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Program Details

Language Requirement: None

Language of Instruction: English

Required GPA: 2.75

Term: Fall, Spring, Summer, Full-Year

Program Costs

Students pay regular CCSU tuition directly to CCSU. Housing and meal costs will be paid on-site in Korea.


Erin Beecher
Center for International Education
Henry Barnard Hall, Room 123
(860) 832-2043


Humanity, Civilization, and Global Governance
The Global Collaborative Program at Kyung Hee University

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Students may choose up to 6 credits of coursework from an extensive list of Peace and Development, Humanity and Civilization, and Global Consciousness and Service courses (see for the 2013 offering, which is subject to revision for 2014.)

This program is a direct-enroll program. In addition to co-registering at Kyung Hee University, participating students must also complete and submit a Study Abroad Credit Approval Form prior to departure. Kyung Hee University credits cannot be transferred back to CCSU without a completed Study Abroad Credit Approval Form on file in the Center for International Education.


Junior standing or higher or Permission of Advisor


A limited number of $2,000 scholarships will be available on a competitive basis to matriculated CCSU students with a GPA of at least 2.50 who are registered for at least one of the academic courses associated with this program.

Through a long-standing partnership between CCSU and Kyung Hee University in Seoul, South Korea, CCSU students are eligible to apply to direct-enroll in Kyung Hee’s internationally acclaimed Global Colaborative summer program in Humanity, Civilization, and Global Governance. Taught by a team of internationally-recognized faculty, this program offers a wide range of 3-credit courses centered on the themes of Peace and Development, Humanity and Civilization, and Global Consciousness and Service. With the exception of the Korean Language and Culture courses, all courses are taught in English. Join students from around the world in this dynamic academic program based in the fast-developing host country, South Korea. Classes are in session from Monday through Thursday ; students may register for a maximum of two courses.

Examples of past course offerings include: Peace through Commerce: Understanding Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability in a Changing Business Environment; Economics of Human and Organizational Life Behavior; Economic Globalization and East Asian Economies; Civic Leadership and NGO Capacity Building; War, Civilization and East Asia in the Cinema; The U.N. and Global Governance; Korean Language and Culture; Performing Arts in Korea; Dilemmas in Asian Development; Contemporary Civilization; China’s State and Society; East Asian Security; NGOs and Social Governance; Oriental Medicine and Practice; plus other special lectures, social and cultural activities, and excursions.

Students applying to this program must first register with the CCSU Center for International Education by completing and submitting the CIE Travel Program Registration form. Once students have been accepted to the program by CCSU, they will be instructed to register directly with Kyung Hee University, using the online registration system available at http://gc/

Registration Information and Program Costs

The cost of the travel program includes round-trip economy-class airfare, airport transfers in South Korea, dormitory accommodations, up to six credits of Kyunh Hee University coursework, special programs, and excursions. Transportation to the U.S. city of departure (e.g.. Boston or New York), meals, and books are not included. CCSU tuition waivers of any type (e.g., Veteran, Over 62, AAUP and SUOAF benefits, etc.) cannot be applied to this program because tuition is Kyung Hee University and not CCSU tuition. All personal expenses (i.e., medical, souvenirs, laundry, telephone, etc.) are the responsibility of the traveler.

Fulfillment of the University's International Requirement:

All credits earned overseas on a CCSU-sponsored study abroad program, including courses offered in conjunction with this program, automatically receive "I Designation" and count toward fulfillment of the University's General Education International Requirement.