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  • Locations: Seoul, South Korea
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: WUSTL applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Fall, Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2020 02/01/2020
Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Early application is strongly recommended for all programs. Deadlines that fall on a weekend or holiday are automatically extended to the next workday.

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Program Description:
BSBA Korea Semester Abroad
Korea University
  The semester exchange program at Korea University gives students a chance to choose from hundreds of courses in English taught by distinguished Korean and international faculty. Korea University Business School (KUBS) welcomes approximately 160+ exchange students annually. More than 60% of business courses are offered in English so most students should not have trouble finding courses that fit their course plan or academic goals.   
Eligibility: Students must meet all eligibility requirements, including a minimum 3.0 GPA and sophomore standing by program start date. This program is open to BSBA students and second majors in the Business School. Previous study of Korean is not required, but is encouraged. Capacity may be limited. Students in their final year of study are not eligible to participate in this program. 

Program Dates:
Term Dates
Fall Early September - Mid-December
Spring Early March - Late-June

The Korea University Business School has placed within the top 100 business schools in the world for five years and has ranked no. 1 among other Korea schools, attesting to its excellence in research and competence as a business school overall. KUBS offers study many of the areas of business but finds their strengths accounting, finance, marketing, and OSCM. The Undergraduate Program aims to nurture future business leaders by cultivating student creativity, entrepreneurship, leadership, integrity, and global perspectives. Courses are taught via lecture, case analyses, papers, and group projects.  KU also provides opportunities for students to study Korean language and culture. 
Olin Pre-Approved Courses (This program will run for the first time in 2018/19, therefore, the list of pre-approved courses is limited and students can assist Global Programs by requesting course evaluations. See a Global Programs Advisor for details). 
  Seoul, South Korea
As a major financial and cultural center, Seoul is considered a global city. With over ten million people, Seoul is one of the most densely populated cities in the world and hosts more than a quarter of the Korean population. Seoul is also a center of industry, with headquarters of major corporations like SK Group, Hyundai, Samsung, and LG Electronics. In 2007, Seoul was named the “World Design Capital 2010” by the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design.  Seoul is also one of the most wired cities with the highest internet broadband access rate in the world.  Koreans place an important emphasis on developing the whole person, so the campus, located 30 minutes from downtown, is filled with parks, hiking paths, and recreation centers to fulfill the body as well as the mind.. 
  Housing: Korea University has dormitories that are nestled in the wooded hills, about a ten-minute walk from the main campus. The dormitory commands a scenic view of the nearby traditional style Buddhist temple, Kaeun, and is also adjacent to the urban sections close to the university. The hills behind the dormitory buildings have hiking trails with a fine view. The "Green Campus" which adjoins the dormitory area has tennis courts, a basketball court, a jogging area, and an open green space for picnics and meditation. Several room types are available (single, double, and triple). Students sharing a room will have their own bed, desk, chair, lamp, and wardrobe. Visit the Korea University Housing site for more information.
Student Life:A KUBS undergraduate student club, called "KUBS Buddy," assists students at their school life by getting involved from the beginning with buddies - helping you with various matters including housing ,course seletcion, and learning about Korean language and culture. Students are also welcome to join the KUBS student body and participate in major school events and activities. 

On-Site Support:  Students directly enroll at KUBS and therefore have access to on-site staff. Whether it be academic concerns, housing issues, well-being, or safety, the staff is available to fully support students. A full range of student services can be accessed at the Global Services Center.

  Estimated Program Price: When you study abroad for a semester or a year for academic credit, you will be charged tuition by Washington University at a rate equivalent to tuition on campus for the corresponding time period. WU tuition covers only the educational and administrative costs of the study abroad program. WU tuition does not cover any study abroad program costs for room, board, transportation, personal expenses, passport or visa fees. Such costs are charged separately either by WU, the program sponsor, or a third party. Scroll to the top and select the appropriate term under "Budget Sheets" to view estimated program expenses.

Orientation: All students participating in Olin semester programs are required to enroll and participate in pre-departure (INTL 300A, .5 credit) and post-departure (INTL300B, 0.5 credit online while abroad) coursework. A non-credit pre-departure orientation will be required for all students on fall programs. A special session on rules and regulations organized by the International Student Desk on-site is mandatory.

Korea University offer requires students to attend a mandatory three-day orientation immediately prior to the start o the semester. Students will receive information on course registration, student ID card issuance, immigration registration, banking information, and more. 

Visas & Immigration: Students will be required to secure a visa prior to arrival. Upon admission by Korea University, students will receive an admission package with documents that you will need to apply for a visa. Students visit the Korean consulate with the documents to complete the application.

Olin Global Programs: The Olin Global Programs website provides additional information on academic policies, health insurance abroad, contact information for peer global ambassadors, and other critical information. 
Email the appropriate Global Programs Coordinator (listed at the top of the page), visit us during our on-call hours, join us for an information session, or call (314) 935-6315 to schedule an appointment. Program information subject to change.