Kyungpook National University (KNU)

Kyungpook National University (KNU) is committed to becoming a leading, global university based on its proud and lasting traditions of truth, pride, and service. Since its establishment in 1946 as a comprehensive national university representing the region of Daegu and Gyeongbuk Province, KNU has been striving to lead Korea’s national and international development by fostering talented graduates who can serve as global community leaders.

KNU is transformed through innovation, communication, and its impression on the world. It began as a regional education hub founded with the support of residents, and quickly gained a strong reputation as the best university south of Seoul. KNU became known for producing the top Korean intellectuals of the age, representing the Republic of Korea with pride.