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Korea Institute offers undergraduates Korean study opportunities

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The Korea Institute at Harvard University promotes the study of Korea and brings together faculty, students, distinguished scholars, and visitors to create a leading Korean Studies community at Harvard.

Harvard is one of the world’s leading centers for the study of Korea, and through the Korea Institute, Harvard offers exceptional resources for undergraduate students to study Korea. On campus, students take courses on Korea and choose from a wide array of Korea-related activities through student groups, seminars, and programs. Students may also participate in study and work abroad opportunities through programs such as the Harvard Summer School-Korea and Korea Institute Internship Program, as well as study abroad opportunities at Korean universities.

This year Harvard College students will:

  • Undertake study abroad programs in Korea
  • Hold internships in Seoul, South Korea
  • Conduct senior thesis research in Korea
  • Learn Korean
  • Attend student conferences
  • Develop independent study programs and pursue related activities in Korea

For more information on the Korea Institute and a full list of this year’s Korea program awardees and participants, visit the Korea Institute Web site at