Gongju National University of Education (GNUE) is a national university located in Gongju, South Korea. The university is for individuals who want to teach at elementary schools in Daejeon city and South Chungcheongnam province. The university was founded April 1938 under the name Gongju Women Instructors school. In 1962, The University began specializing in elementary school teacher training that offered two years’ program and was renamed to Gongju University of Education. As of 1982, the system changed to four years’ course from two years’ course. In 1993, the university modified the name to Gongju National University of Education. Since the established year, 1938, over 25,000 graduates became elementary teachers. Gongju National University Education consists of 12 undergraduate programs- Department of Ethics Education, Department of Korean Language Education, Department of Social Studies Education, Department of Mathematics Education, Department of Science Education, Department of Practical Arts Education, Department of Physical Education, Department of Music Education, Department of Fine Art Education, English Language Education, Department of Elementary Education, and Department of Computer Education. The university selected 4 undergraduates [Ahn Hey-sung, Lee Ho-yeon, Jeong Yun-hee majoring in English Education and Yoo Ji-eun majoring in Music Education] as exchange students to go to Western Oregon University on March 14th, 2007 and supplied scholarships to the students. The students departed from In-cheon International airport on September 8th, 2008. This was the first step to begin their life as citizens of the world representing Gongju national university of education. They started taking the courses from the Fall semester which began in September 2008. They will come back to this university in July, 2009 after finishing 3 semesters in Fall, Spring and Summer.