World Class Education, Small Town Feeling

Academic Excellence

The College of International Studies focuses deep cultural understanding to ensure students can bring skills and insight to any organization.
International Education

CIS students get first-hand experience with other cultures

Courses in English

All CIS courses are available in English

Unique Opportunities

CIS graduates are well prepared for global job opportunities

About CIS

The College of International Studies is leading the way in innovative international studies.
Looking at the world in a whole new way

Hallym University was founded on the belief that everyone should have access to a high quality education. The College of International Studies supports this idea by seeking out leading international experts to teach. To make this high-quality education accessible, CIS provides many scholarship opportunities for students. Currently, 90% of CIS students receive some form of scholarship or financial aid.

Small class sizes and customized course contents help to engage students. CIS has a 95% program completion rate. We also pride ourselves on support for students after graduation, with 95% of our graduates getting a job within 6 months of graduation.

Finally, CIS is truly an international school. Staff and students come from all over the world, and all classes are taught in English. Learning other languages is encouraged, with a range to choose from.

  • Scholarships available
  • Program Completion Rate
  • Job Placement
  • Classes taught in English

Faculty and Staff

The College of International Studies has experienced, high quality international staff that are active researchers in their fields.
Dr. Jo Changik
Dr. Jo is a professor of economics. His research and teaching includes applied microeconomics, policy modeling and evaluations. He is working on healthcare budgeting for developing countries, and estimation of the burden of disease.
Dr. Yunsik ‘Jake’ Jang
Dr. Yunsik “Jake” Jang is a Professor for the Legal Informatics and Forensic Science (LIFS) major. He received his PhD from Korea University and has over 20 years experience as a Police Officer.
Dr. Joshua I. James
Dr. Joshua I. James is a lecturer for the Legal Informatics and Forensic Science (LIFS) major. He received his PhD from University College Dublin, Ireland in Computer Science with a speciality in Digital Forensics and Cybercrime Investigation.

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