Program Details

ISS provides students with a carefully planned curriculum and the courses are taught by some of the most prominent scholars in the field of Korean & Asian Studies, many of whom are invited from prestigious foreign universities to teach for the summer sess
Location:
Seoul, Korea
Program Type:
Intensive Language
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Duration:
1-3 months
Language:
Korean

Program Overview

Program Description:
The International Summer Session (ISS) at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (HUFS), offered continuously for nine years since its establishment in 2003, provides a unique opportunity to all those who want to deepen their understanding of Korean society and the sources of its current trends. International students may increase their Korean language proficiency through ISS language classes, and domestic Korean students have the opportunity to enhance their English language proficiency by studying in an international environment where all courses are taught in English.

ISS provides students with a carefully planned curriculum and the courses are taught by some of the most prominent scholars in the field of Korean & Asian Studies, many of whom are invited from prestigious foreign universities to teach for the summer session. The faculty and students together create a cosmopolitan atmosphere which is conducive to an in-depth understanding of Korean society. - Cosmopolitan - World-class faculty - Field Activities: Hands-on introduction to Korean society and culture - ISS Buddy Program - Personalized education in small-size classes

ISS international students come from a variety of countries, either as independent students or as exchange students from partner universities in Sweden, France, Germany, Poland, Spain, Russia, Kazakhstan, China, Japan, Vietnam, Thailand, Italy, Jordan, India, Mexico, the U.S., Canada, and Australia. This co-mingling of students of many national origins enriches the learning environment for all.
Setting Description:
HUFS is located in the eastern part of Seoul (approximately 20 minutes by subway from City Hall), the center of Korea's educational, cultural, political and economic activities.

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