|Motto||The University that Cares|
|Location||Chuncheon, South Korea|
Hallym University (한림대학교) is a private university which is located in Chuncheon, Gangwon, Republic of Korea. Hallym University was established in 1982. In 1995 it was designated by the Ministry of Education as one of a handful of universities entitled to receive the financial support of the Ministry for their specialization programs. After that, it continued to be so designated consecutively for five years. In addition, it has acquired the status of "distinguished university," the title granted by the Ministry of Education, three years in a row, and has also been selected for funding by the Brain Korea 21 Project.
The following timeline shows a brief history of the process it has undergone to reach its current status:
- 1982 Jan 8. Dr. Yoon Duck-Sun, the Chairman of the Il-Song Education Foundation, founds Hallym University. Mar 1. Dr. Kim Taek-Il begins his service as first President.A total of 228 students are enrolled in four departments: English, Social Work, Biology, and Medicine.
- 1984 Apr 1. The Schools of Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, and Medicine plus the Liberal Education Department are established. Dec 10. Chuncheon Sacred Heart Hospital, one of five hospitals affiliated with the University, opens.
- 1986 Mar 1. Dr. Hyun Seung-Jong installed as second President.
- 1987 Nov 9. Graduate Programs for the Master's degree are accredited.
- 1988 Nov 10. University reorganization authorized (College of Humanities, College of Social Sciences, College of Natural Sciences, College of Medicine. 4 colleges, 2 divisions).
- 1989 Mar 1. Start of full-scale operations at Hallym University. Inauguration of 1st President, Hyun Seung-Jong, Ph.D. Nov 6. Establishment of a Ph.D program is authorized. Nov 21. Inauguration of 2nd President, Yoon Dae-Won, Ph.D.
- 1990 Mar 1. Establishment of Hallym Academy of Sciences.
- 1992 Dec 2. Inauguration of 2nd President, Chung Bum-Mo, Ph.D.
- 1994 Oct 21. Establishment of the Graduate School of Business authorized.
- 1995 June 1. Establishment of the Foreign Language Education Center. Dec 20. Establishment of the Center for Social Education.
- 1996 Mar 1. Inauguration of 3rd President, Lee Sang-Joo, Ph.D.
- 1998 Dec 7. Inauguration of 4th President, Han Dal-Sun, Ph.D.
- 2000 May 5. Opening of the Ilsong Arts Hall.
- 2001 July 26. Establishment of the Graduate School of Public Health.
- 2002 Feb 16. Establishment of the Industry-University Cooperation Center
- 2003 Feb 1. Inauguration of 5th President, Lee Sang-Woo, Ph.D. Mar 1. Establishment of the Center for Teaching & Learning. Sep 24. Hallym University is honored as a "Top 10" university in Korea by Joong-Ang Daily Newspaper. Dec 04. Hallym University proclaims University Identification.
- 2004 May 12. The main entrance is completed. July 1. Hallym International School is established. Sep 8. Hallym International Dormitory is opened.
- 2005 March 9. Education Center for Aging Society is opened. Aug 30. Tae-gye building is opened.
- 2006 March 15. Il-song Memorial library is opened.
- 2007 Feb 1. Inauguration of 6th President, Choongsoo Kim, Ph.D.
- 2008 Apr 8. Inauguration of 7th President, Lee Youngsun, Ph.D.
- 2012 Mar 14. Inauguration of 8th President, Ro Kunil, Ph.D.
Hallym University was founded with the ideal of cultivating students of rich character and creative thinking, and of advancing academic and cultural promotion. For this purpose, the University set the following three objectives as its founding educational mission:
First, to enable students to develop a broad cultural perspective, good judgment, moral ethics, and physical vitality.
Second, to foster a positive attitude in our students as they address a changing world, in order to promote research and education in close cooperation with other research institutions at home and abroad.
Third, to endeavor to produce students who will contribute to their own individual development, national prosperity, and, ultimately, to the welfare of the human race.
Hallym University is honored as a "Top 10" University in Korea by the Joong-Ang Daily Newspaper in 2003.
Hallym University, Among "Asia's Top 100", "Korea's Top 19" Universities by Cho-Sun Daily Newspaper & QS APPLE in 2009.
Hallym University is placed as "Top 4" of Education Section and "Top 1" of Communication Section in Korea by Kyung-Hyang Daily Newspaper in 2010.
Hallym University is one university among "Advancement of College Education - Well Teaching Universities, Top 11" in Korea by Ministry of Education, Science and Technology in 2010.
Hallym University is placed as "Top 4" of The Conditions of Education in Universities by the Joong-Ang Daily Newspaper in 2011.
Hallym University is placed as "Korea's Top 19" and "Asia's Top 100" Universities by Cho-Sun Daily Newspaper & QS APPLE in 2012.
Hallym University is selected as a university among "Dream's Universities for the Young People" in Korea by Dong-A Daily Newspaper in 2013.
The Hallym International Affairs Section mainly manages domestic and International agreements, and has a special focus on globalization, in order to keep up with international trends. It also supports foreign student affairs, regarding their admission and academic life. Similarly, Hallym University has concluded agreements with 85 universities in 23 countries to carry out academic exchanges of professors, students, and researchers.
