Member of the ITI/UNESCO Network for Higher Education in the Performing Arts

Sungshin Women’s University, South Korea

Founded in 1936, Sungshin Women's University(Sungshin) is a comprehensive, private women’s university with enrollment of about 11,000 undergraduate and graduate students and over 300 full-time professors. For 84 years, it has been training professional leaders as one of the Korea’s leading women’s universities.
Sungshin is comprised of 12 colleges and 52 majors in diverse academic fields. One of the distinguishing factors of Sungshin is that it has 2 campuses in the city of Seoul, capital of Republic of Korea.
Soojung campus is our first campus which is located at Seongbuk-gu, Seoul. Woonjung Green campus, second campus that has opened in 2011, is located at Gangbuk-gu, Seoul. The Woonjung Green Campus is within 5 kilometers from the Soojung Campus and a free shuttle is provided for mobility between campuses.
Woonjung Green Campus is where the College of Convergence Culture and Arts is located.
* College of Convergence Culture and Arts has four departments that are designed to raise the development of culture & arts industry and prepare graduates for future careers. By minimizing the major requirements for each department and opening up the boundaries between the different departments, the college enables all its students to earn degrees in 2 or more (multiple) majors. With solid liberal arts qualifications and broad-ranging culture and arts competencies, students grow into professionals who independently create new values in a wide range of cultural platforms.
*4 Departments : Culture & Arts Management, Acting for Visual Media, Contemporary Music, Dance Art

Sungshin Women's University
2, Bomun-ro 34da-gil
Seongbuk-gu, Seoul
Republic of Korea, 02844

Email: arts(at)

Phone: +82-2-920-2681
Fax: +82-2-920-2111

  • : 4-year, Comprehensive University with Faculty dedicated to Performing Arts Relevant Faculty : College of Convergence Culture and Arts

    Teaching Languages
  • Korean, English

    Degrees Offered
  • Bachelor BA and Master MA
  • PhD

    Faculties / Departments
  • Theatre History & Research
  • Literature History & Research
  • Dramatic Literature History & Research
  • Playwriting
  • Acting
  • Directing
  • Dance History & Research
  • Ballet
  • Modern Dance
  • Ethnic / Traditional Dance
  • Music Theatre
  • Opera
  • Ethnic Traditional Theatre
  • Pedagogy
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Stage Arts
  • Multimedia
  • Film & TV Art
  • Costume & Beauty make-up
  • for local and for foreign students
  • foreign students accepted for (√ ) BA, (√ ) MA, (√) PhD
  • the Institution offers grants for local students
  • the Institution offers grants for foreign students
  • foreign students need to have basic knowledge of the local language in BA
  • local language courses available for foreign students

    Teachers/Educator Related Information
  • Local educators allowed
  • Foreign educators allowed on permanent basis, on invitation or call
  • Foreign educators allowed on temporary basis, on invitation or call
    Regular Activities of the Institution
  • Soojung Festival: Festival held at the beginning of the academic semester ; Booths to promote university clubs, administrative office services, performances by students, flea market, etc
  • SCAF(Sungshin Convergence Arts Festival): Arts festival that combines student’s performances in Theatre, Dance and Music, create hands-on activities to make crafts, invite professionals in the field for special lectures in related topics
  • Summer School & Winter School (courses for credit)
  • SUIC (Sungshin International Camp, short-term program)
  • Asian Women’s Leadership Program(Trilateral Consortium program of 3 universities from Korea, China and Japan offering English curriculum on women’s leadership and mobility from Seoul to Shanghai and Tokyo for all participants.
  • Sungshin Dance Competition: Dance competition for elementary, middle/high school students hosted by the President of Sungshin Women’s University
  • SCAF(Sungshin Convergence Arts Festival)