Kumoh National Institute of Technology

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Kumoh National Institute of Technology
KIT symbol logo.jpg
Official logo
Motto 진리, 창조, 정직
"Truth, Creativity, Honesty"
Type National
Established 1979 (founded 1979)
President Dr. Yeungshik Kim
Academic staff
Full-time 207
Students 7,466
Undergraduates 6,816
Postgraduates 650
Location Gumi, North Gyeongsang, South Korea
Website www.kumoh.ac.kr
Map of South Korea with Gumi highlighted

Kumoh National Institute of Technology (Acronym: KIT; Korean, 금오공과대학교, Kumoh Gonggwa Daehakgyo, colloquially KumohGongdae) is a national research and business development (R&BD) university in the Republic of Korea (South Korea). It is located in Gumi, Gyeongbuk, South Korea.



Kumoh National Institute of Technology was founded on December 31, 1979 by Park Chung-hee, the former President of South Korea. [1] In 1987, a graduate school was established for both master and Ph.D courses such as mechanical engineering, electronic engineering and civil engineering. KIT turned into a national institute on March 1990. [2]On December 30, 2004 KIT moved to the new campus located in Yangho-dong. KIT is presently the only national university for engineering in Korea.[3]

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  1. ^ "Kumoh National Institute of Technology". Encyclopedia of Korean Culture. 2014. Retrieved 2016-08-02. 
  2. ^ "Kumoh National Institute of Technology". 한국향토문화전자대전. Retrieved 2016-08-02. 
  3. ^ "최고의 인재를 키우는 국내 유일 국립 특성화 공과대학". Daily UNN. 2015. Retrieved 2016-08-02. 

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