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Hanyang University

17 Haengdang-dong Seoul View map
South Korea
#150
Private
Very High
22,942
3,073
3,431

Overview

Hanyang University was established in 1939 by Lyun-Joon Kim, who desired greatly for the advancement of the country through technology education. In 1948, it was the first private university that actually developed by the engineering department and in 1959, it expanded into different ranges. In addition, in 1979, Hanyang University built their second campus in Ansan, Gyeonggi-do, one of the biggest industrial complexes in our country. As of 2011, Hanyang University has 2 campuses with students in all from both college and graduate school. It is also operating a hospital that has a large scale of having approximately 1,400 sickbeds. This in all shows how big the university is and what kind of important role it play in our country. After Hanyang University was established, for 72 years, it has been concentrating its effort in the education theory of fostering talented students by following the idea of trying to become a university that can be of help to the society through practical method of study. As a result, between the 70s and the 80s, Hanyang University was acknowledged for discharging excellent students who have contributed to the country's phenomenal change in both the industrial area and modern age. Hanyang University was very proud of starting out in the area engineering, but now it is even more proud of the reputation that it carries as it slowly expanded the education range to medical, humanities, social sciences, performing arts, and much more. Thus, through the program of fostering a global leader, all of this accomplishment continues even to this very day and it is being recognized as one of the biggest promising universities that can actually develop and make a difference. Hanyang University was built on the spirit of Love in Truth, and in Deed. Its purpose was to educate the students to understand what love is and how they can act upon it through hard work, honesty, politeness, and community service. It is not only about trying to improve only one's education, but by contributing to the local community and the country, a person will able to grow love for humanities in all. Hanyang University's technology patriotism of philosophy that serves as a background to the school's establishment is 'Practical Method of Study' which has been in succession in the education tradition for a very long time. For this reason and due to the society's demand, the school has developed and stabilized itself as a group culture that can rapidly satisfy the needs of the society through education and research. Consequently, it has been deemed to be the university that has contributed the most to our country's modern age and industrialism. Since Erica campus is very close to the industrial complex, it has taken advantage of that geographical attribute by opening up the biggest Center for Business Incubation as well as a Technopark. Moreover, it is trying to construct the biggest ERICA cluster in our country so that it can focus on placing corporations and government research centers within the campus....

University Highlights

Total students - 22,942

8%
92%

International students - 3,431

72%
28%

Total faculty staff - 3,073

359
2714

Total students - 22,942

8%
92%

International students - 3,431

72%
28%

Total faculty staff - 3,073

2714
359
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