·        Spend four weeks studying alongside international students and make local friends at Hanyang University, South Korea's top Engineering school.

·        Students enroll in 3 classes for six to nine U.S. credits

·        Students can choose from up to 3 cultural activities. Past examples have included a Mud Festival, trips to water parks, cultural shows and cooking demonstrations, and a trip to the Demilitarized Zone.

·        Hanyang’s “Global Lions” are students who support international students on campus. While you are at Hanyang, the Global Lions will be your group leaders, mentors, and friends 



Excursions & Cultural Experiences
Hanyang offers a multitude of included activities throughout the summer program. Excursions include a trip to the largest amusement park in Korea (Everland), a Nanta show, a tour to the Demilitarized Zone, and a trip to a water park.

Housing & Meals

Students will have guaranteed off-campus housing with access to grocery stores, cooking facilities, and a multitude of dining options with affordable meal choices. All ISEP students will be housed in the same building. We recommend students bring funds to pay for food while abroad.

Explore Seoul

Seoul is one of the world’s most vibrant and dynamic cities, where cutting-edge technology, nature, and history exist side by side. Hanyang University's main campus is located in eastern part of the city. Students can enjoy on-campus features such as a scenic walking trail around the university grounds and performances at the campus amphitheater, or take advantage of the on-campus subway station to easily access everything the city has to offer, including shopping, parks, museums, historical landmarks, and art installations.

See ISEP Direct budget and estimated expenses

Course Description

Hanyang International Summer School offers a diverse selection of courses and is particularly recommended for Business and Film Studies.

Students who complete the program in good standing can expect to earn 3-9 credits which ISEP recommends is the equivalent of 3-9 U.S. Credit Hours. Academic courses are 3 credits with 45 contact hours, elective courses are 1 credit with 15 contact hours, and research projects are 3 credits with +60 contact hours. Students can take up to three courses.

Please note that if you use financial aid, you may be required to earn 6 US credits to be eligible for summer aid. Please speak with a qualified financial aid advisor to understand your eligibility and the requirements for using financial aid.

Please find course syllabi for the program in this folder. A list that includes the classification of the courses (general electives, major courses, etc.) can be found here. Here is a guide to understanding the course classifications.

Sample Classes

Business & Economics

Social Science & Communication

Design & Art & Sport

Media & Journalism

Korean Studies & Language


International Advertising and Communication

Art of Self Defense (Taekwondo)

Introduction to Advertising

Exploring Seoul: Geography of the City

Basic Business Statistics

Introducing Psychology

Ceramic Art

Seminar: Media Industry in Korea

Gender and Korean Society

Business Communication

Introduction to Criminology

Digital Studio

Photo and Video Journalism

Korea In a Global Context

Business Ethics and Substantiality Management

Introduction to Sociology

Innovative ID Studio

Understanding a Visual Language in Media

Korean Beauty and Make-up

Business Law

Negotiation and Dispute Resolution

Introduction to Computer Graphic

Cross Cultural Documentary Research & Production in Korea

Korean Cinema and Modernization

Consumer Behavior

Professional Academic English

Introduction to e-Sports


Korean History and Culture

Consumer Psychology

Psychology of Happiness

Korean Pop Dance


Korean Language 1 (Basic)

Crime and Economics

Psychology of Leisure & Tourism

Korean Pop Vocal


Language, Culture and Society in Korea

Ecommerce Theory

Tourism and Recreation

Korean Traditional Fan Dance


Learning Korean through K-drama

Financial Management


VR AR Design


North Korean Politics & Society

Global Entrepreneurship-Launch your startup



The Rise of the Korean Wave

International Business



International Marketing



International Social Entrepreneurship


Introduction to Econometrics


Introduction to Marketing



Website for Course Availability

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Hanyang University

Hanyang University is a private research university in South Korea. The main campus is in Seoul, and the second one, the Education Research Industry Cluster at Ansan, or ERICA campus,...


(in English)

*This program is OK for Sophomores

Fields of Study

  • Area Studies: Recommended!

    Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other Korean Studies

  • Business: Recommended!

    Accounting Business Communications Business Management Business Statistics E-Commerce Economics Entrepreneurship Finance Human Resources Management International Business/Trade/Commerce Marketing

  • Communication: Recommended!

    Advertising Digital Communication and Media Journalism Mass Communication/Media Studies

  • Computer and Information Sciences: Recommended!

    Artificial Intelligence Computer and IT Support Services Computer Applications Programming Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

  • Engineering Recommended!

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures Recommended!

    Korean Language and Literature

  • Health Sciences Recommended!

    Asian Bodywork Therapy

  • History Recommended!

    Asian History

  • International/Global Studies

    International Relations and Affairs

  • Language and Culture Recommended!

  • Mathematics


  • Physical Sciences: Recommended!

    Chemistry Physics

  • Psychology Recommended!

  • Social Sciences

  • Visual and Performing Arts:

    Design and Visual Communications Digital Arts Film Studies

Academic Requirements

  • U.S. GPA: 2.75 or higher
    *accepts lower GPA with explanation

Special Application Instructions

Once your placement has been confirmed, you will need to complete Hanyang's internal application, so please be sure to finish your ISEP application early.

Other Academic Conditions

While there are no English language proficiency requirements, students whose first language is not English should come prepared to learn in an English-taught environment. If you're concerned about your English proficiency, feel free to reach out to your ISEP Student Services Officer.

PASSPORT: All students must have a valid passport to participate in this program. If you do not have a valid passport, we suggest you start the application process as soon as possible.

VISA/RESIDENCE PERMIT: Some students attending this program will be required to obtain a visa/residence permit. For more information on the process and estimated cost, please review the ISEP Country Handbook here.

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