Yonsei University

Yonsei University

Yonsei University, founded in 1885, is a private research university located in Seoul, South Korea. As one of the most prestigious universities in the country and one of Korea’s three SKY universities, it is one of the driving forces behind Korea’s economic and political growth, and continues to spearhead university education and research. With its main campus in Sinchon, the international campus in Songdo and the Mirae campus in Wonju, Yonsei’s 23 colleges and 20 graduate schools are spread across three campuses. Han Seung-soo, President of the 56th session of the General Assembly of the United Nations and former South Korean prime minister or Bong Joon-ho, Academy Award-winning director, are among the university’s notable alumni.

#79Yonsei University can be found among the Top 100 universites worldwide, ranking 79th in the QS World University Rankings 2022

1stThe Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2020 recognizes Yonsei University’s positive social and economic impact ranking them first in South Korea and 47th globally

700+With over 700 exchange agreements with universities worldwide, Yonsei has the most extensive overseas exchange network in Korea