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  • Locations: Seoul, South Korea
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Program Homepage: Click here
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
  • Restrictions: Grinnell applicants only
Grinnell Approval Deadlines/Program Dates:
Grinnell Approval Deadlines/Program Dates:
Term Year Grinnell Approval Deadline Grinnell Decision Date Program Start Date Program End Date
Fall 2019 12/05/2018 02/18/2019 08/22/2019 12/21/2019
Academic Year 2019-2020 12/05/2018 02/19/2019 TBA TBA
Spring 2020 12/05/2018 02/18/2019 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
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Program by Theme: Liberal Education Subject Areas of Interest: Anthropology, Art and Architecture, Art History, Arts and Culture, Arts and Literature, Business Studies, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, East Asian Studies, Economics, Global Development Studies, History, International Relations, Korean Studies, Natural and Applied Sciences, Philosophy, Political Science, Religious Studies, Sociology
Language of Study: English, Korean Campus Program Advisor: Alicia Stanley
OCS Contact: Alicia Stanley Language Prereq: 1 semester
Housing: Dorm, Home Stay
Program Description:

Seoul
CIEE Arts and Sciences Program in Seoul, Korea 

Recognized by UNESCO for outstanding design yet firmly rooted in ancient traditions, Seoul is full of intrigue and inspiration for students of arts and sciences. You’ll find it easy to make the most of the city’s live-wire environment, with access to Korean culture through the Seoul Mates program, university clubs, and a variety of unforgettable excursions – and our dedicated team to guide you at every step.

Study abroad in Seoul and you will:
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  • Boost your Korean language skills with intensive courses for all levels.
  • Learn at Yonsei School of Business and its Creative Leadership Forum, noted for its discussion series on investment banking, management consulting, media, and entrepreneurship.
  • Get to know your Korean counterparts with our Seoul Mates program.
  • Experience Korean family life with a one or two-night homestay.

Established in 2006, this program is designed to support students while they learn at a top-ranked Korean university and experience everyday life in Seoul. A special in-depth orientation and extracurricular program helps students get to know the country, along with 15 weeks of courses in English and Korean with the Yonsei University’s Division of International Education.

The CIEE Study Center is based at Yonsei University, the most prestigious private institution of higher education in Korea. The school has 18 graduate schools, 21 colleges, and a student population of more than 30,000, including more than 1,000 students from 20 countries. It is less than 20 minutes from downtown Seoul on a large, attractive campus. Sports facilities including a fitness center, pool, gym, and basketball and tennis courts.

The academic calendar runs from mid-August through late June and is divided into two semesters. Unlike in the United States, the spring semester (February-June) is the first semester of the academic year and fall (August-December) is the second. All courses are taught by Yonsei University faculty.
 
Find out more

Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare. 

 





Why study at Yonsei University in Seoul?

  • Live in the capital of South Korea, one of East Asia’s most dynamic economies
  • Take classes English at prestigious Korean private university in a wide variety of subject areas while learning Korean language from beginning or higher level
  • Participate in extensive program of cultural activities and field trips
  • Volunteer to work with North Korean refugee school children
  • Housing in international student campus residences
Open to all majors and may be of particular interest in these subject areas:
 
Anthropology
Art
Business Studies
Computer Science
Cultural Studies
East Asian Studies
Economics
Global Development Studies
History
International Relations
Korean Studies
Philosophy
Political Science
Religious Studies
Sciences – Natural and Applied
Sociology