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KU’s Educational Mission and School Motto

Education saves the nation - Liberty, Justice, Truth
National Mission and
Objectives of Education
Nurture talent under the humanitarian ideal, cultivate character, develop abilities for personal autonomy Sharpen qualities as a democratic citizen, help lead a life worthy of humanity Contribute to the development of a democratic country and realization of an ideal of human co-prosperit
Purpose of
Higher Education
Build character, teach and study profound theory Contribute to the nation and human society

KU’s Educational Objective

To teach and study academic theories and application methods based upon KU’s philosophical belief in democratic education, thus fostering the talent required for the development of Korea and all humanity (Korea University Constitution, Chapter 1  ‘Subparagraph 2 of Article 2 of Chapter 1)

Values of KU Community Achieved Through Education

  • Achieve
    self-realization
    satisfaction
    holistic growth
  • Nurture
    creativity
    competence
    practicality
    professionalism
  • Foster
    industriousness
    volunteering
    engagement
    democratic
    citizens
  • Foster
    preparation for reunification & patriotic, model Korean citizens
  • Nurture innovation-driven open-minded & cosmopolitan citizens

KU’s Educational Goal

To encourage the holistic growth of intelligent, spiritual and active potential, nurture capabilities for creative academic study and professional practice, and foster open-minded leadership contributing to the international community

  • Encourage holistic growth of intelligent, spiritual and physical potential
  • Nurture capabilities in critical research and creative implementation
  • Unleash volunteering, responsible and democratic citizenship
  • Foster leadership for great causes and patriotic spirit
  • Develop global mindset and interactive capabilities
Planning Team
Tel: 02-3290-1043 E-mail: hoyoony2001@korea.ac.kr Fax: 02-921-0440 Update : 2017-10-16