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Korean Culture Experience Program


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Program Type Departmental
Program Location Seoul, South Korea
Course # SA 10340
Duration Summer
Upcoming Program Dates
Summer 2022 07/02/22 to 07/30/22


Program Leader

Name Yonsoo Kim
Emailkim153@purdue.edu

Due to COVID-19, programs may be altered or adapted with little notice

Program Description

WE ARE STILL ACCEPTING! 

2022 Summer we will offer the “Korean Culture Experience Program” from July 2-30, 2022 (6 credit hours, 4 weeks in Korea). No Korean language is required for this program!

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 two courses (6 credit hours), visiting amazing places, and engaging in many different activities.

Excursions

  • 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

         6 Credit Hours  
  • LC 399 Korean Popular Culture                     
  • LC 593 “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. 

Eligibility

  • For any Purdue students with an interest in learning 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. 6 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.

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