Programs : Brochure
- Locations: Seoul, South Korea
- Program Terms: Summer
- Host Institution Website: Click to visit
- Restrictions: LMU applicants only
Sogang University was established by the Society of Jesus to provide an education based on Catholic belief and inspired by the Jesuit educational philosophy, in conformity with the Korean tradition of education. Sogang University's goal is to educate the whole human person on foundations of love and faith, encouraging all its members to be intent on the pursuit of learning as a sincere quest for truth, resolved to practice justice and respect the human dignity and worth of every person.
Seoul is the capital largest city of South Korea (Republic of Korea). With over ten million people living within its city limits, Seoul is one of the largest cities in the world. Seoul is known to be one of the safest places to travel in. There is a blend of old and new in Seoul with the modern high-rises and stylish shops mixed in with ancient temples and palaces. As Korea's capital and most populous city, Seoul represents the country's center for business, education, and modern culture. It offers many activities for everyone, including museums and palaces, parks and mountains, and amusement parks. People are very friendly to visitors in Seoul. The public transportation in Seoul is excellent.
Total course hours per seminar: 45 hours (40 lecture hours + a 5-hour field trip)
Students may choose to take a total of three seminars and the Korean Language course for a maximum of 9 credits.
It is possible to enroll in one of the following combinations:
6 Credits: 2 Korean Studies Seminars (without taking Korean Language) and 1 Korean Studies Seminar and Korean Language
9 Credits: 2 Korean Studies Seminars and Korean Language
All courses are limited capacity. Click here for more course information.
All courses (Korean Studies Seminars) are taught in English and the program is open to both international and Korean students.
The credits students earn at SKSSP will be transferable to most institutions outside Korea. Students must obtain pre-approval from their home institutions in order to transfer credits.
HOUSING AND MEALS
Students will be housed in a dormitory on campus - the Gonzaga House. Located on campus beside the rear gate, Gonzaga International Student Hall can accommodate up to 900 students in double rooms. The dorm houses students from all over the world in a multicultural atmosphere.
For updated information, please check the host Institution website.
Please note that students are responsible for applying to the Summer Program directly to the Host Institution. In order to receive LMU credit, students need to complete a Study Abroad Transfer Course Approval form and have it reviewed by the Registrar’s Office and the respective Associate Dean’s office. You can access the Study Abroad TCA by clicking the Apply Now button.