Study in Korea (South) Guide


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Cities in South Korea

Student Cities in south Korea

South Korea has gone through a war, bans from neighbors and political and civil unrest but still managed to make its place in G-20 countries. It was in 1990s when the government of Korea lifted the ban for foreign travel from its citizens, eventually opening doors for the world. Pakistan and South Korea share a bilateral relationship. In 2003, a friendly treaty was signed by both the countries which enhanced the trade between them. Around 9,000 Pakistanis are living in South Korea according to a recent survey. South Korea and Pakistan are now entering into 4th decade of their friendship. Software technology Park in Islamabad can be referred as a symbol of Pak-Korean friendship. This mutual relationship has opened doors for Pakistanis to grab a chance to study in South Korea.  Here is the list of cities of South Korea considered as best for students:


QS Best cities for students have given Seoul 10th position in 2021 for number of reasons but the top of them is employer activity. Seoul is home to almost half of South Korean population and tourist destination to almost 10 million. It is considered a larger metropolitan economy than London and Paris. Not fewer than 18 universities in Seoul are included in QS World University Ranking. Some of the top universities of Seoul Are listed below:

1-Seoul National University (SNU)

2-Korea University

3-Sungkyunkwan University

4-Yonsei University

5-Hanyang University


Busan comes second to Seoul in terms of population and popularity, although it is culturally richer. Mostly students prefer to live in Busan because of its peace and tranquility factor.Korea’s largest river (Nakdong) and Haeudae Beach are the main features adding to its beauty. Busan is also famous for Korea’s Foreign Teaching Community and anyone who aspires to be a teacher can surely try his/her luck in Busan because there are plenty of teaching positions available both in private and public sector. Here is the list of best universities in Busan:

1-Pusan National University

2-Pukyoong national University

3-Dongseo University

4-Busan University for Foreign studies

5-Busan National University of Education


Daegu is getting increase in its popularity among foreign tourists because of vibrant night-life, Western Bars and its small city simplicity. It was also a proud host of four matches in 2002 Fifa Worldcup. Just one hour away from city of Busan. Daegu is 3rd most favorite student city. Here is the list of best universities of Daegu:

1-Kyungpook University

2-Keimyung University

3-Daegu National University of Education


Suwon is a best choice for the students those who love culture and history. Suwon’s tourist’s spots include UNESCO World heritage Centre, Hwaseong Fortress and many other ancients’ places to discover the beauty and culture of Korean culture.Finding a foreign teaching job is much easier in Suwon than any city of South Korea. Life in Suwon is a less competitive and easy. Here is the list of best universities of Suwon:

1-Ajou University

2-Kyunggi University

3-University of Suwon


Gwangju has two famous universities :- Channom university and Chosun university.


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