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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English, Korean Click here for a definition of this term Core Program Attributes: Direct Enrollment
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.5 Click here for a definition of this term Housing Options: Dormitory/Residence Hall
Click here for a definition of this term Approved by: A&S, AAP, CALS, ENG, HUM EC, ILR, SHA Click here for a definition of this term Minimum Student Status: Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Program Advisor: Dr. Kristen Grace Curricular Highlights: Economics & Business, Media/Communications, Politics/Policy/Law
Program Description:

Yonsei University

yonsei springYonsei University's Exchange/Visiting Student Programs offer opportunities to students who plan to study for a year or a semester in Korea's top university located 
in the heart of Seoul, the dynamic capital city of Korea.

In addition to gaining academic excellence, international students are also exposed to a beautiful and culturally rich environment and can share special memories and experience Korean culture by participating in various Yonsei clubs and activities for international students.


Course Offerings

Difficulty in Online Course Registration

Each semester, both domestic and international students compete with each other to register for their courses of choice through the online course registration system. Please keep in mind that this process is very fast and some say it is similar to a lucky-draw. Therefore, students who fail to register for their courses should consult with the respective professor to get a seat.

Restricted Majors

Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy, Law, Music, MBA

Business & Economics Courses

Business & Economics courses are in high demand every semester, so, a maximum of three (3) classes on the subject per semester is allowed. Business/economics courses are registricted to business/economics majors.

Course Level

Course Level can be checked by each course code. If a course's code number is level 1000, it means the course is classified as a General Education and/or Lower Level course. Level 2000 - 4000 courses are Major and/or Upper Level courses. Courses over 5000 are Graduate courses.

Course Load

Course load is limited to a minimum nine (9) credits for all incoming exchange/visiting students, while the maximum is eighteen (18) credits for undergraduate and fifteen (15) for graduate students. If a student takes the Korean Language course designed and offered for regular Korean Language Institute ( students, the maximum course load is limited to twelve (12) credits and the six (6) credits for the Afternoon Korean Language course.

Searching Courses in English

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Search for the course that you want to take either by choosing Major and Semester or by inserting course title or course code in the search box if you know it.? Example: If you want to know the courses offered by the College of Liberal Arts, please refer to the following example. The IEE coded courses, Graduate courses, and the Afternoon Korean language courses are selectable under the Study Abroad Course in Undergraduate level.

Seoul at Night

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Approx. Start Approx. End
Spring 2020 09/15/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Programs may fill long before their final deadline. * Recommendation--For SPRING: APPLY in MAY to study abroad the following spring. For FALL/YEAR: APPLY in DECEMBER. Late applications may be accepted, but colleges typically need time to process your approval.