Korean @ UW-Madison

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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Academic Opportunities

Unique Resources

  • 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.

Community Involvement