Office of International Affairs,
Chung-Ang University


Office of International Affairs,
Chung-Ang University


Office of International Affairs,
Chung-Ang University

ISP (International Summer Program)

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2022 CAU International Summer Program!

Why CAU (Chung-Ang University)?

  • CAU is a prestigious university, ranked as No.7 University overall, and No.1 University in performing arts in South Korea.
  • CAU is located at the center of Seoul Capital City, which is the heart of Korean culture, economy, politics, arts, and everything else!

About CAU International Summer Program(ISP)

The CAU International Summer Program (ISP) welcomes students from all around the world to enjoy various courses covering Korean culture and society while earning major course credits. Our program will provide students with 6 transferable credits. In addition, students will have numerous cultural and experiential activities diving right into Korean culture and making lasting friendships with fellow CAU students.

Program Period/Important Dates

Content Date

~ May 8th


~ May 30th

Dormitory Check-in

June 28th

Welcoming Ceremony/Orientation

June 29th

Class & Activity

June 30th


July 20th

Farewell Ceremony

July 21st


July 22nd

Course Information

Course Credits Description
Major A 3 Students may select 1 major course which covers the topic of Korean culture, arts, economics and more.
Major B 3 5 Special Lectures along with CKEP (CAU Korean Exploration Program)

Major A Courses (*students may select only 1 course)

Professor Course Syllabus
Po-Lin Lai Logistics Development in Present Time download
Youngjeen Choe Contemporary Korean Popular Culture download
Young Soo Kim Understanding International Relations: Issues, Controversies, and Perspectives download
TBA [Korean] Basic Korean Language download
TBA [Korean] Intermediate Korean Language download

Major B Special Lectures (*all mandatory)

Lecturer Title/Company Theme
Suzy Jinsook Kang Upcycle Art & Culture Chief Director / Gwangmyeong Upcycle Art Center Upcycle Art & Culture
Nosoo Kim President / Royal Household Inc,co. Korean History & Food - Focusing on Gaesung style Food
Jiyoung Lim Manager / Korea Employment Agency for Persons with Disabilities Disability Employment System in Korea
Ace Youm CEO & Founder/ XOGAMES Inc TBA
Hebbang Cartoonist Instagram Cartoon in Korea

CKEP (CAU Korean Exploration Program)

  • Hanriver Cruise

  • Hanbok Palace Tour

  • K-Pop Dance


TIME Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
DATE 2022-06-27 2022-06-28 2022-06-29 2022-06-30 2022-07-01
9:00-11:50 Dormitory
Welcoming Party Major A Major A
13:00-15:50 Luncheon Major B
(Ace Youm)
DATE 2022-07-04 2022-07-05 2022-07-06 2022-07-07 2022-07-08
9:00-11:50 Major A Major A Major A Major A Major A
13:00-15:50 CKEP Major B
(Suzy Jinsook Kang)
CKEP Major B
(Jiyoung Lim)
DATE 2022-07-11 2022-07-12 2022-07-13 2022-07-14 2022-07-15
9:00-11:50 Major A Major A Major A Major A Major A
13:00-15:50 CKEP Major B
(Nosoo Kim)
CKEP Major B
DATE 2022-07-18 2022-07-19 2022-07-20 2022-07-21 2022-07-22
9:00-11:50 Major A Major A Major A
(Final Exam)
Closing Ceremony Dormitory
13:00-15:50 CKEP Luncheon
1) Major A: Selective subject
2) Major B: Special lectures


Category Non-partner University Partner University
Application Fee 60 USD 0
Credit Fee 3,000 USD 1,500 USD
Dormitory 350 USD 350 D

Application Process

STEP1 Check whether if your school is partner with CAU.
  • A

    If you are student from a partner university, please inquire your school for nomination.

  • B

    If you are not from a partner university, please directly inquire us by email (

STEP3 CAU will send out a link for application, so please wait for our notice.
STEP4 Please transfer the fee in a designated period after you receive an invoice from CAU.

Important Notice

  • The entire program, courses, lectures, and etc. are conducted in English only. So certain level of English ability is required to participate in the program.
  • Students can only accommodate in the dormitory during fixed period of time, which is June 28th ~ July 22nd.
  • Due to safety reasons, only students who are fully vaccinated by the Korean Government approved medicine may join the program before June 28th. Students are responsible for the disadvantages resulted from not following the vaccination requirement.

※ Students willing to participate in our program MUST be fully vaccinated twice within 180 days, or have been vaccinated three times, by a Korean Government certified vaccine(PFIZER, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Janssen, Novavax, Sinopharm, SINOVAC, Covishield, Covaxin, Covovax) before June 28th.

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