Short Term Study Abroad - Kyung Hee University (July)

Short Term Study Abroad - Kyung Hee University (July)

Established in 1949, Kyung Hee University is a one of South Korea’s top universities. Its renowned Global Collaborative Summer Program, taught by a faculty team of internationally renowned scholars including executive members of the UN & CoNGO, attracts students from all over the world to study in Korea’s capital Seoul.

During the summer program, you will have the opportunity to choose from a wide range of undergraduate courses and take an extra week of excursions and cultural activities to learn Korean language, Asian history or even Taekwondo!

The Global Korean Popular Culture course in the 2019 Global Collaborative Summer Program will be taught by Dr Sarah Keith from Macquarie University’s Department of Media, Music, Communication and Cultural Studies. Students who take this course will be eligible for $3000 New Colombo Plan Scholarship.


Korea, Republic of (South)

Type of Program

Short Term Study Abroad

Level of Study


Length of Program

3 weeks + 1 week (optional)

Program Dates

Classes: July 8 – July 26, 2019 (3 weeks)

Korean Cultural Week: July 27 – August 2, 2019 (1 week, optional)

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Australian students who take the Global Korean Popular Culture course are eligible for $3000 New Colombo Plan (NCP). 9 scholarships are available.

All the other students (including domestic and international students) can get $1000 Macquarie International (MI) Travel Grant.

Note: NCP scholarship recipients are not eligible for MI Travel Grant.

Program fee
  • Course fee: 1,100,000 KRW (approx $1380 AUD)
  • Accommodation (dormitory, double room): 450,000 KRW (approx. $570 AUD)
  • Korean Culture Week: 250,000 KRW (approx. $320 AUD)
  • Insurance (1 month): 40,000 KRW (approx. $50 AUD)
  • Return airfare: Approx. $2000 AUD


  • Minimum GPA 2 out of 4, or equivalent
  • Have completed at least 18CPs by the time the program starts

Course Information

Please check the website here for all the course information. Students can only take pre-approved course here to guarantee credits upon return.


Kyung Hee University will provide accommodation. The University is located in Dongdaemun-gu, central Seoul, and well connected to public transport.

Visa Information

Australian students do not require a visa to travel to South Korea. International students should check this website for visa information.

Exchange Student Website

Kyung Hee University Exchange Website

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this program, you must:

  • Enrolled into an undergraduate degree at Macquarie
  • Students must have minimum GPA of 2.0 at time of assessment
  • Completed a minimum 18cp at time of assessment
  • Pay the $50 Application Fee
  • Satisfy other criteria specified in the Student Exchange Policy

How to apply

Applicants must complete an online Application form. You'll need to include:

Your personal details, One University preference, It should take around 2 - 3 minutes to complete an application.

Important notes:

For all exchange programs (semester and short term), there is a compulsory application fee. For more information and payment options please refer to the Cost and Funding Website.

Airfare: subject to change depending on time of booking. Students should not book until they receive official acceptance from Kyung Hee University

It is a requirement of the exchange program that all students must purchase their own travel insurance to cover them for the duration of their entire journey overseas. More information will be given to students upon acceptance.

This is a fee-paying program, all students must pay the program fee under the instruction of the host university.

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This program offers Macquarie University students the opportunity to study at one of South Korea’s most prestigious universities. As well as an opportunity to be immersed in Korean culture while on the program.

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Business; Science; Society, history and languages

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$1000 or $3000

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