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This is a student exchange program funded by the ASEAN-Korea Cooperation Fund and is carried out by universities in ASEAN countries that have signed an exchange agreement with KNU’s CAMPUS ASEAN Cybershield Exchange Student Program Project Team (hereinafter referred to as the ASEAN CS-ESP Team).


This program aims to equip you with the necessary skills to become a cybersecurity expert who can effectively tackle the challenges faced by both public and private sectors in your country, as well as in the global arena.


Information security and cybersecurity expertise, as well as expertise in responding to cyber infringements/fraud, among other areas.


  • Exemption from KNU tuition fees
  • Incheon International Airport pick-up and drop-off service
  • Buddy Program
  • Internship Program
  • Field trips and experiences of Korean culture
  • Guaranteed dormitory accommodation.


ASEAN Cyber Shield Exchange Student Program Process
Schedule Details
August 31 Deadline of Recommendation
October 31 Notification of Acceptance
November – December Notification of Results, Mailing of the Certificate of Admission
January – February Application for Visa, Preparation for Departure
Early February Online Course Registration
End of February Incheon International Airport Pick-up Service, Reception, Dormitory Check-in, and Orientation.
March – June School Life (change of course registration, attending regular lectures, application for Alien Registration Card, midterms and finals, participation in various cultural events, etc.)
July – August Summer vacation(ICT company Internship, Field trip)
September to end of November School Life (Midterms and finals, participation in various cultural events, Completion ceremony, Farewell party etc.)
December Leaving the Dormitory, Departure


  • Introduction to Information Security
  • Introduction to Cybercrime and Digital Forensics
  • Information Security Policy
  • Global Cooperation in Cybersecurity
  • Cyber Risk and Incident Response I, II
  • Network Security I, II
  • System Security I, II
  • Basic Korean Language


  • Any full time junior or senior university student from an ASEAN country that has signed an exchange agreement with KNU’s Office of International Affairs.
  • Students majoring in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Software Engineering, or equivalent majors.
  • Students who are also enrolled in their own university while studying at Kangwon National University.
  • Students who can attend lectures in English.
  • Students who are eligible for overseas travel.

Documents to be submitted

  • Exchange Student Application(Online application link)
  • Letter of introduction with your study plan (provided a CV form file)
  • A copy of valid Passport (attached as a file)
  • Academic transcripts (attached as a file)
  • Certificate of enrollment (attached as a file)
  • Recommendation letter from the Office of International Affairs or an affiliated department (attached as a file)

Financial Support

  • Tuition and fees: Application, admission, and tuition fees are waived
  • Scholarship: Round-trip airfare and dormitory fees are covered.


  • Please note that ASEAN CS-ESP is undergraduate exchange student program.
  • Upon completion of ASEAN CS-ESP, participants will receive a certificate instead of credit exchange. The certificate proves that you have completed the ASEAN CS-ESP for one year.

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