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Study Abroad in South Korea

Korea program

Program Description

This program will give students an opportunity to become familiar with Korean history and culture, develop a broad understanding of the historical, social and cultural issues in Korea.

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  • Good Academic Standing
  • Completed at least 12 UIC credits


  • KOR 130 Understanding Korean History (3 credits)
  • Modern History of East Asia (3 credits)


· Historical and cultural site visits (Gyeongbok Palace, National folklore museum, Hanok villages, DMZ, tc.)

· Visit to tourist attractions (Namsan Park, baseball game, Everland Theme Park, etc.)

· Cultural workshops (Korean cooking class, etc.)

Program Fee TBD

Program Fee Includes:
Tuition for 7 hours of UIC credits, airport transfers shared housing in hotels, local transportation for program excursions, some group meals, and international health insurance.

Not Included:
Airfare, passport, most meals, and personal spending money expenses.

Funding Resources

  • Students with a FAFSA on file can use their financial aid to help offset study abroad expenses
  • Scholarship opportunities are available on the UIC Study Abroad Office Website

Application Deadline: TBD

Faculty Director: Hanae Kim –
Study Abroad Office: Irina Krymova –

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