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Gwangju, South Korea

Program Dates:

June 29 - August 21, 2020

Hosting Institution:

Chonnam National University

Program Overview

The CLS Program's Virtual Institute for Korean includes approximately 20 hours of language activities per week:

  • Face-to-face small group class time
  • Individual feedback sessions with instructors
  • Homework assignments that reinforce course materials and concepts
  • Directed independent study
  • Meetings with a language partner for conversation practice
  • Structured cultural activities designed to provide insight into historical and contemporary life in Korea

The CLS Virtual Institute for Korean is hosted by Chonnam National University (CNU), a conglomerate of 16 colleges and 11 graduate programs with histories dating back more than 100 years. Founded in a period of transition in Korea, CNU students played a large role in the nation’s development and thus put Gwangju at the front of the democracy movement. You can find out more about CNU on their website.