A Tradition of Excellence
SUNGKYUNKWAN UNIVERSITY REMAINS THE GUARDIAN OF THE NATION`S EVERLASTING SPRIRIT TO THRIVE AND SUCCEED!
The 19th President Jun-Young Kim was inaugurated. Vision 2020 was declared. Department of Computer Science and Engineering was established. Receives NO.1 in Korean Standard - Service Quality Index (KS-SQI) for three years consecutively. Extends the Central Library.
Entered QS ranking Top 100 of Global Ranking, Top 20 of Asia Ranking. Ranked first in the employment rate of four-year universities nationwide, first in the Industry-Academic Cooperation Leading University (LINE) project, and first in the National Customer Satisfaction Index (NCSI) between comprehensive universities for the sixth consecutive years. Established Department of Public Affairs, Kingo House (dormitory), and Research & Business Center.
Selected as NO.1 university in Jung-Ang Ilbo University Evaluation, NO.1 in the employment rate of four-year universities nationwide for two years in a row, NO.1 in National Customer Satisfaction Index (NCSI) for the seventh consecutive year. SKK GSB ranked 45th. Selected in the second phase of IBS Project and two project teams received 100 billion KRW for the next 10 years. 19 project divisions and 5 project teams were selected in ‘BK21 Plus Project’ and received 150 billion KRW. Department of Architectural Engineering and Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering were integrated into the School of Architecture and Civil Engineering. Global Center (G-house; dormitory) was constructed.
Selected as NO.1 university in Jung-Ang Ilbo University Evaluation for 2 years in a row, NO.1 in National Customer Satisfaction Index (NCSI) for the eighth consecutive years, selected as the best in 4 large-scale national projects; LINE·ACE·CK·University contributing to normalization of high school education, etc. and received 55.7 billion KRW for for 5 years. E-house3(dormitory) was established. The 20th President Kyu-Sang Chung was inaugurated.
Selected as NO.1 private university in Jung-Ang Ilbo University Evaluation for 3 years in a row, NO.1 in National Customer Satisfaction Index (NCSI) for the ninth consecutive years, and selected as NO.1 private university in Korea in Times Higher Education (THE) University rankings for 2 years in a row. Selected as NO.1 private university in Korea in US News and World Report university rankings. NO.1 in the employment rate among universities with over 3000 students. Shows the best performance in 4 main large-scale national projects; LINE, BK21+, ACE, and CK. New Challenge Project was declared on the 1st anniversary of President Kyu-Sang Chung’s inauguration.
Won the major national research projects; CORE, SSK, Initiative for Research Center (Science Research Center (SRC) and Medical Research Center (MRC)), GRL, BRL Future Materials Discovery Program, Next-Generation Information Computing Development Project, Super Computing Core Technology Development Project, and Leading Universities for Start-up Business Program. NO.1 in National Customer Satisfaction Index (NCSI) for tenth consecutive years, NO.1 in employment rate (74.8%) among universities with over 3,000 students. Solidifying the position as a global leading university; ranked 106th in QS World University Ranking and 137th in Times Higher Education (THE) University Rankings
Declaration of VISION2020+ to leap into a new global leading university. Selected as NO.1 private university in Jung-Ang Ilbo University Evaluation, Ranked 111st in Times Higher Education University Rankings and 200th in US News & World Report University rankings (1st among private universities in Korea). Ranked 108th in QS World University Rankings, establishing itself as a prestigious private university in the world. Dr. Nam Guy Park, professor of School of Chemical was selected as a “Nobel Class Scientist” by Clarivate Analytics.
Selected as a University Innovation Support Program Pilot Program and presented a vision of education, research, and research and business collaboration for student success. Achieved rapid growth as one of the world’s top 100 prestigious private universities in the JoongAng Ilbo university evaluation, 82nd in the Times Higher Education (THE) and 100th in the QS World’s University Rankings. Established research base centered on convergence R&E cluster by establishing the Quantum Biophysics (IQB) and Convergence Institute for Culture, Arts, and Media(SCI-CAM).
The 21st President Dong-Ryeol Shin was inaugurated. Newly opened Student Success Center to promote university innovation for student success and laid the groundwork for fostering human resources of Artificial Intelligence with newly opened AI(Artificial Intelligence) Graduate School and the AI vision strategy declaration ceremony. Selected as NO.1 private university in Jung-Ang Ilbo University Evaluation, Ranked 89th in Times Higher Education(THE) University Rankings and 95th in QS World University Rankings.
By proactively responding to the COVID-19 pandemic with advanced educational infrastructure, lectures were delivered in a safe environment. Ranked NO.1 private university by recording the highest number of selected educational research teams (32) in 4 step BK21 projects, and successfully operated first Challenge Semester with 5,500 participants. Newly opened Quantum Information Research Support Center to promote fostering high-quality human resources in Quantum Information sector. Received a special award in Korea Artificial Intelligence Awards for the excellence of research and education of artificial intelligence.