International University of Korea

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Coordinates: 35°10′23″N 128°12′10″E / 35.173142°N 128.202639°E / 35.173142; 128.202639

International University of Korea
Type Private
Established 1977
2002, chartered as a university
Students 5000
Address 660-759, 270 San, Sangmun, Munsan, Jinju, Gyyeongnam, Jinju, South Korea South Korea
Campus Suburban
Nickname IUK
Website IUK English site

International University of Korea is a private university located in Jinju, South Korea. It is located 5 miles (8.0 km) east of Jinju.

Established in 1978 and later as Jinjun International University, the post secondary institution was renamed the current named in 2008.[1]

The university is made up of seven colleges and 27 departments with total enrollment at 5,000.[2]

IUK offers studies in Korean and English attracting mostly students from Asia (China, Japan, Mongolia, Vietnam, Philippines, Sri Lanka) as well as from Australia, Canada, United States and Turkey.

Getting to IUK[edit]

The university is accessible by car from Jinju using National Highway 10 (Namhae Expressway).

The closests airports are Sacheon Airport (domestic) and Gimhae International Airport (International).


There are 27 departments at IUK:

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Elementary Special Education
  • Physical Education
  • Tourism and Japanese
  • Hotel and Tourism Management
  • Business Administration
  • Police Administration
  • Social Welfare (Social Work)
  • Korean Language and Cultural Studies
  • Nursing Sciences
  • Physical Therapy
  • Radiological Sciences
  • Hospital Management
  • Food Sciences
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Food and Culinary Services
  • Mechanical and Automotive Engineering
  • Fire and Disasters Prevention
  • Interior Architecture (Design)
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Shipbuilding (Marine Engineering)
  • Beauty Studies
  • Sports
  • Arts
  • Music


IUK is located in a suburban area of Jinju and consists of several buildings

  • Integrative Engineering Building
  • Biotech Building
  • Social Sciences Building
  • Education and Science Building
  • Sangmun Gymnasium
  • Arts Building
  • Transportation Engineering Building
  • Health and Welfare Building
  • International Studies Building
  • Administration
  • Library
  • Football Stadium
  • Dorms


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