There are 4 official field trips (covered by the field trip fee) as well as 2 pop-up class field trips that are led by a professor. The first pop-up class trip is an overnight temple stay, which requires an additional 60,000 KRW fee for both exchange and visiting students, with a maximum student capacity of approximately 30. The second additional pop-up class trip is to the House of Sharing (no additional fee nor maximum student capacity) which will also be an optional field trip students may choose to attend. Students have the ability to choose which field trips they wish to attend when they sign-up!
The following are the specific dates and descriptions of the field trips offered for the EISC program (Please note that field trips are subject to change):
|Jun. 28||Fri||Official Trip #1||SM Town||
Students will visit the SM Town to experience everything about K-pop artists of SM Entertainment.
|Jul. 5||Fri||Official Trip #2||Making Korean Food||At a nearby cooking studio, students will have the opportunity to personally make dishes that are exclusive to Korea.|
|Jul. 6– Jul. 7||Sat – Sun||Pop-Up Class Trip||Temple Stay||Originating from the Goryeo dynasty with centuries of age and history, the Jingwansa Temple, will be the accommodation for students during this overnight field trip.|
|Jul. 12||Fri||Official Trip #3||Lotte World||The amusement park Lotte World is a fun field trip for students to purely enjoy and relax with fellow classmates after a week of studies!|
|Jul. 13||Sat||Pop-Up Class Trip||House of Sharing||
The House of Sharing is an educational experience that sheds light on the Korean sex slaves of World War II. As of August 2008, the House of Sharing is the home of 7 former sex slaves that students have the opportunity to meet in person. This field trip is led by Professor Lim who teaches the Gender Relations in Korea course.
|Jul. 19||Fri||Official Trip #4||DMZ||Established in 1953 after the Korean War, students will visit the Demilitarized Zone where military activity is forbidden and human disturbance is limited between the South and North Korean border. A few destinations we will be touring include the 3rd tunnel, Dorasan Station, Nuri Peace Park, and the Goseong Unification Observatory.|