Study Abroad Program Options

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Yongin is a major city in the Seoul capital area with a population of nearly 1 million. Yongin is home to Everland and Caribbean Bay, South Korea's most popular amusement and water parks.
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Library, Seokjuseon Memorial Museum, hospital, dormitory, on-campus educational organizations, university clinic, Counseling Center for Gender Equality, Dankook Counseling and Mediation Center, Dankook Media Center; undergraduates: Jukjeon Campus, 10,466; Cheonan Campus, 11,686; postgraduates: Jukjeon Campus, 3,648; Cheonan Campus, 3,987
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General education, international business administration, British and American humanities, College of Fine Arts, College of Public Service & Public Administration, College of Business & Economics, College of Public Service Social Welfare, College of Sports Science Recreation and Leisure Sports, and more
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Dankook University was the first private university established after Korea gained independence in 1947. The university now features 20 undergraduate colleges and 10 professional graduate schools divided between its Jukjeon and Cheonan campuses.
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The main campus is in Seoul, the capital and largest metropolis of South Korea. As the fourth most economically powerful city in the world, Seoul is one of Asia's major centers of culture, entertainment, and research, with additional strengths in the arts, commerce, education, finance, media, services, and tourism.
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IT service, counseling center, gender equality center, health care center, facilities/stores, health care benefits, rental services for students, student ID /international student ID. The Seoul campus is home to 15 colleges and 60 departments. The ERICA campus has a total of 44 majors offered. Undergraduates: 24,544; postgraduates: 10,780
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College of Engineering, College of Medicine, College of Humanities, College of Social Sciences, College of Natural Sciences, College of Law, College of Economics & Finance, School of Business, College of Education, College of Human Ecology, College of Music, College of Performing Arts & Sport, Division of International Studies, School of Nursing, Division of Interdisciplinary Industrial Studies and more.
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Hanyang University is one of the leading private research universities of South Korea, especially in the field of engineering. The main campus is in Seoul, and its branch, the Education Research Industry Cluster or ERICA campus, is located in Ansan. Hanyang has been named one the world’s top 100 most innovative universities by Reuters.
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Located in the heart of Seoul, Jung District is an area with a variety of old and new. It is a center of modernity, with high-rise office buildings, department stores and shopping malls; and a center of tradition, with valuable historic sites.
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Buddy program, student ID card, wi-fi on campus, food & drink on campus, health insurance & medical services, Health Promoting Center, postal services and other convenient facilities. Undergraduates: 13,759; doctoral students: 1,992.
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Business administration, civil and environmental engineering, multimedia engineering, College of Liberal Arts, history, English language & literature, philosophy, biological and environmental science,life science, food science and biotechnology, medical biotechnology, law, theatre, and more.
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Dongguk University is highly rated for its diversified education programs that include Buddhism, liberal arts, software development, business startups, and others. Dongguk University received the grand prize in educational content in the 2017 Korean University Newspaper’s Excellent University Contest.
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Gangneung is an economic center on the east coast of South Korea, with a population of 213,658. Gangneung has many tourist attractions, such as Jeongdongjin, a very popular area for watching the sun rise, and Gyeongpo Beach.
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Kwandong University residence halls offer a wide range of amenities for students. Through communal life, balanced between freedom and discipline, students learn about people and places and discover their personal values, strengths, and mutual interests.
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College of Humanities & Business Administration, College of Policing and Law, College of Tourism & Sports, College of Creative Convergence Engineering, College of Education, College of Medicine
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Under The spirit of Catholicism, CKU aspires to have an awe-based consciousness towards all humans, nature, and life forms and to train passionate professionals by preserving and imparting the truth (verum) in all its forms.
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The Global Village (GV) Program is an expansion of the student exchange program in which international exchange students take part in a cultural internship program, living with a small group of Korean students in an amicable environment while taking courses of their choice. They have the opportunity to interact with other international students from different places around the world.
Campus
Library/IT center, bank, post office & sports facilities, transportation, stores and services, venue rental and reservation, E-certificate request
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All GV program activities are conducted in English. International students will come to understand Korean lifestyle and culture and make friends with Korean students. Korean students will also experience Western culture, as they interact closely with the exchange students.
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Private Christian University in Seoul and Yongin
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Undergraduates: 22,023; postgraduates: 2,625
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College of Humanities, College of Social Science, College of Business Administration, College of Law, and College of Information, College of Arts, and more.
