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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

One of the leading universities in Korea, Yonsei University maintains the most extensive international network of any 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. The College of Law's main academic mission is to provides students with the opportunity to master the fundamentals necessary for the practice of law and to cultivate lawyers equipped with a strong sense of social justice. Yonsei offers a large selection of courses for students interested in intellectual property law.
 

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

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Academics


The official language of instruction at Yonsei College of Law is Korean. One or two courses in English may be offered each semester.

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 during the 2018 academic year. For more detailed course listings, see the Yonsei University Brochure.
  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • Theory and Practice on Unfair Advertising
  • Chinese Investment Law
  • International Litigation
  • Personal Data Protection Law
  • The Unification of the Korean Peninsula and its Legal Environment
  • Human Rights in East Asia
  • International Relations on Competition Policy
  • Family and Inheritance Law

Housing and Cost of Living 

Both on and off campus housing is available, although most on campus housing is for undergraduate students. The Yonsei University website includes information on dormitory housing and off campus options. 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:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019-2020 03/06/2019 04/01/2019 TBA TBA