To develop the best East Asia specialists from the undergraduate level
To illustrate the importance of East Asia rising in the 21st century world economy and international politics
To develop versatile specialists at a time of disciplinary convergence
Focused major program:
There are two majors: East Asian Politics and Culture, and East Asian Economy and Business. Regardless of main major, students must complete coursework and obtain a minor in the second field.
On-the-job training :
Students are provided with a variety of educational and exchange/internship programs to gain a more profound understanding of East Asia.
Global school program:
All courses are offered in English. EIC has a large percentage of foreign faculty members and talented foreign students.
Freshman: Liberal arts courses in history, philosophy and literature; Research design and Methodology courses; and East Asian Languages.
Sophomore: An introduction to Social Sciences, an Introduction to East Asia, East Asian Languages
Junior and Senior: courses in East Asian Politics, Culture, Economics, and Business Administration
courses(Politics/culture/economics/business of East Asia)
Languages training program: In order to graduate our students must pass a Language Proficiency Examination in at least one East Asian language.
Overseas Field trips: Before starting their coursework, all newly admitted students enjoy a field trip to one of the East Asian nations as part of our "Freshman Overseas Workshop". An additional language practice field trips to Japan, China or Russia are provided free of charge to our freshmen and sophomores.
Student Exchange Program for foreign schools: Students may choose to spend a semester or a year abroad during their junior or senior year. Tuition is paid directly to Yonsei University.
Overseas Internship Program: Students work as interns for more than six weeks during the summer or winter vacations of their junior and senior year. The flight ticket is paid by the school and some of the living expenses by the host institution.
Full English proficiency
Proficiency in Chinese, Japanese or Russian beyond the intermediate level
Knowledge of major theories in politics and economics
Specialized knowledge of East Asian political and economic systems, culture and business
Extensive study and work experience abroad
- Joo, Hyunho Assistant Professor
- Ph.D.(Univ. of Chicago.,2010)
- Carl Sobocinski Assistant Professor
- Ph.D.(Univ.of Toledo.,2001)
- Lana Obradovic Assistant Professor
- Political Science
- Sean Daniel Watts Assistant Professor
- MBA(Yonsei Univ.,2000)
- Business Administration
- Shiva Sikdar Assistant Professor
- Zongshi Chen Assistant Professor