Kyungnam University(ê²½ë¨ëíêµ; æ ¶åå¤§å¸æ ¡) is a private university located in Changwon (Masan), the capital city of Gyeongsangnam-do, South Gyeongsang or Gyeongnam (Kyungnam) province, in Southeastern South Korea. Kyungnam University has six colleges (Liberal Arts, Natural Sciences, Education, Economics and Commerce, Law and Politics, and Engineering). Its 15 research institutions (including the Institute for Far Eastern Studies in Seoul) work to facilitate not only individual research but also cooperative partnership activities with academia, industry, and government. The university also has 65 sister universities in 19 different countries. The university specializes in globalization and localization under the universitys motto of truth, freedom, and creation. Founded in 1946 as Kookmin College in Seoul, the tumultuous Korean War years created a situation in which it was more advantageous to move south than to stay in the Seoul area. In 1952 Kookmin College was rechristened Haein College and then in 1956 the college was packed up and shifted to Korea’s southern coast and has been in the city of Masan since that time. In 1961 the institution was renamed yet again with the new geo-specific moniker of Masan College. In 1970, the Hanma foundation took over the college and in 1971 decided to rename the college yet again, so the signs were changed to read “Kyungnam College.” In 1982 the institution attained university status and the name was officially altered one more time. Since 1982 it has remained “Kyungnam University.” Faculty, staff, students Kyungnam University maintains a teaching staff of over 900 professors, lecturers, adjuncts, and instructors. Student enrollment currently stands at more than 15,000. The university comprises six colleges with 4 undergraduate divisions and 46 departments offering degrees at the bachelor’s level, whereas six graduate schools confer a variety of degrees at both the master’s and doctoral levels In 1970, the Hanma foundation took over the college and in 1971 decided to rename the college yet again, so the signs were changed to read “Kyungnam College.” In 1982 the institution attained university status and the name was officially altered one more time. Since 1982 it has remained “Kyungnam University.” IFES is dedicated to scholarly research into the unification of Korea and world politics. As a result of its extensive research activities, IFES publishes Asian Perspective(in English), a journal of regional and international affairs, Korea and World Politics(in Korean), and The Journal of Northeast Asia Studies(in Korean), along with intermittent research reports, collections, and publications of scholarship on related topics. The Institute for Kyungnam Regional Studies conducts research on politics,public administration, economy, society, culture, and information of Kyungnam Province , and is dedicated to the development of Kyungnam Province . The Institute has functioned as a think tank in forging the future direction of the community as a consequence of diagnosing local issues and providing feedback. The Environmental Research Institute was established in 1978 to help solve environmental and pollution problems. The Institute aims to provide expertise and leadership in researching and solving environmental problems at local, national, regional and global levels, and contributing to the solution of environmental problems using the advances in environmentally friendly technologies
The following is the list of scholars from Kyungnam University who contributed and/or serves as editors for one or more OMICS International journals and conferences
The following is the list of proceedings by scholars from Kyungnam University that are published in OMICS International journals and conferences.