Gwangju, Korea

There was a wide spectrum of interesting lectures delivered by professors from many countries and an exciting range of trips and activities giving an extraordinary opportunity to discover Korea and its society.

Participant in Gwangju, Korea


Program Calendars

Gwangju, Korea | 2017 Fall

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2016 Application Opens, Early Admission Period Begins
March 1, 2017 Fall Early Admissions Period Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
April 15 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
May 15 Fall Balance Due Deadline
August 11 Fall Cancellation Deadline (no refunds)
Program Dates
August 23, 2017 Departure from the US
August 24 Arrival in Seoul
Move into housing
August 25 Mandatory orientation
August 28 Courses begin
October 13 - 27 Mid-term Examination
December 12 Courses end
December 13 - 19 Final examinations
December 19 Program end date
Open return Students establish their own date of return

See Ready to Apply for additional information about the application process and Money Matters for more details regarding payment and cancellation deadlines.

USAC reserves the right to make adjustments to fees or deadlines at any time. If a program fills earlier than anticipated, USAC may move up the position hold payment deadline date to secure students’ placement in the program.

The host university may update program dates and/or field trips at any time; these changes are often outside USAC’s control as dates are set by the host university. USAC does its best to estimate these dates ahead of time and to keep it as up-to-date as possible. Many times, updated calendar dates are included in your host university acceptance letter. We update these as quickly as possible and as often as needed; refer back to this calendar for the most current dates.

Quick Details

2017-18 App. Cycle

Spring: Open

2018-19 App. Cycle

Application opens 9/1:




Minimum GPA: 2.5

Minimum class standing: Sophomore

Program Type



Overseas credit

Program Capacity



English | Korean