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Seoul National University (SNU)

Term Dates
About Seoul National University (SNU)
Program Overview
Course Structure
Course Costs and Accommodations


Term Dates

One-Week Program – May 12-16, 2014  (1.5 credits)

Two-Week Program – May 12-23, 2014 (3 credits)
One-Week Program – August 18-22, 2014  (1.5 credits)
*Please note that students enrolled in Stern classes through May 12, 2014 may not enroll in the programs that begin abroad on May 12.

About Seoul National University (SNU)

Seoul National University (SNU) is a leading higher education institution in Korea and is committed to providing high quality teaching and research. SNU was ranked the 35th best university in the world in 2013 by the QS World University Rankings. The university received the first accreditation in Korea by the AACSB in 2002. The school awards four degree programs (undergraduate, Master’s, Ph.D., and MBA programs) and more than a dozen non-degree executive programs for leading Korean companies. SNU’s business programs are highly regarded in Korea, and classes are taught by world-class faculty members. 

Program Overview
SNU offers both one-week and two-week short-term summer programs in Seoul, Korea. The courses provide a comprehensive multidisciplinary overview of doing business in Korea with an emphasis on both domestic and cross-cultural comparative components. Stern students who successfully complete this program earn 1.5 credits for a one-week program and 3 credits for a two-week program.

Course Structure
Course activities include:

  • Lectures

  • Case studies

  • Presentations and discussions led by Seoul National University faculty experts

  • Visits to companies

  • Faculty debriefing on visits and speakers

  • Final project

  • Local cultural events

Course Costs and Accommodations
Typically, students pay a program fee that covers the cost of academic and cultural activities. Students are also responsible for the following expenses:

  • Accommodations

  • Meals (excluding the group lunch, farewell dinner, and corporate visit/touring meals, which will all be covered by the university)

  • Any other relevant expenses