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Starting 2021, you have the opportunity to apply for either Global MBA only (1.5-year long) OR Yonsei-IIT MBA/M.S. Dual Degree program (2-year long). For information on the Yonsei-IIT dual degree program. please visit https://mba.yonsei.ac.kr/brochure.asp?mid=n03_02

IMPORTANT: If you applied for the Yonsei-IIT MBA/MS Dual Degree program but did not receive acceptance, you are still considered for the Global MBA program.


กแ 2021 Global MBA Program Overview

    1) Program period: late August 2021 ~ February 2023

-       Most students will complete their coursework by the end of December 2022. (Students who have failed to meet the credit requirement under special circumstances might take additional credits in the winter session).  

-       Program consists of 3 semesters.

    2) Number of intakes: Up to 50 students


กแ Admission Requirements

Applicants are required to possess:

1)     A bachelor’s degree

-       Undergraduate degree or a degree from an equivalent institution

-       Should be validated before the program begins

2)     A good TOEFL, IELTS, or TOEIC score

-       Taken within two years from the application due

-       Institution code for TOEFL: C461

-       Minimum score: TOEIC 800, TOEFL iBT 91, or IELTS 6.0

-       This requirement is waived if the applicant completed his/her undergraduate degree in a country where the official language is English.


The following elements are not mandatory requirements, but highly recommended:

1)  Minimum two years of work experience

2)  Satisfactory GMAT or GRE score

-   Taken within five year from the application due

-   Institution code for GMAT: 1637 / GRE: 6236


กแ Admission Process

Round 1. Application Document Assessment

Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of academic records, English proficiency test scores, GMAT/GRE, work experience, recommendations, essays, etc.

Round 2. Interview with Admissions Committee

After an initial review of applications and supporting materials, successful candidates will be selected for interviews. Applicants will be notified of the interviews via email.

Face-to-face or zoom interviews via the internet will be conducted in English.


กแ Admissions Timeline

Yonsei Global MBA program intake for 2021 will start studies at the end of August 2021. The admission timetable is as follows for each of the two admission rounds:

Application Steps

What to do


Early Admission

Regular Admission

Step 1. 
Online Application

Complete the online application form

Jan 13 to Feb 26, 5pm

Mar 8 to Apr 30, 5pm

Step 2. 
Application Documents Submission

Submit application documents

via air mail or in-person

Jan 13 to Feb 26, 5pm

Mar 8 to Apr 30, 5pm

Step 3. 
Application Fee Payment (Wire transfer only)

Bank Name: Woori Bank, Yonsei Branch
  - Beneficiary: Yonsei University
  - Bank Address: 50 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul 03722, Korea

- Swift Code: HVBKKRSE
  - Account Number: To be generated and emailed upon completion of online application
  - Application Fee: USD 100 or KRW 120,000 (non-refundable)

* NOTE: The Applicant  (sender) is responsible for any bank service charges, such as an international wire transfer fee, to pay the above mentioned amount to Yonsei University (Please expect around USD 50 for bank wire transfer service charges)

Jan 13 to Feb 26, 2021

Mar 8 to Apr 30, 2021

Step 4.
Interview Notification

Interview is offered by invitation (notified via email).

Notified by March 15

Notified by May 13

Step 5.

Face-to-face interview for applicants residing in Korea. Zoom interview for applicants residing   outside of Korea

March 24 ~ 26

May 20 ~ 22

Step 6. 
Admission Results Notification

Admission result will be notified via email.

April 13, 2021

June 3, 2021

Step 7.
  Registration (Tuition Payment)

To be announced to the accepted applicants

Mid-July, 2021

Mid- July, 2021

Step 8.
  Global MBA program begins

Orientation: held in the last week of August 
Class begins: August 30(Mon), 2021

[Note] Schedule for Steps 3 ~ 7 can be subject to change.


กแ Application Documents

Please submit the following documents by the deadline as shown in the admissions timeline.

- We can only accept the original copy of all required application documents.

If original copy submission is unavailable, please submit a notarized “true copy” of the document.

- Any certificates or documents that are not in Korean or English should be accompanied by an officially certified translation.

1)     A completed and printed online application form (https://mba.yonsei.ac.kr/)

2)     Application payment receipt (KRW 120,000 or USD 100)

3)     University diploma AND official academic transcripts either in Korean or English from each college/university attended.

4)     English proficiency score report (TOEFL, IELTS, or TOEIC)

-       Taken within two years from the application due

-       No minimum score requirement

-       Applicants whose undergraduate degree is in English can be exempt from submitting English Test scores.

5)     One (1) copy of the required Essay (download the form at https://mba.yonsei.ac.kr/)

6)     Two (2) Recommendation Letters (one letter each by one recommender, download the form at https://mba.yonsei.ac.kr/)

-      To be written by two different recommenders

-       Applicant must collect the sealed recommendation letter from each recommender and submit these originals with the other application documents

-       Recommenders can also send the recommendation letters by email directly to gmba.admissions.ysb@yonsei.ac.kr

7)     Documents proving work experience and resume (if applicable)

-       Official work certificates or letters stating applicant’s work period, position, contract type (full-time, part-time, internship, etc.), the contact information for verification

8)   Passport bio page (only for international applicants)

9)   GMAT or GRE score report (if applicable)

-        Taken within five years from the application due date

-        Institution code for GMAT: 1637 / GRE: 6236

-        GMAT official report should be reported online at GMAC website (http://www.gmac.com)


กแ Notes

  • Applications will be evaluated and reviewed in accordance with the YSB’s policy, and the results of one applicant will not be open to other applicants.
  • All submitted documents will be the property of Yonsei University and will not be returned or duplicated.
  • Application will not be completed until the application fee is received. The application fee is KRW120,000 (= US$100).
  • Failure to make tuition payment during the given registration period may result in cancellation of admission.
  • Submission of fraudulent or forged documentation will automatically disqualify enrollment. Verification processes will be followed through thoroughly during the admission process.


กแ Contact

Email: gmba.admissions.ysb@yonsei.ac.kr  Website: http://mba.yonsei.ac.kr / Phone: (82) 2-2123-3254 / Fax: (82) 2-2123-8639

Skype: yonseiglobalmba / Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/YonseiGMBA

Address: Yonsei MBA Office, School of Business Building #406, 50 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul 03722, Korea

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