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  • Locations: Seoul, South Korea
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: GSU applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Abroad Year Application Deadline Decision Date Program Start Date Program End Date
Summer 2020 02/01/2020 ** N/A TBA TBA

** Students will be notified of acceptance by email and through their online application.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: 2.5 for undergraduates, 3.0 for graduate students Housing: Apartment, Dorm, Home Stay
Language of Instruction: English Program Type: GSU
Program Director: Emily Caskey Sponsoring College: J. Mack Robinson College of Business
Sponsoring Department: Computer Information Systems, International Business, Managerial Sciences, Marketing, Risk Management and Insurance, School of Accountancy Credit Type: Transfer Credit
Credit Level: Graduate Credit, Undergraduate Credit
Program Description:
Korea University Business School Exchange

Program Director: Emily Caskey | RCBexchange@gsu.edu | Schedule an Appointment

Students interested in applying should click the Apply Now button to login with their Campus ID and password and complete all application components. Students are required to meet with the program director as part of their application and this must be complete prior to the application deadline.

Two students face away from the camera and form a heart with their hands while dressed in traditional Korean attire at Gyeongbokgung Palace Korea University (KU) is one of the oldest and most renowned institutions in South Korea. Established in 1905, KU hosts more than 36,000 students and over 4,000 international students. Among the 16 colleges that make up KU, Korea University Business School (KUBS) is regarded as offering the best education in South Korea. Korea University Business School (KUBS) is the first and only business school in the country to be dually accredited by EQUIS & AACSB. This program is eligible for the Gilman Scholarship

Participants in the KUBS exchange are also eligible to apply for competitive internship placements with multinational corporations in Seoul. KUBS facilliates this process and students may receive academic credit for their internship. Incoming exchange students will be matched with domestic KU students to experience and participate in KU's events and learn about Korean culture while building strong friendships with their buddies.

In addition to fall & spring semester exchange semester opportunities, RCB students are eligible to study for 4-6 weeks at KU's International Summer Campus program. You can find more info about the summer program by clicking on the Summer tab and by visiting the KU International Summer Campus website.

Areas of Study Include:

RCB Core Courses Non-RCB Electives
Accounting Computer Information Systems
Economics Finance
International Business Managerial Sciences
Marketing Risk Management, Insurance, Actuarial Sciences
International Summer Campus
Undergraduate students of the Robinson College of Business are eligible to participate in the 4 or 6-week Korea University International Summer Campus program and earn up to 9 credit hours (see sample course offerings below). Participants will enroll directly in the Korea University International Summer Campus program and will be responsible for the program fee, but will not be responsible for tuition & fees at GSU. All participants are responsible for their own travel & living expenses during the program. For more information, visit the Korea University International Summer Campus website.

Summer Program Details & Dates


Program Option Dates GSU Application Deadlines Credit Hours
4-Week Option June 24 - July 18, 2020 February 1, 2020 Up to 9 credits
6-Week Option June 24 - August 1, 2020 February 1, 2020 Up to 9 credits
Previous Summer Courses Offerings


Korea University International Summer Campus Course Name GSU Course Equivalency
Introduction to Marketing MK 3010 Marketing Management (RCB Core)
Principles of Financial Accounting ACCT 2101 Principles of Accounting I
Introduction to Management Information Systems CIS 2010 Introduction to Information Systems (RCB Core)
Corporate Finance FI 3300 Corporation Finance (RCB Core)
International Marketing MK 4600 International Marketing
Consumer Behavior MK 4100 Buyer Behavior
Organizational Behavior MGS 3400 Managing People in Organizations (RCB Core)
Business and Management in Contemporary Korea IB 4099 International Business Elective
For a complete list of summer 2020 courses, please visit the course listing page on the Korea University International Summer Campus website. RCB students will work with the program director to establish course equivalencies (if not already established).
Eligibility Requirements

  • Robinson College of Business undergraduate (minimum 2.5 GPA) or graduate student (minimum 3.0 GPA)
  • Enrolling full-time during the exchange term

International students at Georgia State who hold F-1 visas must contact the Office of International Students and Scholar Services at (404) 413-2070 to discuss possible implications of study abroad for their immigration status.

