Welcome to Gangneung-Wonju National University.
This is Ban Seon-seop, president of Gangneung-Wonju National University.
Under our motto of freedom, truth, and creativity, Gangneung-Wonju National University is developing into a solid university upon a sturdy foundation of 73 years of history and traditions with two campuses in Gangneung and Wonju of 380 faculty members, 300 employees, and 8,100 students all working together. With the integration with Wonju University in 2007, we have moved forward as a leading university in the central region of Korea beyond the eastern sea rim.
We make constant innovation in education to build a better national university.
Our university gained its reputation for ranking fifth place for publication and translation on a per full-time faculty member basis, sixth place for a student-to-full time faculty member ratio, for on-campus housing capacity, and for books on a per student basis, and eighth place for securing full-time faculty positions among the 28 major universities in 2019 National and Public Universities Major Public Indicators announced by the University Education Council.
We promote regional development and regional human resource cultivation by strengthening university-industry cooperation.
We have successfully accomplished the five-year Leaders in Industry-University Cooperation (LINC+) project started in 2012. We currently have been operating the LINC+ project since 2017. Moreover, we have been selected to receive government funds for the second phase of Engineering Education Innovation Center over 10 years since 2012 and selected for the Cultivating Project for National Universities for seven consecutive years. Especially, in the second half of 2018, GWNU was selected as a self-improvement university from the Check of the University Basic Competency. These have contributed to expand industry-university cooperation and to receive four billion won for financial independence without limits of admissions, and have enhanced the learning experience of students.
We raise outstanding individuals, as known as haeramin, through creative academic studies and human respect education.
Gangneung-Wonju National University believes that it is our mission to contribute to the nation and mankind by cultivating human resources with competence and personality through creative academic research and human respect education, driving regional development. In college education, it is very important to educate on not only the education of the chosen major, but also for right personality. In addition to major education, Gangneung-Wonju National University offers extracurricular activities to concentrate on cultivating true intellectuals who have competence and attitude and challenge the dream of the future.
We will make proud and continuously growing Gangneung-Wonju National University.
Gangneung-Wonju National University can make students dream big, make faculty members be rewarding, and make staff be happy. We will consistently grow with the local community.