KOREA  Yonsei University

Institution Name Yonsei University
Religious Affiliation United Theology Year of Founding 1885
Street 50 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu City Seoul
State Postal Code 120-749
Country South Korea
Telephone 82-2-2123-3486 Fax 82-2-2123-8636
Email oia@yonsei.ac.kr Website http://www.yonsei.ac.kr/eng

Head of Institution Position President
Address Office of the President, Yonsei University, 50 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, 120-749 Korea
Telephone 82-2-2123-2003 Fax 82-2-2123-8600
Email president@yonsei.ac.kr

Areas of Strength

Medicine, Life Sciences, Engineering and Technology, Business, Economics, Korean Studies, International Studies, Communication, Liberal Arts, Social Sciences, Earth Sciences, Physics

Name of Office Office of International Affairs
Head Position Vice President for International Affairs
Address Office of International Affairs, Yonsei University, 50 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, 120-749 Korea
Telephone 82-2-2123-3485 Fax 82-2-2123-8636
Email vp_intl@yonsei.ac.kr

Student Population












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Faculties / Schools / Colleges (e.g. School of Sciences)

College of Liberal Arts
College of Business & Economics 
College of Business 
College of Science 
College of Engineering 
College of Life Science & Biotechnology
College of Theology
College of Social Sciences
College of Law 
College of Music 
College of Human Ecology
College of Sciences in Education
University College
Underwood International College
College of Medicine
College of Dentistry 
College of Nursing

Research Institutes

* College Affiliated Research Institute
Institute of the Humanities, Institute of Literary Translation, Research Institute for Human Behavior, Institute of Philosophy, Institute of European Society and Culture, Economic Research Institute, Institute of Statistical Science, Yonsei Business Research Institute, Natural Science Research Institute, Institute for Mathematical Science, Global Environment Laboratory, Research Institute of Ground ater and Soil Environment, Molecular Science Research Institute, Atomic Scale Surface Science Research Center, Engineering Research Institute, New Energy and Environmental System Research Institute, Institute of Medical Instruments Technology, Institute of Automotive Technology, Information and Telecommunications Research Institute, Disaster Research Center, Radio Communications Research Center, Advanced Building Science and Technology Research Center, Urban-Transportation Science Research Center, Research Institute of Iron and Steel Technology, Research Institute for Software Application, Research Institute of Advanced Materials, Automation Technology Research Institute, Biotechnology Industrialization Institute, Advanced Display · Device Institute, Center for Information Storage Device, Institute of Christianity and Korean Culture, Social Science Research Institute, Institute for Communication Research, Center for Social Welfare Research, Institute for Social Development Studies, Institute of Legal Research, Music Research Institute, Human Ecology Research Institute, Research Institute of Food and Nutritional Sciences, Research Institute of Clothing and Textile Sciences, Institute of Sport, Physical Education and Leisure Studies

* College Affiliated Research Institute
Institute for Modern Korean Studies, Center for International Studies, Information Technology Research Center

* Intercollegiate Research Institutes
Institute for Educational Research, Institute of Urban and Regional Planning, Research Institute for ASIC Design, Center for Signal Processing Research, Center for Cognitive Science, Institute of Media Art, e-Business Research Center, Institute of Millenium Environmental Design and Research, Yonsei Research Institute of Ageing Scinece, Institute of Human Identification, Research Institute of Hospital Management, Nano Science & Tech. Research Institute, Institute of Space Science and Technology

* University-wide Research Institutes
Institute of Korean Studies, Institue of East and West Studies, Institute of Language and Information Studies, Institute for Korean Unification Studies, Center for Space Astrophysics, Center for Noncrystalline Materials, Institute of Life Science & biotechnology, Protein Network Research Center, Cancer Metastasis Research Center, Center for Ultrafast Optical Characteristics Control, Institute of State Governance, Proteome Research Center, Center for Genome Regulation, Center for Supramolecular Nano-Assembly, Biometrics Engineering Research Center, Molecular Ageing Research Center, Center for Choronic Metabolic Disease Research, Center for Bioactive Molecular Hybrids, Research Center for Orofacial Hard Tissue Regeneration, Center for Atomic Wires & Layers, National Core Research Center, Center for Technology Fusion in Construction, The Asian Institute for Bioethics and Medical Law


Mission Statement

Yonsei University cultivates leaders who embody the spirit of truth and freedom. In 1885, Yonsei's founder chose our founding philosophy from a passage in the Gospel according to John: "If you continue in my word, you are truly my disciples, and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free." 

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