Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea
Exchange Program Offered in Summer, Fall Term, Winter/Spring Term, or Full Year
Founded in 1885, Yonsei University is a national comprehensive university, ranked among the top institutions in Korea. In Seoul, the metropolitan capital of South Korea, students have access to Korean culture, history and society through fabulous museums, palaces, temples, libraries, theaters, and art galleries. As the seat of both government and business, the city provides first-hand experiences for American students in the political, social and economic environment of one of Asia's "Little Dragons".
Intensive Korean language and a range of courses in English are offered including East Asian studies, business, humanities, social science, international relations and Korean studies. The Yonsei exchange provides an unparalleled level of academic study, both in depth and in breadth, of disciplines offered in English for students lacking foreign language training, but interested in East Asian culture and business. The campus provides a full complement of services and facilities for students. In addition, Yonsei offers field trips and special classes in traditional dance, taekwondo, music, calligraphy, ceramics and other cultural traditions.
Soch Mel and friends abroad in South Korea Summer 09.
Junior or Senior standing. GPA 3.0 preferred. No prior study of Korean required.
Varies by course load and length of stay; usually 12-16 credits per semester.
Housing and Meals:
International student residences on-campus, meals taken individually. Room and board estimate $3400 per term.
Students pay tuition and fees to NCC; room to Yonsei. Eligible students may apply for external grants and scholarships to assist with program costs.
Visiting a folk village called Nakaneupseong that is known for the very traditional houses.