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Korea University International Summer Campus (Summer) (Direct Enroll)

The Program

Korea University, founded in 1905, is widely acknowledged as one of the country’s oldest, largest and top-ranked universities in Korea. Its reputation for quality is based on excellence in teaching, research and service to Korean society. Korea University International Summer Campus (KU ISC) provides an excellent opportunity for students to learn about Korea through academic and cultural immersion during the summer months. It offers one semester’s load of work condensed into six weeks and four weeks, during which renowned academics teach both domestic and international students. This program is open to current college students who wish to study in Korea but may not be able to do so during the regular academic year.

The Academics

The core of ISC rests in the quality of its courses, faculty members and students. Academic credits earned at ISC are recognized worldwide and are typically transferred to the students’ home institutions. More than 120 course offerings cover a wide range of subjects pertaining to international issues, with a particular emphasis on Business, Economics, Humanities, Sociology, Fine Art, International Relations, Science and Korean Studies. International faculty members from prestigious universities in the US, Europe and Asia provide students with world-class education and research experience.

In order to earn credit at UConn for courses completed on this program, individual courses must be approved by a designated UConn course evaluator and assigned a UConn course number. Complete instructions for this process can be found under Academics.

This list of course equivalents indicates courses that other students have taken in the past. It does not guarantee that they will be available when you participate in the program. If you want to take a course that is not on the list below click on “Academics” to access information on the course accreditation process.General Education course substitution: your school or college will decide if specific study abroad courses can be used to fulfill General Education Requirements. You will need to individually petition your school for the substitution.  For exact information, go to “Academics” and “Gen Ed Substitution”.Note: All study abroad courses have to be assigned a UConn course department number by faculty departmental evaluators before they can be posted and later considered for any minor, major, gen ed, or elective credit.

