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Page 1: 2010 KU INTERNATIONAL  SUMMER PROGRAM

2010 KU INTERNATIONAL SUMMER PROGRAM

Office of International Programs

Konkuk University

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction : What is ISP?

Program Schedule

Highlights of the Program

More Details (Field Trip, Cultural Workshop etc)

Course Selection List

Credit and its Transfer

Overall Costs

Admission Information

VISA Issuance

Accommodation

Star City Shopping Mall

Point of Contact

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INTRODUCTION - WHAT IS ISP?

ISP

International Summer Program

Konkuk Universit

y

One-Month Long Summer Program

Learn & Experience Korea

Students with general interest in Korea and/or

Asia

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PROGRAM SCHEDULE

Date Content

JUL 10~11 Dormitory Opening

JUL 12 Orientation

JUL 13~15 3-Day Field Trip

JUL 16 Classes Start

AUG 9 Classes End (Final Exam)

AUG 10 Completion Ceremony and Farewell Party

AUG 10~12

Dormitory Closing

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HIGHLIGHTS OF THE PROGRAM

Field Trips to Historical Places in Korea

Weekly Cultural Workshops & Weekend Programs

Specially Designed Courses

Building International Human Networks

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MORE DETAILS #1 - FIELD TRIP 3-day Field Trip to Historical Places in Korea Provides deep insights on the past and the present-day Korea Generates camaraderie among program participants from other

countries

*Photographs of Gyeongju and Andong.

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MORE DETAILS #2 – CULTURAL WORKSHOP Designed to foster familiarity with various Korean culture Offers activities such as pottery making, Taekwondo, Fork Village

visit,

Kimchi and other traditional food making

* Two credits will be awarded for full participation in Field Trip and Cultural Workshops

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2010 ISP COURSE SELECTION LISTCourse Name Credits

Biotechnology (Basic concepts and deployment) 2

Economics of Innovation and Technology 2

Basic and International Project Management 2

International Migration and Urban Sociology 2

Presenting a Performance 2

Field Trip & Cultural Workshops (Full participation required) 2

Korean Language 2

Introduction to Korean Culture 2

Korean Ceramics 2

International Corporate Finance 2

Apparel and Human Behavior 2

Current Issues of the Global Economy 2

Economic Integration and Globalization 2

• More courses will be added and the course list will be finalized in early May, 2010

• The course registration will start in late May, 2010

* Two credits will be awarded for full participation in Field Trip and Cultural Workshops

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CREDIT AND ITS TRANSFER

Each credit is equivalent to 15 hours of classes.

Students can take classes they want up to 6 credits.

Course schedule and class registration will be available

online.

At a student’s request, a certified transcript of the summer

program will be sent to the student’s home, college and/or

university.

Most universities accept our grade; however, students are

advised to confirm with their institutions prior to application

and registration to ISP.

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OVERALL COSTS

Category Items Costs

Fixed Costs

Application Fee (Non-Refundable)

USD $100

Field Trip & Cultural Workshops

USD $250

Tuition Fee USD $1,800

Optional Cost Housing (incl. breakfast)KW690,000 (USD $600)

Estimated Costs

Meals(estimated) USD $300

Total estimated USD $3,050 ※ Tuition & Application fees are waived for exchange students from partner universities. Please consult

with the study abroad advisor at your home institution to find out if you can apply as an exchange student.

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DISCOUNTS ♦ Partner University Discount

Students from partner universities (i.e. non-exchange students) will be eligible to receive a 50% reduction from the tuition.

♦ Early Bird Discount

Students applying by April 15, 2010 will be eligible for a USD $500 tuition discount.

♦ Konkuk Family Scholarship

Students whose parents are Konkuk alumni, a full-time faculty or staff member will receive a 50% reduction from the tuition.

♦ Regional Scholarship

Students whose home university is from the following continents are eligible to receive a 50% reduction from the tuition - Applicable Regions: Southeast Asia, Middle East Asia, Africa

※Students are only eligible for one of the discounts listed above.

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ADMISSION INFORMATION #1

Qualification Criteria

∙ Applicants must be capable of carrying on college level works in English.

∙ Applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university.

∙ High school students with college/university acceptance can also apply.

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ADMISSION INFORMATION #2

Requisites for Application

1. Completed On-line Application Form (http://abroad.konkuk.ac.kr/isp)

2. Academic Transcript from his/her College/University

3. Application Fee : USD $100 (non-refundable)

*Applicants must apply online(http://abroad.konkuk.ac.kr/isp)

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ADMISSION INFORMATION #3

Payment Advice

Bank BeneficiaryAccount Number

Swift Code

Shinhan Bank(Konkuk

University)

Konkuk University

180-003-991621

SHBKKRSE

* The application fee must be wire-transferred to the

account below with the name of the applicant by the

application deadline.

* Please pay all wire transfer fees before sending in order

to make the payment complete.

* Application Deadline : May 30th 2010

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VISA ISSUANCE

Upon acceptance to ISP, applicant will be issued with an

Acceptance Letter from Konkuk University.

All applicants must submit the letter and other documents

required by Korean consulate or embassy in his/her country

in order to obtain a C-3 VISA.

Non-VISA nationals(countries with VISA Waiver Agreements with

Republic of Korea) may enter without a VISA.

For more information : Korean Immigration Bureau

http://www.g4f.go.kr

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ACCOMMODATION - KU:L HOUSE KU:L House is an ultra-modern university residence hall opened in

2006. All ISP participants will be placed in double occupancy rooms in

KU:L House.

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STAR CITY SHOPPING MALL Next to Konkuk University, within 5 minute walking distance, stands

the Star City Shopping Mall. For more information, please refer to its webpage at

www.konkukamc.co.kr List of Shops are as follows:

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POINT OF CONTACT

Mr. Inho SONG Office of International Affairs

Tel +82 2 2049 6205Fax +82 2 2049 6226

Email [email protected]

Ms. Jungwon KOOOffice of International Affairs

Tel +82 2 2049 6206Fax +82 2 2049 6226

Email [email protected]


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