Why Learn Korean?

  • The Korean alphabet 한글Hangul ’has a unique design principle that makes it easy to learn.
  • Learning Korean can provide future opportunities of both professional and personal level while gaining an appreciation of its rich culture and history over 5000 years.
  • The online Korean courses are developed and taught by the faculty specialized in 2nd language acquisition.
  • The personalized and engaging learning environment provides you with the tools you need to be confident in your skills and advance your career.

Courses offered

  • First-and second-year Korean language courses are delivered online throughout the year.
  • Refer to the following for course description and current Ecampus schedule information

Ecampus Schedule of Classes Course Description

Study Abroad Programs

IE3 Global

We invite you to explore IE3 Global’s immersive and affordable study programs!  There are options around the world to take regular university coursework at a partner institution or participate in an immersion program designed to increase your language proficiency. With programs during the academic year and summer, you’ll find an option that can be integrated into your degree program.



Ewha Women’s University is ranked as one of the top five Korean universities. A comprehensive university, Ewha’s international programs and its continuing education programs are open to male and female students. 



Yonsei University is a large and diverse research university, and there are many different ways that students can begin to explore and experience Seoul from Yonsei’s central location. Students can enroll in Korean language classes as well as topical coursework taught in English spanning the humanities, social sciences, and physical sciences.



Support international education and cross-cultural development while learning about Korean culture through this dynamic internship with the Office of International Affairs at the University of Ulsan in South Korea. Native English speakers will support international exchange students, develop and organize activities and events, and assist with communications and other tasks within the office.

Dankook University (Summer), South KoreaDANKOOK UNIVERSITY (SUMMER), SOUTH KOREA

Participants receive flight reimbursement up to $1000 USD for teaching twice daily conversation groups during the duration of the 3-week "Global Village," and receive free on-campus accommodation during that time. The cost of program attendance paid to Dankook University is $1800 USD and includes the tuition for two courses, and accommodation on-campus during the academic program portion of the International Summer School. Students should expect to spend additional money on meals, personal expenses, and excursion costs.



Study fashion in one of Asia’s fashion capitals; Seoul, South Korea. The Korean fashion industry plays a large role in the international market, with many of the world’s largest clothing brands, liaison, and wholesale offices located in Seoul. The education of Hanyang is based on dignity and expands on this value with creativity and professional practicality. Creativity is the power that can change our world, and professional practicality is the driving force behind new development. Students studying at Hanyang will utilize both elements through their experiences inside and outside of the classroom. 


World Languages an Cultures and the College of Liberal Arts offer several scholarship opportunities.

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The CLS Program includes intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences designed to promote rapid language gains.  Depending on language and level, U.S. students can either apply for the overseas CLS Program or the virtual program -- CLS Spark.  The CLS Program offers in-person cohort-based programs at partner institutions abroad that provide instruction at various levels for U.S. graduate and undergraduate students in 14 critical languages: Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla, Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Swahili, Turkish, and Urdu.   CLS Spark provides virtual instruction to U.S. undergraduate students at the complete beginning level of Arabic, Chinese, and Russian, specifically targeting students who do not have access to studying these languages at their home campus.  Contact: cls@americancouncils.org

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Job Opportunity

Teach English in Korea, working at Public school teaching programs in Korea offer contractual employment with benefits and salary-backed by the Korean government, meaning that you’ll never have to worry about your contract being cut short or being paid late. Korvia recruits for some of the biggest public school programs in Korea such as EPIK, GEPIK, SMOE, GOE, and more!

Korean Online Microcredentials

Korean is spoken by over 80 million people worldwide. Oregon State University offers online microcredentials in both introductory and intermediate Korean, so you can gain the language skills you need to engage more respectfully in global business and travel.

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For more information or to schedule a placement test, please contact the Korean instructor, Sun Young Kim, at kimsu@oregonstate.edu.