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Yonsei University

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    About the Program

    This undergraduate exchange program offers students the opportunity to study anthropology, art history, business, economics, history, law, and philosophy taught in English. Additional fields of study include communications, culture, education, fine arts, humanities, Korean language study, literature, political science, psychology, religion, social sciences, and sociology. Korean language study is optional. Participants live in the international dorm on campus or make their own arrangements. Fluent Korean required for direct enrollment in host university courses. Housing in on-campus dormitory or students may make own arrangements. Yonsei University offers many academic programs and gives students the choice to either attend the campus in Sinchon or Wonju. The University makes several provisions for international students including the Global Lounge, a complex that houses the 3500 students from 69 countries.

    *Stony Brook University Students Only

    Location Seoul, South Korea
    Program Type Partner University Program
    Program Term Fall, Spring, Academic Year
    Language of Instruction English, Korean
    Budget View Budget
    Living Arrangements Independent Arrangement
    Additional Information A Partner University program is a study abroad experience where students are nominated/accepted by Stony Brook University, and enroll at a partner institution. In most cases SBU faculty or staff are NOT traveling with participants.
    Program Housing Statement: Stony Brook University is required to comply with the housing policies of the host country, partner institution and/or hotel/hostel. These policies may include requirements such as sex-based housing placement.


    GPA 3.0
    Other Requirements

    Stony Brook University Students Only

    Two semesters completed at SBU with grades posted is required at the point of application

    Students must be matriculated in an undergraduate degree program. 

    Sophomores and above

    Application Deadline

    Fall/Academic Year Admission: March 1

    Spring Admission: October 1

    *Candidates may be interviewed to determine their qualifications for participating and representing Stony Brook University abroad.
  • Academic Information

    Course Information

    Academic Policies

    • Students must maintain full-time status while abroad
    • This is a partner university program. Applications must be submitted to Stony Brook University first. Information regarding the next steps in the process will be distributed to students who have received formal nominations by their International Programs Coordinator.
    • Grades earned in a Partner University program WILL NOT calculate towards the cumulative GPA for SBU students.
    • All participants following the Stony Brook Curriculum (SBC) will receive GLO and EXP+ in addition to requirements fulfilled by their coursework.

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