CIEE in Seoul, Korea is offered during the fall, spring and academic year to students with at least four semesters of Korean. The program is designed to support students interested in the culture, business, and language of Korea, while enhancing their knowledge about South Korean society. Students gain considerable knowledge about Korean culture, inter-Korean relations, Korea-U.S. relations, and Korea's modern role in Asia. Students live in an international student dormitory near the CIEE study center.
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Students take courses at Yonsei University at the Underwood International Campus. Students enroll in Korean language course and elective courses which are taught in English or Korean in areas such as the social sciences, Korean Studies or East Asian Studies, Engineering and other subjects. Class are taken taken with international and/or local students.
Students live in an international student dormitory. Meals are not included in the program fee and are the responsibility of the student.
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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.
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.
Columbia Dates & Deadlines:
App Deadline/Columbia Clearance Deadline
Decision Date & Deadline Note
Admissions decisions for Columbia Programs will be sent approximately 3 to 4 weeks after the application deadline.
Columbia students applying to external programs should check with the program itself for an admissions timeline.
** Internal Columbia deadlines may be different from program application deadlines. Be sure to check with your chosen program or school to confirm any external deadlines.