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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English, Korean
Program Description:
GGC Exchange Program
Sookmyung Women's University - Seoul, South Korea
SMU Korea Campus

Direct Exchange Program - great opportunity for GGC students for same price as GGC tuition and fees

SMU's Semester Abroad Program is designed for university students who are already enrolled in another university outside Korea. Both male and female students are eligible to apply. As a Study Abroad student, you earn credit toward your home degree while enjoying a valuable international and intercultural experience in Korea. Exchange Students from Partner Institutions may also participate in this program and tuition for their students can be waived as exchange basis. Through this program students can enroll in SMU's undergraduate and graduate school. Credits earned are listed on a permanent SMU transcript and may be transferable to other universities.

We offer up to 150 courses in English through undergraduate and graduate programs. Students can choose a variety of courses such as:

  • Korean language
  • International Studies
  • Korean Studies
  • Business
  • Economics

There are also many opportunities to experience traditional Korean culture on and off campus through lectures and field trips.
How to Apply
About the Program
During summer, Sookmyung International Summer School Session II (SISSII) offers various activities for you to be mesmerized in Korea. Not only are there  classes for you to learn Korean Language, Korean Traditional Martial Arts and Taekwando, but also exotic and memorable cultural excursions waiting to welcome all of you.

Cultural Excursions Schedule
Welcome & Farewell Party
Korean Modern Caligraphy
Special Lecture: Korean Culture and Spirit
Korean Food Cooking class
Experience Korean Paper Art
Watch Nante Performance
Visit DMZ
Street Tour with Buddies

Course Information
Time Course Title Credits Home University Professor
  Food: Trends & Creating new concepts 3 Fontys University of Applied Sciences Danielle Naafs
  Language and mind: Topics in Cognitive Psychology 3 University of Central Lancashire Hae-Sung Jeon
9:00am-12:00pm Music and Media Production Technology 3 Sookmyung Women's University Hideki Isoda
  Professional and Leadership Communication 3 Bowling Green State University Alberto Gonzalez
  Korean Language for Foreigners I (Beginner Level) 3 Sookmyung Women's University Ji Young Park
  Global Business Environment 3 University of South Australia You-il Lee
  Introduction to Macroeconomics 3 University of Ottawa Najib Khan
1:00pm-4:00pm Introduction to cultural administration 3 Florida State University Patricis Villeneuve
  Korean Arts and Crafts 3 Sookmyung Women's University Yoon Kyung Ahn & Sun Heo Park
  New Problems Require New Solutions: Design, Technology, and Engineering 3 Sookmyung Women's University Todd Holoubeck

Cost & Payment
Category Description Exchange Students Visiting Students
Mandatory Application Fee $100 $100
Mandatory Tuition Fee Waived $750/ 1 course
$1,500/ 2 courses
Mandatory Program Fee $400 $400
Mandatory Housing $400 $400
** Payments will be done through the website, Payments will not be made through the GGC Education abroad Portal**

For More information, contact Dr. Funwi Ayuninjam at or 678-407-5145
Also visit Sookmyung Women's University's website to learn more about SMU.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2022 03/30/2022 11/01/2022 TBA TBA