Korea University International Summer Campus (KU ISC) provides an excellent opportunity for students to learn about Korea through academic and cultural immersion during the northern hemisphere's summer months.

The Internation Summer Campus offers six weeks and four weeks options, during which renowned academics teach both domestic and international students. 

Fields of study

  • Anthropology
  • Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • International Relations
  • IT and Computer Science
  • Korean Language and Culture
  • Management
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Political Sciences
  • Psychology
More information regarding specific courses available can be found on the host university website

Credit Equivalent

3 Credits = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 4 UQ Units if 6 Credits are successfully completed in 6-week course (pending UQ faculty approval).

Visa Information

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct visa for the country where you will be studying. As the Global Experiences team is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Please review the host university webpage for visa and immigration information.

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the standard Student Eligibility Criteria and the KU ISC entry requirements.

The six-week program impacts UQ semester 2 teaching dates. UQ students must meet the additional special conditions for programs that impact teaching dates.

If you are intending to undertake your experience for-credit, it is strongly recommended that you submit your application to IGET at least 4 weeks before applying to the host to allow sufficient time for Faculty to complete the credit assessment. Please note however that it is your responsibility to meet the host application deadline. 

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The participation mode of this experience is Study Abroad. Tuition and application fees for the program are approximately $1840 - $3218 AUD, depending on the number of courses undertaken. 

Detailed information regarding fees and inclusions can be found on the host university website. 


Accommodation is available at an additional cost. For more information regarding accommodation, please see the KU ISC website


New Colombo Plan Mobility Grant

Eligible students are guaranteed a New Colombo Plan Mobility Grant valued at $3,000 AUD when participating in this experience.

When you submit your application to the Internships and Global Experiences team, you are automatically considered. There is no additional application required. Applicants will need to submit supporting documentation (host acceptance, bank details) by the relevant deadline.

Internships and Global Experiences Grants

When you submit your application for an experience, you are automatically considered for funding that is relevant to your nominated experience. Please refer to the Short-Term Experiences Funding  page for details. 


Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: 14 April 2024
Host: 17 May 2024

Program Dates
4-Week Course

Start: 26 June 2024
End: 18 July 2024

6-Week Course*

Start: 26 June 2024
End: 1 August 2024*

*For-credit only as dates impact on UQ Semester 2

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad​
Location: Seoul, South Korea (In-person)
Credit: For-credit and not-for-credit

Cohort: Undergraduate and postgraduate*

*Postgraduates can attend the program as not-for-credit only (4 week session only)


If you participate in a short-term program you may also be eligible to submit an application for an OS-HELP loan if your program is for-credit and you are enrolled as a Commonwealth supported student. 

Application Deadlines

15 January for overseas study commencing March to August
15 March for overseas study commencing May to October
15 June for overseas study commencing August to January
15 September for overseas study commencing November to April

OS-HELP Loan application deadlines close before the Summer and Winter Short-Term Study application deadlines. 

Refer to the funding page for more information on eligibility requirements and loan amounts. 

Global Experiences Information Sessions

Students are encouraged to register and attend an information session to receive more details on the short-term application process, eligibility criteria, funding etc.