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Myongji University has been a center for practical humanism over the past half century, and is operates various global programs and exchanges with 150 universities in 22 different countries
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Busan is South Korea's second most-populous city, with a population of over 3.5 million inhabitants. It is the economic, cultural and educational center of southeastern Korea, with its port only about 120 miles from the Japanese islands of Kyushu and Honshu.
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Housing, facilities, visa & alien registration, service for international students, transportation, and the I-Friend Program - helping international students adjust to living in a new environment with different rules and customs. Undergraduate: 25,341; post-graduate: 2,613
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Division of Undeclared and Exploratory Majors, Humanities and Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, Business Administration, Engineering, Fisheries Sciences, Environmental and Marine Sciences and technological studies.
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The university has been a leader in the marine products industry since the initiation of deep-sea fisheries in Korea, on the basis of scientific achievements in oceanography aiming to make the best use of marine resources while maintaining a rich repository of natural resources for the future. Pukyong National University has one of the highest graduate employment rates among national universities in Korea.
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South Korea has the 13th largest economy in the world and the fourth largest in Asia. It also has one of the fastest internet connections in the world. The transportation systems are easy to navigate. The metro system of Korea is connected by trains, subways, KTX high-speed trains, buses, taxis, highways and other roads, making it easy to get around and see both the ancient and modern cultures of South Korea.
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The campus is alive with many activities and events. At Soonchunhyang University students can join any of the many clubs, meet up with friends for karaoke, and play sports at the new court! The university has many people from different places in the world, providing an enriched study and student life experience. Undergraduates: 15,675; postgraduates: 1,196, including doctoral
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Courses include Cultural Internship, Intercultural Dance Performance, Understanding Korean Literature, Korean Culture and Society, Introduction to Korean History, Korean Politics and Diplomacy, International Relations in East Asia, Asian Studies and more.
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The Asian Studies Program is an enjoyable and educational opportunity for students from around the world to study at Soonchunhyang University. Approximately 50 courses are conducted in English. Courses include Korean Studies, Asian culture classes, history, politics, economics, and Korean language.
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Beijing is the capital of the People's Republic of China and the world's second most populous city. As a city combining modern and traditional architecture, Beijing is a megacity rich in history and exerting global influence in politics, economy, education, history, culture, and technology. Beijing is the second-largest Chinese city by urban population and is the nation's political, cultural, and educational center.
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Capital Normal University comprises three campuses. The southern campus - the headquarters - houses the majority of CNU's academic programs. The North 1 campus houses the College of International Culture, and the North 2 Campus, the College of Information Engineering. The university has more than 31,086 students, including 10,763 undergraduates, 6,411 graduate students, 11,993 adult students, and 1,352 foreign students. Undergraduates can choose from 41 different majors.
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College of Literature, College of Political Science & Law, College of Foreign Languages, College of Fine Arts, College of Education Science, Department of History, Department of Biology, College of Environmental Resources & Tourism and many more.
Known For
Capital Normal University has established cooperative relationships with more than 200 universities - many of which are world-class - in more than 100 countries and regions.
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With a population of more than 24 million, Shanghai is the most populous city in the world, described as the showpiece of mainland China's booming economy. Shanghai is renowned for its Lujiazui skyline, museums and historic buildings, such as those along The Bund; as well as the City God Temple and the Yu Garden.
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SUIBE has developed key services such as the Center of Financial Aid for Students, the Center for the Student Self-aid, the Student Counseling Service, the Centre for Communication and Volunteer Service, Student Recruitment and Career Services, and Center for Development and Management of E-Class. Students: 10,000
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International trade, international finance, E-commence, journalism, accounting, statistics, business administration, human resources management, marketing, tourism management and more
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In-class and extracurricular activities create an integrated relationship between professions and occupations, and build a social bridge between campus and community.
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Densely populated Shanghai is a global financial center and transport hub, with the world's busiest container port.
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At Shanghai University, varied thoughts and interests, diverse personalities and cultures meet and mingle, creating a vibrant campus culture. You can freely absorb the atmosphere of humanism and science, as well as an energetic campus culture, leading to better understanding of the brilliance of knowledge and significance of life. The university enrolls 23,036 undergraduate and 12,181 postgraduate students, including 3,896 international students.
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Economic sciences, engineering, history, law, literature, management sciences, natural sciences, philosophical sciences, and more.
