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International Visits

  • 2019 APRU Annual Presidents Meeting

    2019.06.28 Yonsei OIA 224
  • *Date: June 23rd to 26th, 2019



    *Representative from Yonsei University

    Prof. Yong-Hak Kim, President, Yonsei University

    Prof. Doowon Lee, Vice Preisdent for International Affairs



    Yonsei University Representatives visited UCLA to participate in 2019 APRU Annual Presidents Meeting from June 23rd to June 25th. Universities in an Age of Global Migrations was the theme of this year’s Annual Presidents Meeting hosted by UCLA. Focused on the Asia-Pacific region, the meeting addressed global migration in relation to Asia-Pacific challenges such as climate change and inequality as well as campus issues of equity and diversity. President Yong-Hak Kim participated in Panel 2: Global Migrations and Prospects of Higher Education. President Kim introduced and articulated Yonsei University strategies and policies related to the issue.


    During the visit to LA, President Kim interviewed with LA Korea Daily, LA Korea Times, and Radio Korea. Followed by the interviews, President hosted Yonsei Southern California Alumni Association Event. About 20 senior alumnus joined the event to discuss the future of Yonsei University with the President.  



    *Links to Interviews of the President