Korea University (KU), founded in 1905, is widely acknowledged as one of the oldest, largest, and top-ranked universities in Korea. Its reputation for quality is based on excellence in teaching, research, and service to Korean society. Eminent faculty, outstanding students, and internationally-recognized research programs all contribute to Korea University’s academic fame. As a major comprehensive university, KU offers a rich variety of courses in liberal arts and sciences as well as in all professional fields, including law, medicine and business administration.
KU is nationally recognized for its commitment to teaching and academic excellence. The university’s academic breadth is extensive with 130 research institutes, 23 graduate schools, and 23 colleges and divisions.
Since 2003, an emphasis has been placed in offering more classes in English at KU. Today, nearly 40% of all undergraduate classes are taught in English, with a goal to have 50% taught in English by 2015.The KU campus covers over 182 acres and is home to more than 37,000 students from all over Korea and the world. Its stately stone architecture, sprawling lawns, seasonal trees, and natural flora have earned KU a reputation as one of the most beautiful campuses in Korea.
We invite you to come and see for yourself all that Korea University has to offer.