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  • Locations: Seoul, Korea, South
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: Columbia applicants only
Columbia Dates & Deadlines:
Columbia Dates & Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline/Columbia Clearance Deadline Decision Date & Deadline Note Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 04/01/2019 04/05/2019 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English, Korean Program Type: Intensive Language Program
Program Advisor: Jill Burya: jb3412@columbia Eligibility - Home School: Columbia College, Columbia General Studies, Columbia SEAS
Program Features: Intensive Language Program Summer Program: Approved Summer Program
Discipline: Foreign Language Learning
Program Description:


This course is a short-term Korean language program for students from English speaking countries to learn Korean language and culture in their summer break. Students have opportunities to learn Korean language and experience Korean culture through direct experience. Classes are offered at two levels of proficiency, beginning and intermediate, with an average of twelve students or less in each class. Korean language classes integrate all language skills in speaking, listening, reading, and writing along with each separate respective skill based classes of speaking, listening, reading and writing.


Students enroll in Korean courses at the appropriate level. Students take a placement test upon arrival to determine the most suitable course level. Courses are available from true beginner through the high advanced levels.

SEAS students may also take courses English. Columbia College and SEAS students have different summer transfer credit rules, especially for courses taught in English. Students interested in this program should review summer transfer credit eligibility to help determine which courses offered on the summer program will be eligible for transfer credit.

Program Features

Students live on-campus housing or residence halls.


All students should consult the OGP eligibility page to ensure that they meet all specific academic requirements for each school (CC, GS, SEAS) to study abroad.

Application Instructions

There is a two-part application process for this program: an internal Columbia approval process called 'clearance' and an external admission application submitted directly to this program. Click "Start an Application" above for instructions and to begin.