AT A GLANCE/LOCATION | PROGRAM TERM | AREAS OF STUDY | COURSE INFORMATION | HOUSING INFORMATION | COSTS | STUDENT LIFE | APPLICATION PROCESS | STAFF CONTACT
AT A GLANCE/LOCATION
Recognized by UNESCO for outstanding design yet firmly rooted in ancient traditions, Seoul is full of intrigue and inspiration for students of arts and sciences. You’ll find it easy to make the most of the city’s live-wire environment, with access to Korean culture through the Seoul Mates program, university clubs, a variety of unforgettable excursions, and our dedicated team to guide you at every step.
Packed with people, it’s no wonder Seoul is the capital and largest city in South Korea. A vibrant business and financial hub, Seoul also brims with culture, with more than 100 museums, numerous religious monuments, parks, markets, festivals, sports teams, and the Gyeongbok and Changdeok palaces. The mighty Han River runs through the city, and rugged mountains loom in the distance.
Pre-Requisites for Program/Eligibility
An overall GPA of 2.50 is required to be considered for this program.
Mid-August – Mid-December
Mid-February – Mid-June
Mid-August – Mid-June
AREAS OF STUDY
- Computer Science
- International Business
- Political Science
to find the list of available courses.
Homestay (two meals per day are included)
Residence hall (meals not included)
1. Administrative Fee: $150
2. Belmont Tuition:
Student will first pay Belmont tuition and then be charged a Program Fee for the difference in total provider program cost and what has already been paid for Belmont tuition. If the provider program costs less than Belmont tuition, the student will only be billed Belmont tuition.
Students are responsible for booking their own international travel.It is recommended that students wait to be accepted fully into their program before booking their airfare.
- Discover the meaning of lions in Buddhism at Hwaomsa Temple, explore tea fields at Mt. Jirisan, watch a mask-dance drama unfold at Hahoe Village in Andong, harvest salt on a remote island, or see more of South Korea with similar excursions.
- Visit ancient temples, museums, and historic sites.
- See the notorious Korean Demilitarized Zone.
- Relish the natural beauty of a national park.
- Get a taste of family life with a short homestay of one or two nights.
- Take advantage of our Cultural Reimbursement program, designed to support you while you see movies, traditional performances, and visit museums and heritage sites.
Dates and Deadlines
All requirements must be completed by the Study Abroad Office deadlines: online materials are due by 11:59 PM on the deadline date
How to Apply
- Spring Semester Programs: October 15
- Summer/Fall/Academic Year Programs: March 1
1. Please click the Apply Now button (found at the top-right of this page and/or at the bottom of this page) to apply.
2. You will automatically be directed to your myBelmont account to log-in.
3. After logging in to your myBelmont account, if you are not re-directed back to Belmont Global, open a new window for Belmont Global to complete your application.
This program has a two-step application process:
Step 1) Belmont’s Study Abroad Office application, which requires:
Step 2) The Provider application, to be completed SIMULTANEOUSLY with Step 1:
- Passport photocopy
- Online questionnaires
- Signature documents
- You must submit the provider application and all requested documents directly to the provider by the Belmont Abroad Office deadline, regardless of the deadlines set by the provider organization.
- Instructions for completing the provider application will be provided on your Belmont Abroad Office application. You should contact the provider directly if you have further questions about the application.
- Your application will not be considered complete until you have submitted both the Belmont application and the provider application.
Office of Study Abroad • JAAC 1009
CIEE Arts and Sciences Program in Seoul, Korea
Recognized by UNESCO for outstanding design yet firmly rooted in ancient traditions, Seoul is full of intrigue and inspiration for students of arts and sciences. You’ll find it easy to make the most of the city’s live-wire environment, with access to Korean culture through the Seoul Mates program, university clubs, and a variety of unforgettable excursions – and our dedicated team to guide you at every step.
Study abroad in Seoul and you will:
- Boost your Korean language skills with intensive courses for all levels.
- Learn at Yonsei School of Business and its Creative Leadership Forum, noted for its discussion series on investment banking, management consulting, media, and entrepreneurship.
- Get to know your Korean counterparts with our Seoul Mates program.
- Experience Korean family life with a one or two-night homestay.
Established in 2006, this program is designed to support students while they learn at a top-ranked Korean university and experience everyday life in Seoul. A special in-depth orientation and extracurricular program helps students get to know the country, along with 15 weeks of courses in English and Korean with the Yonsei University’s Division of International Education.
The CIEE Study Center is based at Yonsei University, the most prestigious private institution of higher education in Korea. The school has 18 graduate schools, 21 colleges, and a student population of more than 30,000, including more than 1,000 students from 20 countries. It is less than 20 minutes from downtown Seoul on a large, attractive campus. Sports facilities including a fitness center, pool, gym, and basketball and tennis courts.
The academic calendar runs from mid-August through late June and is divided into two semesters. Unlike in the United States, the spring semester (February-June) is the first semester of the academic year and fall (August-December) is the second. All courses are taught by Yonsei University faculty.
Find out more.
Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare.