Office of International Programs

Global Village Program

Yonsei University at Wonju

Wonju, South Korea

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Wonju is a relatively small town 90 minutes to the east of Seoul and the site of three major battles of the Korean War. The beautiful Chiaksan National Park is nearby, and Wonju is a major vacation resort area famous for hiking, skiing, kayaking and other outdoor activities.

Yonsei University’s Wonju campus houses the Global Village Program. Students participate in team meetings and mutual mentoring sessions and live with a small group of Korean students. Students must be willing to interact with their Korean peers and to learn basic Korean language while at Wonju. In return, students will receive a stipend of ₩3,000,000 per semester and dormitory fees are waived. 

Terms Available:

  • Fall Semester
  • Spring Semester
  • Academic Year 

Language of Instruction:

  • English
  • Korean 

Subjects Available:

  • Communication
  • East Asian Studies
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • History
  • International Business
  • Korean Language and Culture
  • Literature
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Science and Technology

Course Search: 

Yonsei Portal

  1. Click Course Catalog and Syllabus: Undergraduate & Graduate
  2. Select Undergraduate Programs (Wonju) from the drop-down menu
  3. Select term (Semester 1 = Spring; Semester 2 = Fall)
  4. Check English Course Only, if desired.
  5. Select Course Title from drop-down menu.
  6. Enter keyword.
  7. Click the purple icon in the search results for the course syllabus. 


Residence halls with Korean roommates 

Estimated Total Costs: 

Estimated Costs – Global Village Program

Partner Website: Global Village Program

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