During the four-week Academic Program students from all around the world attend one or two interesting academic courses taught by international and Dankook University professors, for which you can earn transferable credits. During the week after classes and on Saturdays, you'll get to participate in exciting after-class activities and field trips like K-pop dance workshop, Taekwondo, Temple Stay, and many more.

Important Dates
Important Dates
Dorm move-in date July 10, 2024
Orientation July 11, 2024
Classes & activities July 12 ~ August 7, 2024
Dorm move-out date August 8, 2024

Course Details
Course Details
Days 4 days/week, Monday through Thursday, no classes on Fridays
  • Morning class 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Afternoon class 1:00pm-4:00pm
Hour 3 hours/day x 15 days = 45 hours/course
Offered courses
  • Course list will be available from December 2023.
  • See 'Course Info'
  • The course selection deadline is April 30, 2024.
  • Course selected by fewer than 10 students will be canceled.
  • In case of course cancellation, applicants will be notified by email in early May so they can select a different course.
  • See 'Course Info'
  • 3 credits/course
  • Students can take up to 2 courses
Credit transfer To transfer credits, students are advised to consult with an academic advisor at their home university and obtain pre-approval to receive credits for coursework from DKU.

Optional Cultural Activities
  • Cultural activities will follow classes almost every day and on Fridays and some Saturdays.
  • Detailed information about activities will be given during the program orientation.
  • You'll be able to select and pay for the activities you want to participate in during the program orientation.
On-Campus Activities
Ceramic Arts
K-pop Dance
Korean Traditional Music
Sports & Games
Korean Traditional Knot Art
Off-Campus Activities
Temple Stay
Non-verbal Musical "NANTA"
Mud Festival
Everland & Caribbean Bay
Kimchi Making
Baseball Game

       * Activities are subject to change without notice