Office of International Affairs and Education

The Office of International Affairs and Education will be with you on your first step towards the world

Experiencing Korean Culture

Through the nation's best cultural experience class contents encompassing Gyeongju, a historical and cultural city with world-class cultural heritage, and nearby cutting-edge industrial cities such as Daegu, Busan, Ulsan, and Pohang, we offer various opportunities to experience Korean culture to understand Korean history, politics, and culture extensively.

Eligible Participant

Foreigners and overseas Koreans residing in Korea and abroad who are interested in Korean language and culture


Time Week days Weekend
2 weeks Classes and Exploration Free schedule


Time Class (experience) contents Place
09 am~12 pm Korean language class Korean language class room
14 pm~17pm Experience Korean traditional culture and explore heritage sites (industrial complexes) On campus and off campus


Campus & Gyeongju, Pohang, Ulsan, Daegu, Busan


Procedure Summer Vacation Winter Vacation
Announcement April October
Application submit June December
Entry July January
Class begins July~August January~February


Activity Places
Buddhist temples and traditional houses Bulguksa/Seokguram (Gyeongju), Yangdong Folk Village (Gyeongju), Kirimsa/Golgulsa (Gyeongju), Oksan Seowon (Gyeongju), Donghwasa Temple (Daegu), Tongdosa Temple (Yangsan), Unmunsa Temple (Cheongdo), Bogyeongsa Temple (Pohang)
Field trip Gyeongju National Museum & Anapji, POSCO, Hyundai Motor, Wolseong Nuclear Power Plant
Experience Learning Korean cuisine. Excavation site, pottery making (Gyeongju Folk Craft Village/Silla History Science Museum), traditional Korean mask making, haenuri (sotdae, rubbing, silver necklace, silver earrings making), metal (hanji) crafting, kite-making, rural experience, gugak experience (gayageum, daegeum, samulnori), Chinese medicine experience, temple stay experience, temple stay
  • Gyeongju: Bomun Tourist Complex, Gyeongju Namsan Mountain (World Cultural Heritage), Daesungwon, Cheomseongdae, etc.
  • Pohang: Homigot, Yeongdeok Sunrise Park
  • Ulsan: Theme Botanical Garden, Ulsan Grand Park, and Woolgi (Sea) Park
  • Daegu: Woobang Land (Noldongsan & Snow Sledding & Skating Rink), Palgongsan Gatbawi
  • Busan: Haeundae (Aquarium), Gwangalli
On and off Campus Festivals Writing contest (Spring), Climbing contest (Spring), Dongguk University festival (Spring), Speaking contest (Autumn), Sports day (Autumn)
Other places Hahoe Village (Andong), Haeinsa (Hapcheon), Seoraksan (Gangwon-do), Mungyeong Saejae (Mungyeong), Juwangsan (Cheongsong), Seoul Campus (Gyeongbok Palace/Insa-dong/Cheonggye Stream/Dongdaemoon Market/Lotte World, etc.)