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Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English (Limited), Korean Minimum GPA: 3.0
Housing: Off-campus, On-campus Dates of Instruction: Fall: August - December, Spring: February - June
Non-AUWCL students accepted by AUWCL: Yes Class levels eligible to apply: 2L, 3L
Contact Email: wclabroad@wcl.american.edu Contact Phone: 202-274-4228
Program Description:

General

The oldest university in Korea, Yonsei University is proud of its long history and reputation as a leading institution of higher education and the most internationalized university in Korea. Since its foundation in 1950, Yonsei College of Law has been playing a monumental role in enhancing legal education and legal culture in Korea. A main academic mission of Yonsei is to provide the opportunity to master the fundamentals necessary for the practice of law and to cultivate lawyers equipped with a strong sense of social justice.
 

For specific program dates please see the Office of International Affairs Website. 

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Academics

Students will receive up to 12 credits towards their law degree. Only the credits and not the grades will transfer per ABA requirements. The acceptance of any credit or grade for any courses taken at the Yonsei College of Law, including externships and other clinical offerings, is subject to determination by the AUWCL, Office of the Registrar. AUWCL students will be enrolled in regularly scheduled classes alongside fellow Yonsei students.

The following is a selection of courses offered. For more detailed course listings, see the Yonsei University Brochure.
  • Korean Legal History
  • Bio-Ethics and Law
  • Consumer Protection in Electronic Commerce
  • Legal Problems in Cyberspace Transactions
  • Maritime Law
  • Comparative Studies of Appellate System
  • Law of the WTO
  • International Environmental Law 

Housing and Cost of Living 

Both on and off campus housing is available, although most on campus housing is for undergraduate students. Please see the Office of International Affairs Website for further information on housing and cost of living for international students.

Contact 

For general questions and concerns please visit the Semester Abroad FAQs page.

All other questions and concerns should be directed to:

WCL Abroad
4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW, Suite Y360

Washington, DC, 20016 USA
Telephone: (202) 274-4228
Email: wclabroad@wcl.american.edu

 

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Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2018-2019 03/01/2018 04/01/2018 08/01/2018 12/31/2018