May 12 – 17, 2019
Korea University
Asia/Seoul timezone

Travel Information


Lunch suggestions map

A Google doc with a few lunch suggestions in the area west of campus is here:


The currency code for South Korean Won is KRW, and the currency symbol is ₩ .

$1 ≒ ₩ 1169 (as of 5/7/2019)

€1 ≒ ₩ 1310 (as of 5/7/2019)

※ You may want to carry some cash with you, since small shops in street markets take only cash.    

※ Workshop registration fee (100,000 KRW) will be accepted in cash only on site.

※ ATM and Currency Exchanges are available at all airports in Korea, on campus and the hotel.


The Workshop Hotel Location


(주)코리아나호텔, We have 337 comfortable rooms, the hotel features four-stars amenities guaranteed to make our guests feel like home.

Address: 135 Sejong-daero, Jung-gu, Seoul, Korea

Phone: +82-2-2171-7000



From Incheon Airport to Koreana Hotel

Taxi (fare approximately KRW70,000): All taxis in Seoul accept credit cards.

Airport bus: see information on hotel page linked above.

Airport train: Regular (all stop) and slightly faster express trains are available. To use the regular train, see information on the hotel page above.

The express train goes directly to Seoul station from which point you will need to transfer to the subway line 1 for one stop to City Hall station or take a taxi. The express train requires a special ticket which can be purchased before boarding at the airport. More information:


From Koreana Hotel to Korea University

how to get to KU

  • By Taxi: About 20 minutes
  • By Subway: About 35 minutes (three choices)
  • (i) Take Line 5  transfer to Line 6 at Cheonggu Station, and exit at Korea Univesity Station 
  • (ii) Take Line 1  transfer to Line 6 at Dongmyo Station, and exit at Korea University Station
  • (iii) Take Line 2  transfer to Line 6 at Shindang Station, and exit at Korea University Station
  • By bus: Number 101 board across the street from the hotel and get off at Korea University bus stop, also about 35 minutes.

Seoul Tourist information

Seoul Tourist Guide Book and Map