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||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 six weeks, during which renowned academics teach both domestic and international students. This program is open to current college students who wish to study in Korea but may not be able to do so during the regular academic year.
|Where You Will Study
Expenses, Financial Aid, & Scholarships
Where You Will Study
Korea University (KU), founded in 1905, is widely acknowledged as one of the country’s oldest, largest and top-ranked universities in Korea. Its reputation for quality is based on excellence in teaching, research and service to Korean society. An eminent faculty, outstanding students and internationally recognized research programs all contribute to the KU’s academic fame. As a major comprehensive university, KU offers a rich variety of courses in Liberal Arts and Sciences as well as Business Administration.
KU, a member of Universitas 21, is nationally recognized for its commitment to teaching and academic excellence. The university’s academic breadth is extensive with its 81 departments in 19 colleges & divisions, and 18 graduate schools and it has over 1,400 full-time faculty members. KU has particularly strong Humanities and Asian Studies Departments along with the recently established Graduate School of International Studies (GSIS). KU is also renowned for its professional schools of Law, Medicine and Business Administration.
In research, KU is an internationally recognized leader with over 100 research centers, including the East Asiatic Research Centre and the Korean Cultural Research Centre. Furthermore, Korea University Business School (KUBS) is the first and only business school in the country to have acquired both European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) accreditation, in combination with the accreditation granted by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
The KU campus covers over 182 acres and is home to more than 35,000 students from all over the nation and the world. With its stately stone architecture, sprawling lawns, seasonal trees and natural flora, KU is known to have one of the most beautiful campuses in Korea. The students of KU represent Korea’s dream as they are among the nation’s brightest and most ambitious.
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 six weeks, during which renowned academics teach both domestic and international students. This program is open to current college students who wish to study in Korea but may not be able to do so during the regular academic year.
The core of ISC rests in the quality of its courses, faculty members and students. Academic credits earned at ISC are recognized worldwide and are typically transferred to the students' home institutions. More than 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.
For more information on the courses offered during the 6-week program, please refer to the Course & Faculty page.
At KU, on-campus housing is prioritized for exchange students and university facilities can be used in the same manner as all KU registered students. Students must apply for housing by the deadline. Information on housing arrangements at KU for the summer program can be found on the ISC page under Fees and Payment.
KU has a buddy program that pairs an exchange student with a Korean student at KU called KUBA. They assist foreign students with adapting to KU and academics in Korea, provide cultural exchange and language assistance, and bring students to events and activities. There are specific events almost every month set up for international students at KU.
Education at Korea University is not achieved inside classrooms and research centers alone. Numerous club activities and close relationships among students complete KU’s responsibility to the community and to creating an open world. The culture of KU is the future of Korean culture, one in which young intellectuals lead each other towards prosperity.
Program Expenses, Financial Aid & Scholarships
For this program you will pay all program fees directly to the program provider. The UW Study Abroad Administrative Fee, however, will be charged to your UW student account and payment will be due by the UW tuition deadline for your first quarter of enrollment.
For tuition and living costs associated with this program, visit the program's website. You can also request a budget sheet for financial aid purposes by completing and submitting a Budget Request Form to UW Study Abroad.
If a student registers early before Monday February 29th, 2016 with the non-refundable application fee (KRW 100,000) and submission of the official transcript, they will be eligible for a KRW 100,000 tuition discount.
* Please be advised that your official transcript must be postmarked before midnight, March 1st.
For more information about budgeting, financial aid, and scholarships for study abroad visit our page on Finances.
To apply for this exchange, click the "Apply Now" button and follow the prompts to create an application. After you create your application, click on each of the links on your study abroad application homepage and complete the remaining application requirements: questionnaires, material submissions, and electronic signature documents.
University exchanges may also require completion of a secondary application specific to the host institution. Instructions about this process will be provided to you by your study abroad adviser following your selection for the exchange.
See Applications and Recommendations for additional information about the application process and tips for recommendations.
See Withdrawal for UW program withdrawal policies.
Visit KU's website to learn more about the program