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Korea University

KOREA UNIVERSITY

QS Subject Rankings 26 areas Entered the top 100

QS World University  Rankings 2020 69th First among local private  universities for 6 consecutive years.


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Current Status

As of the spring semester of the 2020 academic year

Campus & Auxiliary Hospital

Korea University consists of the Seoul Campus (in Seoul, 845,842㎡), Sejong Campus (in Sejong Special Self-Governing City, 426,769㎡) and three auxiliary hospitals (Anam Hospital: Seongbuk-district in Seoul, 67,676㎡, Guro Hospital: Guro-district in Seoul, 40,465㎡, Ansan Hospital: Ansan-city in Gyeonggi Province, 47,846㎡).

Seoul Campus 845,842 m 2Ansan Hospital 47,846 m 2Guro Hospital 40,465 m 2Anam Hospital 67,676 m 2Sejong Campus 426,769 m 2

Korean & International Student Enrollment

The total number of students is 36,676, including 29,580 on the Seoul Campus (Undergraduate: 20,822, Graduate: 8,758) and 7,096 on the Sejong Campus (Undergraduate: 6,387, Graduate: 709). Among the Seoul Campus students, 2,154 (10.34%) are international students. The total number of international students in language, exchange and training programs stands at 981.

total 36,676






Korean & International Faculty Members

The total number of faculty members is 4,979, including 4,274 on the Seoul Campus (Full-time: 1,477, Part-time: 2,792) and 705 on the Sejong Campus (Full-time: 260, Part-time: 445). Of this number, 111 (6.39%) of the full-time faculty are international.

total 4,979




Student-to-Full-time Faculty Ratio (Based on Students Quotas)

The number stands at 21.18 students per faculty member on the Seoul Campus and 27.15. students on the Sejong Campus.


21.18
Student per Full-time
Faculty Ratio by Year
Seoul Campus


27.15
Student per Full-time
Faculty Ratio by Year
Sejong Campus

Employees

The number of employees on the Seoul and Sejong Campuses is 1,135 and 212, respectively.


1,135
Number of employees
Seoul Campus

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212
Number of employees
Sejong Campus

Library Collection

The KU library collection consists of 3,312,715 physical (hard copy) materials, including 2,295,849 books, 621,034 periodicals, 217,579 dissertations, 107,448 antique books in Chinese characters, and 90,805 non-book materials. The KU library also has another 944,690 materials in digital format: 87,832 e-journals, 133 web databases 81,762 paper and 731,424 e-books.

Total number of tangible materials (books) 3,312,715
  • 2,295,849 Books
  • 621,034 periodicals
  • 217,579 Paper
  • 107,448 Materials in Chinese Characters
  • 90,805 Nonbook Publications

Total amount of digital content (number of pieces) 944,690
  • 87,832  Electronic journals
  • 133 WEB DB
  • 81,762 paper
  • 731,424 e-Book

International Organization Membership Status

W100 Reputation Network (World 100 Reputation Network)

The World 100 Reputation Network is a group of the best universities in the world, undertaking research that enhances professional activity in and around reputation management, international relations and strategy

http://theworld100.com
U21 (Universitas21)

Founded in 1997, Universitas 21 currently boasts 21 member universities in twelve different countries and territories. It works to enhance cooperation among member universities and promote opportunities that cannot be easily achieved by any single institute alone. Korea University joined Universitas 21 in 2004 as the organization’s 17th member. It remains the first and only member from South Korea. In 2009, KU hosted a symposium and the U21 Presidents’ Annual Meeting, and pledged its commitment to a joint PhD program among fourteen universities.

http://www.universitas21.com
APRU (Association of Pacific Rim Universities)

The Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU), a consortium of leading research universities in the Pacific Rim, aims to foster exchanges and collaboration in research among universities in the Asia-Pacific region. Prominent research universities such as Stanford, UC Berkeley, UBC, Beijing University, Tokyo University, and the National University of Singapore all hold membership in the APRU. Its South Korean members are Korea University, Seoul National University and Yonsei University.

http://www.apru.org
ICUBE (International Consortium of Universities for the study of Biodiversity & the Environment)

The International Consortium of Universities for the Study of Biodiversity & the Environment (ICUBE) is a consortium of global leading research universities designed to promote research and education on biodiversity, climate change, and the environment.

APAIE (Asia-Pacific Association for International Education)

The Asia-Pacific Association for International Education (APAIE) is a non-profit organization founded in December 2004 by universities in thirteen countries including South Korea, China, Japan, the US (Hawaii), Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, and India. APAIE’s goals are to activate exchanges among those responsible for higher education in the Asia-Pacific region and to enhance the quality of international education programs.

VIU (Venice International University)

Venice International University (VIU) is a global consortium of 19 universities and institutional partners who all share an autonomous campus on the island of San Servolo, Venice Italy, providing an innovative platform transnational education, to build awareness across borders, encourage participation and promote international cooperation.

Evaluation Team
Tel: 02-3290-2723 E-mail: eval@korea.ac.kr Fax: 02-928-9120 Update : 2020-09-11