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Andong National University

388 Seongcheon-Dong Andong View map
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Overview

Based in Andong City, North Gyeongsang province, South Korea, Andong National University has existed in some form or another since 1947. Initially formed as a Normal School (an institution created to train high school graduates to be teachers), the university has also been a Provincial Agricultural Junior College and College of Education in its past.

Today, it consists of undergraduate colleges of Humanities, Social Sciences, Education, Natural Sciences, Engineering, Human Ecology, and Arts and Physical Education, as well as graduate schools of Education, Management, and General Studies. The university is generally best-known for specializing in education and Korean folklore. The graduate school at the university was first established in 1988.

Students at the university primarily stay in on-campus accommodation, with a choice between single-sex or co-ed living. While studying here, you can expect to experience many of the city’s customs and traditions, including a folk festival which is held every year and which features revellers wearing masks. The city is also home to Hahoe Folk Village, the most notable folk village in South Korea and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.


University Highlights

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