A city celebrated by UNESCO for outstanding design yet firmly rooted in ancient traditions, Seoul makes an intriguing summer destination to explore culture, business practices, and Korean language. Challenge yourself in Seoul, and see why South Korea is emerging as a major industrial nation.
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at top-rated Yonsei University in arts, humanities, East Asian and Korean studies, economics, sciences, technology, and more.
temples, historic sites, the Korean Demilitarized Zone, and other significant places.
Start with a three-day excursion beyond Seoul to get to know the country, its people, and its natural beauty.
Learn taekwondo during Friday morning sessions at the University.
Take a Korean cooking class along with a street food tour.
Learn about the Korean Wave, a.k.a. Hallyu, at the source, and see what’s behind the spread of South Korean culture kicked off by K-Pop.
Cultural reimbursement. Take advantage of CIEE’s reimbursement program to attend Korean movie screenings, traditional concerts and performances, and visit museums and historic sites – we’ll pick up the cost.
Connect with local Korean students through our Seoul Mates program. Get to know the city, language, culture, and customs with the help of students trained by CIEE to help with orientation, organize social events, host workshops, and more.
Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
Four-day orientation – an introduction to Korean culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city
Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
Field trips and cultural activities
Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
24/7 emergency on-site support
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GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.
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Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.
Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.
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