Jeju National University

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Jeju National University
Motto 진리, 정의, 창조
Truth, Justice, Creativity
Established 1952
Type National
President Huh Hyang-jin
Academic staff
Administrative staff
Undergraduates 15,898 (2010)
Postgraduates 2,364 (2010)
Location Jeju City, South Korea
Campus Suburban
Mascot Deer (노루, Capreolus capreolus)
Jeju National University
Hangul 제주대학교
Hanja 濟州大學校
Revised Romanization Jeju Daehakgyo
McCune–Reischauer Jeju Taehakkyo

Jeju National University is a South Korean national university, which is situated in Jeju City, the provincial capital of Jeju Province. The university was founded in 1952.

Jeju National University is one of the universities among 10 flagship Korean national universities in South Korea along with Seoul National University, Busan National University, Kyungpook National University, Chonnam National University, Chungnam National University, Chonbuk National University, Gyeongsang National University, Chungbuk National University and Kangwon National University.

In 2008, Cheju National University and Jeju National University of Education were merged into Jeju National University.[1]

In Jeju National University, there are more than 1,402 instructors. About 2,500 first-year students are admitted each year. In addition, a graduate enrollment of around 2,364 is carried.

Jeju island is a member of "The Provincial New 7 Wonders of Nature".


In 1952, Cheju Provincial Junior College was founded, and became a four-year college in 1955. It became Cheju National College in 1962, with faculties of Law and Science. The graduate school was established in 1979, and the college received the status of a university in 1982.


The university's diverse undergraduate offerings are divided among 12 colleges: the College of Art & Design, the College of Humanities, College of Law & Political Science, College of Economics & Commerce, College of Education, College of Applied Life Sciences, College of Ocean Science, College of Natural Sciences, College of Engineering, College of Medicine, Teachers College, and College of Veterinary Medicine. There are 6 graduate schools: Graduate School, Graduate School of Education, Graduate School of Business Administration, Graduate School of Public Administration, Graduate School of Industry, and Graduate School of Social Education. There are 3 professional graduate schools: Graduate School of Interpretation, School of Medicine, and Law School.

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The university has academic exchange relationships with 83 universities in 16 countries. The largest number of these are Chinese and Japanese. In addition, relationships have been established with 12 American Universities, 4 Russian Universities, France's Pierre-and-Marie-Curie University and University of Rouen, Germany's Bonn University and University of Tübingen, Canada's George Brown College England's University of Manchester, Norway's University of Oslo, Australia's University of Tasmania and School of Horticulture University of Western Sydney, Chile's Austral University of Chile, India's University of Delhi, 5 Taiwanese Universities, Vietnam's Can Tho University, Thailand's Chulalongkorn University and Burapha University, and Mongolia's National University of Mongolia and Ulaanbaatar University.

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Coordinates: 33°27′21″N 126°33′43″E / 33.45583°N 126.56194°E / 33.45583; 126.56194