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Hanyang Among World’s Top Summer Programs


Around the world there are hundreds, if not thousands of summer programs. There are many websites where you can find information about studying abroad, and one of the most popular websites is Focusing on American college students looking for a semester or term abroad, this innovative platform connects past and future students, parents and advisors, and program providers through its market-leading online evaluation tool. As a result, the Abroad101 directory of study abroad programs is the most comprehensive database in the field today. As the only Korean summer program, Hanyang University made it to the rankings of Abroad101. [...]

Hanyang Among World’s Top Summer Programs2019-01-19T00:52:44+09:00

Seoul’s Most Aesthetic Cafes


Coffee, coffee, coffee The coffee shop scene in Korea is incredibly big. On practically every street corner in any major city you'll find an Ediya coffee, Angel-in-us, Twosome place, Holly's coffee or Coffeesmith. And then there are the foreign brands such as Starbucks and Pascucci. Then one of my personal favorites are the themed cafes, where the menu, interior, music, and sometimes even animals create a unique experience. There is no doubt that Korean love coffee shops. But do they love coffee as well? Unlimited flavors Koreans love sweets, and when you take a look at the menu of a [...]

Seoul’s Most Aesthetic Cafes2019-01-19T00:52:44+09:00

Popularity of K-Pop is exploding


What is this South Korean music sensation all about? With the Pyeongchang Olympics being all anyone can talk about, this will help you get more familiar with one popular aspect of South Korean culture that you will surely be hearing about: K-Pop. Whether you’ve never heard of it or you listen to it all the time, this article will help you learn a bit about K-Pop around the world! Some background K-Pop, or Korean Pop, refers to mainstream Korean music. It is an incredibly particular yet very diverse genre that mixes elements completely unique to South Korea with sounds [...]

Popularity of K-Pop is exploding2019-01-19T00:52:44+09:00

What is “Jangma” Season?


Jangma Season Every year during late June through July, the most annoying Jangma season (known as rainy season or monsoon season by Koreans) will be visiting South Korea with lots of rain and wind, where it may cause some places to flood due to heavy rainfall. Furthermore it’s summer so, expect the weather would be really humid and your body might felt sticky as well. During the season, it is advised to bring at least 2 to 3 umbrellas whenever you go out. Troublesome? Yes, but is better than you left your umbrella in the subway or bus [...]

What is “Jangma” Season?2019-01-19T00:52:44+09:00

10th Anniversary Scholarship for Korea Aerospace University


10th Anniversary Scholarship Korea Aerospace University - International Summer Program Korea Aerospace University is celebrating big this year. 2018 marks 10th anniversary of the KAU’s International Summer Program. To celebrate the anniversary and promote the program effectively in Europe, we offer the KAU ISP 10TH Anniversary Scholarship! One of the goals for KAU ISP is to create a truly multicultural environment where students from all over the world come together and study on one of Korea's most unique summer programs. Eligibility To ensure that the program consists of students from all parts and cultures of the world, KAU ISP now [...]

10th Anniversary Scholarship for Korea Aerospace University2019-01-19T00:52:44+09:00

Study Abroad Experience in Seoul


For many young people, studying abroad changes their lives forever. Some students chose for short-term study program such as summer schools or winter programs. However, some students are looking for a longer experience and they decide to study abroad for a semester or two. This Dutch girl in the video spent a semester at Dongguk University in 2016-2017. Watch the video to get a glimpse of what you can expect of Korea. This video is a recap of the past 5 months I spent in Seoul - South Korea as an exchange student at Dongguk University. I've had the time [...]

Study Abroad Experience in Seoul2019-01-19T00:52:44+09:00

Student Profile: Dongguk International Summer School


Hi everyone! My name is Holly Dennison and I participated in the 2017 summer school at Dongguk University in Seoul and thought I would share my experience with you all. This summer school opportunity was actually a huge reason for Southampton becoming my firm choice for university as I knew I wanted to go abroad during my studies but felt that a year was just a bit too long, and I have been interested in South Korean history and culture for a while and have wanted to visited the country itself. So, to be able to say that I have [...]

Student Profile: Dongguk International Summer School2019-01-19T00:52:44+09:00

2018 Olympic Winter Games in Korea


Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Games in Korea Heating pads and long padded coats are hot items in Pyeongchang, South Korea, as the athletes and visitors gear up for the Winter Olympics' opening ceremony on Friday. An estimated 35,000 spectators will watch the ceremony as they brave freezing temperatures and this region’s notorious biting winds for hours late in the evening. The $58 million main stadium was built without a roof or central heating. At a rehearsal Saturday for the opening ceremony, the weather was 6 degrees Fahrenheit with a wind chill factor of 7 degrees below zero -- so severely cold [...]

2018 Olympic Winter Games in Korea2019-01-19T00:52:44+09:00

Dongguk Summer School and Film Award


This summer Professor Tim Bergfelder and Dr Corey Schultz had the pleasure of teaching at the summer school at Dongguk University in Seoul, South Korea. Contributing to the Comparative Studies of World Cinema course, the pair had a great time with this educational and cultural exchange. Some of our students were fortunate to also attend the summer school taking classes such as ‘Introduction to Korean Film’ and ‘Short Film Production Workshop’. They submitted a short film for contention at the film awards. We’re very pleased to say that their film won the audience award. If you would like to know [...]

Dongguk Summer School and Film Award2019-01-19T00:52:44+09:00

An Unforgettable Summer – exceeded all expectations


Katy S. from York University in Canada. Who knew one month could be so short, yet could also be so experienced to the fullest?! Four weeks in Seoul didn't seem like much at first, but somehow, HISS managed to pack in a wide variety of field trips and events alongside enriching and engaging classes, and nurtured many new friendships with students from all over the world. With the diversity of HISS' participants, it was a truly international and multicultural exchange experience! It was my first time in South Korea, and unlike some others, I went alone and did not know [...]

An Unforgettable Summer – exceeded all expectations2019-01-19T00:52:44+09:00