South Korea is a unique country with thriving and futuristic cities and a technologically innovative populace, coupled with ancient temples and strong traditions. Made up of beautiful beaches, towering mountains and bustling cities, South Korea offers opportunities from lounging on the beaches to skiing on former Olympic runs to dancing through night at K-Pop music clubs. The country has emerged from being war-torn in the 1950s to becoming one of the most technologically advanced countries in the world. It is the birthplace of Kia, Samsung and LG as well as numerous other major multinational brands. South Korea is a country that has embraced cultural traditions to form its unique identity on a global stage through technology as well as through pop culture in the forms of television dramas (K-Drama), fashion, food and music (K-Pop). Students who study in Korea will have a unique opportunity to experience first-hand one of the most vibrant, influential, and innovative countries of the 21st century.
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EWHA is one of the most recognized universities in South Korea and is highly regarded in Asia as a top university. Located in the heart and capital of South Korea, Seoul, EWHA is a fantastic study abroad destination for students who want to experience a world-class education in a dynamic and vibrant city. EWHA offers semester or year-long study abroad opportunities as well as short-term summer programs through its Co-Ed International Summer College program. MSUB students can study content courses in English or they can choose to study intensive Korean language courses while at EWHA.
Hallym University is an excellent university in the northern part of South Korea near the host province of the 2018 Winter Olympics. Chuncheon sits in a valley surrounded by mountains and the surrounding area is known for its summer hiking trails and winter ski slopes. In fact, during the winter months, a free shuttle runs from the city to Gangchon Ski Resort. Students studying at Hallym University are able to take content courses in English or participate in the Korean Language Program to take intensive Korean courses for language acquisition. MSUB students can take courses in Business, Chemistry, East Asian Languages & Culture, Korean language, and Political Science.