Yonsei University has consistently ranked as the top private university in Korea and is taking a leading role in globalizing higher education in Asia.
*Ranked 79th in the QS World University Rankings 2021
Yonsei's main campus at Sinchon is ensconced in a spacious, picturesque and natural setting that is located minutes away from downtown Seoul.
Yonsei University has hosted one of the oldest and innovative international summer school programs in Korea since 1985.
YISS is administered in partnership with the University of California. Each year, key faculty and over 200 students from the UC system take part in YISS.
YISS offers a wide range of courses in the arts, culture, and humanities, Asian and Korean studies, international politics and economics, global management, science and technology, and environmental studies.
Internship opportunities are available for students who wish to acquire direct exposure to global companies located in Korea or lab experience during summer.
Students can experience Korean culture and participate in a variety of activities and events outside the classroom including field trips and cultural immersion programs.
Our YISS students and faculty come from all over the world. Be a part of the ever expanding global network of nearly 25,000 YISS alumni.