Yong In University

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Yong In University
용인대학교
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Motto
도의를 갈고 닦아 사회에 이바지할 수 있는 인간이 되자 (Korean)
Motto in English Contribute to society by cultivating a strong sense of individual justice and morality
Established 1953
Type Private
Chairman Lee, Hak
President Kim, Jung-Haeng
Vice-president Park, Sun-kyong
Academic staff 374 (Full-time)
607 (Adjunct)
Admin. staff 234
Students 15,097
Undergraduates 11,516
Postgraduates 3,581
Location Yongin, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
37°13′37″N 127°10′05″E / 37.227°N 127.168°E / 37.227; 127.168Coordinates: 37°13′37″N 127°10′05″E / 37.227°N 127.168°E / 37.227; 127.168
Campus Urban
Colors Yongin Green
Website int.yongin.ac.kr/eng/
Yong In University
Hangul 용인대학교
Hanja
Revised Romanization Yongin Daehakgyo
McCune–Reischauer Yong'in Taehakkyo

Yong In University is a private university located in Samga-dong, Cheoin-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea. The school opened as Korea Judo School in 1953 under the founding slogan of "Be the one who contributes to society through moral cultivation." It was commissioned as a four-year undergraduate school in 1971 and changed its name to Korea Physical Science College to the current name, Yong In University in 1993. Started as a physical education college, it is a private university with 35 departments for both day and night sessions in the six colleges: Martial Art, Physical Science, Culture and Art, Business Administration, Environmental Science and Health and Welfare. The university has established seven special graduate schools in Education, Physical Science, Art, Business, Rehabilitation and Health Science, Taekwondo, Cultural Asset and one general graduate school with eight subordinate organizations including the Central Library and 18 affiliate organizations.

The history of Yong In University[edit]

Yong In University is a private university located in Samga-dong, Choin-gu, Yongin-shi, Kyonggi Province, Korea. The school opened as Korea Judo School in 1953 under the founding slogan of "Be the one who contributes to society through moral cultivation." It was commissioned as a four-year undergraduate school in 1971 and changed its name to Korea Physical Science College to the current name, Yong In University in 1993. Started as a physical education college, it is a private university with total 35 departments for both day and night sessions in the 6 colleges: Martial Art, Physical Science, Culture & Art, Business Administration, Environmental Science and Health & Welfare. Also, the university has established 7 special graduate schools in Education, Physical Science, Art, Business, Rehabilitation & Health Science, Taekwondo, Cultural Asset and one general graduate school with 8 subordinate organizations including the Central Library and 18 affiliate organizations to develop competitive global talents.

Founding philosophy[edit]

Yong In University was founded in 1953 as Korea Judo College under the founding philosophy of "Be the one who contributes to society through moral cultivation."[1]

Colleges[edit]

Graduate School[edit]

International Exchange Programs[edit]

Foreign Language Education Program Yong In University has audio video labs and is operating training programs to provide counselling, guidance and person-to-person tutoring by professors.[2]

Study Abroad System The university runs language programs and holds foreign language contests (English, Chinese, Japanese) every semester hosted by the International Education Institute, providing study abroad opportunities in each semester to awarded students.[3]

Exchange Student Program Exchange students can choose among English, Japanese and Chinese-speaking countries. They are selected based on their language proficiency and are given chances to study abroad either in March/April for the first semester and September/October in the second semester.[4][5]

International Exchanage Partners

Grade/graduation[edit]

Early graduation

This is a system to confer an undergraduate degree to outstanding students who have acquired credits required for graduation within six to seven semesters.[6]

Credit Exchange with Open Cyber University (OCU)

The student can acquire maximum six credits per semester online.[7]

Credit Exchange Program

Yong In University has an agreement with 26 other universities in Kyonggi-Incheon area to exchange students and to acknowledge credits earned at the partner school.[8]

Professional Teacher Education Program

Students who enroll in the college of education or departments in which teaching course is established/approved can acquire a certificate for secondary school teacher(Level 2).[9]

Scholarship program[edit]

Scholarship Program, Payment regulations

Campus life[edit]

Research activities

Dissertation presentations and academic events on majors are held by college and department, academic society, circle. Dissertations are published on on and off campus journals and relevant lectures are held as well.[10][11]

University Magazine Publication

The School Paper Editing Committee publishes school paper Danho every year. Information on social issues, dissertation, essay and literature are included. Outstanding works are awarded the Baekho Literature Award every year.[12]

University Festival

This is a festival of academic lectures, presentations, exhibition of illustrated poems, singing contest, broadcast festival, concerts by circles and scheduled events. School faculty, alumni and campus neighbors participate.[13]

University Sports Festival

This is a festival in which colleges and departments compete against one another in sport. [14]

Auxiliary organizations[edit]

University Library

With Academic Information Support Section and Academic Information Reading Section, Yong In University Central Library comprises 2 five-story buildings (total 7,606㎡). [15]

University Museum

The museum, located within Yong In University campus, accommodates exhibit hall, storages, data rooms, preservation rooms and research rooms of 795㎡. Exhibitions and academic conferences are held in the museum, which is registered as the career certifying institution and the professional institution for the exploration of culture assets and the survey on landmarks.[16]

Office of Athletics

The Directorate was established to provide support to sports talents and the training team.[17]

University Newspaper and Broadcasting Center

The university newspaper is a media body of the university.[18]

The Education Broadcast System was opened on October 23, 1986.[19]

Center for Industry and Academic Cooperation

The committee provides administrative support and assistance in human resource development, R&D, technology transfer through research commissioned and coordination with industrial bodies.[20]

Sports & Wellness Research Center

Office of Information Management

This provides information dissemination system via high speed wireless network, all-in-one information system, lecture support system, portal system, etc.[21]

Affiliated institutes[edit]

Campus[edit]

Notable Alumni[edit]

References[edit]