean intensively.
The Institute has been designated by the government as an official center for assessing foreign language proficiency. Consequently, the Institute provides language testing services for seven foreign languages, including English and Japanese. In addition, the Institute is equipped with facilities that can receive satellite-broadcast channels from around the world.

Hompage http://language.snu.ac.kr/english/  
Address

Gwanak Campus Bldg. # 137 room # 202

 
Telephone number

+82-2-880-5483

Fax number

+82-2-871-6907