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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA Required: 2.8 Housing Options: On-Campus Dormitory
Exchange Type: Tuition/Room Exchange Program's Language of Instruction: English
Academic Areas: Business Management, Economics, Education, Engineering, History, Humanities, International Studies, Law, Modern Languages, Philosophy Click here for a definition of this term Available Scholarship: Yes
Group: Group E - Signature Exchange
Program Description:
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University Overview | Program Overview | Location | Accommodation

University Overview

The oldest university in Korea, Yonsei celebrated its 100th anniversary in 1985. Yonsei sits quietly in a well-wooded area outside Seoul, a city of 11 million people. Yonsei University was founded 117 years ago as a learning center based on Christian principles. Since then, Yonsei has provided many opportunities for foreign students to learn more about the Korean language, history and culture. The University is recognized not only in Korea, but also the Asia-Pacific area and the international community as the most forward-looking, internationalized, and comprehensive University in Korea.


Program Overview


University activities are very diverse and there is something available for everybody. There are several student festivals promoting club activities on the campus, and celebrating the diversity of cultures at Yonsei. There are over 100 student clubs and organizations, all covering a wide variety of interests: Theater Art Club, Women’s Club, International Student Research Club and Yonsei Recreation Club. There are also several ‘Friendship Sports Festivals’ and ‘Music Festivals’ which bring the students together in a fun environment.

The Office of International Affairs offers support to international students.

Location


Yonsei is in Sinchon, approximately 3.72 miles (6 km) west of central Seoul.
 

Accommodation


Dormitory housing is available for students accepted to the program; rooms are given out on a first come first serve basis. Double rooms are the norm for both Korean and International students. Refrigerators, lounge areas, recreation and weight rooms, computer rooms and laundry facilities are all available in the dormitories. Bed linens, quilts and pillows are provided for the students when they arrive. Each room has an air conditioning unit, a heating unit, and LAN internet connections. As for meals, students are responsible for purchasing their own meals in the cafeterias or in some of the local restaurants.


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 09/14/2019 10/12/2019 TBA TBA