Dankook is advancing as it leaps forward

Selected as the best university in academic-industrial partnerships

  • Accredited ‘Outstanding’ in phase 1 of the Leaders in INdustry-university Cooperation (LINC) cultivation program
  • Built a world-class medi-bio cluster based on industry-academia partnership
  • Implemented the ‘Dasan Industry-centered Education (ICE) Academic System’ that aligns education with actual needs in industries

Incubator for future entrepreneurs

  • Selected for the Leading Universities for Startups program (2014)
  • Building a university that promotes entrepreneurial spirit to become a leader in global startups
  • Supporting 200 student startup groups, 40 venture companies and 16 startup businesses
  • Set up the Enterprise Support Foundation to create a school system that supports entrepreneurship
Dankook is advancing as it leaps forward

Designated for the CK (university for Creative Korea) Program

  • Chem-bio Global Professional Cultivation Business
  • A 10 billion KRW grant extended over a 5-year period
  • Fostering global experts in the field of chem-bio, a convergence between chemistry and bioscience

Department of Data Science to pave the way for Big Data professionals

  • The Data Science (master’s degree) program was added to the Dankook Graduate School lineup
  • In cooperation with SAP Korea, the program prepares students with both the theoretical orientation and practical application needed for Big Data management
  • Hands-on field training using the SAP Hana platform
  • Internship opportunities at SAP Korea and job referral opportunities at global data analysis firms are expected
Dankook is advancing as it leaps forward

New academic departments in line with the university’s focus areas

  • New departments for foreign languages and healthcare were introduced to support the university’s specialization efforts
  • Foreign languages: Department of Portuguese (Brazilian) Language
  • Healthcare: Departments of Biomedical Laboratory Science, Physical Therapy, Dental Hygiene, Healthcare Administration and Health Information Management

Leading the CK program and operating policy-oriented research institutes

Research Institute of Information and Culture Technology (RICT)

  • Fostering next generation fields through integrated research of IT and cultural content industries

Academy of Asian Studies (CT)

  • Conducting various research projects on Asian studies and the Sinosphere, and fostering professionals in relevant sectors
Dankook is advancing as it leaps forward
  • Compiled the world’s largest unabridged Chinese dictionary the ‘Great Chinese-Korean dictionary’
  • Carrying out projects for the National Research Foundation as one of its priority research centers
Institute for History & Culture, Institute for China-Korean Relations, Institute for East Asian Traditional Culture

Institute of Bioscience Technology (BT)

  • Cultivating global scientist leaders through interdisciplinary research
Research Institute for Biodiversity, Genome Research Center