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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 02/14/2019
02/28/2019 08/22/2019 12/21/2019
Academic Year 2019-2020 02/14/2019
02/28/2019 08/22/2019 06/21/2020
Spring 2020 02/14/2019
02/28/2019 02/19/2020 06/21/2020

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Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Direct Enrollment, Study Center Click here for a definition of this term Program Language(s): English, Korean
Click here for a definition of this term Area of Study(s): Anthropology, Biochemistry, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Computer Science, East Asian Studies, Economics, Education, Film, Television and Interactive Media, History, International & Global Studies, Language and Linguistics, Legal Studies, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Politics, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology, Women's and Gender Studies Click here for a definition of this term Minimum Semesters of Previous Language Study Required: 0
Click here for a definition of this term Housing Options: Dormitory, Homestay Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 3.0
Click here for a definition of this term Experiential Learning Opportunities: Volunteering Level of Support: Medium (on-site support readily available)
Program Description:

Arts + Sciences

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA

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Program Overview

Recognized by UNESCO for outstanding design yet firmly rooted in ancient traditions, Seoul is full of intrigue and inspiration for students of arts and sciences. You’ll find it easy to make the most of the city’s live-wire environment, with access to Korean culture through the Seoul Mates program, university clubs, a variety of unforgettable excursions, and our dedicated team to guide you at every step.

Unique Experiences

SELECT FROM 1000

courses in English across many disciplines including STEM; opt to boost language skills and take Korean taught at all levels

EXPERIENCE KOREAN LIFE

and spend a weekend with a local family or even the entire semester in a homestay

MAKE INSTANT KOREAN FRIENDS

with the CIEE Seoul Mates program

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Excursions & Activities

  • Discover the meaning of lions in Buddhism at Hwaomsa Temple, explore tea fields at Mt. Jirisan, watch a mask-dance drama unfold at Hahoe Village in Andong, harvest salt on a remote island, or see more of South Korea with similar excursions.
  • Visit ancient temples, museums, and historic sites.
  • See the notorious Korean Demilitarized Zone.
  • Relish the natural beauty of a national park.
  • Get a taste of family life with a short homestay of one or two nights.
  • Take advantage of our Cultural Reimbursement program, designed to support you while you see movies, traditional performances, and visit museums and heritage sites.

Projects

  • Volunteer. Show appreciation while you connect with members of local communities. Teach English to refugees or seniors, help with activities for students with disabilities, care for orphaned infants, and more.
  • Connect with local Korean students through our Seoul Mates program. Get to know the city, language, culture, and customs with the help of students trained by CIEE to help with orientation, organize social events, host workshops, and more.  
  • University clubs. Join one of the many clubs and service groups open to international students. Options include music, dance, art, photography, martial arts, hiking, sports, service groups, and many more.

What's Included

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • Two-week orientation – an introduction to Korean culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • Overnight excursions
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!

GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.

Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.

Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.

Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.

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Why CIEE

  • 200+ study abroad programs in 40+ countries
  • $8 million in scholarships offered each year
  • 1 in 3 students receives a scholarship
  • Study tours and cultural activities included
  • Internships and volunteering opportunities
  • Rigorous academics
  • Cultural immersion
  • iNext travel insurance included

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Brandeis Specific Information

Language: While knowledge of Korean language is not required to apply to this program. Brandeis policy does require that students take Korean language while on the program.

Application Process:

Students wanting to apply to this program must submit two applications:
  1. to the Brandeis Office of Study Abroad. Visit the Brandeis Study Abroad Website in order to obtain more information about internal application process, advising hours, academic credit, and financial aid transfer.
  2. to the external program listed above. Visit the Brandeis Study Abroad Website for more information on commonly asked questions about the external application process like deadlines, program approval forms, paying deposits, etc...

Scholarship Details:

Students interested in learning more about (other) study abroad scholarship opportunities should visit the scholarship section of the Brandeis study abroad website.
 
*Please note that all information is subject to change.



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