List of Partner Universities
Harvard University - Korea Institute, University of Rochester,University of South Carolina, University of Denver,Georgia Institute of Technology, SUNY at Albany,Idaho State University,University of Northern Iowa, University of Tennessee, Columbia University, Bloomfield College, University of North Carolina, Cornell University, Stanford University, Columbia University, The University of Hawai'i At Manoa, Kent State University, The University of Kansas, The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Associates in Cultural Exchange (A.C.E.), Nicholls State University, The George Washington University Medical Center, Montana State University, Kentucky State University, La Roche College, CNMI-USA IBPC-International Business and Professional College, Taylor University, University of Missouri, Anderson University Australian National University, Central Queensland University, Griffith University, La Trobe University, Deakin University, Victoria University of Wellington, UNITEC, University of Alberta, Dalhousie University, University of British Columbia, Camosun College, George Brown College, University of the Philippines, University of Asia and the Pacific, University of Abertay Dundee, University of Cumbria, University of Leicester, University of Bonn, Hamburg University, Zeppelin University, University of Applied Sciences Bielefeld,International Christian University, Kanazawa University, Seigakuin University, Tomakomai Komazawa University, Tohoku Fukush University, Kanazawa University, Seigakuin University, Tohoku Fukush University, Nagoya City University, NAGASAKI UNIVERSITY, Kurume University, The University of AIZU, Ritsumeikan University & Ritsumeikan Asia, Pacific University, Rissho University - Faculty of Psychology, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Yantai University, Nanjing Normal University, Yanbian University of Science a Technology, Northeast Normal University, Renmin University, School of International Studis of Peking University, Shanghai Normal University, Humanities and Transmission College, Changchun Normal University, Qingdao University, Guangdong University of Technology, Xian International Studies University, Xinyang Normal University, Harbin Institute of Technology, Beijing Language And Culture University, The Central University for Nationalities, Jilin University, Qingdao University of Science and Technology, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Harbin Institute of Technology in Weihai, Yanbian University, Shandong Normal University, Wenjing School of Yantai University, Hefei University, National Kaohsiung Normal University, Fokuang University, Chung-Yuan Christian University in Taiwan, I-Shou University, Yuan Ze University,National Chengchi University, Chang Jung Christian University, Russian State University for the Humanities, Rostov State University of Economics, Russian State Social University, Maritime State University, St.Petersburg State University, Maxim Gorky Literary Institute,Mongolia National University, Huree Institute of Information &Communication Technology, Mongolia Int'l University, Ulaanbaatar State University, Mongolian State University of Education, Ulaanbaatar University, City University of Hong Kong, Vietnam National University-Hochiminh, University of Medicine & Pharmacy at Hochiminh, Foreign Trade University, University of Social Sciences and Humanities - Hanoi, University of Social Sciences and Humanities - Ho Chi Minh City, the University of Liege, Vesalius College
In general curricula, the division offers composition, computer operations, English conversation, Chinese writing, and physical education to prepare for a global society.
Furthermore, it also offers foreign language courses, as well as courses in arts education, teaching, and public service.
The division manages a composition-consulting office to develop writing ability. With two full-time professors, the office offers a writing consultation service for students via e-mail, web page, and interview.
- College of Humanities: Departments of Korean Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, Philosophy, History, Chinese Studies, Japanese Studies, Russian Studies.
- College of Social Sciences: Departments of Communications, Psychology, Sociology, Social Welfare, Politics and Public Administration, Law and Public Administration.
- College of Business: Departments of Business, Finance, Economics.
- College of Natural Sciences: Departments of Mathematics and Information Sciences, Electronphysics, Chemistry, Life Science, Biomedical Science, Food Science and Nutrition, Environmental Sciences and Biotechnology, Speech Pathology and Audiology, Physical Education.
- College of Information & Electronic Engineering: Division of Information Engineering and Telecommunications.
- College of Medicine: Program of Medical Sciences, Division of Nursing.
- College of International Studies (C.I.S): Program of International Studies.
The Graduate School has been committed to both qualitative and quantitative improvements and adopted several measures to attract international as well as Korean students. It takes efforts to accelerate programs of inter-disciplinary cooperation and curriculum development.[clarification needed]
Master’s Degree Program
College of Humanities Korean language and literature, English language and literature, History, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, Social welfare, Law, Economics, Business administration, Finance, Political Science, Communication, Financial Economics
Natural Sciences Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Statistics, Biomedical Sciences, Food science and nutrition, Environmental sciences and biotechnology, Nursing science, Biomedical gerontology, Speech pathology & audiology, Molecular medicine
Engineering- Computer engineering, Electronics engineering
Art & Physical Education
Medicine- Medical Science
Humanities and Social Sciences Korean language and literature, English language and literature, History, Economics, Business administration, Political Science, Sociology, Social welfare, Law, Psychology, Finance, Communication
Natural Sciences Chemistry, Biology, Statistics, Biomedical Sciences, Food science and nutrition, Environmental sciences and biotechnology, Biomedical gerontology, Speech pathology & audiology, Molecular medicine, Social public health
Engineering Computer engineering, Electronics engineering
Art & Physical Education Physical education
Medicine Medical Science
- Graduate School of Business: Master of Business Administration (MBA), Advanced Management Program (AMP).
- Graduate School of Social Welfare: Master of Social Welfare, Master of Gerontology, Master of Family Therapy, Master of Audiology, Master of Speech Pathology.
- Graduate School of International Studies: Department of Convention Management, Department of Japanese Studies.
- Graduate School of Public Health: Public Health, Elderly and Family Health Care.
- Graduate School of Clinical Dentistry: Oral & Maxillofacial Implantology, Clinical Orthodontics, Esthetic Restorative Dentistry.
- Graduate School of Clinical Nursing Science.
- 1st - Dr. Hyeon Seung-Jong
- 2nd - Dr. Jeong Beom-Mo
- 3rd - Dr. Lee Sang-Ju
- 4th - Dr. Han Dal-Seon
- 5th - Dr. Lee Sang-Woo
- 6th - Dr. Choongsoo Kim
- 7th - Dr. Lee Young-Sun
- 8th - Dr. Noh Geon-Il