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Shanghai University is one of the nation's leading research universities, ranked 51-60 globally and first in China in global young university rankings in 2015 QS Top 50 Under 50.
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CUEB is located in a district bustling with industry and development, perfect for business majors to see operations in the real world. Providing pleasurable contrast are cultural and historical sites such as the China Space Museum, Fengtai Park, and Marco Polo Bridge (Lugou Bridge).
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The two campuses are collectively 360,000 square yards and have a campus library that houses more than 1.6 million book and more than 2,500 periodicals in both Chinese and other languages. The original Hongmiao campus is a five-minute walk to Beijing's Central Business District (CBD). Students: 20,436
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College of Business Administration, School of Economics, School of Accountancy, School of Labor Economics, School of Culture and Communication, School of Finance and Taxation, School of law, Institute of Finance, The School of Statistics, Department of Foreign Languages and more
Known For
CUEB’s department of labor economics is has been accredited as a key national academic program, and is a member one of the Ministry of Education’s Exceptional Key Disciplines Project.
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Jinan, capital of Shandong province in Eastern China, is a major national administrative, economic, and transportation hub. Jinan is often called Spring City for its famous 72 artesian springs and other beautiful attractions: Baotu Springs Park, Thousand Buddha Mountain, Daming Lake, Furong Street, and Five Dragon Pool.
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For students' on-campus convenience, facilities including shopping, health care, postal services, and banking are offered on each campus. International students receive the finest housing, similar to western dorms. Students: 36,000
Academics
Mathematical science, management, foreign languages, politics and public management, chemistry and chemical engineering, Institute of Physical Education, fine arts, history and culture industry, biological science and technology, and more.
Known For
The University of Jinan adheres firmly to its motto of "Magnanimity and Perseverance, Erudition, and Pursuit of Truth and Excellence" and its educational philosophy of diligence, rigor, unity, and creativity. The university also promotes the spirit of being industrious, keeping pace with the times, and pursuing excellence.
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Nagasaki is the capital and the largest city of Nagasaki Prefecture on the island of Kyushu in Japan.
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Nagasaki Medical College, Nagasaki College of Economics
Academics
Department of Global Humanities and Social Sciences, Education Division, economics, medical sciences, health sciences, dentistry, pharmaceutical sciences, engineering, and more.
Known For
Nagasaki University grown into to comprise nine faculties and six graduate schools, affiliated hospitals, libraries, the Institute of Tropical Medicine and the Atomic Bomb Disease Institute.
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Tokyo is the capital city of Japan. The greater Tokyo area is the most populous metropolitan area in the world. Tokyo has many museums, including the Tokyo National Museum - the country's largest - specializing in traditional Japanese art. Tokyo features many national and private theaters showcasing traditional forms of Japanese drama. Tokyo also hosts modern Japanese and international pop and rock music at venues ranging in size from intimate clubs to internationally known arenas.
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Meiji University strives to create an academic environment that promotes diversity, acceptance and unity. Meiji University has created the International Lounge, Japanese Language Program for Beginners and Student Consultation Room to facilitate interaction between Japanese and international students and promote international awareness. Study abroad information and consultation, as well as services and information for international students, are available. 33,000 students on three campuses.
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Law, commerce, political science and economics, arts and letters, science and technology, agriculture, business administration, information and communication, global Japanese studies, and interdisciplinary mathematical science.
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Meiji University is one of the prominent private universities of Japan, celebrating its 130th anniversary in 2011. With rights, liberty, independence and self-government as its guiding principles, Meiji University is committed to fostering students who satisfy the requirements of austerity and sturdiness, creation of new intellect and needs of the times.
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Both rural and urban Thai people’s lifestyle and mindset are highly flexible, easy-going and open-minded. People tend to be very friendly and helpful - that's why Thailand is called “The Land of Smile.”
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Very modern campus with top-of-the-line technology, fitness, media, and relaxation centers
Academics
Fourteen different faculties including the Sripatum International College, which is Thailand's leading international business college
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Thailand is known as being one of the most affordable places to live. The average cost of living is around 1,500 baht, or about $433 USD per month.
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https://www.spu.ac.th/ (Prompts to translate)
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Situated on the southern slope of the Thuringian Forest at Schmalkalde River, Schmalkalden is a small town with a population of 20,405. Distance to the closest major city, Berlin, is about 178 miles.
