Programs : Brochure
- Locations: Seoul, South Korea
- Program Terms: Semester 1, Semester 2
- Restrictions: ANU applicants only
Year in Asia is the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific’s (CAP) flagship program for overseas study, providing students with an opportunity to immerse themselves in the language and culture of their chosen country for up to 12 months.
Year in Asia requires students to focus at least 50% of their coursework on the language of their host country but also allows students the flexibility to build their own experience. Year in Asia aims to prepare students for a career engaged with Asia. Students should expect to return from their experience with a high level of language proficiency and a deeper understanding of the cultures and societies they have been living in.
Ewha offers study across many fields including humanities, social sciences, business, economics, natural sciences and the arts. All international students enrolled in the program may register in any of the courses offered by Ewha, either in English or Korean, depending on their language proficiency.
Ewha offers 100-200 courses taught in English including Art & Design, Art History, Asian Studies, Business, Economics, Geography, Ideology and Culture, International Studies, Korean Studies, Literature, Media Studies, Music, Politics, Psychology, Religion, Social Welfare, Sociology, Women's Studies and many more. Students with sufficient knowledge of Korean are also welcome to enrol in courses conducted in Korean. Ewha offers a full list of both English-taught and Korean-taught courses on its website.
Ewha also offers Korean Language Programs. These programs provide comprehensive teaching in speaking, listening, reading, and writing, with a focus on communication and targets practical communication skills. Customised Korean Language Programs may be available depending on language proficiency.
Most courses at Ewha are taught in English. Students with sufficient Korean language proficiency may also study in Korean-taught courses.
The equivalent of 24 units of credit at ANU is 15 credits at Ewha. Year in Asia students undertake a total of 48 ANU units over two semesters.
The International House On-Campus Dormitory (I-House) provides students with an opportunity to experience various cultures with students from diverse backgrounds. I-House can accommodate about 770 residents, including exchange students, Ewha Language Center students and guests who visit Ewha from all over the world. I-House is equipped with a fitness room, computer rooms, laundry rooms and kitchenettes on each floor to offer a high level of comfort and provide a pleasant residential life. For more information about accommodation, including current rates, see the International House page of the University’s website.
CAP has secured New Colombo Plan mobility grants for this program. Students who meet the New Colombo Plan eligibility guidelines will be provided with a $7,000 New Colombo Plan mobility grant, provided by the Australian Government. To be eligible you must:
More information on the Australian Government's New Colombo Plan and the full eligibility requirements can be found here.
The ANU College of Asia and the Pacific provides guaranteed financial support to students studying in Asia and the Pacific as part of their degree. Successful applicants that do not receive an NCP grant will receive $3000 of funding support through the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific’s Engage Asia Travel Guarantee.
It's possible to hold more than one scholarship, bursary or grant at a time, so checking out all of the funding opportunities available to you is a good idea.
You may also be able to source some funding through our partner universities - they provide scholarships and grants to encourage you to choose them as your destination.