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Yonsei University

*IMPORTANT NOTE: Limited exchange spaces available. Space not guaranteed if selected as your first choice.*

Location: Seoul, Korea
Website (University-wide) (Exchange Program information)
Language of instruction: English / Korean
Terms: Fall semester (September - December) and Spring semester (March – June)

Specific Restrictions: 

  • Students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 4.0/9.0 (B-)


  • Yonsei University, the oldest university in Korea, is located near the centre of Seoul with access to major cultural sites, financial centers and entertainment areas.
  • Yonsei University is now home to over 25,000 undergraduate students and the city of Seoul is home to 10 million people.


  • At Yonsei, accessibility supports are provided by the Disability Service Center
  • Students requiring housing or test accommodations due to a disability should notify the Yonsei Exchange team during their application stage. Yonsei will require an official proof or a doctor's note outlining the specific disability. 

Area of study

  • Liberal Arts

  • Commerce and Economics

  • Business (only students majoring in Business can take these courses)

  • Science

  • Engineering

  • Life System

  • Theology

  • Social Science

  • Human Ecology

  • Sciences in Education

  • Korean Language

Exchange credit history

See the exchange credit history  listing of courses that have been previously evaluated from Yonsei University. Note that this is a guide only, and not a guarantee that your courses would be evaluated in the same way.

Medical Insurance, Immigration & Arrival

Medical insurance: Mandatory
Immigration Documents: Student Visa is required (See Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Vancouver – Consular/Visa Service)
Orientation: Yes, usually a week before each term commences

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