Gangneung-Wonju National University 2018
Do you want to make your dreams come true?
We pave the way for you.
The most precious and beautiful youth in life!
In the agony between reality and dreams,
A university opening up your future by guiding you and walking with you!
It's Gangneung-Wonju National University!
Gangneung-Wonju National University was founded as Gangneung Normal School in 1946.
In 2007, Gangneung National University merged with Wonju National College and made a fresh start as a leading university in the central region of Korea.
Gangneung-Wonju National University is spread out over two campuses in Gangneung and Wonju.
Gangneung has beautiful nature and 1,000 years of cultural heritage! Gangueung is also famous for its coffee culture and a paradise of winter sports and water sports as the host city of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games!
Wonju is a hub of the high-tech healthcare industry that is close to the capital and has a large floating population.
Among the national universities in Korea, Gangneung-Wonju National University is the only national university selected for five consecutive years since 2013 for the national university innovation support project by the Ministry of Education, and has confirmed its place as an outstanding university.
In addition, Gangneung-Wonju National University was recognized as the best national university among the small and medium sized universities without a medical school in the 2016 Asian University Ranking.
We are actively moving forward to foster talents who will lead the future of globalization, informatization and diversification in the 21st century.
‘Haeram-in’ is our own e-x-p-r-e-s-s-i-o-n for the talents that the university aspires to foster, who untie a ship’s anchor cable and set sail for the society and the world.
Haeram-in hold three core values.
"Chang" look far ahead and take on new challenges!
"Tong" communicate and cooperate!
"Gi(Ki)" fulfill one's duty!
"Haeram-in" represents “talents equipped with ability and character who tackle challenges towards achieving future dreams.
Gangneung-Wonju National University runs student-centered and career development curriculum to foster Haeram-in.
Gangneung-Wonju National University aims to realize educational goals by selecting new students who have potential in accordance with the vision of each department.
From the moment a student enters our university until graduation, we provide guidance in close contact.
To help every student to achieve their dreams, the university designed “FAM Advising System”. Faculty advisors guide, support, and inspire students toward academic success and career development.
Also, we built partnerships with 73 universities in 27 countries and conduct various international programs for students to broaden their horizons.
Gangneung-Wonju National University has international competitiveness as an accredited university by the Ministry of Education for its excellent programs and system for international students.
Your strongest supporter, Gangneung-Wonju National University will enable you to spread your wings in the world.
Haeram-in, the talents developed by Gangneung-Wonju National University will be the right people of a company in a rapidly changing business environment and a tight job market.
By being recognized for its efforts on cultivating talents through various industry-university cooperation programs, Gangneung-Wonju National University has been selected as the center for Industry-University Cooperation Project, known as the LINC project by the Ministry of Education for 5 consecutive years since 2012.
Since 2017, we have participated in the following-up project, known as the LINC+(plus) project and have taken a leading role in the growth of the region.
In particular, by actively reflecting the needs of businesses into the academic programs, the university supports students for successful employment and startups and promotes the mutual growth of businesses and the university.
As a hall of learning and the center of the local community, Gangneung-Wonju National University promotes regional strategic industries in the fields of marine biotechnology, advanced materials & components convergence engineering, business in the pan-east sea rim, software, medical devices.
Also, we develop and provide diverse specialized education programs, such as on-site practice-based programs and onsite expert guest lectures.
In particular, through the convergence education courses linked to local communities, we foster talents equipped with expertise in the specialized sectors and convergence capabilities.
In addition, in order to fulfill our mission as the driving force for regional growth, Gangneung-Wonju National University
shares the warmth through community service activities in the region and makes contributions to the local communities as the university loved by the local residents.
Do you want to be the leader of the future?
With Gangneung-Wonju National University, your dreams come true!
The best way to become a true winner in life!
Gangneung-Wonju National University will accompany you along the way!