Sungkyunkwan University's International Summer Semester (ISS) is an exceptional academic program designed to immerse participants in the captivating narrative of Seoul, the 600-year-old capital of Korea. The program strives to cultivate global engagement among students by offering opportunities to exchange diverse perspectives on global issues, establish friendships with individuals from various cultural backgrounds, and delve into Korea's rich history, culture, and society. Seize the opportunity presented by our outstanding program, which promises to broaden your horizons and reshape your worldview!
The ISS features a comprehensive four-week course that not only fosters students' academic initiatives but also expands their knowledge. Through the collaboration of students and faculty from Korea and around the world, participants can explore a variety of intriguing subjects while earning academic credits!
Distinguished Faculty from Global Institutions
Renowned professors from SKKU and prestigious overseas institutions teach courses at the ISS. The primary goal of our summer program is to provide a unique platform for in-depth exploration of compelling issues shaping the challenges and opportunities prevalent in today's global society. This objective is achieved through the interdisciplinary approach employed by our esteemed professors and their ability to stimulate thought-provoking analyses of key topics influencing social, economic, and personal development.
Located in Seoul's Historic Center
The Humanities and Social Sciences Campus of SKKU is situated in the heart of Seoul, one of Asia's largest, safest, and most dynamic cities. As the home to some of Asia's premier universities and a quarter of the entire Korean population, Seoul offers a vibrant backdrop for academic pursuits.
Fun & Dynamic Cultural Experiences
The ISS provides a range of extracurricular activities facilitating cross-cultural interactions. From exciting programs to field trips, including visits to amusement parks and the Korean Folk Village, students have the chance to forge new friendships and enjoy a memorable summer. Our commitment is to deliver the most captivating, genuinely exciting, and enjoyable experiences both inside and outside the classroom!
International Summer Semester
Office of International Relations, Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU)
25-2 Sungkyunkwan-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Hours: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm (Monday through Friday)