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About the Seoul, Korea Program

The Seoul program is a USAC partnership program. Learn more about on-site program elements and the city itself below.

About Seoul

  • Population: approx.10.5 million
  • Distance from Tokyo: 718 miles
  • Distance from Shanghai: 540 miles

Seoul is located in the northwest corner of South Korea, and the Han River winds through the city, splitting it in two. It is an intriguing city, transforming itself from the Yi Dynasty capital of the Hermit Kingdom, to a major mover and shaker on the international scene, especially in the fields of commerce and sports. Despite the modern high-rises and freeways, the cityscape retains pockets of centuries-old temples, palaces, pagodas, and gardens.

Quick Details

2020-21 App. Cycle

Kookmin University

Spring: Open

Yonsei University

January Session I (3 weeks): Open

January Session I&II (5 weeks): Open

Spring: Open

2021-22 App. Cycle

Kookmin University

Summer: Open

Fall/Yearlong: Open

Spring: Open

Yonsei University

Summer: Opens

Fall/Yearlong: Open

January programs: Open

Spring: Open

Eligibility

Kookmin Univ. Summer

Minimum GPA: 2.5

Kookmin Univ. Semester

Minimum GPA: 2.5

Minimum class standing: Sophomore

Open to degree-seeking students currently attending a 4-year institution

Yonsei Univ. Summer/January

Minimum GPA: 2.5

Yonsei Univ. Semester

Minimum GPA: 2.5

Minimum class standing: Sophomore

Degree-seeking students currently attending a 4-year institution

Program Type

Partnership

Credit

Overseas credit

Program Capacity

Kookmin: 40 students

Yonsei: 20 students

Instruction

English | Korean

Passport & Visa

Passport & Visa Information