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  • Locations: Seoul, South Korea
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Program Sponsor: ISEP 
  • Restrictions: ECU applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2025 09/15/2024 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English Click here for a definition of this term Area of Study: Accounting, Advertising, Agriculture, Architecture, Art, Asian Studies, Biology, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Design, Education, Engineering, English, Entrepreneurship, Environmental Science, Health Education & Promotion, History, International Business, International Relations, International Studies, Korean, Liberal Arts, Marketing, Math, Molecular Biology, Nutrition, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Sociology, Urban Studies
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: ISEP Direct Program
Program Description:
ISEP Direct Seoul
  • Experience the powerful school spirit of KU throughout the campus and onto the sports fields, courts, and ice-skating rinks through KU’s unique cheering culture.  
  • Korea University is world-renowned for the quality of its academic programs offering intriguing topics such as Mass Media and Popular Culture in Korea?, World Cultures?, and Basic Hacking Practice. 
  • An assigned student buddy will help you acclimate to life in Seoul and at Korea University through fun one-on-one and group experiences.  
  • Korea University boasts multiple accreditations including AACSB, EQUIS, UNESCO International Union of Architects (UNESCO-UIA), and other Korea-based accreditations.  

Experience the vibrant pop cultural capital of Seoul, a city full of neon lights, beckoning street food, and the latest trends in fashion. Korea University is one of South Korea's oldest, largest, and most prestigious universities. You'll study on a campus that feels like its own neighborhood, with streets lined with coffee shops and eateries that create a powerful sense of community for students.  

Brian (Kyung Hwan) Min, ISEP’s Seoul-based team member, provides extra support for ISEP students in Seoul. Brian has an academic background in Psychology (BA), Women’s and Gender Studies (BA), and Higher Education and Student Affairs (MA). After studying in the US, Brian returned to Korea in 2015 and served in the Air Force. He has also worked in intercultural education, tourism, online teaching, and entrepreneurship (start-up). Brian is passionate about student success and fostering an inclusive and safe environment. 

What We Love About Seoul 
You will quickly learn why Seoul is seen as the birthplace of K-Pop culture and the center of where Hallyu began. To fully immerse yourself in Korean culture, take advantage of the free Korean Language classes offered during the semester breaks for students who have finished at least one semester at KU. 

Visit the Program Page for Study in Seoul to learn more. 

You can meet with the ISEP Coordinator at your home campus or speak with an ISEP Student Services Officer, who will guide you through the application process, pre-departure, your time abroad, and your return. To connect with ISEP, visit our website