Located just 20 minutes from downtown Seoul, Yonsei University provides students a chance to truly experience life in Korea's capital city. Students looking for a wide variety of English courses while also learning the Korean language will find Yonsei University to be a great fit. Whether students choose to spend their time relaxing in the Global Lounge with other international students, participating in one of the university's over 200 campus clubs, or taking weekend trips into the big city, there is something for everyone at Yonsei University.
Yonsei University’s main campus is ensconced in a spacious, picturesque, and natural setting located minutes away from the economic, political, and cultural centers of Seoul's metropolitan area. Yonsei University has a 245-acre campus in the lovely wooded hills of western Seoul, 20 minutes from downtown by bus or subway.
Academic year or semester exchanges
ISEP-Exchange for International students.
ISEP-Exchange for US students.
Academic year: August to June
Semester 1: August to December
Semester 2: February to June
In Korean: Colleges of Business & Economics, Engineering, Human Ecology, Law, Liberal Arts, Science, Sciences in Education, Social Sciences, Theology, Life Science and Biotechnology.
In English: International Division offered by the Office of International Affairs (OIA)
(courses on a variety of subjects with a focus on Korea & East Asian studies, and Korean language courses); Colleges of Business & Economics, Engineering, Human Ecology, Law, Liberal Arts, Science, Sciences in Education, Social Sciences, Theology (some English courses on a variety of subjects); Graduate School of International Studies (GSIS)
(Korean studies, area studies, international cooperation, international trade & finance, international management).
The International Division of OIA offers undergraduate Korean and East Asian studies courses taught in English, with intensive Korean language instruction. Some departments are open to participants who are proficient in Korean.
Students typically enroll in 5 classes per term which averages 15-18 hours in class per week. A term runs for 16 weeks.
Housing and Meals
Students will be housed in double-occupancy rooms at the SK Global House and International House with a stipend for meals. Please note that the stipend disbursement procedure takes about 3 weeks after the start of the program. Students who want to live off-campus should notify the university after they have been confirmed as an ISEP student. A housing benefit can be provided as a stipend. The amount is the same as on-campus housing fee. The SK Global House is available for families or couples. If an ISEP student wants to live off-campus with a spouse or family, a housing benefit can be provided as a stipend as well.
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