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Konkuk University was established as Chosun School of Politics, a junior college for future political leaders, by Dr. Yoo Seok-chang. Thanks to Dr. Yoo’s generous endowment and education philosophy, Konkuk University not only leads in agricultural and life science research, but also excels in many other areas today. Furthermore, Konkuk University has undergone major transformations in the past decade, earning the title of “the fastest growing university in Korea.”

Konkuk University aims at fostering intellectuals with well-rounded character, future-oriented professionals, and leaders of community development, based on the virtues of sincerity, fidelity, and righteousness.