Korean Studies and Culture
This program gives students the unique opportunity to learn Korean Language at every ability level and engage in the culture of South Korea, all while being partnered with a Korean 'buddy' for the duration of the three-week program. The program will be held at Keimyung University in Daegu, South Korea and will be led by Dr. Ellie Lee from the Office of International Programs. In this program, students will receive 33 hours of Korean Language class, 8 hours of Korean Culture lectures, 16 hours of Cultural Tours in Daegu, two cultural field trips outside of Daegu, and more!
All students are welcome to apply for this program who meet a 2.25 minimum institutional grade point average and have no pending judicial sanctions.
- 06 July 2019: Travel to South Korea
- 08 July 2019: Start date on location
- 26 July 2019: End Date on location
- 27 July 2019: Travel to United States
Students will receive credit for INTL 3930 - Korean Studies and Culture (6 credit hours)
Students will stay in university housing at Keimyung University in Daegu, South Korea.
Excursions may include:
- Cultural and Food tours of Daegu
- Tour of Gyeongju or Busan
- Daegu Night Market Tour
The program fee is $1,720, which includes course credit (INTL 3930 - 6 credits), housing at KMU, welcome and farewell dinners, language and cultural activities, cancellation insurance, and the Auburn International Insurance.
The program fee does not include airfare or the Auburn Abroad Fee of $677 (summer term registration). Download a copy of the OIP.KoreaSummer.StudentBudget.2019.pdf
Payment and Withdrawal Deadlines:
- 11 April 2019: First payment installment of $860 billed to eBill.
- 03 May 2019: Due date for first payment installment. There will be no refund after this date.
- 09 May 2019: Second payment installment of $860 billed to eBill.
- 07 June 2019: Due date for second payment installment. There will be no refund after this date.
Students suspended or dismissed from the program for disciplinary or academic reasons after the start of the program are not eligible for any refund of fees.
Daegu, South Korea
Life in Daegu is similar to that of Seoul. As the fourth largest city in South Korea, with a population of 2.5 million people, Daegu offers students the chance to integrate with Korean culture in a bustling metropolitan setting. Visit Daegu's markets during the day and night, try any of the thousands of restaurants with international cuisines that are open at all hours, or hop on a train to practically anywhere in the country. Learn more about Daegu by visiting the Daegu City website.
PASSPORT AND VISA REQUIREMENTS
If you do not have a PASSPORT: Please check www.travel.state.gov for the nearest local passport office and forms. Auburn Abroad recommends that you apply for a passport as soon as possible. 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.
- Visas are not required for US citizens.
- Non-US Citizens should verify visa requirements.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
- Contact Dr. Ellie Lee (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.