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Korea University-International Town Program (ITS)
Sejong City, South Korea (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Academic Year,
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Restrictions: KSU applicants only
Budget Sheets Fall,
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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2020-2021 04/01/2020 ** 08/25/2020 06/21/2021
NOTE: The start and end dates ARE NOT the official dates set by the program. They are estimated dates based on the previous year. Do not use these dates when planning flights.
Fall 2020 04/01/2020 ** 08/25/2020 12/21/2020
NOTE: The start and end dates ARE NOT the official dates set by the program. They are estimated dates based on the previous year. Do not use these dates when planning flights.

** Refer to the brochure page below for official program dates.
Program Description:
Program Description:



Program Term: Fall, Spring, Academic Year
Language Prerequisite: None
Primary Instruction Language: English, Korean
Eligibility: 3.0 GPA
Program Type: Exchange



At Korea University’s Sejong campus, you can spend a semester studying in the modern metropolis of Seoul, Korea. The capital city of Seoul has a population of almost 10 million and is full of cultural and historical landmarks. In the last couple of decades, Seoul has experienced a huge economic boom, which has caused it to become an important city in the global market. South Korea is a country that is rich in history, yet at the same time, remains on the cutting edge of technology.


The Korea University ITS program is unique from the other semester exchange program in that it is designed specifically for students seeking a truly immersive language and cultural experience. You will take part in a language exchange program where for 8 weeks you will learn Korean language and culture and assist in teaching local students English and about western/American culture. To further enhance your language and cultural learning, you will be roomed with local students in the on-campus residence hall.

In addition to the language exchange portion of the program, you will take courses in Korea language and culture and able to select English-taught courses from a list of offerings. to search for classes: Go to-> > Click on ENGLISH on the top left>Major Subject > Then select the appropriate Year, Term, College and Department Click on the Course no. for more detailed course information.
*Courses conducted in English will indicate in brackets, English.
* Courses marked ? under ‘X’ are open to exchange students.

  • The Fall semester goes from the end of August through the end of December.
  • The Spring semester goes from the end of February through the end of June.


This program is open to students of all majors and class standings, who have a minimum GPA of 3.0.  Additionally, students must have taken classes at Kent State University for at least one semester before applying, i.e. students must have a Kent State GPA.


There is an automatic scholarship that provides free housing for each semester.  Housing is provided in Korea University's dormitory, and students will have Korean roommates.  To read more about the dormitory, access this website and then click on "Housing" in the "Campus Life" box toward the bottom of the page.


Students pay equivalent Kent State University tuition (Resident or Non-Resident) for 12 credit hours. Housing and living costs will vary depending on the options students choose and payment for all living costs are the responsibility of the applicant.

Total estimated costs can be found in the Budget Sheet at the top of this page, to the lower left of the Apply Now button.

Learn more about using your financial aid to study abroad.

  • There is an automatic scholarship for housing, which provides free housing and 2 meals per day (breakfast+dinner).*
    There is a flight reimbursement scholarship for 1,400,000 Korean Won (approximately $1,100).*
View a complete listing of available scholarships.



Molly Papay

Education Abroad Advisor | Office of Global Education | +1 (330) 672-3067

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