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Title [Yonsei Summer Semester] Academic Calendar, Payment and Course Registration
Name YISS Date 20.04.24 Hit 9,612

Greetings from Yonsei University!

Please refer to below for detailed information on academic calendar, payment and course load of 2020 Yonsei Summer Semester.





Program Period

June 30, 2020 ~ July 21, 2020

Application Period

April 28, 2020 ~ May 22, 2020

Tuition Payment Due

May 22, 2020

On-line Course Registration

May 26 ~ 28, 2020

Course Add & Drop Period

June 10 ~ June 11, 2020

Mid-term Exam

July 9, 2020

Final Exam & Classes End

July 20 ~ 21, 2020

Course Evaluation

July 21 ~ 27, 2020

Grade Check

July 24 ~ 27, 2020


*Dates are subject to change without prior notice.

*To check course list offered previously:



Students who wish to pay in their local currency are strongly recommended to make their payments by considering the exchange rate on the date of the transaction including bank charges. 



1 Course (KRW)

2 Courses (KRW)

3 Courses (KRW)


Application Fee




May 22











2) Refund Policy

For all refunds, a written notice of cancellation must be submitted to YISS office via email. Bank and postage remittance charges will be deducted from the refund amount.

Application Fee



Until Jun 29, 2020

Full refund

Until Jul 6, 17:00

2/3 of the tuition fee

1 course – 666,700 KRW

2 courses – 1,333,400 KRW

3 courses – 2,000,000 KRW

Until Jul 8, 17:00

1/2 of the tuition fee

1 course – 500,000 KRW

2 courses – 1,000,000 KRW

3 courses – 1,500,000 KRW

From Jul 8, 17:00

No refund

Cancellation is not possible


3. Course Registration

Period: May 26 ~ 28, 2020 (Tentative)

*Your student ID number will be available on May 25 (KST) 

1) Course Load

Course Load

Length of Study

3 credits (1 course)

3 weeks

6 credits (2 courses)

9 credits (3 courses)

In order to complete a full semester's work in only three weeks, Yonsei Summer Semester courses are highly intensive and fast-paced. During the three-week courses, classes meet three class hours (150 minutes) each day, five days a week, Monday through Friday.


*Course code: The first three alphabets of the course code show which department the course is being offered from. Among the four numbers that follow, the first number shows the targeted year of the course.

1- Freshman course / General course / Lower Division course

2- Sophomore course / General course / Lower Division course

3- Junior course / Upper Division course

4- Senior course / Advanced course


*Make sure to check if the course is taught in Korean or in English (most of the Yonsei Summer Semester courses are conveyed in Korean).


*Check the grading policy from the syllabus before registering for the course. Depending on the professors' policy the courses' grading policy can be a relative, absolute or P/NP.


2) Course Availability

A course will be cancelled if less than twenty students register for the course. In the event that your class is cancelled due to the minimum student policy, immediately consult the Summer School coordinator regarding alternate course registration. All course have a maximum number of seats available. Seats will be reserved on first-come, first-served basis during the course registration period.

3) Credit Transfer

All Yonsei Summer Semester courses are credit-bearing courses. However, for credit transfer, students are strongly advised to consult and obtain approval from their academic advisors of the home institution in advance: Credit transferability of a particular Yonsei Summer Semester course depends solely on home institutions' policies.