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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).


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 click on the link below to submit a course evaluation form.


All courses are taught by Yonsei University faculty. Students must enroll in six-week program for the summer option. See the "Blog" link below for a direct link to the Yonsei International Summer School website.

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.


- Spring
  • Program: February 28, 2024 to June 21, 2024
  • Instructional: March 2, 2024 to June 21, 2024
  • Priority Deadline: October 1, 2023
  • Final Deadline: October 10, 2023
- Summer Whole
  • Program: June 25, 2024 to August 6, 2024
  • Instructional: June 25, 2024 to August 6, 2024
  • Final Deadline: February 15, 2024
- Fall
  • Program: August 27, 2024 to December 22, 2024
  • Instructional: September 2, 2024 to December 13, 2024
  • Final Deadline: March 1, 2024

Application Code


Program Coordinator

Emma Schultz

Additional Resources

Program Website
Exchange Partner Information
Information Session

Next Step

1) View mandatory advising videos Explore: Education Abroad 101 and Explore: Asia. Attend a live Q&A if you have questions. 2) View Ready to Apply video. 3) Self-authorize your application via the Get Started link below and apply! Videos and Q&A events found here:

Program information above is subject to change