South Korea

Veritas in Seoul
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Program Overview
This program is offered in collaboration with Veritas Christian Study Abroad at the Konkuk University in Seoul, Korea. South Korea (or the Republic of Korea) is one of the most highly developed and stable democracies in East Asia. The history of civilization on the Korean peninsula dates back almost 4,000 years, and the country itself has existed since 1948.

Courses
Students are required to take a Global Mission Perspectives course and an International Missions/Service-learning practicum taught by local Veritas staff, and a beginning language course.  The remainder of the courses will be taken at Konkuk University.  

Excursions
This program includes several excursions including trips to Busan, Bueyo and the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ).

Application
The student will fill out two applications:
• George Fox off-campus application form

The Veritas Christian Study Abroad application should only be completed after being informed from the George Fox Director of Study Abroad that you are accepted for an off-campus study semester.

• Veritas Christian Study Abroad application (An application fee must accompany your application)

Housing
Students  will stay in one of three Korea University Dormitories: CJ International House, Anam Global House and Anam Hall 2, based on availability and placements. During summer programs at Korea University, Frontier House dormitory will be available for students. Veritas students will live with other local Korean students and international students

For more information, contact:
Center for for Study Abroad
Moore House
Phone: 503-554-2150
E-mail: lscott@georgefox.edu