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    CIEE High School Summer in Seoul, South Korea: Smart Cities

    CIEE High School Summer in Seoul, South Korea: Smart Cities

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    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Destination: South Korea
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Start: June, July
    • Session Length: Three Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: STEM
    • Sub-Categories: Architecture, STEM, Design
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Career Clusters: Architecture and Construction
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    Overview

    In cutting-edge Seoul, delve into the pillars of smart urban development. Through interactive classes, discover green space planning, smart transportation systems, and ancient principles of sustainability—visible in the city’s historical architecture. Alongside other Global Navigators, put your new knowledge into practice, design your own mini smart city model, and present it to experts!

    Go on exclusive tours of green buildings, like Seoul City Hall. Meet with startups creatively using recycled materials to add value and contribute to a circular economy—where all products are reusable. Participate in a plogging session near Cheonggyecheon stream, Seoul Forest, or around Han River.

    Soak in local culture in hanok villages and treat your taste buds to local dishes like tteokbokki (spicy rice cakes) and pajeon (green onion pancakes). On excursions to Nami Island and Incheon, surround yourself by nature and witness sustainable practices firsthand. Seoul will inspire you to think about urban sustainability in your hometown while immersing you in South Korea’s innovations.