Princeton in Korea

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Princeton in Korean (PIK) is an intensive study abroad program offering intermediate Korean language courses in association with Yonsei University, one of the most prestigious institutions in Seoul, South Korea. It is taught by Princeton University and qualified instructors with vast teaching experience from Yonsei University Korean Language Institute (KLI).  

PIK provides an excellent opportunity to enhance Korean language skills and deeper understanding of Korean culture in a total immersion environment for eight weeks. Participants who successfully complete the program receive credit for two courses, KOR105 and KOR107, the equivalent of one year of Korean language study from Princeton University. Students may work as an intern on Yonsei University campus during the program so as to practice and improve their intercultural communication skills as well as experience firsthand the work culture in South Korea.

Seoul, South Korea

Yonsei University (Korean: 연세대학교) is a private research university in Seoul, South Korea. Yonsei University is one of the most prestigious institutions in South Korea. Yonsei University is considered as the most internationalized and liberal institution…

Application Process

The in-person Princeton in Korean (PIK) program is 8 weeks long with at least 120 hours of class contact hours; students will earn two Princeton credits.

The language of instruction will be mostly Korean. Applicants should have had at least one year of college-level instruction in Korean (KOR101 and KOR102) or have gained…

Academics, Costs, Accommodations

In 8 weeks (June 3 - July 26, 2024), the Princeton in Korea (PIK) program covers the curricular equvalent of one year of Korean language study at Princeton University. It is a high-quality intensive program taught by qualified instructors with vast teaching experience. The program is team-taught by faculty members…