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Konkuk University

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History

The history of Konkuk University (KU) dates back to 1931 when the People's Hospital was founded. The establishment of the Chosun Political Science School followed in 1946, which was later renamed Konkuk University.

Education

Konkuk offers extensive courses in English, and international students also have many opportunities to learn Korean culture and language by mingling with their Konkuk classmates. Hence, a diverse group of international students study at Konkuk every semester. In the spring semester of 2016, more than 1,000 undergraduate students were pursuing their undergraduate degrees at Konkuk. There were an additional 251 participants in Konkuk’s exchange and visiting student programs during the same period. Approximately 100 students also come to Konkuk for short-term summer programs.

Research

Konkuk University (KU) officially launched the Research and University-Industry Cooperation Foundation in 2005 in order to conduct tasks concerning new knowledge and technologies that reinforce the nation's future and competitiveness. The specific responsibilities of the Research and University-Industry Cooperation Foundation include the promotion of joint cooperation among industries, research institutes, and the University, as well as the provision of research support.

Konkuk University Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships for Konkuk University. Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

Independent provider
Grant
1500000 KRW
Deadline
Not specified
Fully Funded GKS Korean Government Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Korean Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000000 INR
Deadline
Anytime
Education Future International Scholarship
Merit-based

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Education Future
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
750 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Global Scholarship Program (GSP)
Merit-based

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Chungnam National University
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1600 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Mozida African Master Scholarship
Merit-based

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Mozida Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Moving Mates Scholarship
Need-based

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Moving Mates
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
26 Jun 2024
Ramage Law Group Adopted Child Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramage Law Group
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Global Innovation Challenge
Merit-based Need-based

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Social Shifters
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
8000 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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European Commission
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
The Bill Walsh Scholarship
Merit-based

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ACES: The Society for Editing
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
The MyUS Community Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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MyUS
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Dermadry Hyperhidrosis Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Dermadry
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
iVisa Annual Scholarship
Merit-based

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iVisa
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
The Annual IELTS from 6 to 9 Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IELTS from 6 to 9
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
$1,000 All Star Verified Scholarship
Merit-based

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Verified Scholarships
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
29 Feb 2024
Voice Talent Online Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Voice Talent Online
Location not available

For a complete overview of scholarships for Konkuk University, visit our scholarship search.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2023

GSSA 2023

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University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2024
601
2023
601
2022
601
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2023
601 100
2022
701 -100
2021
601
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
2024
801 -150
2023
651 -50
2022
601
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
2024
-
2023
1049 96
2022
1145
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.

Services

Student services

The administrative offices of Konkuk University (KU) are committed to working together and with our international students, faculty, and visitors to provide the best academic and social conditions for an enjoyable experience here at Konkuk. For any of your questions or concerns, please contact or visit our offices.

Housing services

KU:L House is Konkuk University's (KU) modern, on-campus residence which opened in August 2006. Open to foreign and domestic students studying at Konkuk, the dormitory is divided into four halls: Vision Hall, Frontier Hall, Dream Hall, and Lake Hall. KU:L House can accommodate more students than any other university housing facility in Seoul, as its four halls can accommodate up to 3,000 students. Male and female students live in separate halls. (Dream and Frontier Halls for females; Vision and Lake Halls for males)

Library services

Sanghuh Memorial Library was opened in 1989 to commemorate Konkuk University’s (KU) 43rd anniversary. The library has space for more than one million volumes and a total capacity of 3,300 seats. Most materials are on open shelves, directly available to faculty and students. The library has fully automated systems for searching the library catalogs and checking materials in and out.

Medical services

The Student Life Team at Konkuk University (KU) operates the Health Center (on-campus clinic) to assist with the healthy campus life of Konkuk students, faculty, and staff. A nurse is present during opening hours to provide health counseling, general pharmaceuticals, and aid for injuries or accidents that occurred during class, practical training, or events on Konkuk campus.

Student Life

Campus life

KU's main campus is located in the southeastern part of Seoul near the Han River. The university is easily accessible from Incheon International Airport and downtown Seoul by public transportation.

Sports facilities

Konkuk University (KU) provides several options to Konkuk students, faculty, and staff to choose from for their sports and fitness needs.

  • KU Stadium
  • Gymnasium (including a weight room)
  • Tennis Courts
  • KU:L House Gym (for KU:L House residents, all faculty, and allstaff)
  • Basketball Courts
  • Sports Science Town (Icheon, Gyeonggi-do)

Student clubs

Konkuk University (KU) has nearly 70 student clubs, encompassing diverse areas of students' interest. Participating in these clubs as a foreign student may enrich your campus experience by meeting Korean and other international friends and engaging in various activities focused on a particular area. If you would like to join a club, visit the club offices in Student Union Buildings A and B, or visit the Student Club Association in Room 218 in Student Union Building B. (See Campus Map.)

Accreditation

All our programs are fully accredited by the Korean Ministry of Education and other external organizations such as the Accreditation Board for Engineering in Korea (ABEEK).

Student Reviews

Amazing University
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

It is one of best universities in South Korea. Its located heart of the Seoul. Excellent campus and environment.

Awesome Konkuk (^_^)
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

My overall experience at Konkuk University was awesome. Firstly I was impressed by the easiness of communications as the university have in place good infrastructures that was up to date with technology. Just having the mobile phone and some apps was enough to have access to the library, as well as being updated on online lectures and handouts and even to changes in...

Best memories!
Provided by ESN rated 5 out of 5 stars

Advantages: 1)Wonderful learning environment; 2)Highly intelligent professors; 3)Kind and responsive students; 4)Big library with a lot of supplementary materials; 5)A lot of facilities around and outside of the university; 6)Comfortable rooms in dorms; 7)Spacious lecture halls; 8)A lot of rooms and spaces for studying; 9)Many opportunities for...

Kuri, Gyeonggi, South Korea

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