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  • Locations: Seoul, South Korea
  • Program Terms: Spring
  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
Program Description:
 

SOUTH Korea: Sogang University

A semester in Seoul with AIFS Abroad gives students the perfect blend of heritage and history in a city that is on the cutting edge of creativity, whether that be art and architecture, cuisine, fashion or business. Choose from a wide range of course options at Sogang University, one of Seoul’s top research universities. Located in the bustling area of Sinchon, right in the heart of Seoul, students have easy access to everything that Seoul has to offer, from world class museums and art galleries to the best fresh food and exciting nightlife, festivals, theater and sports events as well as exploring the areas outside Seoul.

 Semester/Term Eligibility Requirements Rec. Semester Credits
 Spring Open to Sophomore, Junior, Senior
Minimum of 2.5 GPA
 Up to 15


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Where You'll Study

Sogang University is rated among the top universities in Seoul and for local students the entrance process is very competitive. There are approximately 8000 students, 1350 of which are international giving the university a strong international atmosphere. Sogang has a modern campus offering excellent facilities to students, including indoor training areas and outdoor sports fields, music venues and practice rooms, cafeterias, grocery stores, bookstores, libraries, and much more. There are also many clubs and organizations open to students on campus that cover all interests, K-pop, the Korean martial art of Taekwondo, film, photography, and magic, through to a club for people studying marketing and a debating society and volunteering opportunities. The university also puts on various festivals and events throughout the year to welcome new students and to allow them to sign up for the clubs.

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What Makes AIFS Abroad different?

Career Readiness

Professional development is at the foundation of our preparation for participants' time abroad. We utilize the CliftonStrengths assessment as a tool to help all participants understand themselves better, provide a vocabulary around their natural talents, and deepen the impact of their experience abroad.

Access, Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity (AIDE)

As an organization we are committed to ensuring all identities are able to thrive in an inclusive global educational environment. Everyone has a complex identity, and the different aspects of your identity are important when deciding on a program and location. Review our Social Identity Pages to assist you when selecting a program that best fits your interests and needs.
AIDE General Social Identity Resources

Sustainability

We are the first education abroad provider to sign on with the
Climate Action Network for International Educators (CANIE).
Focused on making education abroad carbon neutral, we include
carbon offsets for all participants' return flights, environmental
education connecting students on the ground to environmental
projects, and make our own business practices more
sustainable.

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WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Tuition
  • Pre-departure advising
  • Housing
  • Onsite Resident Director
  • Cultural & Social
    Activities
  • Excursions & day trips
    24/7 Emergency
    Support
  • Comprehensive
    insurance
  • Carbon offsets
  • and more

EXCURSIONS COULD INCLUDE

  • Seoul City Tour
  • Korean Demilitarized Zone - DMZ
  • Yongin Folk Village
  • and more.

ADDITIONAL OPTIONS & OPPORTUNITIES

  • Group flight package
  • Airport transfer
  • Additional excursions

SCHOLARSHIPS & GRANTS

AIFS funding, combined with other sources of financial support students can access, will help make international education goals attainable. Find out more about what we have to offer.

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