Course Registration & Equivalencies

Participants must register for the equivalent of at least 12 credit hours at Korea University Business School during the fall or spring semester exchange. In addition to registering for courses at the partner university, participants will also register for INEX placeholder courses here at GSU. Upon successful completion of the semester, students will receive transfer credit at GSU, of which, up to 9 hours of 3000/4000 credit earned at another institution as part of an official Georgia State University exchange program may be counted toward the academic residency requirement. Applicants will work with the Program Director during the application process to review projected course offerings and established RCB course equivalencies to ensure that courses transfer back to GSU successfully. More information about registering at your host university will be provided upon acceptance to the program.

In addition to the RCB core course equivalencies offered each semester (FI 3300, MGS 3400, CIS 2010, MK 3010), KUBS has a large selection of courses that work with RCB major requirements and major/minor electives. 65% of KUBS courses are taught in English. Participants also have the option to take non-RCB electives, including Korean language, history & culture courses.Previous fall & spring course offerings include:

Korea University Business School Course Name GSU Course Equivalency
International Business IB 3090 International Business Operations
Business Negotiation MGS 4430 Negotiation
Personnel Management MGS 4300 Managing Human Resources
International Marketing MK 4600 International Marketing
Consumer Behavior MK 4100 Buyer Behavior
Internet Marketing MK 4305 Social Media Marketing
Business and Management in Contemporary Korea IB 4099 International Business Elective
Insurance & Risk Management RMI 3500 Intro to Risk Management & Insurance
Risk Management RMI 4300 Risk Management
For more information regarding established course equivalencies & course offerings, please schedule an appointment with the Program Director
Estimated Expenses for Semester Exchange at Korea University Business School

Item Cost
GSU Tuition & Fees $4,643.24 - $5,538.00 (12-15 credit hours)
On Campus Housing (Single) $1730/semester
Meals $400.00/month
Public Transportation $75.00/semester
International Insurance $180/semester
International Airfare $1,600
Student Visa $100.00
Passport $145
Budget estimates are based on current exchange rates and are subject to change.

Financial Aid & Scholarships
Georgia State University students may use any financial aid they currently receive for the term they study abroad, including: Pell Grant, Federal Direct Loans (Subsidized and Unsubsidized Stafford Loans and PLUS loans), Perkins Loan, HOPE Scholarship, and other scholarships. Please note: due to federal regulations, these funds are not available in time to use for your initial payments! Georgia State University students may be eligible for the IEF Scholarship and the International Access Scholarship.

Students who:

  • Meet the eligibility requirements
  • Are accepted into a program
  • Pay a deposit by the deposit deadline

will be considered for these scholarships based upon the program application they submit. Visit the scholarship page on our website or stop by the Study Abroad Programs Office for advisement to learn more about other scholarship opportunities & financial aid for study abroad.
Students participating in GSU-sponsored programs must complete a Health Clearance upon acceptance to their program. Please print this page to take with you to your appointment. Prior to departure, Study Abroad Programs will enroll students in international insurance for the duration of their study abroad, the cost of which is included in the program fee. The U.S. State Department's website provides important international travel information about health, safety & security.

Required Vaccinations: There are no required vaccinations for this program. Please consult the CDC's travel page and discuss any recommended vaccinations with your physician.
Study Abroad Advising

Interested in studying abroad, but not quite sure where to get started? Meeting with a Peer Advisor is your first step in studying abroad! All of our Peer Advisors have study abroad experience and can help you define your goals for studying abroad and point you to resources to make your study abroad experience a success. After you meet with a Peer Advisor to learn the basics about studying abroad, you are eligible to come in to meet with a Study Abroad Advisor during walk-in advising hours. Study Abroad Advisors are here to guide you through the entire study abroad process, from choosing a program and applying to scholarships to making sure you're readjusting to life back on campus when you return. To view our current advising schedule, please visit our website.

Location

Study Abroad Programs Office
Georgia State University
International Center
Dahlberg Hall, 3rd Floor
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
(404) 413-2529
mystudyabroad@gsu.edu