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- The emblem of the tiger inside a crimson shield is the representative symbol of Korea University. Under no circumstances should any of the elements be repositioned, redrawn, modified, or omitted (in particular, arbitrarily spaced). In addition, unauthorized commercial use constitutes a violation of law.
A Global Symbol is the First Step Towards a Global KU
GLOBAL SYMBOL DESIGN POINT
Re-launched to commemorate the centennial anniversary of its founding in 2005, the UI illustrates the global, transnational vision of Korea University to “join the ranks of world-class universities” based upon its rich history and traditions.
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- “Shield,” Education Saves the Nation/ “Crimson,” Passion of Youth
- The “shield” embodies founder Lee Yong-ik’s belief, “Education Saves the Nation” through fostering talent, which laid the foundation of KU. “Crimson,” the school color, represents vitality and passion, symbolizing KU’s academic tradition and nature.
- “Tiger,” Sweep Through the World and Roar to Shake the Earth!/ “1905,” KU’s Beginning as a National University
- The Tiger, the symbol of both Korea and KU, represents KU’s spirit of courage, determination, agility and dignity. “1905,” the year of KU’s establishment, highlights its 109-year (and counting) tradition and depth in academic research.
Korea University Logo
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The color of vitality and passion embodying KU’s academic traditions and nature
KU’s education mission is “Education Saves the Nation,” and School Motto is Liberty, Justice and Truth
Tiger, representing courage, determination, agility and dignity