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  • Locations: Seoul, South Korea
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring, Year
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: Emory applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Fall, Spring
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 10/01/2018
02/26/2019 06/22/2019
Fall 2019 03/01/2019

** Some programs accept students on a rolling admission basis. Students may be notified prior to this date of acceptance into the program.

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Program Description:
Hosted by: Yonsei University  (Study Abroad)

Approximate Dates:
Fall: late August to late December
Spring: late February to late June

Eligibility Requirements:
Minimum 3.0 GPA; good academic standing.
NOTE: This program is not open to students with Korean citizenship

Program Overview:
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.

Living Arrangements:
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.

IMPORTANT NOTE: 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.

Course Information:
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
( Fall and Spring).

Financial Aid/Scholarships:
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.

Tim Edenfield, Study Abroad Advisor,
Bumyong Choi, Director of Undergraduate Studies, REALC, 404-727-6428,

This program is currently not accepting applications.