What is Yonsei University’s Area Studies Program?
Newly Established programArea Studies Program was established in January 1997 to train area experts necessary in the globalized world. Annually, we have 20 masters and 3 PhDs. The 4 specific major areas in the program include Northeast Asia, Southeast Asia, Europe, Russia and East Europe.
Why is it called Interdisciplinary Program?College of social studies including economics, management, politics, administration, law, sociology and college of liberal arts such as Chinese language and literature, German language and literature, Russian language and literature, history, graduate school of international studies have cooperated to build a program to train area experts. That is why it is called Interdisciplinary Program.
It is a graduate school.
At Yonsei University, this program is considered as a graduate school.
It is supported by Institute.
Based on its international connections and its 30 years of research achievements, Institute East-West Studies is supporting Area Studies courses and visits to foreign countries.
Basis to train area experts Institute
With wide range of international connections, foreign language institute and Institute of East-West Studies, we have educational infrastructure to help you cultivate socioscientific analytical power.
New students with outstanding grades are offered scholarship in their first semester. Research assistants, teaching assistants, and clerical assistants also receive various types of scholarships.
Quiet and Pleasant Learning Atmosphere
Millennium Hall is a building equipped with centrally administered air-conditioning and heating system and with joint research lab that can hold 8 people and provides individual internet connections.
Students can take courses provided by Area Studies program, college of liberal arts. English instructed classes provided by Graduate School of International Studies and those provided by Ewha Womans University and Sogang University are also available.