Korea University International Summer Campus

Language Requirement: None
Academic Standing by Program Start: Sophomore or above
Location: Asia, South Korea
GPA: 2.75
Program Overview

In the 6-week Korea University summer program, you will take 2 or 3 classes in English and participate in a variety of extracurricular activities. Classes are available in subjects such as: Business and Economics, Humanities, Sociology and Cultural Studies, Fine Art and Design, Science, Law/Politics/International Relations, Korean and East Asian Studies, and Korean Language. See further information here.

Experience the summer at a at a highly ranked university based in Seoul. With a student body of around 20,000 undergraduate students and 2,500 international students, Korea University allows you to take advantage of all that a large university has to offer. Korea University has a beautiful and modern campus on a hill in central Seoul, and is easily accessible by subway. The campus has many new and well-equipped teaching facilities. The library complex is a particular favorite amongst students as is the Global Leadership Hall with its international café that encourages conversation between Korean and international students. 

With more than 10 million residents, Seoul is the South Korean center of politics, culture, and the economy, where ministries, museums, palaces, theaters, and financial markets are located close together. Seoul is also the home to industry giants such as Samsung, LG, and Hyundai. As a leader of the IT revolution, Seoul is one of the most wired cities in the world. Korea University’s Seoul campus is centrally located within the city and easily accessible via subway.

Dates and Deadlines
Term Year Deadline Arrival Date Departure Date
Summer 2024 03/15/2024 Late June Early August

Discount for Pell Recipients

To expand access to study abroad, GEO is offering a $400 discount for this program to UO students who currently have the Pell Grant as part of their federal financial aid (FAFSA).

Course Equivalencies

UO students: please refer to the UO Course Equivalency Process and the UO Office of the Registrar Course Equivalency Database.

Non-UO students: Actual credit awarded is determined by the relevant department at your university in consultation with the study abroad office. Check with your study abroad advisor for more information.

Application process

This program has a rolling admission application processGEO staff will complete a review of the application materials of complete applications in the order that they are submitted (“first come, first serve”). Decisions about your enrollment will be made after you submit a complete application. Students are encouraged to complete applications and commit to programs early.

Successful applicants will receive a nomination from GEO. Selection will be based on a holistic review of your application. This includes a review of your GPA, transcripts (including courses taken and in-progress), any additional requirements or prerequisites (see section "Additional Requirements"), and written statements. 

Applying for this program involves 2 steps. If you receive a nomination from GEO, you will also need to complete the host university's application, which is administered and reviewed by your host university directly. Instructions will be provided after acceptance by GEO. The host university makes the final decision regarding acceptance into the program.

Housing Description
Housing is assigned on a first-come first-served basis according to when you are accepted into the program and make the housing payment. Please visit these links for more information about housing for the summer program.