UW-Madison and its surrounding community provide students with a variety of opportunities to immerse themselves in Korean language in culture. Korean Flagship students are encouraged to explore these opportunities and to engage with the Korean-speaking community as much as possible.
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- UW-Madison offers a wide range of courses related to Korea, in addition to other East Asian countries, across multiple disciplines.
- UW-Madison students have access to extensive networking opportunities with alumni, area specialists, scholars, and other visitors through frequent campus and community events.
- UW-Madison International Academic Programs offers six study abroad programs in South Korea.
- UW-Madison offers intensive second-year Korean during the summer semester.
- The Deparment of Asian Languages and Cultures offers undergraduate and graduate degrees to students of Korean, as well as instruction in a broad range of languages, literature, and cultures from across Asia.
- The Center for East Asian Studies, a Title VI National Resource Center, is dedicated to all aspects of research, education and outreach related to China, Japan, and Korea. CEAS administers both an undergraduate certificate, as well as a PhD Minor.
- The Doctoral Program in Second Language Acquisition investigates second language learning and acquisition, bi- and multilingualism, second and foreign language teaching, and the relationship among language, culture, identity, and thought in diverse social contexts.
- The Choi Tae Kwon Do Club offers free classes to UW-Madison students interested in learning the traditional Korean martial art of Tae Kwon Do.
- KASPer is a Korean and American Student Performers organization dedicated to learning and performing dances and choreographies mainly within the Korean Pop and Hip-Hop genre.
- Ulssu is a student organization dedicated to spreading Korean culture through traditional drumming and dancing. The group performs at a variety of venues and events both on and off campus.
- The University of Wisconsin-Madison STARTALK Korean Language & Culture Academy (KLCA) is a free, four-week, non-credit, non-residential program for high school students interested in exploring Korean language and culture. Through engaging, interactive learning activities, students will learn to communicate in Korean while exploring Korean cultural practices and traditions.
- *Beginning in Fall 2020* The International Learning Community (ILC) located in Adams Residence Hall will include an immersion floor for Korean for students who want to practice the language and experience Korean culture outside of the classroom.
- The Language Institute provides a hub on the UW-Madison campus for education, research, advising, and outreach related to the study of human languages.
- Oriental Food Mart, located on Park Street, and Lee’s Oriental, on University Avenue, both offer a variety of packaged and pre-made Korean grocery items.
- Madison is home to number of Korean restaurants, including Mr. Kimchi Modern Korean, Sol’s on the Square, K-Peppers, and New Seoul Korean Restaurant.
- Korean Language School of Madison offers free Korean language courses for kids and adults.