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KNU Global Summer School

About the Program The KNU 4-week Global Summer School brings together students and academics from all over the world for a unique intercultural learning experience and special taste of Korean culture. All courses are taught in English, and you will take courses with Korean students as well as other participants from all over the world.

1. Schedule

June 30 ~ July 25, 2014

※ The schedule is subject to change.
※ All classes are scheduled in the morning, and all cultural activities are scheduled in the afternoon.

2. Courses for 2014 KNU Global Summer School

Courses for 2014 KNU Global Summer School
Course Title Credits Time Lecturer Home University Syllabus
Global History 3 M-Th, 9-12 Terry Rugeley University of Oklahoma, USA
Modern Korean Society:
Modern East Asia
3 M-Th, 9-12 Franklin Rausch Lander University, USA
Understanding Psychology 3 M-Th, 9-12 Catherine Riordan Western Washington University,USA
Understanding World Civilization:
Asian Civilization
3 M-Th, 9-12 Wing-Kai To Bridgewater State University, USA
Microcontroller and DSP Architectures for the Embedded World 3 M-Th, 9-12 Stefan Ataman ECE Paris,FRANCE
Energy in International Relations 3 M-Th, 9-12 Arunas Molis Vilnius University, LITHUANIA
Development of the World Economy 3 M-Th, 9-12 Viesturs Pauls Karnups University of Latvia, LATVIA
Signal Processing in Telecommunications 3 M-Th, 9-12 Przemyslaw Dymarski Warsaw Univ. of Technology, POLAND
Semiconductor Devices 3 M-Th, 9-12 Maryline Bawedin University of Montpellier Ⅱ, FRANCE
Stochastic Basis 3 M-Th, 9-12 Balgobin Nandram Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA
Biology 3 M-Th, 9-12 Carlos Vaca Garcia INP Toulouse, FRANCE
Polymeric Materials Sciences 3 M-Th, 9-12 Valerio Causin University of Padova, ITALY
Life: The Natural World 3 M-Th, 9-12 Steve L. O’Kane, Jr. University of Northern Iowa,USA

3. Housing

All participants will be assigned a double-occupancy room in the KNU on-campus dormitories (2 students per room). Rooms are furnished with beds, mattresses, cabinets, desks, chairs, and bookshelves. Breakfast is provided at the dormitory cafeteria.

4. Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees
Tuition USD300 Waived for students from partner universities
Registration Fee USD50 Non-refundable
Housing Fee USD300 Including breakfast
Cultural Activities Fee USD300

5. KNU Buddies

Your personal guide to KNU and Korean culture: your buddy will contact you via e-mail prior to your departure for Korea.

6. Important Dates

Important Dates
Application Deadline May 1, 2014
Letter of Acceptance & Invoice posted May 20, 2014
Payment of Tuition & Fees June 10, 2014
Dormitory Check-in June 29, 2014
Transcript posted to home university End of August

7. How to Apply

  1. 1)KNU partner universities (International Offices) are asked to nominate their students via e-mail to by May 1, 2014.
  2. 2)All applicants are required to complete an on-line application at the KNU web site (click here) by May 1, 2014.
  3. KNU will issue a Letter of Acceptance and Invoice, which will be e-mailed to each applicant.

8. Refund Policy

Important Dates
Cancellation before June 10, 2014 100% Refund *
Cancellation before June 27, 2014 50% Refund *
Cancellation after June 29, 2014 No Refund

* Registration fee is non-refundable.

9. Visa

Since KNU Global Summer School lasts for 4 weeks, students with nationalities listed below can participate in the program without visa. KNU will issue the Certificate of Admission for the students who need to obtain visa prior to their entry to Korea.
★ Australia, Austria, Canada, Czech, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, Slovenia, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, UK, USA

10. Contact Information

KNU Office of International Affairs
Tel: +82-53-950-6543
Fax: +82-53-950-6093
Web Site:

On-line application

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