"A Grand Challenge for the humanity and future society"
Based on 625 years of history and tradition,
SKKU will become a globally respected university
through innovative cooperation and strategical works
Ji-Beom Yoo, 22nd President of Sungkyunkwan University
Sungkyunkwan University is a national university with 625 years of glorious history and shining tradition and is a representative symbol of a leading university which leads the new era. At the same time, the university has led the development of higher education in Korea by challenging and innovating with a mind for sharing and coexistence. We strive to newly form our own brand worthy of our name which actively embraces global social issues through pioneering of global management.
“Inspiring Future, Grand Challenge”
Facing the grand challenges of our society, we will solve its problems and answer the questions of our times by implementing careful and detailed "innovative cooperation and strategical works."
By reforming the educational system to foster various dreams and talents of the students, we will create a new intellectual value through top research results and establish a platform which leads new industries. By strengthening industry-university cooperation and creating outstanding technologies leading the times, we will strengthen the industrial-educational ecosystem which connects countries, industries and regions and realize the value management of passion and mutual respect.
Ji-Beom Yoo, President of Sungkyunkwan University