Sungkyunkwan University International Summer Semester

About the Program

SKKU's International Summer Semester is a unique academic program dedicated to sharing and experiencing the fascinating story of Seoul, Korea’s 600-year old capital. The program aims to develop students’ global engagement by providing opportunities to share different perspectives on global issues and to explore Korea’s history, culture, and people. Professors from SKKU and around the world participate and offer academic coursework in a wide variety of 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 SKKU's International Summer Semester

Partner Institution
Sungkyunkwan University
Program Dates

Late June to Late July

Dates are subject to change. Please check the partner institution’s program website or contact the partner institution directly for confirmed dates.

Country
  • South Korea
Area(s) of study
ArtsCommerceComputer ScienceEconomicsEngineeringKorean LanguageKorean StudiesManagementMath
Tuition payable to
  • Partner institution
  • UBC
Application deadline
  • February 1, 2018

Course Credits

You can enroll in up to 9 credits. Please note than 1 SKKU 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.

Transfer credits and equivalent courses at this university

Check out the courses that students have successfully transferred back in the last 5 years. If you don't see a particular course you listed, it simply means you need to submit the course to be evaluated through the Transfer Credit Portal while abroad. For more information, please visit the Go Global Transfer Credit webpage.

* Not all courses listed are offered through the summer program at this institution. This list is to be used as a general guideline and is not exhaustive; research the partner's websites for additional course information.

UBC Vancouver
Arts
UBC course: ARTS 1st
Title: Understanding of Multicultural Society
Partner course code: GEDS 067-01
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-06-22
UBC course: ARTS 2nd
Title: East Asian Art & Culture
Partner course code: GEDH 070
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-09-20
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: Discover Korea: Korean Culture and History
Partner course code: N/A
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-09-12
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: Introduction to Korean Cinema
Partner course code: IKS 2014-01
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-11-20
UBC course: ECON 1st
Title: Poverty, Inequality and Economic Growth
Partner course code: N/A
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-10-06
UBC course: ENGL 223
Title: History of American Literature1
Partner course code: ENGL 2007-02
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-05-11
UBC course: HIST 2nd
Title: European Society and Culture
Partner course code: GEDG 012
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-03-18
UBC course: KORN 2nd
Title: Intermediate Korean
Partner course code: IEC 7008
Language of instruction: Korean
Evaluated date: 2017-11-20
UBC course: KORN 3rd
Title: Advanced Korean
Partner course code: IEC 7009
Language of instruction: Korean
Evaluated date: 2018-08-23
UBC course: LASO 1st
Title: American Society and Law
Partner course code: GEDG 033-01
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-06-02
UBC course: POLI 100
Title: INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL SCIENCE
Partner course code: GEDI 007
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-02-23
UBC course: SOCI 102
Title: Introduction to Sociology
Partner course code: GEDI 009-11
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-05-17
UBC course: SOCI 3rd
Title: Human Rights and Equality in Modern Society
Partner course code: GEDG 032
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-03-02
Commerce
UBC course: COMM 296
Title: Marketing Management
Partner course code: BUS 2003
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-11-22
UBC course: COMM 363
Title: Marketing Strategy
Partner course code: BUS 2004-03
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-11-22
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Corporate Communication
Partner course code: N/A
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-08-09
UBC course: ECON 102
Title: Introduction to Macroeconomics
Partner course code: GEC 2010
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-02-22
Science
UBC course: BIOL 112
Title: Biological Science 1
Partner course code: GEDB 018-42
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-08-13
UBC course: BIOL 260
Title: Biological Science 2
Partner course code: GEDB 018-01
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-11-21

Tuition and Fees

There are a limited number of exchange spaces available, which will be assessed on a competitive basis. Under exchange, students pay UBC tuition for the number of credits they enroll in for this program.  If not selected to use an exchange space, students will pay tuition directly to the partner institution at a special discounted rate for UBC students.

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.

How to apply to a Go Global Summer Program

  1. Ensure that you meet the eligibility requirements, including any partner or program-specific requirements. 
  2. Apply online by the Go Global deadline listed above. Please submit only one application for the summer program of your choice (you can include a second choice as a backup on the same application if needed by selecting the "Add Item" button). If you plan to do multiple experiences (e.g. more than one summer program; a term exchange and a summer program, etc.), please submit a separate application for each experience. Our team will review your application and if successful, will nominate you to apply to the partner institution. 
  3. Pay the Go Global Fee when prompted after the application deadline.
  4. 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 summer opportunity
    2. UBC Transcript (Go Global will provide you with a copy of 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 $321.75 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 $93.25 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

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 the UBC Life Building (Vancouver). 

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

UBC Life Building
6138 Student Union Blvd
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
Canada

Hours

Mon9:00 am - 4:15 pm
Tue9:30 am - 4:15 pm
Wed9:00 am - 4:15 pm
Thu9:00 am - 4:15 pm
Fri9:00 am - 4:15 pm
SatClosed
SunClosed
Partner Institution
Sungkyunkwan University
Program Dates

Late June to Late July

Dates are subject to change. Please check the partner institution’s program website or contact the partner institution directly for confirmed dates.

Country
  • South Korea
Area(s) of study
ArtsCommerceComputer ScienceEconomicsEngineeringKorean LanguageKorean StudiesManagementMath
Tuition payable to
  • Partner institution
  • UBC
Application deadline
  • February 1, 2018