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  • Locations: Seoul, South Korea
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Eligibility: Please see below for requirements.
  • Budget Sheets:: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction:
English, Korean
Language Requirements:
Level of Study:
Open to:
Degree Seeking USF Student
Credit Offered:
USF Credit
Program Advisor:
Krissy Loveman
Sponsoring College:
Education Abroad Office
Program Primary Subject:
Business, Marketing, and Finance, Humanities, History, and Media Studies, Languages and Applied Linguistics, Natural and Physical Sciences, Social Sciences
Program Description:
Yonsei International Summer School

June 26 - August 6, 2017




Program Description

Program Overview

The Yonsei International Summer School (YISS) opened its doors in 1985 and since then, YISS has become an integral part of campus life based on a unique blend of Korean and global cultures. YISS continues to grow and evolve, accommodating the needs of a rapidly changing student body and meeting the challenges of a fast-paced global society. 



Seoul, South Korea

The fifth largest city in the world, the Seoul metropolis has a population of about 11 million and is the center for economy, finance, the arts and culture. Seoul is known to be one of the safest places to travel in with its low crime rate. There is a blend of old and new in Seoul with the modern high-rises and trendy shops mixed in with ancient temples and palaces. Shopping is not a problem with the many department stores and street shops located around the city. People are very sociable and kind to visitors in Seoul. The Han River flows through the center of Seoul.  Encircling the city are rocky mountains which makes Seoul blend nature and modernization beautifully. The center of Seoul has a mountain called Namsan, which has a tower on top that enables one to see almost all of the city on a clear day. 

Host Institution

Yonsei University's study abroad opportunities reflect good citizenship, academic excellence, intellectual freedom and global education. Situated in one of the most rapidly developing countries in the world, Korea has become a model for educational expansion, gender quality, family planning and many more key issues. Downtown Seoul is the center of politics, culture, and economy; home to industry giants such as SK, LG, Samsung, and Hyundai, Yonsei University is ideal for global education.

How to Apply:

  1. Start the USF application by clicking "Apply Now" at the top of this page. The application can be saved and completed over time.
  2. The review committee will select the top applicants for this limited-spot program. Accepted students will be asked to commit and pay a deposit to USF.
  3. Wait for further instruction on how to proceed with direct registration with Yonsei.  

This program is currently not accepting applications.