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Extracurricular Activities

Extra Korean Language Class

All international students can take Basic Korean language courses for 35,000 KRW, which includes the cost of materials. In addition to this program, students may take a more intensive regular Korean course for credit.

Cultural Activities

The stimulating environment of the ISS continues outside the classroom with various extracurricular activities held throughout the program. Extracurricular activities for each year are subject to change in accordance with the program circumstances. Please see below for exciting extracurricular activities we are offering for the 2018 ISS!

Everland / Caribbean Bay

Korea's most popular amusement park, Everland entertains visitors with various rides, and activities. Also, Caribbean Bay Water Park is the part of Everland where you can not only swimming and water slides like the Water Bobsleigh and Mega Storm, but you can also relax in hot spring water.

Nanta Show

Nanta is Korea's unique non-verbal comedy show that incorporates traditional “Samil nori” rhythm which in this case is performed with improvised instruments, such as cutting boards, water canisters, and kitchen knives. As the "must see performance" in Korea, the Nanta show provides fun and exciting time!

Global Forum

The Global Forum is a unique opportunity for students from across the world to share their unique beliefs, experiences, and knowledge from many different disciplines, to generate fresh ideas during the ISS.

Barbecue Party

Delicious Korean barbecue and drinks are prepared for students! You will never forget the food, beautiful sunset, variety of fun games, and memories of friends.

Korean Spirit and Culture

The Special lecture on Korean Spirit and Culture provides a basic introduction to Korea's long and rich history, the spirit of its people, and its cultural values. You can also try on "Hanbok", Korea's traditional clothing.

Old Seoul City Tour

Explore the history of Seoul by visiting Gyeongbokgung Palace the most beautiful and grandest of Korea’s five great palaces as well as Insa-dong where there are hundreds of galleries, calligraphy supply shops, antique art shops, traditional craft shops, frame stores, Korean restaurants and traditional tea shops.

Korean Folk Village Tour

Spend a day in Korea’s past at Yongin’s Korean Folk Village. This 243-acre living museum recreates life in the late Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910), offering over 260 buildings as well as lively cultural performances and activities. This was also the filming location for many Korean movies and TV dramas.

Taekwondo Experience

Taekwondo is one of the most systematic and scientific Korean martial arts that teaches more than physical fighting skills. This is your opportunity to learn how it’s done!