• Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduate Student
• At the time of application, students must have completed two semesters at a US college or university.
• 2.5 cumulative for semester & academic year programs
• 2.8 cumulative GPA for summer

• Language Pre-requisite: None
• Open to UW-Madison degree-seeking students only
• Good academic and disciplinary standing


humanities, social sciences, biological & physical science, engineering, business

Classroom Language

English, Korean


Residence Hall

Program Duration

Academic Year: Late August - Late June
Fall: Late August - Late December
Spring: Late February - Late June
Summer: Late June - Early August

Application Deadline(s)

TermApplication Deadline
Summer 2018  2/9/2018
Fall 2018-19  3/2/2018
Year 2018-19  3/2/2018
Spring 2018-19  9/7/2018

Future durations will be posted at a later date.

Questions about this program?
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South Korea, Seoul
Yonsei University Exchange

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Become immersed in the rich culture and history of South Korea while studying at Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea. This exchange program allows participants to directly enroll in university courses in a variety of fields while studying alongside Korean and international students from around the world. This program is ideal for students from a variety of majors who are interested in Korean language and culture.

The capital of South Korea, Seoul has a population of over 20 million and is the nation's cultural, educational, and political center. Seoul is home to many cultural attractions such as museums, shrines, shopping districts and gardens. From the crowded markets to the peaceful Han River that runs through the city center, Seoul offers one of the most striking settings of any large city in Asia.

Learning Objectives

We have overall Goals and Expectations for Study Abroad Participants, covering the personal, academic and professional aspects of study abroad. Additionally on this program, you can:
  • Strengthen language skills
  • Navigate new educational systems, as well as new learning and teaching styles
  • Take advantage of academic strengths in:
    -Communication & Media Studies
    -Modern Languages
    -Politics & International Studies
  • Observe Korean perspectives on academic disciplines