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Sungkyunkwan University

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Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU) was founded at the beginning of the Joseon Dynasty in 1398 as the highest national educational institute in the early years of the Joseon Dynasty in Korea. As the oldest university in East Asia, it has fostered leaders of our society for over 600 years. 'SKKU's main ideology, teaches that SKKU students strive to perfect themselves as leaders and contribute to our society. This ideology is the fundamental principle by which SKKU brought up leaders of our society for over 600 years, thus contributing to evolution of our society. It continuously strives to integrate its founding philosophy with the modern technology in order with a view to cultivating global graduate' s talents who will lead the 21st century. Though a long history alone cannot guarantee the excellence of an institution, the rich culture, which exudes from a long tradition, is surely a unique and valuable asset of the University.

Country Korea
School name Sungkyunkwan University
City Seoul
Degree Bachelor, Master, PhD
Faculty
(Undergraduate)
College of Confucian Studies & Eastern philosophy
College of Liberal Arts
College of Law
College of Social Sciences
College of Economics
School of Business
College of Education
School of Art
College of Sciences
College of Information and Communication Engineering
College of Engineering
School of Pharmacy
College of Biotechnology and Bioengineering
School of Sports Science
School of Medicine
Faculty
(Graduate)
College of Confucian Studies & Eastern philosophy
College of Liberal Arts
College of Law
College of Social Sciences
College of Economics
School of Business
College of Education
School of Art
College of Sciences
College of Information and Communication Engineering
College of Engineering
School of Pharmacy
College of Biotechnology and Bioengineering
School of Sports Science
School of Medicine
Coed/Woman Coeducation
Establishment Private
Language used in the class Korean, English
Religious background N/A
Year of foundation 1398
The number of students (Undergraduate) 18,246
The number of students (Graduate) 6,922
Test required for admission Document screening (Only for graduate school)
% applicants admitted N/A
The number of foreign students N/A
ARWU Rank (2013 ranking) 201-300
QS Rank (2013 rankings) 162
THE Rank (2013 rankings) 201-225
Address 25-2, Sungkyunkwan-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-745, Korea
Link to official website http://www.skku.edu/eng_home/index.jsp
Link to contact website http://www.skku.edu/eng_home/skku/campusinfo/find_tel_01.jsp