Korea University International Winter Campus (KU IWC) provides an excellent opportunity for students to learn about Korea through academic and cultural immersion during the winter months.

The program offers a number of courses condensed into three weeks, during which renowned academics teach both domestic and international students. 

Field of Study

  • Business
  • Humanities
  • Korean Language
  • Film and Media Studies

All participants must choose one general course, plus one Korean language and culture course. More information 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 across two sessions (pending UQ faculty approval).

Eligibility and Application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience eligibility criteria and the KU entry requirements.

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The tuition fee is approximately $2,000 AUD per session. Discounts are available if participating in two sessions. Accommodation and application fees are extra. More information regarding fees can be found on the host university website

A limited number of $3,000 New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants may be available for eligible participants. 

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding.


Housing is available at an additional cost. More information regarding accommodation options can be found on the host university website. 

Students are encouraged to select one, three-credit course (for-credit or not-for-credit) plus one, one-credit Korean Language/Culture course (not-for-credit) per session. UQ students are able to participate in one or two of the sessions below:

Session 1
  • Start date: 28 December 2017
  • End date: 18 January 2018
  • Credit: For-credit or not-for-credit
Session 2
  • Start date: 22 January 2018
  • End date: 02 February 2018
  • Credit: Not-for-credit only

More information regarding specific courses available can be found on the host university website

BEL Faculty Credit Assessment

Credit must be confirmed with BEL Faculty to check suitability for your program requirements. You should consult with International Mobility Coordinator prior to submitting an application. The credit precedents information on this site is provided as a guide only. Please see Credit Precedents Disclaimer for further details.

Korea University Course BEL Credit Assessment

Any 3 credits course listed below

Korean Wave on a Global Perspective

Mass Media and Popular Culture in Korea

Korean Cinema & Visual Culture

Language & Culture

Mind and Brain

Quantum Universe

Korean Literature and Culture

BEL Faculty students who enrolled in BBusMan, BCom, BEcon, BIHTM, LLB may be eligible for credit towards #2 Level 2 General Elective (1 course), if undertake one major, as approved by BEL Faculty

Please note that the following courses are not approved for credit

Linear Algebra

Introduction to Macroeconomics

Introduction to Marketing-A or Introduction to Marketing-B

Managerial Accounting

Not approved for credit by BEL Faculty.

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ Abroad: Summer 2017/2018 applications for this program have now closed
Host: 25 November 2017

Program Dates

Start: Varies - see courses tab
End: Varies - see courses tab

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad
Location: Seoul, South Korea
Credit: For-credit or not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate and postgraduate*

*Postgraduates can attend the program as not-for-credit only