Global Education

Korea University – International Summer Campus

About Korea University

At Korea University (KU) you will be immersed in the culture of South Korea’s thriving capital, but you won’t be alone as KU hosts around 1,500 international students. The campus library offers over 3 million books and other materials for students on-site as well as nearly 400,000 digital pieces of content for research. The campus also provides a variety of non-academic facilities from coffee shops to bakeries to a shoe repair shop. According to the “2015 US News & World Report Best Global Universities Rankings,” Korea University ranks higher than all other private Korean Universities.

Top 3 Reasons to Study Here:

  1. Unbeatable location in a safe and bustling metropolis with many activities and attractions for students.
  2. Wide range of courses taught in English in business, liberal arts, political science, and international relations.
  3. Highly-ranked private university.

Quick Facts

Location: Seoul, South Korea (population: 9.82 million)

University: Korea University (students: 38,000 students, including 25,000 students on the Seoul campus)

Program Website:

Dates: June 26 – August 4, 2017; internships run May 30 – June 24, 2017

Minimum application requirements: TBD

Application: Visit the program website for application materials.

Application deadlines: 

  • January 11th (Mon) Application Opens
  • February 29th (Mon) Early Registration Deadline
  • May 18th (Wed) Application Deadline

Visa information: See the Visa Information: South Korea page for detailed information.

Primary Contact Information: Jeff Jang,


Academic Program

Take part in a diverse network with over 1,800 students from 230 Institutions and 40 Countries. While at Korea University, you’ll be able to learn from 0ver 50 world-renowned professors from prestigious universities such as Stanford, Cambridge, and Oxford. Also take part in internship opportunities at companies or national organizations in Korea.

Visit the Korea University website for more information.


Credit Transfer

For High Point University to recognize the credits you complete abroad, you must earn at least a grade equivalent to a C in the U.S. HPU will not accept credit for courses with grades of C– or below. Grades for all courses earned abroad are recorded on the international transcript. Credits are received by HPU as transfer credits which means the credit is received but the grade is not. Your HPU grade point average will not be impacted positively or negatively by your study abroad courses.


Housing & Meals


Students will live in either the CJ I jouse, Frontier House, or Global House. Meals are provided in campus cafeterias for between $3 and $5 per meal.


Student Experience

International Summer School students can participate in field trips to Gyeongbok Palace, Lotte Amusement Park, and a Buddhist Temple Stay every Friday. ISC field trips are provided at no additional charge.

Students also will have a buddy to help them adjust to life in Korea and get acclimated to the area. These buddies are local KU student volunteers and participate in social and cultural activities alongside their international buddy.



2017 Prices*:

  • Application Fee : KRW 100,000 (Appx. USD 100)
  • 1 Courses (3 Credit) : KRW 1,600,000 (Appx.USD 1,380)
  • 2 Courses (6 Credit) : KRW 2,800,000 (Appx.USD 2,550)
  • 3 Courses (9 Credit) : KRW 3,700,000 (Appx. USD 3,360)

Office of Global Education

Location: Cottrell Hall, Suite 142
Phone: +1 (336) 841-9280
Mailing Address:
High Point University
Office of Global Education
One University Parkway, Drawer 24
High Point, NC 27268  USA

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