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  • Locations: Busan, South Korea
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
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  • Restrictions: UNCW applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 11/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2020-2021 04/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2020 04/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** 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.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English, Korean Program Type: Exchange
Provider: Direct Partner Field of Study: English, International Studies, Korean, Mathematics/Statistics, Politics
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Class Standing: Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Advisor: Katrena Henderson
Program Description:
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Program Description

The University
Located in the beautiful port city of Busan, the Bumin campus of Dong-A University provides students with the perfect scenic location to study Korean language and culture.

The Surrounding Area
Busan offers a coastline with superb beaches, scenic cliffs, and mountains which provide excellent hiking and extraordinary views. As one of Korea’s top tourist destinations, Busan also offers ease of travel to Seoul (3 hours by express train) and convenient rail connections to the rest of Korea. Popular Jeju Island is only a ferry ride away and the international airport offers convenient flights to other parts of Asia.

Location..................................................................Busan, Korea
City Population...........................................................3.6 million
Campus Enrollment..........................................................22,000

Student Life
Students have the opportunity to participate in numerous extra-curricular activities specifically related to Korean culture including traditional dance, stage play, sports, Taekwondo and cooking. Other activities may include Korean festivals and city tours.


Eligibility 

  • Degree seeking student
  • At least sophomore standing at time of participation 
  • Good judicial standing
  • 2.5+ GPA at time of application
  • Must be at least 18 years of age at time of participation

Academic Details

Students have the opportunity to study Korean language at all levels, from beginner to advanced. A small number of courses are taught in English each semester, mainly in international studies and political science. Course offerings vary by semester.

Housing

International students at Dong-A University are offered housing in the International Student’s Dormitory (Global House). Located close to campus, the dormitory offers shared rooms along with cooking and laundry facilities.


Program Dates

Academic Year Dates
Early September to Mid-May

Fall Semester Dates
Early September to Mid-November

Spring Semester Dates
Early March to Mid-May
 

Financial Details

Program Cost
This program is available as an Exchange: 

  • Exchange - This means you pay your regular tuition and fees to UNCW, and your room and board costs abroad.

There will be additional costs for international airfare, passport, visa, health insurance, and local transportation. Please meet with an advisor at the Office of International Programs to discuss which option is best for you. 

Financial Aid and Scholarships
Federal and state financial aid may be applied towards this program. Even if you are normally ineligible for financial aid, you should submit a financial aid application (FAFSA). You may find that you are eligible for additional funding. 

UNCW students may also apply for a UNCW Education Abroad Grant and additional study abroad scholarships. Grant applications and additional information are available at www.uncw.edu/international/abroad/aid.html.


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