BSc Study Tour to Seoul 2018

May 18, 2018

The JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, in collaboration with Seoul National University, organized the first study tour to Seoul on 14 – 18 May 2018. The activities aim at providing students with the opportunities to gain insights into public health issues in Korea and build transboundary network with local public health leaders. In addition to studying topics such as epidemiology, health insurance and aging in Korea, students will gain first-hand experience from visits to local institutions, including the Severance Hospital of Yonsei University, the first Western hospital in Korea.


Day 1 - City Tour 


Day 2 


Meeting with representatives of the Graduate School of Public Health, Seoul National University


First photo: Prof. Ho KIM, Dean of the Graduate School of Public Health of SNU (2nd right, front row) and

Prof. Chung Sik YOON, Associate Dean (1st right, front row)



Seminar: Disease Prediction with Large-scale Genetic Data by Prof. Sungho WON



Seminar: Geographic Information Systems in Spatial Epidemiology and Public Health by Prof. Seung-sik HWANG



SNU campus tour



Seminar: National Health Insurance in Korea by Prof. Tae Jin LEE



Seminar: Population Aging & Health System Responses: South Korea’s Case by Prof. Hongsoo KIM



Day 3 



Visits to: Severance Hospital of Yonsei University


Visit to: SK Hynix (semiconductor manufacturing facility, Safety and Health Experience Center)




Day 4


Visits to: National Health Insurance Service (NHIS)



Visits to: View Plastic Surgery Clinic