Participating students will be matched with Korean students who are interested in practicing English and meeting people from different cultures. A schedule will be provided for students to co-lead small discussion groups and for one-on-one free-talking conversations with Korean students. This is a great opportunity to develop friendships with Korean students and gain insight into Korean culture from personal experiences.
English Village Internship Program
Selected students who wish to spend an additional 3 weeks in Korea and also receive a reimbursement for their flight ticket (up to $1200) are invited to participate in the Language & Culture Internship Program. In this program, students will stay in the provided Dankook University dormitories free of charge, and will arrive 3 weeks before the International Summer School Program begins.
Dankook International Summer School English Village Internship
All courses are taught in English by renowned educators invited from prominent universities. Classes meet 4 days a week; each class is 3 hours / 2 courses are equivalent to 6 transferable credits to their home Universities. Students are advised to consult with the appropriate academic advisors at the student’s home university using our course syllabus as a reference.
Dankook International Academic Program
All courses are taught in English except Korean language courses.
English Village Internship Period(3 weeks): June 19 ~ July 7, 2017 (3 weeks)
Academic Program Period(4 weeks): July 8 ~ August 4, 2017 (4 weeks)
Korean Language Program: July 31 – August 18, 2017 (3 weeks) OR August 9 ~ August 25, 2016 (3 weeks)
Sample courses in the Academic Program include:
- International Economics
- International Trade
- Intro to Statistics
- International Business
- Far East Politics
- Korean Economy
- Info Tech and Globalization
- Introduction to Investment
- Business Mathematics
- Intro to TESOL
- Korean Art History
- Korean Culture and Mass Media
- Media, Culture and Society
- Korean Language: Beg, Int, Adv
- Men, Women and Relationships
- Eastern Religion and Philosophy
- 'People and Culture of Asia
- Korean Pop Culture
Students select two courses and earn six (6) credits.
The academic program consists of four weeks of intensive classes, taught by international and/or Koran professors. Each class meets for 4 days a week, for 3 hours per day. Optional cultural activities and excursions are available at a low cost.
Courses in the Intensive Korean Language and Culture Program include:
- Korean language class
- Korean culture class
This is a three-week program with a daily schedule of five hours of intensive language and three hours of culture, five days per week. Field trips are mandatory.
The credits received at DKU are consistent with US credits.