*If you do not meet these eligibility requirements, please meet with the OGE Regional Advisor for this program early in the process to discuss your options.
- Good academic and disciplinary standing
- Minimum GPA of 3.0
- Interview: If more than 5 students apply to this program, it will become competitive and you will be invited to a 20-minute interview with an OGE selection committee.
About the Program
The 3 Campus East Asia Program
is based at three of the most prestigious universities in Asia: Keio University in Japan, Yonsei University in South Korea, and the University of Hong Kong (HKU) in China. The program is designed to provide an in-depth academic and cultural experience in Comparative East Asian Studies, enhancing students' expertise and understanding of the dynamic regional and global relationships that Japan, South Korea, and China have with each other and with the wider world. Students gain a unique understanding of East Asia by joining a small, multi-cultural community of students from Keio, Yonsei, HKU, and select U.S. and international universities.
, founded in 1858 as Japan’s first private institution of higher learning, offers an extensive range of subjects taught in English, as well as high-quality Japanese language instruction. Yonsei University
, founded in 1885, houses the Underwood International College, devoted to rigorous liberal arts and East Asian Studies. HKU
, established in 1911, is the oldest higher education institution in China and a top ranked university in Asia.
This multi-country program is located in Tokyo, Seoul and Hong Kong, three of Asia’s most exciting and dynamic global cities.
- Full year: early September to mid-August
- Spring: early February to mid-August
Fields of Study
Fields of study include: Art/Art History, Asian Studies, Chinese, Environmental Studies, Government/Political Science, History, International Studies, Japanese, Korean, Psychology, Public Policy, Religion/Theology, Sociology
Students are required to enroll in a full courseload and complete all exams and assignments associated with the course regardless of the credit they wish to receive on the program. Withdrawal from a course or failure to take/complete a final will be regarded as an unauthorized reduction in courseload and a violation of the academic policy.
A full courseload for this program is: 17 (Spring) or 32 (Full year) credits
The minimum passing grade for this program is: C
Students are required to live in program housing.
Students live in student residences at each university. Students buy meals directly from eating establishments on campus or in the local neighborhood.
The Office of Global Education is committed to making study abroad accessible to all interested and eligible students. OGE hopes that students with accessibility needs will pursue study abroad opportunities and use the available support services on campus for assistance and advice when necessary.
With over 200 approved-programs, OGE is confident that you will find a program that fits your interests and goals. Programs offer varying degrees of academic and lifestyle support. Please make an appointment with the OGE advisor specializing in your geographic area of interest to discuss how to best support any special needs you might have on programs that may interest you.
To learn more about the resources for students on campus and also for advice on how to request accommodations overseas, please visit the Georgetown Academic Resource Center’s website
. Additional support can be found on the Mobility International website