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  • Locations: Seoul, South Korea; Songdo, South Korea
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA (Undergraduate): 2.5 Language of Instruction: Korean
Housing: Campus Housing Number of Credits Offered: 6
Eligible Population: 01 Freshman, 02 Sophomore, 03 Junior, 04 Senior, Non-Degree Seeking Type of Program: Faculty-led
Language Courses Offered: Korean Open to non-Mason Students: Yes
Program Description:

Korean Language  

‘Korean Language and Culture’ summer immersion program aims at enhancing Korean linguistic and cultural competencies of beginner level students by offering fully immersed Korean language and culture environments for four weeks. Students can select either KORE 110 Basic Korean (6 credits) or KORE 210/250 Combined Intermediate Korean (6 credits) depending on their proficiency levels. Target students are current GMU students and international students at GMUK and this program includes various cultural trips aligned with cultural lessons. Upon finishing this program, students are expected to perform Novice Mid to High (KORE 110) or Intermediate Mid to High (KORE 210/250 Combined) Korean proficiency level according to ACTFL guideline.

Program Details

Seeking credit for the following:

  •   KORE 110 - Elementary Immersion Korean
  •   KORE 210/250 Combined Intermediate Immersion Korean
  •   KORE 250/330 Intermediate-high Korean


This program is open to all undergraduate students including students who do not attend George Mason University.


Double occupancy: Dormitory-style housing at Mason Korea campus

Program Cost (Summer 2017): $4,600

  • Tuition (6 credits)
  • Accommodations 
  • Welcome and Farewell Dinners
  • Group excursions and activities, including transportation and meals (lunch and dinner)
  • Pre-Departure Orientation
  • International Emergency Insurance
Not Included:
  • Round-trip airfare
  • Other transportation
  • Meal Plan
  • Personal spending

Program Itinerary*

Program Itinerary*
Day Date Schedule Activity time
Day 1 2 (Sun)  Check-in  
Day 2 3 (Mon)  Class, Welcome Dinner  
Day 3 4 (Tue)  Class  
Day 4 5 (Wed)  Class, Cultural- Activity: Making Traditional Fan  4:00~4:50
Day 5 6 (Thu)  Class  
Day 6 7 (Fri)  Class  
Day 7 8 (Sat)  Cultural- Activity:  Seoul Tour One Day
Day 9 9 (Sun)  No class  
Day 10 10 (Mon)  Class  
Day 11 11 (Tue)  Class  
Day 12 12 (Wed)  Class, Visiting Blue House, Watching Nanta Show Half Day
Day 13 13 (Thu)  Class  
Day 14 14 (Fri)  Class  
Day 15 15 (Sat)   DMZ (Demilitarized zone) or JSA (Joint Security Area)  Tour One Day
Day 16 16 (Sun)  No class  
Day 17 17 (Mon)  Class , Cultural- Activity: Making Traditional Paper Box 1 4:00~4:50
Day 18 18 (Tue)  Class, Cultural- Activity:  Making Traditional Paper Box 2 4:00~4:50
Day 19 19 (Wed)  Jeju Island  
Day 20 20 (Thu)  Jeju Island  
Day 21 21 (Fri)  Jeju Island  
Day 22 22 (Sat)  Jeju Island  
Day 23 23 (Sun)  No class  
Day 24 24 (Mon)  Class,  Cultural- Activity: Learning Tae Kwon Do 4:00~4:50
Day 25 25 (Tue)  Class  
Day 26 26 (Wed)  Class  
Day 27 27 (Thu)  Class  
Day 28  28 (Fri)  Class, Farewell Party  
Day 29  29 (Sat)  Check-out  
* Summer Program July 2 ~ July 29, 2017
* The schedule is subjected to change.
* Morning Class 9:15~12:15 /Lunch 12:15~1:30 / Afternoon Class 1:30~3:30
  • A 4-day field trip to Jeju Island
  • One day trip to Seoul: Gwanghwamoon, Changdeok Palace (UNESCO World Heritage) and  Bukchon’s Hanok Village
  • One dayDMZ  (Demilitarized zone) or JSA (Joint Security Area) Tour
  • Learning Tae Kwon Do
  • Making Korean traditional Fan and paper boxes
  • Watching a  NANTA Show

*Instructor reserves the right to modify the course schedule as needed

Contact Information

Program Officer

Denise Elles-Mdahuar
Phone: 703-993-2155

Academic Director

Young A Jung Ph.D (GMU)
Phone: 703-944-6960 (cell)

Hyang Lee Ph.D (GMUK)
Phone: 011-82-110-3215-7356 (cell)


Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.