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  • Locations: Seoul, South Korea
  • Program Terms: Summer
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  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
  • Restrictions: Augsburg applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Program Description:

Summer Korean Studies

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA

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Program Overview

A city celebrated by UNESCO for outstanding design yet firmly rooted in ancient traditions, Seoul makes an intriguing summer destination to explore culture, business practices, and Korean language. Challenge yourself in Seoul, and see why South Korea is emerging as a major industrial nation.

Unique Experiences

CHOOSE FROM A VAST RANGE OF COURSES

at top-rated Yonsei University in arts, humanities, East Asian and Korean studies, economics, sciences, technology, and more.

VISIT MUSEUMS,

temples, historic sites, the Korean Demilitarized Zone, and other significant places.

FAST-FORWARD YOUR KOREAN

language skills with courses at all levels.

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Excursions & Activities

  • Start with a three-day excursion beyond Seoul to get to know the country, its people, and its natural beauty.
  • Learn taekwondo during Friday morning sessions at the University.
  • Take a Korean cooking class along with a street food tour.
  • Learn about the Korean Wave, a.k.a. Hallyu, at the source, and see what’s behind the spread of South Korean culture kicked off by K-Pop.

Projects

  • Cultural reimbursement. Take advantage of CIEE’s reimbursement program to attend Korean movie screenings, traditional concerts and performances, and visit museums and historic sites – we’ll pick up the cost.

What's Included

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • Four-day orientation – an introduction to Korean culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • Overnight excursion
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!

GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.

Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.

Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.

Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.

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Why CIEE

  • 200+ study abroad programs in 40+ countries
  • $8 million in scholarships offered each year
  • 1 in 3 students receives a scholarship
  • Study tours and cultural activities included
  • Internships and volunteering opportunities
  • Rigorous academics
  • Cultural immersion
  • iNext travel insurance included

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Korea
CIEE Summer Korean Studies in Seoul, Korea 
Spend your summer exploring the culture, business practices, and language of Korea.

Through elective courses in English, options for Korean language study, site visits, and cultural activities you’ll develop your understanding of South Korean society, and the country’s recent role as one of the world’s major industrialized nations.

Study abroad in Korea and you will:
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  • Choose from a range of courses in international business, science and technology, humanities, social sciences, and the arts as well as the Korean cultural wave Hallyu, East Asian studies, and Korean studies
  • Visit Korean organizations, museums, temples, and historic sites; attend performances and receive cultural reimbursement
  • Explore the DMZ and other locations of national and cultural significance
  • Learn Korean through language courses at all levels and take non-credit courses in traditional Korean martial arts, cooking, and music as well as Korean pop songs
     
Find out more. 

Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare. 

 


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2020 03/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.