Kyonggi University

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Kyonggi University
경기대학교
Kyonggi University UI.gif
Established1947
Location, ,
Websitewww.kyonggi.ac.kr
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationGyeonggi Daehakgyo
McCune–ReischauerKyŏnggi Taehakkyo

Kyonggi University (KGU; Hangul경기대학교) is an accredited, private higher education institution, established in 1947. KGU has over 17,000 students in majors in undergraduate and graduate programs on two campuses. The main campus is in Suwon, located 30 miles from the capital Seoul. The Seoul campus is located in Seodaemun District.

KGU has 11 colleges containing 63 programs of study and 12 graduate schools offering majors. The strength in KGU's academic programs and research lies in Tourism, Hospitality, Arts and Design, Business, International Studies, Environmental Engineering, and Architectural Engineering. KGU teaches some courses in English.

KGU has established a sister-university relationship with 152 universities in 31 countries. KGU has a Korean language program. Over 650 international students study at KGU.

History[edit]

Founder: Dr. Son Sang-kyo

  • 1947 - Choyang Kindergarten Teacher's School
  • 1957 - Kyonggi Institute
  • 1964 - Kyonggi College, Seoul
  • 1979 - Suwon Campus opened
  • 1984 - Kyonggi College upgraded to Kyonggi University

Departments[edit]

Undergraduate schools[edit]

  • College of Humanities
  • College of Social Sciences
  • College of Law
  • College of Economic and Administration
  • College of Tourism Sciences
  • College of Natural Sciences
  • College of Engineering
  • Kyonggi International College
  • College of Arts
  • College of Physical Sciences

Graduate schools[edit]

  • Alternative Medicine
  • Architecture
  • Arts & Design
  • Education
  • Industrial Technology and Information
  • Information & Communication
  • International Studies
  • Politics & Policy
  • Public Administration
  • Service Business Administration
  • Social Welfare
  • Sports Sciences
  • Tourism Management
  • Traditional Arts

Notable alumni[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 37°18′1.7″N 127°2′9″E / 37.300472°N 127.03583°E / 37.300472; 127.03583