The CIEE: Seoul Arts and Sciences program provides students an environment in which to study at a top-ranked Korean university and experience life in Seoul.  While participants enroll in Yonsei University courses, CIEE organizes co-curricular programs designed to provide a deeper understanding of Korea. Program participants take courses in English and Korean through the Underwood International College (UIC), a division of Yonsei University.

Fields of study:

Asian Studies, Biotechnology, Economics, History, Korean Language and Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Religion, Sociology


Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0

Language Prerequisite:


Semesters Offered:

Fall, Spring, Academic Year


August –December, February – June


15-17 semester credits - Required Courses:
Intensive Korean Language - (6 credits)
Three content courses (3 credits each)

Credit Conversion:

1 CIEE credit = 1 Whitman credit


Students live in a dormitory with other CIEE or international students.


Students may purchase meals at a food court attached to the dormitory as well as at other on-campus cafeterias, restaurants, and snack bars, and at restaurants throughout Seoul. The dorm also has kitchens that students can use.




CIEE General Scholarship and Grant Information

Program Link:

CIEE: Seoul Arts and Sciences