Induk University

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Induk University
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Korean name
Revised RomanizationIndeok Daehakgyo
McCune–ReischauerIndŏk Taehakkyo

Induk University is a university in Seoul, South Korea. It was established by Asian American writer Induk Pahk as "Berea in Korea" in 1963,[1][2] became the "Induk Institute of Design" in 1971,[3] and was renamed "Induk University" in 2009.[3] It is located in Nowon-gu,[3] along with a number of other educational institutes. The university provides a range of two- and three-year courses.[4]

Soo Jung Kim—creator of Dooly the Little Dinosaur and former president of the Korea Animation Producers Association—teaches at the university's Department of Animation.[5] Actor Shin Hyun-joon is an acting professor in the Department of Broadcasting and Entertainment.[6]

The university has a number of student clubs and business start-up clubs.[7] After the 2010 Chile earthquake students from the Department of Tourism and Leisure Management raised 800,000 won to help rebuild a school in Chile.[8]


  1. ^ Induk Pahk (1965). The hour of the tiger. Harper & Row. p. 7. Retrieved 20 October 2010.
  2. ^ Anne E. Neuberger (1997). The Girl-Son. First Avenue Editions. p. 118. ISBN 978-1-57505-077-5. Retrieved 20 October 2010.
  3. ^ a b c "Short History". Induk University. Retrieved 20 October 2010.
  4. ^ "3 Year Courses". Induk University. Retrieved 20 October 2010.
  5. ^ "Creator". Doolynara. Retrieved 20 October 2010.
  6. ^ "Shin Hyun-jun Becomes Acting Professor". The Chosunilbo. 26 February 2010. Retrieved 20 October 2010.
  7. ^ "Campus Life". Induk University. Retrieved 20 October 2010.
  8. ^ "Induk University students donate to Chile". Herald Media Inc. Retrieved 20 October 2010.

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