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South Korea

Teach and Learn in Korea / EMU-TaLK

Term To Study: Winter Term 2014
Application Deadline: Oct 21, 2013
Program Starts: Jan 05, 2014
Program Ends: Jul 31, 2014
Major 1: Education
Subject 1:
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Fee: $800.00
Link 1: EMU Tuition and fees
Program Locations: Seoul
Contact Name: Professor Myung Koh
Contact Email: mkoh@emich.edu
What is Included: Benefits:
-- Monthly 1500,000 KRW (about $1,300–1,500 a month)
-- Housing
-- Round-trip airfare
-- Health insurance including CMI
-- One-time settlement allowance
What is not Included: -- EMU University tuition and fees (12 credit hours UG, 6 credit hours Graduate)
-- Modest program fee: $800
-- Passport and visa
Estimated Costs: Students may choose to travel and explore Korea on their own, and with new friends. Independent travel is not included in the program cost. For tuition estimates view the EMU tuition calculator.
Program Description


EMU, in cooperation with the Korean Ministry of Education TaLK program, offer EMU students the unique opportunity to spend a semester in South Korea. Dr. Koh of EMU's College of Education will teach the preparatory classes for this program and provide online support and coursework during your stay in South Korea.

The Program:
- The admitted participants ake a preparation course in teaching culturally and linguistically diverse students, prepare lesson plans, and learn about Korean culture.
- Teach English in elementary school in rural area of Korea for three hours a day in after-school program subsidized by the Korean Ministry of Education.
- Explore Korea.

- No Korean Language skill needed.
- Students must be accepted into the program.
- Must maintain program course registration for 12 UG credit hours.
- Pay a modest semester program fee.
- Must be a junior status: students must have two years of university education (a minimum of 47 credit hours).

Financial Benefits (You'll be paid!)
- Monthly Stipend (About $1,300–1,500)
- Housing (One-room studio style, furnished)
- Round-Trip Airfare
- Health Insurance including CMI
- One-time Settlement Fee

Students will be registered in SPGN 401International Teaching I (6) and SPGN 402 International Teaching II (6) for 12 credit hours for the semester. EMU financial aid is applicable to this program.

Quick Facts

Population: 48860500
Capital: Seoul
Per-capita GDP: $ 32100
Size: 99720 km2
Time Zone: (GMT + 09:00 hours) Osaka, Sapporo, Tokyo

US State Department

Travel Warning: NO

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