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Summer Study in Korea

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Study and explore Korean culture and language this summer

When: July 1 through July 15
Where: Daejeon, South Korea,
Hosted by: Hanbat National University

Program Details

Itinerary and Classes

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  • July 1: Departure from Boise
  • July 2: Arrival in Seoul (Invheon Airport)
  • July 3: Orientation and mini classes* begin
  • July 14: Farewell Ceremony and Party
  • July 15: Departure from Korea

*Mini classes include beginner’s, intermediate, and advanced Korean, Korean arts and culture, and practice in traditional Korean cultural experiences. Other options include hiking, sporting events and shopping.

Course Description

Students in KoreaThis three credit course is being taught by BSU & Hanbat Faculty. You will meet students from Southern/Eastern Asia. A series of interactive module ranges from Korean language and history to traditional arts and cultural activities.

Enrollment is open to all undergraduate or graduate students at Boise State University as well as adult residents in the Boise area.

Program Costs

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  • Mandatory Insurance & Adm. Fee: $124
  • Program Cost: $891 (Undergraduate) $1,146 (Graduate)

The cost includes:

Tuition and fees for three credits, accommodations, cultural activities, field trips and local transportation to program events.

Additional expenses for each student will include:

Airfare, personal expenses and personal travel. Students will be required to make their own flight arrangements. However, the instructor will guide the registered students for the best flight schedule options before departure.

Meals and Housing

Housing in KoreaStudents will stay in a dormitory on campus. All dormitories provide private desk, closet, bed, air conditioning and free internet access.

Three meals per day for two weeks are generally provided to all the dormitory residents during their stay. Hanbat National University Housing is ready to make students feel at home.

Orientation Meeting

Arriving in KoreaBefore departure for Korea, the instructors, Kyungsuk Lee and Stan Steiner, will conduct a pre-departure orientation on Friday June 23 from 5 to 6:30 pm in the ED BLDG 523 to give students an introduction to Korean culture and important pre-departure information.


Participants must arrange their own flight from Boise to Seoul. For your convenience, we also offer a special airport pick-up and drop-off service.

Once you arrive at Incheon International Airport on July 2nd, you will take Hanbat University shuttle from Incheon to Daejeon. There is also Airport limousine to Daejeon for a fee. It will take about two hours to arrive in Daejeon.

Registration Information

This course is open to all university students. Students must register for this three credit course as Korean 397 or ED-LLC 497/597 Special Topics. Tuition costs are due according to Boise State University deadlines. Students are subject to drop/add course fees according to summer school schedule. Costs are subject to increase at any time.


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