Korea University International Summer Campus (ISC)

Seoul National University International Summer Institute

About the program

The International Summer Institute (ISI) “offers an intensive six-week summer program led by distinguished SNU and international faculty. Conducted completely in English, more than 35 courses are offered on a diverse range of academic fields.”

Final program details will be published by the partner institution that manages this program and are generally updated on their program webpage. However, you must apply through Go Global to be considered for this program and ensure you follow the appropriate transfer credit process.

Further details about the International Summer Institute in Seoul.

Program dates

27 June - July 29, 2017

Areas of Study

Asian Studies Commerce Economics Engineering
Fine Arts Geography History International Relations
Korean Language Korean Studies Life Science Management
Music Political Science 

Course Credits 

You can enroll in up to 9 credits. Please note that 1 SNU credit = 1 UBC credit.

Transfer credits are only granted for courses with academic content and may not be granted for cultural activities or intensive language courses. Please speak to a departmental advisor if you have any questions.

Tuition and Fees

You will pay tuition directly to the partner institution for this program. 

The partner institution may charge other program fees such as application fees, housing costs, field trips, cultural activities, or other costs associated with hosting this program. Please check the partner webpage for details of program costs.

SNU ISI offers several scholarships or fee discounts. For example, the Korean Studies Scholarship is a 20% tuition fee discount for students who have taken more than 2 classes related to ‘Korean Studies’. Please review the ISI website for other fee reduction options.

How to apply to a Go Global Summer Program

  1. Apply online meeting the Go Global deadline listed above. Our team will review your application and if successful will nominate you to apply to the partner university.
  2. If successfully nominated by Go Global you will receive instructions on how to apply to the partner university. This application typically includes the supporting documents listed below:
    1. Recommendation letter from a UBC professor in a field similar to the internship opportunity
    2. UBC Transcripts (Go Global will obtain your UBC transcript). 

Go Global Refund Policy for Summer Programs

To receive a refund from Go Global, you must withdraw by e-mail to your Go Global advisor by March 30.

You are eligible for a refund of $315.50 if:

  • You have applied to Go Global but do not meet our minimum eligibility requirements
  • Go Global cannot match you to a partner university
  • The partner university does not accept your application and Go Global cannot find another option

You will receive an $91.50 refund if you withdraw from the program in writing before March 30 for reasons other than those stated above.

Please consult with your Go Global advisor if you have any questions.

Advising hours

Monday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

You might not need to see an advisor. General questions about the Go Global Exchange process can be answered at the Main Office at International house (Vancouver). 

If you’re looking for more information on where you can go, please visit our Resource Library located on the top floor of the International House. Here you can freely browse our collection of material sent from partner universities including international student handbooks, course catalogues and departmental overviews.

Contact Go Global

Go Global Vancouver

When emailing us, please include:

  1. Your student number in the subject line
  2. Your full name and if you are an incoming or outgoing exchange student in the body of the email

Go Global Vancouver

go.global@ubc.ca

Telephone: 604 822 0942

Fax: 604 822 9885

International House
1783 West Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2
Canada

Hours

Mon8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tue9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wed8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thu8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Fri8:30 am - 4:30 pm
SatClosed
SunClosed