South Korea, KNAPS

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KNAPS offers two different programs to the incoming students: 'Visiting program' and 'Research Program'.

  1. Visiting Program (2weeks) Visiting program introduces various pharmaceutical institutions including pharmaceutical and cosmetic industry, hospital, pharmacy and public organization.
  • Public Organization: National Forensic Service, National Health Insurance Service, Korean Association Against Drug Abuse, Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute, National , Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Intelligence Service
  • Industry: Samsung Biologics, Hanmi, Handok, Chong Kun Dang, Amore Pacific
  • University Hospital: Seoul Nat'l univ hospital
  • Community Pharmacy
  • Korea Pharmacist Association, Korea Pharmaceutical and Bio-Pharama Manufactures Association, Korea National Enterprise for Clinical Trials
  1. Research program (2~5weeks) Students can take part in the laboratory of pharmacy school

Please check out the testimonials by Incoming SEPers here:

Length of training periods

Visiting Program: in early July

Research Program: 2~5weeks, July&August (depends on students' schedule)

Available months and cities
  1. Available cities: Seoul(mainly), Daegu, Busan, Gwangju

  2. Available months: July&August

Type accommodation

Students mostly stay in a guesthouse,hostel or airbnb. (15,000KRW~40,000KRW/night)

Board, pocket money or other financial benefits/remuneration

Financial benefits are not provided

Language requirements


Other requirements
  1. Visiting Program -passport will be needed in the whole period of visiting institutes

- N/A

  1. Research Program

- Junior~Senior, or graduate schools students - Experiences in the laboratory will be preferred

Information on Work Permits and Visa

Invitation Letter will be issued for the students who need visa

Selection Procedures
  • Selection Procedures will be done by SEO.
  • More details of 2020 Summer SEP will be provided by Feb, 2020.
  • Contact: IPSF Student Exchange Officer of KNAPS,

Information updated 23th July, 2019.