Dongseo University was selected as the operator of the 2021 International Youth Leader Exchange Support Projectorganized by the Korean Ministry of Gender Equality and Family and the Korea Youth Work Agency. DSU was also selected as the operator of this project in 2019, when the university received the Minister’s Award in recognition of its outstanding performance.
The International Youth Leaders Exchange Support Program is a program that is designed to strengthen global capabilities by supporting exchange activities among university students. The program is aimed at promoting favorable cross-cultural understanding by furthering international students’ knowledgeof Korean culture, history and industry.
Dongseo University will carry out this project under the theme “Asian Hub Busan, Design Busan”. A total of 60 Dongseo University students will participate, with 30 Korean students and 30 international students. Participants will be recruited in May of this year, and full-fledged cross-cultural exchange activities will take place until July. In response to changes in the external environment caused by the prolonged Covid-19 pandemic, the activities will be carried out as online, non-face-to-face activities, or as small-scale in-person activities.
Hahn Kyung-ho, Dean of Dongseo University’s International Affairs Office, said, “We will strengthen exchanges and teamwork among international students through various programs including cultural experiences and field trips. Wewill do our best to successfully operate the 2021 International Youth Leader Exchange based on our previous experience of having received the Minister’s Award.”