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*WKU Exchange: Yonsei University
Seoul, South Korea (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
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Restrictions: WKU applicants only
Program Cost: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
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Program Dates:
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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 10/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
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Fact Sheet:
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Number of Credits:
12+
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Credit Type:
Transfer Credit
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Field of Study:
ANTHROPOLOGY, ASIAN STUDIES, BUSINESS, BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, CHEMISTRY, COMPUTER SCIENCE, ECONOMICS, EDUCATION, ENGINEERING, HISTORY, INFORMATION SYSTEMS, INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS, INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS, KOREAN, MASS COMMUNICATION, MATHEMATICS, NUTRITION AND DIETETICS, PHYSICS, POLITICAL SCIENCE, PSYCHOLOGY, SOCIAL WORK
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Minimum GPA:
2.5
Program Catagory: WKU Exchange Class Eligibility: 2. Sophomore, 3. Junior, 4. Senior
Program Description:
Program Description:
WKU EXCHANGE: YONSEI UNIVERSITY

About the University
YonseiYonsei University is a comprehensive private university ranked among the top three institutions of higher education in South Korea. With over 650 partner institutions in 70 countries, Yonsei has a strong global orientation. WKU has been partnered with Yonsei since 2004. The campus is located in the heart of Seoul in an area called Sinchon near three other colleges, which makes it a popular student district with many trendy restaurants, shops and cafes.



About Seoul
Seoul, the capital of the Republic of Korea, is a Seoul, South Koreamodern, bustling metropolis with a population of over 10 million people nestled in the mountainous northwestern region of South Korea.  Seoul is headquarters to large international corporations such as Samsung, LG, Hyundai and Kia. Notable attractions include Gyeongbokgung Palace, Dongdaemun Design Plaza, Buddhist temples, and numerous shopping districts and markets. English is widely spoken by Koreans, and the ubiquitous subway and bus systems make Seoul easy to navigate.

Courses
Yonsei University offers a wide variety of courses taught in English in numerous academic disciplines. Students also have the option to take 6 credit hours of beginning, intermediate or advanced Korean language during the semester.

To view semester course offerings, click here.  Courses with course code IEE are designed for international students. For certain academic areas, such as business and engineering, exchange students can choose to enroll in a regular university course with Korean students.  


Additional Academic Opportunities
Yonsei offers corporate and global internships for 3 credit hours during the YISS. For more information, click here.

Term Dates
Spring Semester (1st semester): Late February to late June

Fall Semester (2nd semester): Late August to late December
  • Click here to view semester dates for upcoming terms.

Accommodations
Exchange students live in on-campus residence halls. Space is limited during fall terms, so students are encouraged to apply early to reserve a spot in the residence halls.
 
 Yonsei
 
“Yonsei University is one of the best universities in Korea and they offer dozens of courses in English, which made it easy to find classes in my major. Additionally, Seoul is one of the most dynamic cities in the world. If you're looking for an adventure then studying at Yonsei is the right choice. I've learned so much about being confident and sensitive in a culture that I'm only beginning to understand."
    -Jeffrey Walker, Yonsei International Summer School, 2013.


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