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Welcome to KNU!
Kyungpook National University is committed to becoming a leading, global university based on its proud and lasting traditions of truth, pride and service. Since its establishment in 1946 as a comprehensive national university representing the region of Daegu and Gyeongbuk Province, KNU has been striving to lead Korea’s national and international development by fostering talented graduates who can serve as global community leaders.
KNU aims to balance research and education as an institution where foundation studies and applied sciences develop together through communication and fusion; where students can enjoy the learning experience and make their dreams and ambitions a reality. Our University has the educational and research capacity to foster world-class professionals and researchers, as demonstrated by our being ranked among the top five institutions for the number of theses per faculty, by QS University Rankings Asia.
Nationally, KNU has been selected for seven government-funded projects for university specialization, and is awarded roughly 60 billion KRW annually. In addition, KNU has been named the official R&D Center for Medivalley, Daegu-Gyeongbuk’s Medical Cluster Development enterprise. Our University carries forward the “Future Convergence Campus Project” in the “Daegu Technopolis” area, and has acquired International Education Quality Assurance System (IEQAS) accreditation.
Kyungpook National University has made human resources development its top priority by concentrating investment in producing talented individuals who possess the wisdom of cultural insight, as well as scientific and technological know-how; passionate professionals who embrace challenge, and who can lead the world through creativity and innovation. We strive to maintain an educational and professional environment in which all people – students, professors, administrators and staff – trust, collaborate, and cooperate with each other.