: Yonsei University
Fall: late August to late December
Spring: late February to late June
Minimum 3.0 GPA; good academic standing.
NOTE: This program is not open to students with Korean citizenship
Yonsei University is a private institution in the heart of Seoul, South Korea. With its rigorous academics and wide course offerings, it is considered one of Korea's top three universities. Students will engage with locals on a daily basis as they learn to maneuver a dynamic city which continues to grow economically and host international students and tourists from all over the world. The campus itself provides a lively experience for students, including the opportunity to engage in several clubs and activities for international students.
Students will live at the International House, a dormitory for both undergraduate and graduate students. A mix of Korean and foreign students live in the dormitory to provide an international atmosphere. Dormitory facilities include laundry services, refrigerators, weight room, computer room, and lounge area.
: Housing availability and space is limited for International students. After being admitted to the program, you will receive your admission number, which you must use to complete the International House online application IMMEDIATELY.
All students are required to take a Korean language course and a minimum of 16 credits. General course information and instructions can be found here
. Course descriptions and syllabi are available online
as well. Be sure to click the "English Course Only" option on the right hand side if you wish to take content in English. The purple arrow indicates syllabus and the blue arrow provides the course description.
Credit and Grade Translation - Yonsei
Emory College Study Abroad maintains a list of blanket approved courses. This list specifies how courses taken abroad will transfer back to Emory. PLEASE NOTE: Students may obtain additional approvals for courses that are not currently on this Blanket Approval List
. In case you would like to seek approval from other departments, please see the Faculty Representative List.
A full description of the program costs and billing procedures is described in the budget sheets
Students are eligible to carry existing financial aid and scholarships on Emory-approved study abroad programs. Students may also be eligible to apply for the Freeman Asia Scholarship, the Fund for Education Abroad, NSEP Boren Scholarship and Benjamin Gilman Scholarship. For more information, please visit Study Abroad Scholarships
Ebony Ellis, Emory College Study Abroad Advisor: firstname.lastname@example.org
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