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 2019 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.

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).

Students are required to take 2 courses under the 4-week track. 

Visa Information

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct visa for the country where you will be studying. As the Global Experiences team is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Contact Yonsei University for visa and immigration information.

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the standard UQ Student Eligibility Criteria and the YISS entry requirements. This program impacts on UQ semester 2, 2019 dates, UQ students must meet the additional special conditions for programs that impact on teaching dates. 

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Costs

Tuition is approximately between $3,800 - $4,600 AUD.

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

Accommodation 

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 your program requirements. You 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 University International Summer School - 4 week Track BEL Credit Assessment

ECO3112 Korean Economy

Approved for Level 1 general elective

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

Winter applications for this program have now closed.

Program Dates

Start: 02 July 2019
End: 25 July 2019

Fast Facts

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

OS-HELP Loan

If you participate in a short-term program you may also be eligible to submit an application for an OS-HELP loan if your program is for-credit and you are enrolled as a Commonwealth supported student. 

Application Deadlines

15 January for overseas study commencing March to August
15 March for overseas study commencing May to October
15 June for overseas study commencing August to January
15 September for overseas study commencing November to April

Refer to the funding page for more information on eligibility requirements and loan amounts. 

Global Experiences Information Sessions

Students are encouraged to register and attend an information session to receive more details on the short-term application process, eligibility criteria, funding etc.

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