If you have questions about this program, email the program leader listed below.

Korean Culture Experience Program

Program Details

The arrangements for the travel, housing, meals, excursions and course content of this program have been made by the leader. Questions about this program can only be answered by the program leader listed below.

Program Type Departmental
Program Location Seoul, South Korea
Course # SA 10340
Duration Summer
Upcoming Program Dates
To Be Announced
Current Program Dates
Summer 2024 06/29/24 to 07/27/24
Past Dates

Program Leader

Name Yonsoo Kim
Email kim153@purdue.edu
Please Note: Programs may be altered or adapted with little notice

Enrollment Details: Enrollment Currently Closed


Program Description

Apply Now! 

2024 Summer we will offer the “Korean Language & Culture Experience Program” from June 29 to July 27, 2024 (9 credit hours, 4 weeks in Korea). 

You will have the opportunity to experience authentic Korean life, culture-including K-Pop, art, history, food, and more.

You will be able to embrace the most unique and meaningful elements of this country by taking 3 courses (9 credit hours), learning the language, visiting amazing places, and engaging in many different activities.

You will be able to create your own blog, related to your future career! 


  • Gyeongbokgung palace
  • Bukchon Hanok village
  • TV Stations/Shows
  • Jogyesa Buddhist temple
  • Goryeo Celadon museum
  • Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP)
  • Han river
  • Cheonggyecheon stream
  • Namsan mountain
  • DMZ: Demilitarized Zone
  • And More

Activities and Workshops

  • K-Pop
  • Handcrafts
  • Cook Korean Food
  • Hangeul Calligraphy
  • Korean Folk Painting
  • Pottery Making
  • Drum And Dance
  • Seal Stamp Making
  • Hanbok Traditional Clothes
  • Temple Stay
  • Tae Kwon Do
  • And More

Please contact program leader for more information.

Academic Credit

         9 Credit Hours  
  • KOR_Korean  All level of Korean Language
  • KOR 380 Korean Popular Culture                     
  • KOR 480 “Glocal” History and Society of Korea
  • Courses will include cultural excursions and activities, series of guest lecturers and workshops, whose speakers include artists, academics and business leaders. 


  • For any Purdue students with an interest in learning Korean language and international culture

Program Cost

Students pursuing program participation accept financial responsibility. Purdue will take measures to mitigate financial risks, although will not be liable for loss.

The estimated program fee is $6200, which includes:

1. 9 credit hours

2. Housing with some meal passes

3. Activities

4. Workshops

5. Cultural excursions

6. International Health Insurance

  • Students can apply for Study Abroad Scholarships up to $2,000
  • A $500 deposit is required to secure your placement.
  • The non-refundable deposit will be applied to the total cost of the program.
  • Students must budget additional funds for airfare, passport costs, daily transportation to internships, and personal expenses. 

Financial Aid

Purdue University financial aid may be applied to the costs of studying abroad. Students interested in receiving financial aid should

NOTE:  Recipients of certain tuition remission and scholarship programs should pay careful attention to the regulations for using those benefits for study abroad.  Ask your financial aid advisor about any limitations.

Click here for a list of scholarships and grants available to assist with the costs of studying overseas.