Suwon is a big city in Gyeonggi Province with a big population. It has some famous tourist attractions and is close to Seoul, which is the capital city of Korea. It has a beautiful lake of which the night view is fabulous. It also has Hwaseong Fortress, which is UNESCO cultural heritage, nearby.
Ajou University School of Medicine (AUSOM)
AUSOM was established in 1988. Since then, AUSOM has grown rapidly to become one of the best medical schools in Korea. With four educational objectives - Professionalism, Competence, Self-development, Leadership – Ajou University School of Medicine offers one of the top-quality education in Korea.
Ajou University Hospital
Since it opened in 1994, Ajou University Hospital has expanded to have 1,083 patient beds, 92 Intensive Care Units, 18 operating rooms and state-of-the-art medical equipments.
Introducing talented and experienced medical faculty and staff, spacious and fresh treatment corridors and cutting-edge medical apparatus, Ajou University Hospital has been endlessly serving customers from all over the country during the past 12 years.
Moreover, in 2011, Ajou University Hospital is certified by the Joint Commision International(JCI),the international arm of the Joint Commission for the Accreditation of Health Care Organizations (JCAHO), a U.S.-based accreditation agency that accredits 18,000 health care organizations in the United States. JCI uses the same standards and accreditation procedures as JCAHO; accreditation by this agency guarantees that the quality of care at the accredited foreign hospital is comparable to the quality of care that you would expect from a hospital in US.
This varies according to which professors are in charge that year.
About 75 meal tickets will be provided throughout the 4 week exchange. SCORE exchange students can use them at school cafeteria and SCOPE exchange students can use them in the cafeteria in the hospital.
We will provide a room in student dormitory in the campus. It takes about 10 minutes to medical school or hospital on foot. You will share a room with another SCORE/SCOPE exchange students if it’s possible
Incheon airport ↔ Ajou university : airport limousine (bus)
75 minutes, 7000 won
40 minutes to Seoul by bus/subway.
Ajou university hospital : http://hosp.ajoumc.or.kr/