Key information

  • Locations: Seoul, South Korea
  • Eligible students: Postgraduate
  • Cost: TBC
  • Unit code: DDD60009

Study tour overview

Seoul is one of the world’s largest economies and at the forefront of design and innovation. Being home to global companies such as Samsung, LG and Hyundai Motors, the city has an underlining culture that promotes advanced technologies and a major entertainment industry. Starting from visiting Dongdaemum Design Plaza designed by world-renowned architect Zaha Hadid, students will be able to witness Korea’s design culture firsthand. We will also connect with the leading design schools in Korea to ensure an appropriate mix of cultural and academic experiences.

Dongdaemum Design Plaza, Seoul


Having lived in Korea for a large portion of her life, the tour leader is well connected and will ensure the tour links to areas of Seoul that a general tourist cannot access. Give your CV an edge before graduating by immersing yourself in one of the most innovative design cultures of the world. 

Highlights / Tentative Itinerary

  • Visit to Dongdaemum Design Plaza (designed by Zaha Hadid)
  • Visit to Insadong (cultural walking tour)
  • Design workshop with Korea University – one of the highest ranked universities in Korea
  • Visit to Samsung Display Centre
  • Visit to LG Design Centre
  • Visit to Hyundai Motor Studio

Program cost includes:

  • Accommodation
  • In-country transport
  • Tour / day trip
  • Tour guide
  • Insurance (eligibility criteria apply)
Additional expenses to consider (not included in program cost):
  • Academic unit fee
  • International airfares
  • Passport and visa costs
  • Personal expenses
  • Most meals

* Program cost is approximate at the time of being listed online and is subject to change.

The following types of fee help and funding are available to help eligible students with the costs towards this program:

  • 10x Australian Government Endeavour grants of $2,000 each available

Information sessions

Register your interest to learn more about this study tour and to be kept updated on upcoming information sessions.

Still not sure?

For further details on this program please contact:

Dr Jo Kuys
Academic Director International Partnership
Lecturer in Industrial Design
+61 3 9214 3856

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