Dong-A University

Dong-A University is preparing for another leap forward by promoting innovative projects and system improvements in 7 key areas including; student, academic affairs/school systems, administration, finance, teaching capacity, campus development, and internationalization through its short and long term development plans. This direction for the future has been formally laid out in the "Action Plan 2016" by the University Development Planning Group which was established in September 2012.

Master's Programmes



Dong-A University with 67 years of proud history and tradition opened in 1946 based on the precepts of freedom, truth, and justice. It is a university that cultivates creative, proactive and sociable people, who have the ability to use their practical skills and knowledge, as well as globally transferable innovative capabilities based on H.A.V.E to further human achievement and development.


At DAU, students study scientific knowledge and technology without restriction based on freedom, truth and justice, exercising their faculties as leaders contributing to the betterment of their nation and humanity as a whole.

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University Ranking

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Student services

  • Dong-A University Medical Center, Benevolent Art with Love
  • Information Processing Training Center & Internet Cafe
  • Dong-A University Museum

Housing services

Dong-A University is located in the beautiful port city of Busan and has been leading the internationalization and advancecement of education by cultivating active. intelligent and creative people. DAU has produce 180 000 talented people and currently 20,000 or more are enrolled students are passionately devoting themselves to their studies in 10 colleges including 2 division and 10 graduate schools.

Library services

Dong-A University has large scale libraries in all three campuses and also includes specialised Law and Medical Library's. In total, the libraries have 4,800 seats and a collection of over 1 million books and 11,400 different periodicals.

Student Life

Campus life

The International Center with 2 basement floors and 12 aboveground floors was completed in June 2012 having taken 2 years and 9 months to build. Containing a multipurpose hall, capable of holding international seminars and performances, Global Zone, an advanced library, and accommodation facilities, it furthers Dong- A's role as the place for international academic research international exchange and internationalization.

Student Reviews

4years that made me another person
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

donga university is agood place for foreign students

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Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

only degree no practical work

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

First time in my life in South Korea! It is so amazing because of local residents and education system! I am satisfied totally to achieve high quality knowledge


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