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Facilities and resources are 12 academic buildings, including a large auditorium and library
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Comprised of 17 bachelor's and seven master's degree programs, dual courses and extra occupational programs in the fields of computer science, technology, business and business law
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Eye-catching modern building designs, with inspirational energy flowing between historical and modern structures
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Two sites, Magdeburg (population 230,000) and Stendal (population 40,269), located in central Germany, which enable quick connections to Berlin, Hannover, or Leipzig.
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Green campuses with well-equipped teaching and research rooms as well as libraries and more at both sites
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Fifty programs of study are taught at three departments in Magdeburg and two departments in Stendal. Although most courses are taught in German, there are a few classes in English.
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Known as a student city, Magdeburg has a combined total of more than 18,000 students at its two universities. The campus in the historical city of Stendal is very new and compact, with about 1,500 students.
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City of Jyväskylä is located in Central Finland and is a vital, youthful city surrounded by lakes, ridges and forests.
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JAMK has several campuses in the city of Jyväskylä, and a campus in Saarijärvi that include many up-to-date student services and resources.
Academics
JAMK University of Applied Sciences is an international higher education institution with expertise in eight different fields of study.
Known For
The Library of JAMK is one of the largest libraries in Central Finland. JAMK is also the most significant gatherer of field-specific information in the region.
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Set between the rivers Don and Dee in northeast Scotland, Aberdeen is a prosperous, cosmopolitan city with an international population. Boasting plentiful social and cultural activities, Aberdeen offers RGU students a wonderful study, work and leisure environment. On campus, you can take full advantage of first-class facilities and beautiful green spaces. Studying here is about the atmosphere and feeling like you are part of the RGU community.
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With about 17,000 students, RGU aims to enhance your experience as a university student. We provide state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities, formal and informal learning and social spaces and advice and guidance for the duration of your study here.
Academics
Robert Gordon University has 11 schools at our Garthdee campus in Aberdeen, including the school of business, applied social sciences, science and digital marketing, creative and cultural business, health sciences, engineering and more.
Known For
According to the 2013 Times Good University Guide it is the best modern university in the UK, while according to The Guardian University Guide 2013 it is the best modern university in Scotland and second best in the UK. It was shortlisted for Sunday Times University of the Year 2012 and was named Best Modern University in the UK for 2012 by The Sunday Times University Guide.
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With terrain ranging from freshwater lakes to sunny dry climates - including Canada's only desert - Okanagan College is located in the southern Interior of British Columbia. Four campuses range from the U.S.-Canada border in the south to Revelstoke to the north.
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Campuses include Pentiction, Kelowna, Vernon, and Salmon Arm-Revelstoke. There are about 7,000 full-time students, with more than 20,000 students overall.
Academics
More than 120 programs in a wide range of areas of study: vocational, trade, apprenticeship and continuing education programs and courses are offered
Known For
In 2011, Okanagan College became the first community college in B.C. to earn a silver rank in the AASHE's STARS program for its sustainability measures.
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CQUniversity offers a vast presence of campuses and study centers across Australia. The cities offer cultural diversity and a fast-paced lifestyle. Rural areas offer a laid-back experience with a diverse range of outdoor activities and natural landscapes to enjoy.
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CQUniversity has 25 modern campuses spread out across Australia, including locations with study centers, hubs, and sites. These hubs offer student support services, access to free wifi and more.
Academics
Central Queensland University offers 227 courses on campus over 16 locations, within 70 discipline areas.
Known For
Central Queensland University defines itself by who it embraces rather than who it excludes, and in part is recognized as Australia's most inclusive university.
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Santiago is the capital and largest city of Chile. The city has a downtown core of 19th-century neoclassical architecture and winding side streets, dotted by Art Deco, neogothic and other styles. The city outskirts are surrounded by vineyards and Santiago is within a few hours of mountains and the Pacific Ocean. Santiago is the cultural, political and financial center of Chile and is home to the regional headquarters of multinational corporations.
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With about 19,000 students, the university has 11 campuses in Santiago and one in Temuco.
Academics
Universidad Mayor offers 64 baccalaureate and more than 170 graduate programs including master's and doctoral degrees as well as non-degree programs (diplomas, certificates, licenses, short courses and online learning) offered through regular academic and continuing education.
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Universidad Mayor has an intensive Spanish language course for international students to increase their Spanish vocabulary, grammar and communication skills and offers an in-depth experience of the Spanish culture.
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https://www.umayor.cl/um (Prompt to translate)

 

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