Program Details (LBAT Korea)

Study for 4 weeks in Seoul and 4 weeks in Daejeon, South Korea.

(June 4 ~ July 27, 2018)

Location: Seoul & Daejeon, South Korea

Seoul, the capital city of Korea (In Shinchon, Seoul, 4 universities are located: Yonsei, Ehwa, Sogang, Hongik). 

Daejeon, where most top national research centers of Korea, KAIST and Woosong university are located.

In Seoul you will stay at COZYBOX (or other boarding room facilities available) in Shinchon for 4 weeks, close to Ehwa women's university and Yonsei university. In Daejeon, you will stay in a dormitory for international students at Woosong university for 4 weeks.

Academic Program:         

3rd Year Study of Korean:                          

  • Intensive 3rd year Language study
  • 9 credits; 8 weeks; Three 3 credit hour courses
    • KOR 3691 Business Korean
    • KOR 3692 Current Issues and Technology in Korea
    • KOR 3693 Exploring Modern Korea 
  • Cultural/business site visits
  • 9 credit hours count toward a Korean minor
  • Prerequisite: KOR 2002 or Equivalent
    • Students who didn't take KOR 2002 need to contact the program director (Jong Hyun Lee, ☎ (404) 385-7278 ) for a level test.
    • Project Go students do not need to take the placement test before they complete their applications. (The diagonostic tests will be given only after they complete their applications.  For Project Go application, chose the 2nd year program when you think you have the basic skills of Korean, and select the 3rd year program when you studied Korean more than two academica years)

2nd Year Study of Korean:                          

  • Intensive 2nd year Language study
  • 9 credits; 8 weeks; Three 3 credit hour courses
    • KOR 2813  Intensive Intermediate Korean 1
    • KOR 2823  Intensive Intermediate Korean 2
    • KOR 3693 Exploring Modern Korea                                           
  • Cultural/business site visits
  • 6 credit hours count toward a Korean minor
  • Prerequisite: KOR 1002 or Equivalent
    • Students who didn't take KOR 1002 need to contact the program director (Jong Hyun Lee, ☎ (404) 385-7278 ) for a level test.
    • Project Go students do not need to take the placement test before their application.

Expenses:

1. Program fee: $5,200 (includes housing, group meals, group transportation, excursions, health insurance, cultural events, and books)
   *Program fee does not include airfare, tuition (roughly $300 per credit), students' weekday meals and application fee ($250).

2. Tuition for 9 credit hours (Out of state students pay in-state tuition and fees plus $250) 

3. Payment Due Date:

 - 1st Payment: Mar. 31, 2018 - $2600
 - 2nd Payment: Apr. 31, 2018 - $2600

If you would like to participate, you should email to Jong Hyun Lee, director of Korean LBAT program. You will also need to fill in the online application form.

Students are encouraged to apply for financial aids. Georgia Tech students may apply to the Program Director for the Modern Languages' Campoamor scholarship (appr. $400).  HOPE scholarship can be applied.

For those who apply before the end of 2017 (Dec. 31, 2017), $250 scholarship will be given.  From their first payment of $2600, the $250 will be deducted and they only need to pay the reduced amount of $2350 for their first payment).