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Extracurricular Activities

* Extracurricular activities may be subject to change or cancellation due to COVID-19
1) Seminar & Field Trip

[Korea Airports Corporation]

This course provides work experience at the Korea Airports Corporation(KAC). KAC was established in 1980 to carry out construction, management and operation of airports, and to manage air transportation efficiently. As an organization specializing in airport management, KAC manages and operates a total of 14 airports in Korea including Gimpo, Gimhae, Jeju, Daegu, Muan, Cheongju, and Yangyang international airports. KAC also manages the Area Control Center, 10 VORTACs and Korea Civil Aviation Training Center. Students can develop business skills through on-site sessions, airport tours, and case studies.

[Korean Air]

Established in 1969, Korean Air is the largest airline and flag carrier of the Republic of Korea. It operates a wide range of services from air cargo to domestic and international passenger flights. Korean Air also operates an aerospace business that develops military and crewless aircraft. As of 2018, it owned 166 aircrafts with124 passenger routes. Its fleet ranges in size from the Airbus A380 superjumbo to the midsize Boeing 737.

2) Special Lectures and Discussions

[Special Lecture & Colloquium]

Special lectures are also provided as an extension of academic studies at KAU. Students have opportunities to meet famous figures in various fields and listen about policies and practices.

3) Culture and History

[Cheongwadae Sarangchae]

Cheongwadae Sarangchae is a comprehensive tourist exhibition center introducing various tourist spots of Korea, Cheongwadae (the presidential Blue House) and the history of Korean presidents.


Built in 1395, Gyeongbokgung Palace is also commonly referred to as the Northern Palace because its location is furthest north when compared to the neighboring palaces of Changdeokgung (Eastern Palace) and Gyeonghuigung (Western Palace) Palace. Gyeongbokgung Palace is arguably the most beautiful, and remains the largest of all five palaces. The premises were once destroyed by fire during the Imjin War (Japanese Invasions, 1592-1598). However, all of the palace buildings were later restored under the leadership of Heungseondaewongun during the reign of King Gojong (1852-1919).


Haengjusanseong Fortress was the representative fortress during the periods of the Three States and Joseon. It is a well-known battlefield where Gweon Yul Dowonsu (province chief) and his army of 3,000 defeated 30,000 Japanese warriors during the Japanese Invasion of Korea, known as Imjinwaeran, in 1593. This famous battle is called Haengjudaecheop. The sunrise and night view from the top of the mountain is also breathtaking.

[Lotte World]

Lotte World is a major recreation complex in Seoul, South Korea. It consists of the world's largest indoor theme park, an outdoor amusement park called "Magic Island", an artificial island inside a lake linked by monorail, shopping malls, a luxury hotel, a Korean folk museum, sports facilities, and movie theaters.

4) Other Extracurricular Activities

[KAU Orientation & Welcoming Ceremony]

The orientation is conducted by KAU Office of International Affairs. It is designed to introduce you to life and study at Korea Aerospace University. The orientation is an important step of starting your academic life at KAU, so attendance is considered essential. The orientation will include:

  • University Introduction and Course Registration
  • Meet Your Global Buddy
  • Get Your Student ID card
  • Campus Tour

[Korean Speech Contest]

This is an annual competition for international students who study at KAU. This program encourages students to learn more about Korean culture and language. The event is open to non-native speakers of Korean of all ages. Scholarships will be awarded to the winners of the speech contest.

[One-heart Sport Festival]

This is a program aimed to establish a bonding, global network and to expand mutual exchange between international students. We will hold various sports games including soccer and running competitions as well as Korean traditional games