International Studies Abroad ®est. 1987


Available Excursions for Seoul

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Excursions may not be available for all programs and sessions.


Busan is the second largest city in South Korea and the fifth largest port city in the world. The city is located on the southern tip of the Korean peninsula and is well known for its beaches. Because it attracts so many Korean tourists during the summer, Busan is sometimes called South Korea's... Read More


Once the long-standing capital of the Silla Dynasty (57 B.C. – 935 A.D.), Gyeongju has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO due to its countless archaeological sites and rich historical heritage. Commonly known as the "museum without walls", Koreans and tourists alike are... Read More

Jeju Island

Optional for some or all sessions
The city of Jeju is located on Jeju-do, an island just off of the southern coast of the Korean peninsula. It is a popular tourist destination due to its subtropical climate, natural waterfalls, beautiful mountains, and plethora of recreational activities such as horseback riding, mountain... Read More

Joint Security Area/DMZ

The Joint Security Area is a section of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea. The DMZ is occupied by the North Korean military in the north and South Korean and U.S. military forces in the south. The JSA is where the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed by the United... Read More


The city of Sokcho is located on the northeast coast of South Korea and is a popular Korean tourist destination due to its beautiful beaches, delicious seafood, and its proximity to the impressive Seoraksan National Park. Students can anticipate enjoying the scenery of preserved Buddhist temples... Read More

Unification Observatory

Goseong Unification Observatory of South Korea's northernmost is located at 38 degrees north latitude and 88 km from North Korea. You can enjoy the mysterious scenery of Geumgangsan as well as the East Sea, the wonderful view of Heaven's Blessing. Unification Observatory was established to... Read More