Hansei University

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Hansei University
Motto Righteousness, Truth, and Love
Type Private
Established 1953
Chancellor Kim Seong-hye
President Kim Sung Hae
Location Gunpo, South Korea
Website hskli.com
Hansei University
Hangul 한세대학교
Revised Romanization Hanse Daehakgyo
McCune–Reischauer Hansegi Taehakkyo

Hansei University (Korean pronunciation: [haːnsʰe]) is a mid-sized Evangelical Christian University located in Gunpo City near Seoul, South Korea.


Hansei University Campus, Music Building

In 1953 the University was established as a bible college by the Assemblies of God.[1] In 1997, the name was finally changed to Hansei University and it is affiliated with Yoido Full Gospel Church.


It has currently nine departments: Theology, Media and Communication Arts, Business Administration, Humanities and Social Science, International Language, Information Technology, Art, Design, and Nursing [2] The university is widely recognized especially for choral music. Regarded as one of the top choral music universities in Eastern Asia, Hansei University boasts a choral music faculty of six professor/conductors on top of its 40+ music faculty. The university is planning to open an international school for choral music in 2015/16. Composer Hyo-Won Woo has served on the university's faculty.

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  1. ^ Ogbu Kalu, Alaine Low, Haig Kouyoumdjian, Interpreting Contemporary Christianity: Global Processes and Local Identities, Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, USA, 2008, p. 159
  2. ^ http://www.hansei.ac.kr/

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Coordinates: 37°20′33″N 126°57′14″E / 37.342428°N 126.953838°E / 37.342428; 126.953838