Severance Hospital and the International Clinic
Severance Hospital is the oldest hospital in Korea, and has an excellent reputation. Excellent care at one of the finest hospitals in the country is just minutes away. Severance Hospital manages the Cancer Center, Rehabilitation Hospital, Cardiovascular Hospital, Eye and ENT Hospital, Child and Adolescent Clinic, Emergency Care Center, Diabetes Center, Allergy Clinic, and Stroke Intensive Care Unit. Severance Hospital also maintains an International Health Care Center. The center is staffed by doctors and nurses who are fluent in several languages, including English, Japanese, and Chinese, and are ready to serve the medical needs of the international community. The International Clinic's reception is open 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on weekdays and 9:30 a.m. to noon on Saturdays. Appointments can be made at (02)2228-5800 or (02)392-3404.
For 24-hour emergency service, dial 012-263-6556 from a touch-tone phone. After the beep, please enter your own number, wait for the second beep, and then hang up. Your call will be returned immediately. For more information, please visit http://www.yuhs.or.kr/en/inter_healthcare_center/.
Health Service Center
Located on the second floor of the Student Union Building, the Health Services Center provides medical service to undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, and staff. It is open from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday. For more information, please visit http://yuhsc.yonsei.ac.kr/(Korean).
International students can use their Yonsei Student ID to receive reduced costs at Seran Hospital.
-Address: 32-2 Mu-Ak-dong Jung-gu Seoul
Medicine & Pharmacies
Pharmacies are located all over the city on nearly every block; just look for the sign that reads, 약국 (yak-gook). You can purchase both prescription and over the counter drugs for colds, headaches, and other minor ailments there. Students can also obtain medicine through the pharmacy located at the Student Health Center. Just present your student identification card to purchase medicine at a discount.