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  • Locations: Seoul, South Korea
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
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There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
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Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Non-Credit AU Program College/School: College of Education
Click here for a definition of this term AU Faculty Leader(s): Jung Won Hur, Click here for a definition of this term Undergraduate GPA Requirement: 2.25 (Undergraduates), 3.0 (Graduates)
Attendance Requirement: 100% Attendance Is Required
Program Description:

Global Studies in Education - South Korea


Global Studies in Education - South Korea is a College of Education outreach/study abroad program sponsored by Korean automotive companies located in East Alabama, Korea Corner, EFLT department, College of Education, and University Outreach at Auburn University. The primary purpose of the program is to increase cultural awareness and sensitivity of local educators. Upon completion of the program, participants are expected to:
1. Demonstrate knowledge of Korean culture and education systems
2. Promote awareness of diversity and global education in their own classroom/school;
3. Present skills and knowledge to teach Korean culture and diversity to students. 

Global Studies Korea MonkGlobal Studies Korea Hanbok

Program Activities:

Global Studies Korea DMZ

  • Orientation of Korean education & cultures (Spring semester)
  • Korea visit (Late May- Early June):
    • K-12 School visits
    • University lectures on Korean education systems
    • Guided visits to historically significant sites such as Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) and Kyungbok Palace
    • Cultural activities (e.g., Korean cuisine making, traditional music performance)
    • Educational site visit (e.g., Korea Job World)
For more information, please review the participants' blogs. 

2017 Blog:
2016 Blog:
2015 Blog:

Participants should be able to travel and live independently, navigate bus and train transportation, extensive walking, and stairs.


Global Studies Korea Students

If you do not have a PASSPORT: Please check for the nearest local passport office and forms. Application for a United States passport should be made at least 120 days in advance of your departure date. Auburn Abroad recommends that you apply for a passport as soon as you know you are participating in the program. If you already have a passport: Please check the expiration date. Passports should be valid for at least 6 months following your scheduled time abroad.
Contact Jung Won Hur ( regarding visa requirements.


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This program is currently not accepting applications.