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Korea University - Sejong , South Korea Summer

Sejong, South Korea (Asia)

Quick Facts

Korea University - Sejong Summer 
Korean Language Intensive Program (KLIP)

Dates: 6/30/2020 – 7/31/2020
Application Deadline:  April 15th
Costs:  $2,850 CCIS Member | $3,250 Non-Member

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Program Overview

Founded in 1905, Korea University (KU) is one of Korea’s oldest, largest and top-ranked universities. Its reputation for quality is based on excellence in teaching, superiority of research unsparing service to Korean society.

Located in Sejong City, KU - Sejong is committed to cultivating international experts who possess global knowledge with the moral integrity to contribute to both Korea and the international community. Since its opening in 1980, KU - Sejong has become a preeminent higher education institution among Korean colleges for its academic reputation, international outlook, and excellence in service.

At KU-Sejong, you'll find the resources and experiences needed to prepare students for contemporary academic challenges. More than 250 dedicated, highly qualified, full-time faculty give students a diverse learning experience both in and out of the classroom.

Students at KU-Sejong are connected to faculty mentors and are expected to work closely with these advisors for the purpose of academic pursuits, career development, and social benefit. Following the faculty’s lead, students learn what it takes to succeed.

KU-Sejong students study and advance their knowledge with a diverse group of students from all over the world. Korea University Sejong Campus serves as an international meeting ground where West meets East. During their time at here, students truly discover a new, enriched horizon in their lives.


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Academics & Program

Academics & Program
Korea University – Sejong has one of the world’s leading Korean language institutes. The institute offers excellent faculty, student-oriented curriculum and a variety of activities for hands-on-experience of the Korean language and culture. The Korean Language Intensive Program (KLIP) includes convenient classrooms, mentoring by Korean KU – Sejong students and quality dormitories for KLIP students.

Course Offerings
Students enroll into an intensive language program, consisting of beginner to high intermediate levels. Advanced level Korean language available contingent on enrollment. Prior knowledge of Korean is not required.

Academic Credit
Course credits: 6 – 9 credit hours
Language of Instruction: Korean

Student Life & Housing

Student Life
The Students’ Groups Association offers students numerous student organizations and clubs of various themes.
The KU - Sejong campus health center promotes health and disease prevention of students and employees, ensuring healthy campus life free of charge.

The Student Counseling Center offers mental health counseling with an interpreter, if necessary.

If treatment is unavailable at the health center, students are provided assistance to a nearby hospital.

Participants are housed in the Hoyeonhaksa Student Residence complex, which is equipped with beds, desks and wardrobes arranged for individual use. The facility also features various dinning options, study rooms, computer labs, music practice rooms, yoga room, laundry facilities, classrooms, meeting rooms, and lounges. Security is provided at all residence facilities. Students must have a pass to enter residence facilities.   

The university runs free shuttle buses from nearby rail station every five minutes.

Extra-curricular Activities
In addition to Korean language classes, students will participate in a city tour, cultural activities, excursions and site visits. This includes a tour of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), visit to Korea Independence Hall, a visit to a Korean folk village, and various other cultural activities and visits hosted by the Samsung d'light program.

Duration & Costs

Summer 2020 Dates: June 30 - July 31

Costs: $2,850 CCIS Member | $3,250 Non-Member

Costs Include: Instructional costs abroad, accommodations, airport transfer, orientation, cultural activities, city tour, excursions, site visits, and buddy system.

Costs Not Included: Airfare, in-country transportation, meals, incidentals, visa fees, and immunizations.
All costs, fees, and dates are subject to change without notification. Contact the program sponsor to verify all costs, fees, and dates for this program.

Eligibility & Deadlines

Application Deadlines
Summer: April 15th

Minimum GPA: Students must have a 2.5 GPA or higher
Minimum Class Standing: Students may be of freshman through senior standing and be 18 years old
Required Material: Official transcripts and two letters of recommendation.

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