Orientation & BCP
On the Final Forms and Payments deadline, students will be granted access to the comprehensive and detailed pre-departure Online Orientation, which is designed to prepare students for their study abroad experience in Busan. The Online Orientation provides students with relevant information and useful tools to familiarize them with their host country prior to departing. This information will remain available to students throughout the duration of their program through the ISA Student Portal.
The Online Orientation will cover many of the following areas:
Should you have any questions regarding the Online Orientation, please contact the South Korea Site Specialistfor more information.
Bridging Cultures Program
ISA Busan students that arrive within the specified arrival period for their program will be met at the Incheon International airport near Seoul. All ISA Busan students will begin their program in Seoul as part of their Bridging Cultures Program. The ISA Seoul staff will provide a comprehensive onsite orientation during the first days of the program, covering topics such as academics, safety, housing, food, and transportation. The staff will also assist students with their adjustment to living in Busan, including information about where to go and how to get around.
The Bridging Cultures Program was designed to help ease our students' transition into their study abroad experience by introducing them to their new host country's culture, language and lifestyle. This program blends discussion and interactive activities into an informative and fun introduction to the student's new host country. Each program is designed to: