South Korea

What's it like to study in South Korea?

South Korea is quickly becoming an important global fashion hub. You’ll study at Dankook University, which is just an hour from the capital city Seoul and get the chance to explore one of the world’s most technologically advanced cities. In your downtime, you’ll get to immerse yourself into Korean culture and see the world from a whole new perspective. You’ll have fun, but also learn new skills that will make valuable additions to your resume. During your time in South Korea, you’ll have the chance to:

  • Try calligraphy
  • Learn more about traditional Korean music and dance
  • Make kimchi
  • Take an authentic Taekwondo class
  • Stay at a temple
  • Visit a mud festival
  • Spend time in a folk village
  • Visit a Korean company

How studying in South Korea can help your career development?

South Korean fashion has become increasingly popular worldwide, and you’ll gain valuable insight into the industry through classes like Entrepreneurship and Design, and Planning Branding Design. During visits to Seoul, you’ll get to learn more about how Korean fashion has evolved over the centuries. There are lots of fascinating museums, including the Simone Handbag Museum and Chojun Textile and Quilt Art Museum, and sources of inspiration, like Dongdaemun Design Plaza, and Myeongdong shopping district. You can also catch the express train from Seoul to Daegu, where you’ll find a fashion gem: the Daegu Textile Museum. You’ll deepen your knowledge of the international fashion landscape and leave with a better understanding of the South Korean fashion industry.

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