Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul
The Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (abbreviated HUFS from the English name Hankuk University of Foreign Studies) is a private university with two campuses in Seoul and Yongin, South Korea. The university was founded in 1954 as the first university specialising in foreign language education in South Korea. According to a ranking by the South Korean daily newspaper JoongAng Ilbo, the university is currently one of the ten best universities in South Korea.
The Hankuk University of Foreign Languages was founded by the entrepreneur Kim Heung-bae. Kim first established the Dongwon Educational Foundation in 1952 for a legal and financial basis to establish the university. In January 1954, the foundation was approved and Hankuk University of Foreign Languages opened on 20 April 1954. The university consisted of the five departments of English, French, Chinese, German and Russian and was headed by a dean. In September 1957, it moved into the newly built present-day Seoul campus in Imun-dong. In 1958, the first 133 graduates graduated from Hankuk University of Foreign Languages. In October 1980, it was granted the status of a comprehensive university with the colleges of Occidental Languages, Oriental Languages, Law, Economics, Education and Natural Sciences. Other language departments were added over the years: in 2008, two new language departments were founded for Mongolian and Ukrainian. (Source: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hankuk_Universit%C3%A4t_f%C3%BCr_Fremdsprachen)
The Hankuk University of Foreign Studies Fact Sheet can be found HERE.
Kyungpook National University, Daegu
Kyungpook National University ( often abbreviated as KNU or Kyungdae) is a state university representing the city of Daegu and Gyeongbuk Province in South Korea. It is considered one of the best Korean universities and, together with Busan University, the best university in South Korea outside Seoul. The university is located in Daegu, the capital of Gyeongbuk Province, which was usually spelled Kyungpook in an earlier romanisation. It is divided into colleges and postgraduate schools on the Anglo-Saxon pattern. The university was founded in September 1946 with the Colleges of Education, Medicine and Agriculture. In October 1951, the Colleges of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Law and Political Studies were incorporated. Other departments such as Engineering and Dentistry were added later. (Source: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kyungpook-Nationaluniversit%C3%A4t)
Kyungpook National University Fact Sheet can be found HERE.
University of Seoul
Seoul Municipal University, often referred to as the University of Seoul (UOS), is a municipal university in Seoul, the capital of South Korea. The campus is located in Jeonnong-dong, Dongdaemun-gu, in northern Seoul.
The university was founded in May 1918 as theKeijō Public Agricultural School under Japanese rule. In June 1950 it was renamed Seoul Agricultural College and in March 1956 it became Seoul Agricultural College, a 4-year college. In March 1974, it became Seoul Industrial College because it abolished courses in agriculture and replaced them with city-based courses. In October 1981, the college was renamed Seoul Municipal College. It gained university status in November 1986 and was renamed Seoul Municipal University in 1987. Its English name was changed to the University of Seoul in July 1997. (Source: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/St%C3%A4dtische_Universit%C3%A4t_Seoul)
The University of Seoul Fact Sheet can be found HERE.