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Program Overview – Program Description / Details / Curriculum / Period / Responsibilities
Program Description
Myongji Academic Summer Away (ASAM) is a specially designed credit-bearing four week-long program
for international students who want to learn practical Korean language or enhance their understanding in
Korean/Asian culture through experience in Korean contemporary and traditional culture.
Instead of just sitting in standardized lectures in classrooms, cultural excursions, interaction with Korean
students and participation-required hands-on activities will enhance the knowledge and understanding of
Korean/Asian cultures, customs and current social trends along with academic knowledge from classes.

Program Period
­ 2017. 6. 22 ~ 2017. 7. 20 (must check-in the dormitory on June 22 and check-out on July 21)
­ Opening Ceremony: 2017. 6. 23
­ Closing Ceremony: 2017. 7. 20
※ Early check-in and late check-out is not allowed.

Program Details
<Classes>
­ Monday~Thursday: Academic Classes
­ Friday: Cultural Excursion
­ 09:00~12:00: Morning Class
­ 13:00~16:00: Afternoon Class
­ Issued credits per class: 3 credits (48 hours, equivalent to 6 ECTS)
­ Maximum number of courses a student can take: 2 courses (morning and afternoon, 6 credits)
<Cultural Program>
­ Activities: Cultural Excursions on Fridays and one 1-night & 2-days trip
<Special Features>
­ Myongji International Outreach Student Club members will join the international students in cultural excursions
<Eligibility>
­ All University or College students or 2017 graduates

Academic Curriculum
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Korean Language Course
Courses provided in English regarding Asian Business, Politics, Society, Culture and Science
Credit: 3 credits per course
Courses may be changed of cancelled according to the number of registered students.

Participants’ Responsibilities
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Dormitory housing fee
Travel Insurance
Transportation fee
Airfare

­ Meal cost
­ Living cost
­ Textbooks

Participants’ Benefits
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Welcoming Party
­ Farewell Party
Official T-shirt
­ Aid from Buddies
Airport Pick-up service (with 40,000 KRW charge)
Issue of Official Transcript

Participants’ Presentation
At the opening ceremony, students from different universities will have a moment to introduce themselves.