The Winter Abroad at Yonsei program offers a 3 or 6-week winter program at its Sinchon campus for international students who would like to enjoy the winter in Seoul.

The winter program is composed of two separate 3-week sessions, with intensive morning coursework and unique afternoon Korean language and Taekwondo classes.

Field of Study

  • Humanities
  • Economics
  • Korean Language and Culture

Students are able to participate in either 3-week session alone or the entire 6-week program. For more detailed information about these courses go to the host university website.

Credit Equivalent 

3 Credits = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 4 UQ Units if 6 Credits are successfully completed across two sessions (pending UQ faculty approval).

Eligibility and Application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience eligibility criteria and the Yonsei entry requirements.

Apply to UQ Abroad Apply to host*

*Host applications open 04 September 2017


The tuition fee is approximately $1,800 AUD per session. More information regarding fees can be found on the host university website

A limited number of $3,000 New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants may be available for eligible participants. 

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding.


Accommodation can be arranged and is available at an additional cost. More information regarding accommodation options can be found on the host university website. 

UQ students are able to participate in one or two of the sessions below:

Session 1
  • Start date: 27 December 2017
  • End date: 17 January 2017
  • Credit: For-credit or not-for-credit
Session 2
  • Start date: 22 January 2018
  • End date: 09 February 2018
  • Credit: For-credit or not-for-credit

More information regarding specific courses available can be found on the host university website

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ Abroad: Summer 2017/2018 applications for this program have now closed
Host: 17 November 2017*

Program Dates

Start: Varies - see courses tab
End: Varies - see courses tab

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad
Location: Seoul, South Korea
Credit: For-credit or not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate and postgraduate*

*Postgraduates can attend the program as not-for-credit only