All incoming students coming to study at KU MUST provide a copy of their private health insurance that is valid during their study period at Korea University. Those who fail to provide the copy of their health insurance that is valid in Korea will NOT be allowed to enroll at KU even after getting a letter of admission.
※ Private Health Insurance Submission Deadline:
Spring semester: January 31
Fall semester: August 31
Students will be automatically registered for the NHI (National Health Insurance in Korea) when they make an alien registration card at the immigration office after their arrival in Korea.
However, all international students are required to have private insurance that takes effect throughout their study period additionally apart from NHI as the coverage of NHI may not be enough to cover all expenses for serious illness and injury which may cause serious financial hardship.
※ Students of Korean nationals can submit a copy of Korean National Health Insurance.