Yonsei University, South Korea

Yonsei University is located in Seoul and is South Korea's top private university, a member of ‘SKY’ universities, a term for the three institutions widely regarded as the most prestigious in the country. Yonsei was established in 1885 and is the oldest university in South Korea.

Seoul is the largest city and capital city of South Korea. Its population makes up almost half of South Korea’s total population with over 10,000,000 inhabitants and with a metropolitan population of 25,500,000. The city, known for its modern architecture, technological advancement and cosmopolitan feel, is also full of historical and world heritage listed sites. It is known for cutting edge urban planning and design and a world-class public transport system.

Available Subject Areas

Please ensure that you research the courses available to you as an exchange student, and check with your subject coordinator(s) that these courses are suitable for your Glasgow degree programme. Please note that partner course offerings may change on a yearly basis.

Please research course level; content and assessment structures; partner academic pre-requisites for exchange students; whether enough courses / credits are available in your degree subject(s) to meet your Glasgow degree credit requirements; language of teaching and for Joint Honours students, whether the partner has any restrictions on taking courses from different Schools/Faculties.

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Aerospace Engineering/Sciences
  • Archaeology
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Business & Management
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Classics
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computing Science
  • Digital Media & Information Studies
  • Earth Science and Geology
  • Economic & Social History
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Electronics/Electrical Engineering
  • English Language
  • English Literature
  • Film & TV
  • Geography
  • History
  • History of Art
  • Life Sciences
  • Maths
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Politics and International Relations
  • Product Design Engineering
  • Psychology
  • School of Interdisciplinary subjects Dumfries
  • Scottish Literature
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Theatre Studies
  • Theology & Religious Studies
  • University Wide
  • Urban Studies/Public & Social Policy

Key facts

  • Estimated number of places: 1-3 full-year or 2-6 semester places
  • Language of teaching: English
  • Students can only take a maximum of three business courses under School of Business and Office of International Affairs. Please make sure this meets UofG subject requirements
  • Calendar
  • Grading system: grades issued on an A+, A0, and A- through F scale.
  • Entry requirements
  • Credit guidance: credit range/semester 9-18

Travel and costs

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