Hyundai Motor offers field tour for foreign students

By Cho Chung-un

Published : Nov 9, 2017 - 16:30
Updated : Nov 9, 2017 - 16:30

Hyundai Motor Group, the nation’s largest carmaker, invited more than 300 foreign students from 90 countries for trips to its manufacturing plants and design studio.

As part of an annual event titled “2017 Global Friendship Tour,” students enrolled at seven Korean colleges toured Hyundai Motor’s Asan plant, Kia Motors’ Hwaseong plant and Hyundai Steel’s plant in Dangjin, South Chungcheong Province. They also visited Hyundai Motor Studio in Goyang, Gyeonggi Province, a venue set up to promote the carmaker, the company said.

Participants of Hyundai Motor’s Global Friendship Tour pose for a photo during an event at a hotel in Goyang, Gyeonggi Province, Wednesday.(Hyundai Motor Group)

The event also included a lecture on global business culture in Korea as well as performances by Korean musicians.

The Friendship Tour is in its ninth year and is designed to offer a chance for foreign students to experience Korean culture as well as the nation’s industry. Since 2009, a total of 11,000 students have participated in the event, the carmaker said.

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