A Tradition of Excellence
SUNGKYUNKWAN UNIVERSITY REMAINS THE GUARDIAN OF THE NATION`S EVERLASTING SPRIRIT TO THRIVE AND SUCCEED!
The foundation of the first national education institute in Korea : Sungkyunkwan (1400-1418) Taejong initiates a tradition for royal princes to enter Sungkyunkwan
Jongyeonggak; the first library, is established
Munmyo; the Confucian Shrine, is destroyed in a fire
Munmyo is reconstructed
Sungkunkwan is reformed as a modern three-year university
The University is renamed Kyonghagwon by the Japanese