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  • Locations: Seoul, Korea, South
  • Program Terms: Fall, Fall Back-Up, Full Year, Full Year Back-Up, Split Year Spring, SpltYr Spring BackUp, Spring, Spring Back-Up
  • Restrictions: GU applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Budget
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Minimum Cumulative GPA: 3.0 Language Prerequisite: No
Language(s): English, Korean Type of Program: Area Studies, Business, Language Program
Non-GU Students May Apply: No Housing Options: Student Residence
Level of Support: High (Comprehensive onsite support) Application Deadlines: February, September
OGE Advisor: Annette Kuroda Russell Engagement Opportunities: Buddy/Peer Program, Student Organizations
Program Description:

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Arts and Sciences at Yonsei University (CIEE)

Seoul, South Korea



  • Good academic and disciplinary standing
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
In addition to your myGUABROAD application materials, you must complete the CIEE application by the OGE deadline.

*If you do not meet these eligibility requirements, please meet with the OGE Regional Advisor for this program early in the process to discuss your options.

About the Program

CIEE’s program in Seoul is based at Yonsei University. Founded in 1885, Yonsei is one of Korea’s most prestigious institutions of higher education. In addition to a wide range of courses in English or Korean, students have the opportunity for excursions, special lectures and cultural activities.


The Arts & Sciences at Yonsei University program is located in Seoul, the capital and largest city in South Korea, with a population of over 20 million residents.The university is located less than 20 minutes from downtown Seoul on a large, green and hilly campus.

Academic Calendar

  • Fall: mid-August to late December
  • Spring: mid-February to late June

Fields of Study

Languages of instruction are Korean and English.

Fields of study include: Art/Art History, Asian Studies, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Economics, Environmental Studies, Government/Political Science, History, International Studies, Korean, Literature, Philosophy, Psychology, Religion/Theology, Sociology

This list is not exhaustive. Please make an appointment to speak with the OGE Regional Advisor to further discuss available coursework on this program at Yonsei University.


You are required to enroll in a full courseload and complete all exams and assignments associated with the course regardless of the credit you wish to receive on the program. Withdrawal from a course or failure to take/complete a final will be regarded as an unauthorized reduction in courseload and a violation of the academic policy.

A full courseload for this program is: 15 credits (Georgetown requires students to take 6 credits of intensive Korean language.)

The minimum passing grade for this program is: C

You are required to live in program housing.

You have two housing options:
  • SK Global House: On-campus dorm with double occupancy rooms
  • Homestay
Meals are available at a food court, several campus cafeterias, and at local restaurants.

Program Budget

Yonsei CIEE Program Budget 2018-2019


We advise students to research and pursue a wide range of funding opportunities. To find scholarships applicable to your program, browse the scholarships section of OGE’s website.

We are committed to making study abroad accessible to all interested and eligible students. We hope that students with accessibility needs will pursue study abroad opportunities and use the available support services on campus for assistance and advice when necessary.

With over 200 approved-programs, we are confident that you will find a program that fits your interests and goals. Programs offer varying degrees of academic and lifestyle support. Please make an appointment with your OGE advisor to discuss how to best support any special needs you might have on programs that may interest you.

To learn more about the resources for students on campus and also for advice on how to request accommodations overseas, please visit the Georgetown Academic Resource Center’s website. Additional support can be found on the Mobility International website.

Stories Beyond the Hilltop Blog

Learn more about Hoya experiences in Seoul in Stories Beyond the Hilltop.
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Dates & Deadlines:
Dates & Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 02/14/2019 03/02/2019 TBA TBA
Split Year Spring 2020 02/14/2019 03/02/2019 TBA TBA
Full Year 2019 02/14/2019 03/02/2019 TBA TBA