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Summer Bioethics Program in Korea

Program Details

  • June 22 - July 12, 2009 (3 weeks) (leaves on June 20 and comes back on July 13)
  • 3 credit hours
  • 10 students maximum
  • Expenses: $3,000 (tuition, airfare, room and board)
  • Stay in the dorm of the university
  • Mixed class - Class will be joined by Korean students (10 students), ‘buddy’ program
  • Field trips to the places relevant to the discussion topics including research institutions, pollution site, and nature reserves
  • Cultural experiences – guided by Korean Studies Summer Program of Hannam university
  • Discussion topics are
    • Research ethics - research subjects-human, animal
    • Stem cell research
    • Life and Death
      • Artificial Reproductive techniques, contraception
      • Euthanasia
      • Abortion
      • Use of life supporting equipment
  • Creation and evolution
  • Genetic testing
  • Gene therapy
  • Environmental issues
    • Pollution
    • Resources
    • Green energy