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Short Program - International Summer Semester at Sungkyunkwan University
Seoul, South Korea (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Winter
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Program type:
Short Program
Program Description:

If you are a first-year student and are interested in joining a multi-disciplinary summer academic global opportunity, you could study in the exciting Sungkyunkwan International Summer Semester at Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul, Korea.
Under the ANU PRIMO first-year learning abroad programs, first-year ANU students with Australian citizenship aged 18 to 28 can apply for one of 8 grants of AUD $2,000 or AUD $3,000 to assist them with the program and living costs of this course. These grants are offered through ANU funded projects of the Australian Government New Colombo Plan Mobility Program. ANU students who are not eligible to receive a New Colombo Plan will receive a 30% tuition scholarship from Sungkyunkwan University.
The Sungkyunkwan International Summer Semester runs from 27 June to 2017 to 20 July 2017 at Sungkyunkwan University's campus in Seoul. Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU) is one of Asia's oldest universities and was founded in 1398, shortly after Seoul became the capital of Korea. The campus is located close to the old city centre in one of Asia's largest, safest and most dynamic cities. The International Summer Semester is a four-week summer experience, bringing together students and faculty from Korea and around the world.
Students who are in their first year, either having completed 24 or 48 units - and yet to commence second-year - are eligible to be considered for one of the grants. Later-year students are welcome to apply, but cannot be considered for one of the grants.


This is a fee-paying opportunity and ANU students will pay a program fee directly to Sungkyunkwan University. Students will not be considered 'exchange students'.

Student will need to pay an application fee of approximately AUD $110. One course taken costs approximately AUD $1,600, while two or three courses taken costs approximately AUD $2,740. This costs covers all activities provided by the summer program. A further optional AUD $740 covers accommodation. It does not include airfares, meals, personal expenses or travel, or other personal purchase choices or necessities.


To be eligible for the grant, you must:
  • be an Australian citizen;
  • be between 18 and 28 years of age upon commencement of the study program.
  • be in your first year of study at the start of the program;
  • seek "credit" approval from an academic advisor of your College to be eligible for the grant. It is indeed a condition of the Australian Government mobility grants associated with this global study opportunity that students receive academic credit for the course within their ANU degree. Credit transfer arrangements must be validated and observed by your ANU college(s) and you must receive prior confirmation from your ANU college(s) that you will receive academic credit upon successful completion of this external course
Students who will have finished first-year, but yet to commence second-year, are eligible for one of the grants. Later-year students are welcome to apply for the program, but cannot be considered for one of the grants - however, later-year students who participate in this program will be eligible for a 30% tuition scholarship from Sungkyunkwan University. 

Further information

Students can access further information about the course at the Sungkyunkwan University International Summer Semester website.


You should first apply directly to ANU Global Programs. Applications to ANU Global Programs will open on 2 March 2017 and close on 14 April 2017. After consideration by ANU Global Programs participants will then be nominated and be required to submit a further application to Sungkyunkwan University.

Dates / Deadlines:
Applications for this program are not currently open. If this is an ANU exchange program, you can view the next exchange program application opening dates and closing deadlines here.
This program is currently not accepting applications.

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