University on-campus dorm
- All participants will be placed in a double occupancy room of our on-campus dormitory.
- Each room is furnished with 2 single beds, bedding, desks, chairs, wardrobes, a phone, WiFi, and a private bathroom.
- A variety of facilities are also available for students’ convenience such as a laundry room, restaurant, gym, convenience store, etc.
- Students don’t need to bring bedding from home. Western style bed sheets aren’t widely used in Korea;
- However, a Korean style sheet/mat for use on the bed as well as a blanket and pillow are provided to each student.
- When double rooms are full, you may be assigned to a 4-person room.
- Please note that students can stay in the dorm only for the length of the program period.
TB test results
- For the safety of all residents in the dorm, it is required that participants to do a tuberculosis test (chest x-ray, skin test or blood test) and submit the results upon arrival.
- The test should be taken within the 2 months prior to the dorm move-in date.
- A record of vaccination for tuberculosis is NOT acceptable.
- You can use any documentation provided by your health care provider.
- If participants do not submit an acceptable report, they must have a test done in Korea upon arrival. (costs 20,000 won)
It is hard to estimate a budget since expenses will vary depending on personal lifestyle. But here are some examples of what things cost:
|Public Transportation to Seoul||approx. 3,000won/one way||Restaurant||3,000~7,000won / 7,000~15,000won|
|A bottle of water||1,000won||1 liter carton of milk||2,500~4,000won|
|Starbucks tall size Americano||4,100won||McDonald’s Big Mac set||6,400won|
|Bread or buns in a bakery
(Note : bread is eaten as a treat so they’ll be sweet.)
|2,000~5,000won||Movie at theater||9,000~11,000won
(varies depending on time/date)
|Admission to a museum, temple, or palace||3,000won||Laundry (wash and dry)||3,000won|