UConn Dept. and # University Course Title Foreign # Foreign Course Credits Accreditation Expiration Date
ACCT 2001 Principles of Financial Accounting BUSS 152 Principles of Accounting 3 12/31/2017
ACCT 2101 Principles of Managerial Accounting BUSS 244 Management Accounting 3 6/30/2019
BADM 2893 Business Communication ISC300A Business Communication 3 6/30/2022
BADM 3760 Business Information Systems ISC213 Introduction to Management Information Systems 3 6/30/2022
CHIN 3293 Foreign Study HOEW410 Topics in Chinese History 3 12/31/2019
CRLP 1193 Foreign Study IFLS110(02) Intermediate Korean 1 3 12/31/2020
DRAM 4193 Foreign Study HEED433 Construction of Fashion Costume 2 6/30/2021
ENGL 2100 British Literature I ENGL 267 History of English Literature Before the 19th Century 3 6/30/2020
ENGL 3621 Literature and Other Disciplines ENG327 British and American Literature on Film 3 6/30/2020
FNCE 3103 Financial Management ISC 303A and 303B Principles of Finance 3 6/30/2019
GEOG 2200 Introduction to Human Geography GEOG 153 Introduction to Human Geography 3 6/30/2020
HIST 1993 Foreign Study SPGE176 Introduction to Korean History and Culture 3 6/30/2020
HIST 3993 Foreign Study HOKA003 Modern Korean History 3 6/30/2020
HIST 3993 Foreign Study DISS262 Understanding East Asian Civilization 3 6/30/2020
HIST 3993 Foreign Study HOKA152(04) Korean History: New Perspectives 3 12/31/2020
KORE 1101 Beginner Korean I IFLS 108 Beginner’s Korean I 3 12/31/2017
KORE 1103 Intermediate Korean I IKL311 Intermediate Korean I 3 6/30/2020
KORE 1193 Intermediate Korean I IFLS110-00 Intermediate Korean I 3 6/30/2020
KORE 1193 Foreign Study IEE1008 Beginning Korean Language III 3 6/30/2020
KORE 1193 Foreign Study IFLS 109-00 Beginners Korean II 3 6/30/2020
KORE 1193 Foreign Study IFLS 110 Korean Speaking for Beginner I 3 6/30/2020
KORE 1193 Foreign Study IFLS 241 Korean Speaking for Beginner II 3 6/30/2018
KORE 1193 Foreign Study IFLS 245 Korean Writing for Beginners 3 6/30/2020
KORE 1193 Foreign Study ISC383 Korean Literature and Culture 3 6/30/2019
LING 1793 Foreign Study ENGL 414 Special Topics in Applied Linguistics: Discourse Analysis 3 12/31/2020
LING 1793 Foreign Study LING 202 Phonetics 3 12/31/2020
LING 1793 Foreign Study LING 322 Morphology 3 12/31/2020
LING 1793 Foreign Study ENGL 398 English Acquisition Theory 3 12/31/2020
LING 2793 Foreign Study LING331 Cognitive Functional Grammar 3 6/30/2020
MCB 2210 Cell Biology LIST201 (05) Cell Biology 1 3 6/30/2020
MGMT 3101 Managerial and Interpersonal Behavior ISC309A Organizational Behavior 3 6/30/2022
MGMT 3225 International Business BUSS 313 International Business Management 3 12/31/2018
MGMT 4893 Foreign Study ISC311 Global Leadership and Management 3 6/30/2020
MGMT 4893 Foreign Study BUSS 320 Korean Business and Management in the Asian Context 3 12/31/2018
MKTG 3101 Introduction to Marketing Management BUSS 205 Marketing Management 3 12/31/2018
MKTG 3370 Global Marketing Strategy ISC306 International Marketing 3 6/30/2020
OPIM 3104 Operations Management BUSS 211 Operations Management 3 6/30/2019
OPIM 4893 Database Management ISC399 Database Management 3 6/30/2020
PSYC 2700 Social Psychology PSYC277 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY (English) 3 12/31/2021
PSYC 3105 Health Psychology PSYC438 HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY (English) 3 12/31/2021
PSYC 3501 Sensation and Perception PSYC221 Sensation and Perception 3 6/30/2020
PSYC 3883 Foreign Study PSYC365 Psychology of Decision Making 3 12/31/2021
SOCI 3451 Sociology of Health SOCI 470 Medical Sociology 3 12/31/2017
SOCI 3451 Sociology of Health SOCI375 Sociology of Health and Health Care 3 6/30/2021
SOCI 3901 Urban sociology soc297 City and Society 3 12/31/2021
SOCI 3993 Foreign Study SOCI295 Social Statistics 3 6/30/2020
SOCI 3993 Foreign study SOC294 Social Research Methods 3 12/31/2021
STAT 1000Q Introduction to Statistics I BUSS154-02 Business Statistics 4 6/30/2020
URBN 3993 Foreign Study diss241 Contemporary Korea 3 12/31/2021

The Experience

The KU Buddy Program is designed to ensure that students are comfortable in their new surroundings. With their KU buddies, students can practice Korean language skills, and at the same time, be easily introduced to the local culture. They can taste the unique culture of Korea by going on various day trips to places like the DMZ, Gyeongbok Palace, and Lotte World. Also, there are extra-curricular activities such as Taekwondo and K-Pop dance.

On-campus housing is available.


Certain fees associated with this program will appear on your UConn fee bill. These fees are required in addition to the costs billed to you directly by the program provider. For exact information on these additional costs, please visit this program’s budget sheet.

Contact the UConn Office of Financial Aid Services for information regarding your individual financial aid package.

Budget Sheets: Summer
The Details

Dates / Deadlines:

Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 02/27/2018 03/06/2018 TBD TBD

Fact Sheet:

Class status: 2nd Year, 3rd Year, 4th+ Year Academic area: Humanities, Social Sciences, Arts, Business, Economics
Language of instruction: English Prior language study required: None
Open to non-UConn students: No Required GPA: 2.75