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Education Abroad Office

Chonnam National University Summer School

Area: Global Direct Summer
Location: Gwangju
Country: South Korea
Term: Summer
Website: CNU International Summer School

Renowned scholars form Chonnam National University and other prestigious universities around the world will guide you through an exciting intellectual adventure. Student participants can take up to 6 credits during the 4-week period and experience Korean culture during the CNU International Summer Session.

Located in Gwangju, South Korea, CNU offers a robust experience to summer school students. The course offerings are robust and the program includes several cultural excursions and activities. Students live on campus and are only a short train ride from Seoul.

To see courses UofSC students have taken with this Partner at a specific university, please reference the Registrar's Course Equivalency Table

Various funding opportunities exist for this provider. Please note the terms eligible listed for each:

  • Beyond Boundaries: The Beyond Boundaries Award is a financial award of $1500 or more to be used to help fund a credit-bearing Maymester/summer study abroad experience. The goal of this award is to help students with high financial need make an overseas experience possible.
  • Carolina Global Study Award: All USC students participating in semester, academic year, or summer programs are eligible to compete for this award. The number of awards available varies from year to year. The goal of this award is to help provide a study abroad experience for students with financial need. 
  • Passport Travel Grant: The Passport Travel Grant is a financial award of up to $2000 to be used to help fund a Maymester or summer study abroad experience for Capstone, Honors, and Top Scholar students. 

Per university policy, all UofSC students will be charged emergency medical, evacuation and repatriation insurance for their time abroad. Contact the Education Abroad Office for more details.

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