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South Korea

Accommodations

Students are housed in double rooms in the student residences at Ewha Womans University. The residences are located in the centre of campus and just a short walk from the classrooms. The residences are co-ed. Students may need to submit a recent test for tuberculosis before they can check in to the residence. More details will be provided to students admitted to the program. 

Residence availability: Tuesday, June 28 to Thursday, July 28, 2022

There is no meal plan but students will have the option of purchasing prepared meals in the university cafeterias. Students should budget approximately CAD $750 for purchased and self-prepared meals for the duration of the program. For a complete breakdown of costs for the South Korea program, please visit the costs section of our website.

Ewha Residence Information Sheet

Flight

No group flight is available for this program; students must make their own travel arrangements. Information about how to travel from Incheon International Airport to Ewha University will be provided upon admission. 

Please note that if you choose to arrive earlier or later than the available dates for the accommodation, you will be responsible for arranging your own housing for the extra day(s). 

Entry Requirements

All students are responsible for making sure that their necessary travel documents are in order for them to enter South Korea as visitors. Information on the current entry requirements for South Korea is available visiting the Global Affairs Canada website. Please note that most governments have implemented special entry and exit restrictions and requirements for their territory due to COVID-19.

If your flight plans include a stopover in another country (even if it is just a few hours long), you should also check that country's visa requirements in case you require a transit visa for the stopover.

Information on visitor entry requirements is available from the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea

Health and Safety

Please be advised that the Ewha Womans University campus is built on very hilly terrain. If you are under medical care or may be affected by heat or steep terrain, you are advised to consult both a physician and the Professional and International Programs office before applying.

All students admitted to the Summer Abroad program are required to successfully complete an online Pre-Departure Orientation (PDO), which will provide information and advice on international health and safety issues.

Students are also strongly encouraged to attend the group PDO for South Korea, which will take place in April 2022 (either in-person or virtually, TBC).