Maryville has three programs in Korea:

Hannam University

Taejon, Korea

Location and Size: Hannam University is located in Taejon, a science town with the population of a million. Taejon can be reached within two hours by car from Seoul. There are about 20,000 students enrolled. There are regular bus and train services between Taejon and other major cities in Korea including Seoul. The nearest international airport is in Seoul.

Academic Program: Students are welcome to take courses at the Center for Korean Language and Korean Studies (CKLKS). The goal of the CKLKS is to develop the students language skills and to expand their knowledge of the Korean culture. Students will have opportunities to go on field trips and culture excursions with an emphasis on intensive language study. The program is dedicated to developing language skills, cultural awareness, and learning about Korean history.

MC students can take courses in a variety of academic areas. Due to a small number of international students, most of the courses are created to meet the need of international students enrolled during a given semester.

Language requirements: None

Room and Board: MC students may stay either in on-campus dormitories or in Hannam's homestay program. There are meal plans, but students may also purchase meals at the campus cafeterias or at restaurants near campus.

Cost: Students pay regular tuition to Maryville College. Room and board costs are directly paid to Hannam University. Students are also responsible for airfare, books, and other living expenses.

When to go: One semester or entire academic year.

Fall: September – December

Spring: March - June

Websites:

Hanyang University

Seoul, Korea

Location and Size: Hanyang University is located in Seoul, the capital city of Korea. Hanyang University is one of the major universities in Korea and has about 30,000 students.

Academic Program: Hanyang University's international program is offered through its International Summer School, its Division of International Studies and its International Language Institute.

All summer courses are designed to help international students understand Korean history, culture, and socio-economic- political conditions. In addition, students are required to attend such non-credit classes as Korean Traditional Cooking and Ceramic Arts. Hanyang University's International Summer School starts in mid-June and lasts for four weeks during which students take a five-day field trip through the Korean countryside.

In the fall and spring, students can take courses through the Division of International Studies or International Language Institute. Hanyang University established the Division of International Studies (DIS) from the Spring semester 2003. All DIS courses, including both general and major Courses, are taught exclusively in English. The curriculum focuses on International Relations, International Economy and International Political Economy.

Language Requirements: None

Room and Board: Housing is in an on-campus dormitory. Meals are provided at the dormitory cafeteria, but students may also purchase meals at the student cafeterias on campus or at restaurants near campus.

Cost: Students pay MC's summer tuition and fees directly to MC. Students are responsible for room and board, field trip fees airfare, books, and other living expenses.

When to go:

Summer (mid-June through mid-July) – Hanyang International Summer School

Fall or Spring - Division of International Studies and / or Hanyang International Language Institute

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Yonsei University

Seoul, Korea

Location and Size: Yonsei University is located in Seoul, the capital city of Korea. Yonsei is the oldest university in Korea. There are about 35,000 students enrolled.

Academic Program: Yonsei University has the Division of International Education to provide study opportunities for non-Korean students of Asian Studies. MC students can take courses offered in the Division of International Education in a wide range of academic areas such as business, economics, fine arts, history, humanities, Korean language, literature, politics, etc. There are about 50 courses regularly offered in English in the Division of International Education. This program would be particularly good for International Business or Political Science students.

Language Requirements: None

Room and Board: Housing is in an on-campus international student dormitory. A mix of Korean and foreign students live in the dormitory to provide an international atmosphere. There is no meal plan. Students may buy their meals in one of the campus cafeterias or in the university area's many restaurants.

Cost: Students pay regular tuition and fees directly to MC. Students are responsible for their room and board costs, airfare, books, and other living expenses.

When to go: One semester or entire year. Summer program may also be available.

Website:www.yonsei.ac.kr/~ysid