Yonsei University International Summer School (YISS) provides an excellent opportunity for students to learn about Korea through academic and cultural immersion during the northern hemisphere's summer months.

The 2017 program has been revamped in order to highlight growing interest in the arts, culture, and humanities while also offering cutting-edge classes in management and economics, global issues, history and social sciences, and science and technology. Students must complete a minimum of 2 courses while on the YISS program. Several $3,000 scholarships are available to eligible students. 

Fields of study

  • Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Technology
  • Business Management
  • Economics
  • Science

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

Credit equivalent

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

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the standard UQ Abroad Student Eligibility Criteria and the YISS entry requirements. This program impacts on UQ semester 2, 2017 dates, UQ students must meet the additional special conditions for programs that impact on teaching dates. 

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Tuition is approximately $4,200 AUD.

Several $3,000 New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants are available for eligible participants. 

More information regarding program fees can be found on the host university website


Accommodation can be provided at an additional cost. For more information regarding accommodation, please see the host university website

BEL Faculty Credit Assessment

Credit must be confirmed with BEL Faculty to check suitability for student’s program requirements. Students should consult with International Mobility Coordinator prior to submitting an application. The credit precedents information on this site is provided as a guide only. Please see Credit Precedents Disclaimer for further details.

Yonsei Course BEL Credit Assessment
IEE3293 - Strategic Management Eligible for credit towards MGTS3301 - Business Policy and Strategy as approved by BEL Faculty
IEE1115 - Introduction to Corporate Finance

Eligible for credit towards FIMN2400 Managerial Finance as approved by BEL Faculty

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ Abroad: 30 April 2017
Host: 17 May 2017

Program Dates

Start: 28 June 2017
End: 06 August 2017

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad​
Location: Seoul, South Korea
Credit: For-credit 
Cohort: Undergraduate