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As of the fall semester of the 2016 academic year
Korea University consists of the Anam Campus (in Seoul, 844,809㎡), Sejong Campus (in Sejong Special Self-Governing City, 428,871㎡) and three auxiliary hospitals (Anam Hospital: Seongbuk-district in Seoul, 67,676㎡, Guro Hospital: Guro-district in Seoul, 40,208㎡, Ansan Hospital: Ansan-city in Gyeonggi Province, 47,846㎡).
The total number of students is 35,619, including 28,431 on the Anam Campus (Undergraduate: 19,694, Graduate: 8,767) and 7,188 on the Sejong Campus (Undergraduate: 6,347, Graduate: 841). Among the Anam Campus students, 2,301 (8.09%) are international students. The total number of international students in language, exchange and training programs stands at 3,936.
The total number of faculty members is 5,004, including 4,372 on the Anam Campus (Full-time: 1,458, Part-time: 2,914) and 632 on the Sejong Campus (Full-time: 282, Part-time: 350). Of this number, 143 (4.38%) of the full-time faculty are international.
The number stands at 22.55 students per faculty member on the Anam Campus and 26.81 students on the Sejong Campus.
The number of employees on the Anam and Sejong Campuses is 853 and 195, respectively.
The KU library collection consists of 3,207,504 physical (hard copy) materials, including 2,171,801 books, 602,344 periodicals, 239,360 dissertations, 106,274 antique books in Chinese characters, and 87,725 non-book materials. The KU library also has another 498,407 materials in digital format: 65,953 e-journals, 279 web databases 71.531 paper and 318,813 e-books.
The World 100 Reputation Network is a group of the best universities in the world, undertaking research that enhances professional activity in and around reputation management, international relations and strategyhttp://theworld100.com
Founded in 1997, Universitas 21 currently boasts 21 member universities in twelve different countries and territories. It works to enhance cooperation among member universities and promote opportunities that cannot be easily achieved by any single institute alone. Korea University joined Universitas 21 in 2004 as the organization’s 17th member. It remains the first and only member from South Korea. In 2009, KU hosted a symposium and the U21 Presidents’ Annual Meeting, and pledged its commitment to a joint PhD program among fourteen universities.http://www.universitas21.com
The Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU), a consortium of leading research universities in the Pacific Rim, aims to foster exchanges and collaboration in research among universities in the Asia-Pacific region. Prominent research universities such as Stanford, UC Berkeley, UBC, Beijing University, Tokyo University, and the National University of Singapore all hold membership in the APRU. Its South Korean members are Korea University, Seoul National University and Yonsei University.http://www.apru.org
The International Consortium of Universities for the Study of Biodiversity & the Environment (ICUBE) is a consortium of global leading research universities designed to promote research and education on biodiversity, climate change, and the environment.
The Asia-Pacific Association for International Education (APAIE) is a non-profit organization founded in December 2004 by universities in thirteen countries including South Korea, China, Japan, the US (Hawaii), Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, and India. APAIE’s goals are to activate exchanges among those responsible for higher education in the Asia-Pacific region and to enhance the quality of international education programs.