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Educational Objectives

KU’s Educational Mission and School Motto

Education saves the nation - Liberty, Justice, Truth
National Mission and
Objectives of Education
Nurture talented people from a humanitarian perspective, build their character, develop their capacity to demonstrate personal autonomy, develop their qualities as citizens of a democracy, instill in them the ability and desire to maintain humanitarian principles in their lives, and enable them to contribute to national democratic development and the prosperity of humanity as a whole
Purpose of
Higher Education
Build character, nurture a capacity for theory and abstraction, and contribute to the nation and human society

KU’s Educational Objective

Build character, nurture a capacity for theory and abstraction, and contribute to the nation and human society

KU’s Educational Goal

Encourage the holistic growth of active intellectual and spiritual attributes in students, nurture their capacity for insightful study and their commitment to their subsequent professional lives, and foster open-minded leadership skills within them, enabling them to contribute to the advancement of humanity and the international community

KU's Quest to Nurture Ideal Talent

  • Students who
    possess intelligence
    and personal virtues
    and live healthy lives
  • Students who
    have the capacity
    to engage in critical
    research
    and the creative
    implementation
    of ideas
  • Students who
    have a profound sense of
    democratic citizenship,
    displayed through a spirit of
    volunteering and the capacity
    to assume responsibility
  • Students who
    show leadership
    in the pursuit of
    worthwhile causes
    and a spirit of patriotism
  • Students who
    have a global mindset
    and good interpersonal
    and good interpersonal
KU's Quest to Nurture People-centered Creative Talent
  • Students who
    create shared values
    based on a sense of
    empathy
  • Students who
    are creative and comfortable
    with multidisciplinary work,
    but also well-versed
    in basic intellectual skills
  • Students who
    embrace challenges
    and seek to communicate
    with peers across the world

Core Student Capacities

  • Empathy and
    communication
    with others
  • Sense of
    social responsibility
  • Multi-
    disciplinary
    thinking
  • Creative
    problem-solving
  • Global mindset
  • Proactive leadership skills
Planning Team
Tel: 02-3290-1043 E-mail: hoyoony2001@korea.ac.kr Fax: 02-921-0440 Update : 2020-03-27