Life at SNU

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SNU Dorm Facilities:

BK International House
The BK International House provides residences for visiting professors, researchers, and graduate students from home and abroad.
Gwanaksa is home to about 3,600 students from all over Korea and around the world, providing residents with living quarters not only to study and relax, but also to meet people from various backgrounds.


Educational Facilities:

Korean Language Education Center (KLEC)
The Korean Language Education Center (KLEC) teaches Korean language and culture international students and overseas Koreans. The center emphasizes the development of practical language abilities through a rich assortment of learning-engaged activities, promotes the optimal teaching method for each student to improve their Korean conversational skills, and provide students with opportunities to experience and learn about Korean culture.


The SNU Library and its 7 branches maintain a collection of 4 million volumes of books, over 10,000 scholarly journals, 31,000 electronic journals, and 167,000 titles of non-print materials in support of research and academic activities of the University.
SNU Libraries:
Central Library
7 Subsidiary libraries across Campus
- Social Sciences Library
- Business Administration Library
- International Studies Library
- Agricultural Studies Library
- Legal Studies Library
- Medical Studies Library
- Dental Studies Library


Health Facilities:

POSCO Sports Center
The POSCO Sports Center is equipped with an Olympic-scale swimming pool, weight room, golf ranges,, squash/racquetball courts and multipurpose fitness rooms. Wide-ranging instructional courts, as well as shower booths and sauna facilities are available.
+ Other sports, fitness, and health facilities are located around the SNU Campus


Gwanak Campus Health Service Center
The health team at SNUHSC facility includes physicians, registered nurses, and a counselor and is equipped with a laboratory, radiology services, a pharmacy, and support staff. This center offers a wide range of services for students, faculty, and staff at Seoul National University.


Find more about your life at SNU through the websites listed below:
- SNU Official Website:
- SNU Office of International Affairs: