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Korea University Short-term Exchange (Dec-Feb)
Seoul, South Korea (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer (Dec - Feb)
Partner University Homepage: Click to visit
Restrictions: Sydney applicants only
Program Details:
English, Korean
Short-term Type:
Coursework, Cultural Experiences, Intensive Language
Short-term Duration:
3-4 weeks
Program Description:

Korea University Short-term Exchange
International Winter University

SKorea - Korea U - Campus
Location Seoul, South Korea
Program description University of Sydney students have the opportunity to spend 3-4 weeks of their summer holidays undertaking 1-2 classes per session and cultural activities at Korea University, South Korea.

Students can take up to a maximum of two courses for each session.

Classes are held from Monday to Friday.

No prior knowledge of Korean is necessary for enrollment and the medium of instruction for all courses is English (except for Korean language classes).

Final enrollment of Korean language course will be determined based on the result of Korean Language Placement Test. Hence, your choice of Korean language course level can be changed.

Program dates Session 1: 28 December 2016 - 17 January 2017
Session 2: 19 January 2017 - 10 February 2017

Application deadline 20 October 2016
Places available 3
Eligibility criteria Please refer to the University of Sydney's website for full eligibility criteria here.
Host Institution Academic Credit Each class is worth 3 credits (Korean and Taekwondo class is worth 1 credit).
University of Sydney Credit / Not-for-credit Please contact your faculty office with the below form to submit an application for credit. Participation in any study abroad program does not guarantee credit and will require faculty assessment of individual applications-for-credit.
Arts and Social Sciences


Language Classes are instructed in English. Korean language classes are optional.
Fees and scholarships
2017 Program fees:  Application fee: KRW 100,000 (~AUD$112) per session
Inclusions: Tuition fee-waiver for selected students.

Additional costs (not included in program fee):
Accommodation: KRW 559,000 to KRW 965,000  (~AUD$622 - AUD$1073)
Airport pick-up:  KRW 90,000 (~AUD$100)
Airfare, travel insurance, visa, personal expenses and additional travel.
Scholarship available:  AUD$1,000  (merit-based, application required)

OS-HELP loans may be available to eligible students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place where the program is approved for credit prior to departure. Application required.

About the university Korea University:
  • member of the “SKY” trio (Korea’s ‘Ivy League’)
  • was established in 1905
  • has a student population of 37,500 (1,700 international students)
  • has an Olympic-sized ice rink on campus.
Location overview
A huge city of more than 10.5 million people, Seoul is an economic and business powerhouse that also boasts a unique history and numerous pleasant pastimes. You can hike on Namsan, see architectural innovation at the UNESCO City of Design, visit the Demilitarized Zone and sample the city’s history with numerous temples, palaces, tea houses and galleries. The food is wonderful, as is the nightlife, the saunas and the art and culture.
Contact for more information Kenny Lowe, Exchange Coordinator (Europe & Asia)
Sydney Global Mobility