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Seoul Courses – 2022 Yonsei Summer

Studying abroad can be a more meaningful and invigorating learning experience than at home—both inside and outside of the classroom. You may be more curious and alert than you usually are so use this heightened energy to enhance your studies as well as your cultural and geographical explorations. You may also encounter different teaching styles and course processes; be prepared to adapt and to learn.

Yonsei University

USAC's partnership with Yonsei University provides you with an array of academic offerings taught in English during the six-week summer session. Course offerings are vast and regularly include subjects ranging from arts and humanities to business, science, and Asian studies. Areas of study believed to be of most interest to USAC students are included below as a sample of what the university offers. Courses are subject to availability and approval of prerequisites which are determined by Yonsei University. Yonsei University is AACSB and EQUIS accredited.


All courses at Yonsei University are worth three credits and taught in English. Students must enroll in a minimum of one course, for a total of three credits.

Areas of Study at Yonsei University (subject to change):

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Business and Economics
  • East Asian Studies
  • Korean Language
  • Korean Studies
  • Science and Technology
  • Social Sciences


Students enrolled in the summer program at Yonsei University are eligible to participate in their corporate and research internship programs (approximately 14 hours per week; 2-credits). The Corporate Internship Program offers you direct exposure to global corporate settings in the heart of Seoul, taking advantage of Yonsei University's vast alumni networks, and strong ties with business and educational partners. The Research Internship Program offers selected students the opportunity to participate in research projects or work as an intern in research centers or organizations at Yonsei University.

Course Descriptions

To obtain course syllabi, click on the link(s) below and follow the prompts to specific course information. Please contact the USAC Advising department if you have difficulty finding the information.

Quick Details

2022-23 App. Cycle

Kookmin University

  • Summer: Open
    • Deadline Extended: June 1
  • Fall/Yearlong: Open
    • Deadline: May 15
  • Spring: Open
    • Deadline: Nov 15

Yonsei University

  • January Session I: Open
    • Deadline: Oct 15
  • January Session I&II: Open
    • Deadline: Oct 15
  • Spring: Open
    • Deadline: Oct 1

2023-24 App. Cycle

Summer and Semester Programs:
Opening 9/1


Kookmin University

Minimum GPA: 2.5 (all terms)

Semester programs only:

Minimum class standing: Sophomore

Open to degree-seeking students attending a 4-year institution at the time of application

Yonsei University

Minimum GPA: 2.5 (all terms)

Semester programs only:

Applicants must be degree-seeking at a 4-year institution and have sophomore standing at time of application. In addition to above, transfer students must have one semester completed at their current institution.

Program Type



Overseas credit

Program Capacity

Kookmin: 40 students

Yonsei: 80 students


English | Korean

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