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Chungbuk National University

Since its establishment in September, 1951, Chungbuk National University has produced more than 150,000 graduates who have been actively contributing to the development of our society in various walks of life. The central location of our university is one of its big strengths.

Master's Programmes



September 27, 1951 Opened as Cheongju Junior Agricultural College.


Research Institute

  • Research Center for Humanities
  • Research Center for Social Science
  • Research Institute for Natural Science
  • Research Center for Health Medical Treatment Science
  • Research Center for Information Technology & Consulting
  • Research Center for Construction & Industrial Science Technology
  • Research Center for Agricultural & Biotechnology Science

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
601 -100
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
1182 -149
1033 -91
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Student services

Office of International Service

The OIS opens various foreign language courses to provide Chungbuk National University students and local citizens with strong foreign language communication ability.

Housing services

The CBNU Residence Halls are located in three different areas and each is comprised of 2~4 separate buildings, with beautiful trees and fully-furnished rooms to make your experience the best possible!

Library services

The Library Collection contains over 990,000 volumes. It holds more than 850,000 books, 140,000 thesises submitted for degrees, and 4,840 nonbook materials of other educational media in support of research and academic activities of the University. Also, the Library has 1,477 print academic journals and 33,514 electronic journals and WebDB.

Student Life

Campus life

Chungbuk National University campus located close to the Sejong Government Complex, Osong Biovalley, Innopolis Daedeok, and the Ochang Scientific Industrial Complex, it is also a short distance away from Osong (Cheongju) station on the KTX line and the Cheongju International Airport, allowing easy access.

Student Reviews

My experience studying in korea
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

overall great enviroment to study and grow. international student friendly campus. i just didn't think korea was suited for me

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Its good to get a new knowledge

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Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I learned many things. For example, a kind of wine and france culture.....


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