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Kyungpook National University

Master's Programmes



It began as a regional education hub founded with the support of residents, and quickly gained a strong reputation as the best university south of Seoul. KNU became known for producing the top Korean intellectuals of the age, representing the Republic of Korea with pride. Our goal is to reaffirm the status long held by KNU, bringing change and the spirit of innovation to the world.


One of the greatest assets is the people that are educated. KNU will give first priority to concentrated investment in human resources development, producing talented individuals with the wisdom of cultural insight and scientific technology; passionate professionals who enjoy a challenge; people who will lead the world with creativity and innovation.


KNU will be a university that not only creates knowledge but also leads the stream of intelligence as it takes a step ahead. As a university with one of the nation’s largest campuses and operating infrastructures, we strive to impress the region, the nation and the world.

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
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601 50
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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Housing services

KNU Dormitory on Daegu Campus has 10 dormitory buildings with 2,037 rooms, housing over 4,500 students. Since it’s located in the campus area, you can reach any buildings on campus by walking from your dormitory buildings.

Student Life

Sports facilities

The Sports Promotion Center is designed to encourage university students and staff to adopt a safe and enjoyable exercise routine as a part of a healthy lifestyle. As such, the Sports Promotion Center includes a fitness club, racquetball courts, an indoor swimming pool, an indoor gym, a ball park, basketball courts, volleyball courts, and golf ranges.

Student Reviews

Little Insight into my Masters Degree Experience
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

As a student who is always eager to learn new development in technology, I have always look forward to further and earn my higher degrees in a university who offer their education not only in thoughts but also in good research . KYUNGPOOK NATIONAL UNIVERSITY as one who offer you far more than just qualification, but also endowed with world-leading research which is a...

Soybean Improvement: A solution to hunger and malnutrition
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I had a good experience studying Food Security and Agricultural Development (Masters) at Kyungpook National University. My research was centered on soybean improvement for good yield and healthy chemical composition. I conducted a yield trial with soybean seeds with altered fatty acids to determine seed yield per hectare and fatty acids content. My result showed that the...

I want to be a scientist in information science
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

To fulfil my aspirations and dreams of becoming a scientist , I deem it necessary to apply as a masters student in your school . I believe that an opportunity to pass through you will make my dreams come through .


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