Program Period (2018) : January 18(Thu) – February 3(Sat) (2.5 weeks)
The CAU International Winter Program (IWP) is a hybrid program providing students with a window into Korea, coupled with courses and cultural experiences that foster an understanding of Korea’s culture and society. CAU welcomes students from around the world to enjoy various courses covering Korean culture and society as well as studying the Korean Language. Special Lectures will be offered by some of the top faculties at CAU, as well as Korean culture and society specialists. Students will have numerous cultural and experiential activities diving right into Korean culture and will make lasting friendships with fellow international and local CAU students.
|Application Period||September 18 ~ December 10, 2017|
|Payment Deadline||December 15, 2017|
|Dormitory Check-in||January 18, 2018|
|Opening Ceremony||January 19, 2018|
|Closing Ceremony||February 2, 2018|
|Dormitory Check-out||February 3, 2018|
Through 11 intensive Korean Language courses, students are given a chance to understand Korean fundamentals and improve their ability to learn the Korean language. Special Lectures are organized in blocks, which each block having topics covering the Korean language, Korean society, Korean folklore and contemporary culture, Korean Media, etc. An in-depth look at various aspects of Korea will also be experienced through five special lectures diverse on the Korean society and culture. All lectures will be taught in English. The winter program provides students with courses in Korean language and culture and is a perfect way to introduce students planning on studying at CAU the following semester to its culture and language.
|Korean Language||Korean Culture & Society|
During the program, Students will have the chance to experience Korean culture and society first hand with activities related to the lectures they will take. Through the activities, students will have a deeper understanding of Korea and insight into Korean culture and society.
Students will visit many popular attractions in Seoul – the Royal Places, Insa-dong, Gwanghwamun square, Cheonggyecheon Stream, etc.
Students will have an opportunity to participate and learn Korean pop style dance moves
Nonverbal Korean Performance Show(NANTA)
NANTA, Korea’s representative nonverbal performance show, is already widely known throughout the world.
Taekwondo is a traditional Korean martial art. It is an art of self-defense that uses the movement of the hands and feet.
|The National Museum of Korea
It is the largest museum in Korea, proudly exhibiting not Korean cultural Properties but also works of art from across Asia
|Ski Trip to Gangwon-do
Located in the mid-eastern part of the Korean peninsula, Gangwon-do Province is blessed with beautiful mountains and clean beaches that offer some of the best sceneries and vacation spots throughout the year. Skiing is one of the most popular winter sports for Koreans and will be a great opportunity for the students to enjoy the Korean Winter with its snowy Korean Mountain view.
- All students who are currently enrolled at college or university level institutions
- English proficiency for non-native speakers
(TOEFL is not required. However, your English should be proficient enough to take courses conducted in English. If you don’t have any certifications, a recommendation from an academic or administrative staff at your university will be necessary.)
- Completed application form:
- Official transcript from your university
- One passport-size photo
- Copy of passport
- Official letter of nomination from home university (Students from partner institutions)
- TB test (Tuberculosis test) results – Digital Copy to email@example.com :
Students should provide results (in English). The result should be issued after October 18, 2017.
- Fill out and submit the online application form (http://oia.cau.ac.kr) by December 10, 2017.
- Receive confirmation email with invoice.
- Pay admission fee, tuition and additional fees in full by December 15, 2017.(The admission fee is waived for partner university students.)
- Pay the application fee by wire transfer.
- Receive an invoice by email.
- Pay tuition fee in full.
- Receive a Letter of admission by email.
Expenses and Scholarships
|Non Partner University||Partner University|
|Application Fee||KRW 60,000 (USD 54)||Waiver|
|Tuition||KRW 1,800,000 (USD 1,614)||KRW 900,000 (USD 807) ★ 50% Discout|
(17 Days and 16 Nights)
|KRW 224,000 (USD 200)||KRW 224,000 (USD 200)|
|KRW 50,000 (USD 45)||Waiver|
|Total||KRW 2,134,000 (USD 1,912)||KRW 1,124,000 (USD 1,007)|
- The fees in USD are subject to change due to exchange currency rates.
- Fees need to be paid in KRW. All remittance charges should be paid by sender.
Please pay the total amount in full according to your status by December 15, 2017.
Telegraphic Transfer Information
|Bank||Woori Bank, Chung-Ang University Branch
84Heukseokro, Dongjak-Gu, Seoul, Korea
|Beneficiary Name||Chung Ang University|
|Students from partner institutions||Application Fee, Airport Pick-up waiver
50% Tuition waiver
The application fee is not refundable. The tuition, dormitory, and airport pick up fee are partly refundable depending on the time of withdrawal.