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Korea University Summer Exchange

Students can spend 6 weeks at Korea University in Seoul, and take classes in a variety of disciplines with visiting professors from all over the world. Students can receive a quarters worth of credits over the summer for the cost of UC tuition.

Korea University is located in the heart of Seoul, South Korea’s capital. Korea is a stable democratic republic ranking 11th in the world in terms of International Trade. The capital is a vibrant political, cultural, commercial, financial, education and recreation center offering rich tourist attractions and events. Korea University is one of Korea’s oldest and most prestigious universities.

Can I participate in this program?

Students at the following levels are eligible to participate in this program:

  • Sophomores
  • Juniors
  • Seniors

Where will I go?

  • Korea, Republic of (South) (Seoul)

When can I go?

Summer Semester, Late-June to August

Students who participate in this program will be out of the country for less than 9 weeks.

Important Program Deadlines:

Summer Semester Deadline: April 15th

Who is in charge of this program?

Are any foreign colleges or universities involved?

This program is associated with the following foreign college(s) / university(ies):

Is this program associated with my college or department?

This program is not associated with any particular UC college(s) or department(s).

Can I earn course credit by participating in this program?

Participants in this program can earn UC credit for the following UC course(s):

  • Over 50 classes in various disciplines taught in E

What amenities are provided?

  • Housing / Accommodations
    Shared dormitory
    Double room
    Single room
    Independent housing


  • Meals
    Varies

  • Transportation
    Individual or group flights

How much will it cost to participate?

  • Tuition
    UC tuition

  • Room & Board
    $600 - $950 per month

  • Airfare
    $1,200 - $1,500 approx.

  • Other Costs
    Personal Expenses

  • Total Costs
    UC tuition + cost of living and personal expenses

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