Students will have the chance to participate in short day trips and activities in addition to the lectures. These activities will help enhance the Korean experience and provide ample opportunities for discussion among students. All activities are scheduled during Fridays and weekends, when students do not have to attend classes. All field trips are free of charge for HISS-students. On top of these field trips more activities and events are organized.

Han River Boat Cruise

A unique way to see the city! During sunset you’ll be cruising over the Han river and enjoying the great skyline of Seoul. While on the boat, many fun events and activities are organized.

  • Activity Venue : Jamsil Pier & Han River
  • Activity Date : July 5/6/10
  • Activity Time : Evening ( 7 – 9 PM)
  • Schedule is subject to change due to the weather condition.
  • The evening classes on activity day will finish little earlier for the cruise activity.

SM-Town Experience

In collaboration with SM Entertainment, this year you’ll experience an exclusive field trip by one of Asia’s biggest entertainment companies. At SM-Town you’ll get the ultimate K-pop experience! You can have a look at the newly opened SM-Town Museum and hologram musical with cutting edge technology.

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  • Activity Venue : Samsung Station
  • Activity Date : July 7
  • Activity Time : Musical show -11 AM
    Museum – Any time between 11 AM – 9:50 PM. (Re-entry not allowed)
  • Entrance Fee to musical show and museum Included.
  • SM Studio K-pop Dance class available for extra charge. (20,000 KRW, 40 mins)

Boryeong Mud Festival

You can enjoy the huge mud slide, compete in the mud wrestling contest and enjoy many other activities like escaping mud prison as well the ultimate, a mud bath. It’s not only fun, the mud has very beneficial effects for the skin.

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  • Activity Venue : Boryeong
  • Activity Date : July 13 / 14
  • Activity Time : One full day
  • Transportation, Lunch & Dinner, Entrance Fee Included.

Everland / Caribbean Bay

Everland is one of Korea’s most popular amusement parks. Signature attractions such as the T-Express make Everland a popular destination for a day trip. Caribbean Bay is  one of Korea’s biggest water parks. On a hot summer day, Caribbean Bay is the perfect place to cool down.

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  • Activity Venue : Yong-in
  • Activity Date : July 20/21
  • Activity Time : One full day
  • Transportation, Entrance Fee Included.

Nanta Show

Relieve your stress with a powerful beat! Nanta show is a hilarious non-verbal Korean cooking themed performance that tickles your funny bone and leaves your stomach full of laughter. If you are hungry for comedic entertainment, do your eyes a favor and savor the tasty treats of Nanta.

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  • Activity Venue : Myeong-dong
  • Activity Date : July 7
  • Activity Time : 11 AM. (Show time : 90 mins)
    (As there are limited seats for the show, if you sign up late you will be in later show)