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Korea University – International Summer Campus

Program Terms:

  • Summer Term

Overview:

Korea University International Summer Campus (KU ISC) provides an excellent opportunity for students to learn about Korea through academic and cultural immersion during the summer months. It offers one semester’s load of work condensed into 6 weeks and 4 weeks, during which renowned academics teach both domestic and international students. The core of ISC rests in the quality of its courses, faculty members, and students.

Korea University also has a buddy program for incoming exchange students. The KU Buddy Program is designed to ensure that students are comfortable in their new surroundings. With their KU buddies, students can practice Korean language skills, and at the same time, be easily introduced to the local culture. They can taste the unique culture of Korea by going on various day trips to places like the DMZ, Gyeongbok Palace, and Lotte World. Also, there are extra-curricular activities such as Taekwondo and K-Pop dance. Students can also take advantage of the opportunity to gain ample experience in various career fields through internships at companies or national organizations in Korea. Students will not only acquire professional skills and knowledge but will also grow as future leaders by experiencing corporate culture. (Source: Korea University Website)

Academic Details:

There is a variety of courses that are offered for the summer program at Korea University. Academic credits earned at ISC are recognized worldwide and are typically transferred to the students’ home institutions. About 120 course offerings cover a wide range of subjects pertaining to international issues, with a particular emphasis on Business, Economics, Humanities, Sociology, Fine Art, International Relations, Science and Korean Studies. International faculty members from prestigious universities in the US, Europe, and Asia provide students with world-class education and research experience.

Housing Details:

There are three different options for on-campus housing offered at Korea University. Firstly, there is the CJ International House (CJ I-House). This accommodation includes a communal coin laundromat, a Fitness Center, and kitchen (2 on every floor) in the dormitory building. Suitemates share bathroom facilities and Wi-Fi in each room. The dormitory also provides a Study Room, Seminar Room, vending machines, ATMs, and computers.

Frontier House offers a communal coin laundromat. Suitemates share bathroom facilities, and Wi-Fi. The building also provides a Study Room, Seminar Room, a Piano Room, vending machines, ATMs, and computers.

Thirdly, there is the Global House (Triple). This accommodation also offers a communal coin laundromat. Suitemates share bathroom facilities and Wi-Fi. The building also provides vending machines, computers, and a lounge. (Source: Korea University Website)

Eligibility:

  • Sophomore standing
  • 2.5 cumulative GPA

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