It is strongly encouraged for all students of Korean language to study abroad in Korea, both to improve their Korean language skills and to better the understanding of Korean culture and people from the experience of living in Korea. The Korean program has a study abroad exchange relationship with a number of programs in Seoul, Korea. Students can select programs for summer, semester, or year-long study that award Washington University degree credits.
The College of Arts and Sciences Overseas Program provides a variety of study abroad options for students studying in Korea. For a general overview of semester and academic-year study abroad programs, visit the College of Arts & Sciences Overseas Programs homepage.
Two of the most prestigious universities in Korea, Yonsei University and the Seoul National University offer exchange students a wide range of courses taught in English and Korean in the areas of East Asian Studies, International Relations, and International Businesses. These universities are also well known for their Korean Language Programs.