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Yonsei Vision


Yonsei University will fulfill the responsibility of social contribution by spearheading the basic role of universities in education and research innovation. We will prepare for the next 100 years by sharing and practicing the values of Christianity, Creativity, and Connectivity that constitute the founding spirit of Yonsei.


Mission Statement

Yonsei University is dedicated to educate future leaders of our society in the spirit of Christianity, fostering a strong and lasting commitment to the principles of truth and freedom. 
“If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples, then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free”
 [John 8:31-32]


Yonsei University serves as the "alma mater" (Fostering mother) of all arts and sciences to nurture leaders who will contribute to international society, in the ecumenical spirit of Christian teaching epitomized in its motto of “truth and freedom.” Yonseians will inherit mankind’s cultural legacy, and lead academic development by creativity and critical ability. We will also serve our neighbors with an open heart, and contribute to the prosperity of the mankind. With such missions, us Yonseians will demonstrate our leadership to realize the Yonsei spirit in the world.