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  • Locations: Seoul, South Korea
  • Program Terms: Summer I
  • Budget Sheets: Summer I
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Instruction Language: English, Korean Housing Options: Residence Hall
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Class: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior
Program Type: Study Abroad SUNY Code: 1025
Program Coordinator: Amy Wallace -
Program Description:

The University   |   Program and Courses   |   Housing Info   |   HUFS Buddy Program   |   Visa Info   |   Flight Info   |   Costs   |   Insurance   |   Financial Aid   |   Applications 


The University
Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (HUFS) is a private and leading global university located in Seoul,  Republic of Korea. The university was established in 1954.  Since its founding, HUFS has pioneered the way forward for Korea, leading the country's economic growth and globalization. HUFS  is recognized as the best university in Korea for educating foreign languages and area studies.  The University has two campuses, the Seoul Campus located in the eastern region of Seoul and the Global Campus located Yongin. Seoul is a high tech, cosmopolitan city offering an eclectic mix of modern attractions along with ancient architecture and landscapes and Yongin is a suburban city.  The Seoul campus is the main campus of the university and where you will be attending the International Summer Session for 4-week, from mid-July to mid-August.

The Program and Courses
During the International Summer Session at HUFS, students have many opportunities to interact with foreign students from various countries as well as local Korean students. The ISS invites many world-renowned scholars in Asian Studies and International Business to teach at the summer session. Together with the participating HUFS faculty, these invited professors from prestigious foreign universities make the ISS educational experience truly competitive in the age of globalization. Class size does not usually exceed 12-15 students, which allows a personalized education that meets students' individual needs. 

Students will have the option to choose two courses from the following areas of studies:  
Korean Studies, Chinese Studies, Asian Studies, Business Administration and Law, and Languages.  

To view course listing, please visit: HUFS Summer Courses and Descriptions.

Housing Information
HUFS offers on-campus dormitory and nearby off-campus dormitories which are air-conditioned and come equipped with free wireless Internet access. There are typically two students assigned per room.  Dormitories do not have cooking facilities but there are 3 cafeterias on campus that serve a variety of food.
HUFS Buddy Program
The HUFS Buddy Program provides an opportunity to build friendships between local and international students through informal interactions outside the classroom, both on-campus and off-campus. These include weekly Korean film evenings with typical Korean refreshments, a taekwondo session, and an introduction to student nightlife hot spots. The buddy team also assists the international students with adapting to the local Korean lifestyle by helping them obtain mobile phones, accompanying them on the subway if necessary, introducing them to good shopping districts, and giving them walking tours of interesting neighborhoods. One member of the buddy team will be living in the on-campus dorm to provide assistance as needed to the international students on an on-call basis. 

Visa Information
If you are a US passport holder, you will enter South Korea with your US passport and can remain in the country up to 90 days.  Note: Non-US passport holder may require a visa, please visit the following site for information: Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in New York

Flight and Arrival Information
Students in this program will be responsible for making their own flight arrangements to Incheon International Airport (IIA) in Seoul. 

Costs (budget sheet)
Select your term of interest for the latest budget information.

Summer 1

All students are covered by full health, evacuation and repatriation insurance.

Financial Aid
Students currently receiving financial aid can use their aid for overseas study, and may, in some cases, have their awards increased. Students not currently receiving financial aid may be eligible. Those interested in financial aid for this program should contact the financial aid office on their home campus.

Due to overseas university requirements, community college students are not allowed to participate. Please consider applying for the program once you are at a four year college or university.

Late applications are accepted on a space-available basis.  Please contact the Program Coordinator. 

A non-refundable deposit of $250, applicable to the program cost, must be paid within 14 days of acceptance to the program in order to secure program participation. Any deviation from program requirements must be requested in writing and authorized by the Director of International Education and Programs before the final payment date.

Updated: 2/17/22

This program is currently not accepting applications.