Set among the foothills of picturesque mountains, Seoul is home to over half of South Korea’s population. With the second largest metropolitan area in the world, the capital city is the epicenter of South Korea’s government and economy. Visitors and locals alike explore every corner of the vast city via the city’s famous subway, celebrated for it’s ease, safety, and cleanliness. Take time to visit the city’s various “gu” (districts) to experience for yourself all of the world-class cuisine and culture that Seoul has to offer.
Seoul Program Highlights
Study at Korea University is a member of the prestigious group of SKY universities in Korea, similar to the Ivy League in the U.S.
Located in the Anam neighborhood of Seoul’s Seongbuk district, Korea University is conveniently located on Subway Line 6.
Live on campus in one of Korea University’s international student dorms. These modern facilities offer all of the comforts of home and impressive amenities.
Over 40% of the courses taught at Korea University are taught in English, so you can be sure that you’ll have plenty of options in order to stay on track for graduation.
Live in Seoul, one of the most exciting cities in the world and a place that combines cutting-edge technology, nature, and ancient history like no other.
Participate in TEAN’s exclusive on-site orientation in Seoul. You’ll get to know the city, learn about Korea’s rich history, and have an adventure or two all while getting adjusted to your new home.
"My experience with TEAN in South Korea was easily one of the most memorable in my life. While the country itself and the things I did were incredible, the people I met and shared life with made it all worth it. My study abroad experience has helped to build real, lasting friendships in my life."
Charlie Taylor, University of Alabama in Huntsville
The Study Abroad Office at UMBC has partnered with The Education Abroad Network (TEAN) to create specialized "UMBC In" programs. All UMBC In programs have a tuition cap of no more than $10,000 for the semester. Housing and additional costs will vary by location. Please check with a study abroad advisor for more details on the cost of UMBC In programs!