Program Description: The Sejong Campus promotes globalization aimed at cultivating competitive talents high in demand in Korea and beyond. The University offers a variety of overseas exchange programs, English only zone, intensive foreign language classes, a practical curriculum, major courses in English and plans to open an international town in which foreign exchange students and Korea University students can learn foreign language and international cultures are just a few of the numerous programs Sejong Campus puts forth for campus globalization. In addition, Sejong Campus's newly built state-of-the-art learning-oriented dormitory accommodates more than 40% of students. The dormitory runs a wide array of leadership programs such as a special course on Discourse of Confucius and Leadership to nurture leadership skills of students and global programs including English-only zones and special English courses taught by native speakers to inspire global mindsets to students.
Application Procedure: After meeting with a study abroad advisor, applicants will must complete the UofM study abroad online application as well as the J.F. Oberlin application materials for exchange students found on the U of M online application. TheJ.F. Oberlin application will need to be turned in to the study abroad office. Students must have 2 semesters of Japanese Language to apply for this program.
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|UofM In-State Tuition for 15 Credit Hours
$350 Application Fee
- $350 Application Fee
- Round-Trip Airfare
- International Health Insurance
- Incidentals & Personal Expenses
International Town at Sejong Program Scholarship: Students interested in the KU program have a unique opportunity to participate in the International Town at Sejong Program (ITS) which provides students with a unique cultural immersion experience and financial assistance. In order to apply for the ITS Program, students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and participate in the following while studying at KU - Sejong.
|International Town Program Requirements
||International Town Program Benefits
- Enroll in a Korean language and culture course
- Enroll in at least 6 credit hours of regular courses taught in English
- Stay in a 3 person dormitory with 2 Korean students
- Participate in one on one conversation sessions with KU students 1 hour/day
- Participate in ITS events (International Universities Fair, Speech Contest, etc.)
- Help KU students practice English writing and speaking (8 hours per week)
- Reimbursement of Round-trip airfare from the U.S. (up to $1,100)
- Free accommodations
- Meal plan (2 meals/day)
- Field Trips and cultural activities
- Participation in clubs of your choice
Courses: Students have the opportunity to take courses in English. Click here to explore course options: http://sugang.korea.ac.kr > Click on ENGLISH on the top
left>Major Subject > Then select the appropriate Year, Term, Campus (Sejong), College and Department. Click on the Course number for more detailed course information.
*Courses conducted in English will indicate in brackets (ENGLISH)
* Courses marked ● under ‘X’ are open to exchange students.
Students are advised to pre-check the list of courses available through the website but you can register for courses during the orientation program only.
Program Information Student Life Housing
Early Semester Intensive Language Option: Fall & Academic Year students do have an option to participate in a 10-week summer intensive language program that runs from mid-June through late August.
Early Semester Intensive Language Program Cost: Estimated $1,500 (Tuition & Housing)