Study Abroad in Korea

South Korea

South Korea, an East Asian nation on the southern half of the Korean Peninsula, shares one of the world’s most heavily militarized borders with North Korea. It’s equally known for its green, hilly countryside dotted with cherry trees and centuries-old Buddhist temples, plus its coastal fishing villages, tropical islands and high-tech cities such as Seoul, the capital.

OST 590: Korean Healthcare and Culture (3 credits)
Summer Break : August 2018

Spend nearly a week exploring Korea for an enriching cultural and medical experience. Understanding healthcare in Korea is vital dear to their rapildy emerging economy and population. Korea has tropical regions that are heavily impacted by global warming and other wide spread public health issues such as smoking and IV use. This allows Korea to be a unique place to study.

For more information, please contact IIH

  • Undergraduate student at Michigan State OR first year medical curriculum (COM/CHM/CON) student at Michigan State University.
  • 2.5 GPA required.
  • Must have a good understanding of Biology, Microbiology, and Physiology.
  • Must have respect for different cultures.
  • Must demonstrate an ability to work collaboratively.

Please fill out both forms.

  • Fill out IGH application
  • Submit copy of first page of Passport to IGH
  • Submit copy of Immunization Record to IGH
  • Accepted students must also apply through Michigan State’s Office of Study Abroad, click here to apply online.

The Office of Study Abroad offers scholarships to students who participate in MSU’s study abroad programs. Details here