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Yonsei University is a private research university located in Seoul and is one of the highest ranked universities in South Korea. It was founded in 1885 by missionaries. The university has over 20 colleges and 15 graduate schools supporting approximately 38,000 students (undergraduate and graduate) between the two campuses (main and wonju).

Summer and Fall 2020 dates are tentative and may change.


Area(s) of Study

  • Accounting
  • Computer Science
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Art History
  • Cultural Studies
  • International Business
  • Physical Education
  • Asian Studies
  • Economics
  • Korean
  • Psychology
  • Biochemistry
  • English
  • Liberal Arts
  • Religious Studies
  • Biology
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Sociology
  • Business Administration
  • Fine Arts
  • Management Information Systems
  • Statistics
  • Communication Studies
  • Government
  • Marketing
  • Studio Art
  • Comparative Literature
  • Health And Society
  • Operations Management
  • Women's And Gender Studies

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Academic Information

Students must enroll in the equivalent of 12 UT hours of coursework during the semester and 6 hours during the summer while at Yonsei University. Please check the My Credit Abroad database for courses that have been previously evaluated. If your courses are not listed, please work with your Program Coordinator to get course pre-approved.


All courses are taught by Yonsei University faculty. Students must enroll in six-week program for the summer option.

Language(s) of Instruction

English and Korean


Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - No
  • Internship - Yes


Students interested in staying at on-campus housing must submit a separate housing application once it's available. Rooms are first-come, first-serve and are not guaranteed. The dormitories available are SK Global and International House (not handled by OIA).

Open To

Students from all colleges and schools

Program Cost

Students pay a $75 non-refundable application fee and regular UT tuition, and are responsible for airfare, passport/visa, housing, food, local transportation, and other costs of living. Students are required to purchase international health insurance. Financial aid and scholarships may be used.

Program Dates:

- Spring
  • March 16, 2020 to June 27, 2020
  • Priority Deadline: October 1, 2019
  • Final Deadline: October 11, 2019
- Summer Whole
  • June 26, 2020 to August 6, 2020
  • Final Deadline: February 15, 2020
- Fall
  • August 28, 2020 to December 21, 2020
  • Priority Deadline: March 1, 2020
  • Final Deadline: March 15, 2020

Application Code


Additional Resources

Program Website
Exchange Partner Information
Information Session

Next Step

1) Attend an "Explore: Asia" info session. Dates and locations listed on the website. 2) See an academic advisor about needed credit while abroad. 3) Attend a "Ready to Apply: Asia" session. Dates and times given to participants after attending Explore: Asia session. 4) Complete Mandatory Pre-departure Orientation.

Program information above is subject to change