Yonsei University

The exchange agreement between Yonsei University and Dalhousie is not yet signed, but it is expected that this program will be available for 2015/16. If you are interested in it, you are encouraged to research Yonsei University and select it as a destination in your application, but make sure you provide at least a second choice.

Check back here for updates, or email international@cs.dal.ca if you would like to be notified when the agreement is finalised.

Department of Computer Science

Partner websites


Exchange Fact Sheet

Extra Requirements


Language of Instruction

English and Korean



Exchange length

One or two semesters

Semester Dates

  Classes Examinations
Fall Early September to late December included
Spring Early March to late June included

Note that a one-term exchange in the Dalhousie Fall term (Yonsei Fall semester) works best with this program. A two-term exchange, or a one-term exchange in the Yonsei Spring semester is feasible provided that you can plan to put the breaks following Yonsei semesters to good use.

Course Load

Exchange students must take a full time course load of 9 to 18 Yonsei credits per semester.


Course catalogue information: Yonsei Portal and SE Wiki

Exchange students are normally allowed to take courses only at undergraduate level unless approved otherwise.

For courses with pre-requisites, a student must have taken courses considered equivalent to the pre-requisites.

A course may have a capacity limit which, if exceeded, will make the course unavailable unless special permission is given by the instructor.

Exchange students may take any Yonsei courses, subject to approval and language of instruction.


Exchange students may apply for accommodation in student residence, however, residence accommodation is not guaranteed.

Housing Information: Yonsei Home Page > Campus Life

Visa Requirements

A D2 visa is required. The default is a single-entry visa. If you intend to travel outside the country during your exchange period, you can request an alien card after arrival in Korea.


Health insurance is required, and must be obtained before arrival in Korea. Proof of medical insurance must be provided with online application.


Recommended arrival dates One week before semester start, subject to accommodation check-in date
Is airport pick-up service available? Yes – see SE Wiki

Estimated Expenses

Residence (per month, no meals): US$350 (double); US$690 (single)

Meals (per month): US$450 (at least)

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