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  • Locations: Seoul, South Korea
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Calendar Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: International Studies Abroad 
  • Restrictions: OSU applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English, Korean Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA Requirement: 2.5
Housing Option: Dorm/Residence Hall Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Art, Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, East Asian Languages and Literatures, Economics, Education and Human Ecology, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Environment and Natural Resources, History of Art, International Studies, Linguistics, Mathematics
Click here for a definition of this term Rank/Class Status: 1-First-year Student, 2-Second-year Student, 3-Third-year Student, 4-Fourth-year Student, 5-Graduate Student Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Third Party Provider
Click here for a definition of this term Academic Credit: Credit Evaluation Required, Korean Click here for a definition of this term Ohio State Program Contact: Elizabeth Angerman
Program Description:

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Program

In cooperation with International Studies Abroad (ISA), Ohio State presents a unique opportunity for students to enroll in the Business Courses in English with Locals and Korean Language program at Konkuk University.

Location

Seoul (population 10,421,782) is both the largest city and capital of South Korea. It enjoys a central location within East Asia with China on its west and Japan to its east. Students will explore the natural beauty of the country along with its royal palaces, Buddhist temples, and sleek skyscrapers.

Accommodations

Students participating in programs at Konkuk University will stay in the KU:L House, the Konkuk University Student Dormitory. ISA students will live amongst Korean and International students. Each double occupancy room includes an internet connection, cable TV with 54 channels, air conditioning, and a shared refrigerator on each floor. Each room has a private bathroom with shower, and is located near the center of campus.

 

Ohio State Program Contact

Elizabeth Angerman
Would you like to schedule an appointment? Click on the coordinator link above to request one.
angerman.6@osu.edu 


Courses and Credits 

Each course a student takes abroad, regardless of the grade received or how course credit counts toward degree requirements, must:
  • Be approved via the credit evaluation process (for non-language courses, only); students are strongly encouraged to do this prior to submitting their applications.
  • Transfer back to the student’s Ohio State record.
  • Be completed for graded Ohio State credit. This grade will be factored into the student’s GPA.
Completion of the credit evaluation process does not guarantee the availability of the course abroad. Students are encouraged to have multiple back-up courses approved. Students who cancel their participation for failure to secure approval for desired course work will be subject to the cancellation policy

Students can take one Korean language course along with three or four elective courses taught in English, or take all their courses in English. This program focuses primarily on Business, Economics, and Korean language, although there are several courses in other fields, offered each semester. Please visit ISA for course listings and descriptions. All students taking language courses will be required to take a language placement test upon their return to Ohio State in order to establish course equivalencies and proper placement for continued language instruction.


Eligibility

Students are required to obtain approval from Ohio State before starting an ISA application. In order to be eligible to apply for this program, students must be sophomore rank, maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA, and meet OIA's General Eligibility Requirements and Conditions for Participation. All students will also be required to participate in on-campus pre-departure orientations organized by the Office of International Affairs.

Application instructions
Applicants are required to submit TWO applications:

1.  OIA education abroad application (start at the "Apply Now" at the bottom or top of this page);
2. ISA application. 

IMPORTANTBoth applications must be submitted by the Ohio State application deadline. 
 

Passports

Passports are required for every Ohio State study abroad program. For many study abroad destinations, passport information is required to apply for an entry visa (as early as 6 months prior to departure). For information about applying for a passport, go to travel.state.gov.


Program Costs

Students will pay the ISA program fee (minus a $200 discount given to OSU students) and GeoBlue international insurance fee. A waiver of tuition for Ohio State students that participate on university-approved third-party provider or direct enroll programming is in effect until June 30, 2019. The ISA program fees include in-country tuition, lodging, most meals, on-site orientation, some excursions, and airport transfer. Airfare, books and supplies, local transportation, personal expenses, and independent travel are not included in the program fee.

If students withdraw or become ineligible any time 11 days after the acceptance notification from OSU, they will be held responsible for a $200 cancellation fee. Please refer to OIA's Cancellation Policy.
 

Scholarships

Students should begin researching funding opportunities before they have been accepted into a study abroad program. Grants and Scholarships deadlines may occur before the study abroad program application deadline.

Please review ISA's scholarship page for additional funding opportunities.

Students who receive or are eligible to receive a Federal Pell Grant are encouraged to apply for the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program. This program is Gilman eligible. Interested students should first verify their existing award package and make an appointment with Student Financial Aid as needed.  After researching the scholarship, students wishing to apply for the Gilman International Scholarship should be in touch with the listed education abroad coordinator to begin working on a competitive application.


Information Sessions

  • Thursday, January 17 from 2:00-3:00 pm in Enarson Classroom Building 160


Notices

U.S. Department of State: travel.state.gov (travel advisories/country specific safety information) 
Centers for Disease Control: cdc.gov/travel (pre-travel health guidance) 

Ohio State reserves the right to change without notice any statement contained herein, concerning but not limited to rules, policies, tuition, fees, curricula, and courses. In the event of a change to an existing U.S. Department of State Travel Advisory, CDC Travel Health Notice or other risk designated criteria, the Office of International Affairs reserves the right to cancel any program prior to departure or while in progress. Discrimination against any individual based upon protected status, which is defined as age, ancestry, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status, is prohibited.
 
 
 
 


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2018 03/01/2018
**
Rolling Admission 08/20/2018 12/15/2018
Spring 2019 10/01/2018
**
Rolling Admission 02/24/2019 06/22/2019
Fall 2019 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission 08/26/2019 12/14/2019
Academic Year 2019-2020 03/01/2019 03/15/2019 08/13/2019 06/20/2020
NOTE: Dates are tentative. Interested in an Academic Year program? Semester + Semester Programs Available: Students may participate in the Spring + Fall (Late February - Mid December) OR the Fall + Spring (Late August - Mid June) sessions of this program by selecting their two semesters of interest when submitting the initial ISA online application.

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

Indicates that deadline has passed