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  • Locations: Seoul, South Korea
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Restrictions: UTDALLAS applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Faculty Led/Customized Programs
Program Description:
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This program is no longer accepting applications for summer 2018. Check back soon for summer 2019 program updates!
Program Overview New Program Overview
This course provides a unique opportunity to develop an understanding and appreciation for public administration and public policy in an international context. Seoul, Korea is a thriving metropolitan area competing on an international scale and dealing with the pressures of rapid democratization and growth during the post-war period. Students will engage the policy formulation and change literatures to evaluate Korean municipal government’s process, procedures, and policy decisions as they pertain to a series of functional policy problems. These include: transportation, environment, recreation, tourism, economic development, urban planning and design, and others. Students will return to the U.S. with a newfound appreciation for efficient and effective administration that they can use as a standard against which to compare U.S. municipal administration. Students will experience and appreciate the dynamic Korean culture, its cuisine, customs and citizens.

Course associated with program:

PA 6349.0S1 Municipal Governance in Seoul, Korea (3 semester hours)
  • Students will understand the structure and function of government in Korea.
  • Students will understand and appreciate Korea’s unique culture, cuisine, and society.
  • Students will develop familiarity with theories of policy formation and implementation
  • Students will be able to identify unique policy management processes.
  • Students will be able to analyze the effective innovations Seoul Metropolitan Government has adopted and evaluate them in the context of both theory and U.S. practice.
  • Students will be able to prepare an analytic report pertaining to a functional policy area or public management area experienced during the site visit to Seoul, Korea.
Award Eligibility
  • Graduate students, both Master’s and Doctoral levels, and undergraduates who are approved to take graduate courses
Calendar Icon Dates
City Travel Dates
Seoul May 11 - 19, 2018
*NOTE: The group Pre-Departure Orientation will be held on Tuesday, April 10 at 5pm.
Course Correlation Application and Fees
Application Process Application Deadline Fees
Click "Apply Now" to complete the online application via the Comets Abroad Portal
March 31, 2018 $300 for tours and incidentals
Chck-Icon Fees include
The above price includes the following:
  • Food
  • Lodging
  • Most transportation in South Korea (provided by Seoul Metropolitan Government and University of Seoul)
NotIncluded icon Fees do not include
The above price does not include the following:
  • Airfare
  • UTD tuition & fees
  • EA fees
  • Personal spending
Campus Location Program Location

Program Contact Information
Program Leader
Dr. Doug Goodman

UT Dallas Education Abroad
Student Services Building (SSB) 3.400

NOTE: By selecting "APPLY NOW" you are notifying Education Abroad about your interest in this program, and further instructions will be sent for course registration and university travel requirements.

Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.