Language for Business and Technology: Korea


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Jong Hyun Lee
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The Korean LBAT (Language Business And Technology) program began in the summer of 2010, offering 9 credits for 8 weeks in Daejeon, Korea.  Currently, the program accomodates two levels:  high-beginner (2nd year level) and high-intermediate (3rd year level).  Through Korean LBAT, students can learn Korean (the language & culture) intensively for 8 weeks, seek for potential career fields while visiting companies in Korea and/or having hands-on experience of the real business world in Korea, and learn how to survive and enjoy a totally different environment.  The program will hopefully make the participants stronger mentally, socially, and professionally.  Please come join us!


Seoul (4 weeks) & Daejeon (4 weeks), South Korea


June 4 - July 27, 2018

Host Institution

Yonsei University, in Seoul, South Korea (Capital city of Korea) & Woosong University, in Daejeon, South Korea (Daejeon, where most top research centers of Korea are located).


You will stay at COZYBOX or some other available local housing facilities including boarding houses and dormitories for international students.



  • KOR 2813:  Intensive Intermediate Korean 1
  • KOR 2823:  Intensive Intermediate Korean 2
  • KOR 3693: Exploring Modern Korea

Total credits: 9 (6 credit hours count toward a Korean minor)


  • KOR 3691: Business Korean
  • KOR 3692: Current Issues and Technology in Korea
  • KOR 3693: Exploring Modern Korea 

Total Credits: 9 (all credit hours count toward a Korean minor)


  • Second-Year:  KOR 1002 or Equivalent – Students who didn't take KOR 1002 need to contact the program director for a level test
  • Third-Year: KOR 2002 or Equivalent – Students who didn't take KOR 2002 need to contact the program director for a level test


  • The Program Fee is $5200. The fee includes housing, group meals, group transportation, excursions, health insurance, cultural events, and books.
  • Program Fee does not include: Application fee, 9 credit hours tuition, internationall airline tickets, visa, technology fee, independent meals.

Cancellation Policy

Program descriptions and fees are subject to final approval by educational units and the Office of International Education.  Georgia Tech reserves the right to alter or cancel this program due to low enrollment, unavailability of a professor to teach a planned course, or other unforeseen circumstances.  Once Georgia Tech has made payments to service providers, or if Georgia Tech cancels the program before departure or while the program is in progress for reasons beyond its control, such as political unrest or danger to participants' safety, only those fees that Georgia Tech is able to have refunded by service providers will be returned to participants.  If a student withdraws from the program, the student will be responsible for the payment of all fees.

Informational Meetings


Research centers in Daejeon, Korea


LBAT participants visit top national research centers of Korea, located in Daejeon.