Kunsan National University was established in 1979 is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the small city of Gunsan (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), North Jeolla. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education, Korea, Kunsan National University is a coeducational higher education institution.
Kunsan National University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, and associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 38 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. Kunsan National University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.
Kunsan National University, having set a goal to build a competitive school by 2010, is gathering wisdom from all the students, faculty and staff, and trying to realize this very valuable dream and hope. University is expanding and improving the bases for education and research, attracting competitive students, increasing the rate of employment upon graduation, providing curriculum students and businesses want, fostering competent specialized persons who have the creativity and adaptability to enter the workforce.
Kunsan National University, which has captured 11th place in NURI (New University for Regional Innovation) Projects across the nation and which is the only university in the Honam region to get Engineering Education Certification, is raising its status day by day. All the people of KNU are doing their best to turn it into a university which is small but strong thanks to their excellent abilities in education and research.As a think tank for developing the Saemangum area which will grow to be the hub of production, distribution and cultural sightseeing, KNU will lead the utilization and development plan of the Saemangum tideland by suggesting a creative vision. So, all the people of KNU will put every ounce of their energies to make KNU grow into a university which will be the pivot of the Yellow Sea Rim Area as it takes its place on the international stage.
The College of Humanities consists of departments whose research objects are language, literature, culture, history and ultimately universal truth and the value of life itself.
There are two categories of graduate school in our univesity: the General Graduate School (or School of Graduate Studies) and the Specialized Graduate Schools (or Professional Graduate Schools). The General Graduate School meets during the day, and the Specialized Graduate Schools meet at night. There are three Specialized Graduate Schools in our campus: The Graduate School of Industry, The Graduate School of Business and Public Administration.
The following is the list of articles by scholars from Kunsan National University that are published in OMICS International journals.