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Considered as one of the top-ranked and largest universities in Korea, the University of Korea came into existence in 1905. Regarded as one of the oldest universities in the country, it’s reputed for research, teaching, and contribution to the Korean society. Situated in Seoul, Korea, the University of Korea is a private research institution offering numerous courses in sciences, liberal arts and professional fields such as medicine, business administration, and law.
Enrolling more than 20,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 postgraduates every year, the university also welcomes more than 4,000 international students. The academic breadth of the university is wide with over 80 departments in more than 20 divisions and colleges, and more than 20 graduate schools. Departments and programs like Nursing, Medicine, Law, Public administration, computer design and Medicine are some of the primary ones among a lot more. The teaching staff of the university includes more than 1500 faculty members with more than 90% of them holding a doctoral degree in their specialized area.
In the research arena, the university is internationally recognized with more than 130 research centers comprising the Korean Cultural Research Center and Center for East Asiatic studies and Research. Also, the university offers auxiliary educational facilities focusing on Continuing Education, Foreign Language Studies and International education among others.
Living alumni of more than 250,000 are representing the university in various fields. Notable alumni of the university include prominent engineers, researchers, lawyers, and physicians. According to a recent survey of Fortune 500 companies situated in South Korea, the University of Korea has educated most of the CEOs in Fortune 500 companies.
Korea University, unlike other academic institutions in Korea, prides itself on contributing to the development and preservation of Korea’s unique culture.