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Last 60 Years ...

Based on the capabilities accumulated for last 60 years
We are creating a greater tomorrow!

Inheriting the brilliant history of the past 60 years, we are stepping forward to another 600 years of future. A university that challenges and changes over and over for race, humanity, region and country! Making a tomorrow for Yeungnam that is filled with passion and dreams.

Jul. 11. 2017
Ms. Han, Jae Sook inaugurated as the 19th Chairperson of the Board of Trustees
May. 31. 2017
Signed an MOU with Yeungnam University College for joint utilization of human and physical resources
May. 22. 2017
Ranked at 15th place in Korea in the overall assessment, 37th in the world and 1st in Korea in the field of Mathematics & Computer Science by 2017 Leiden Ranking
May. 17. 2017
Signed an agreement with Korea Credit Guarantee Fund for industry-academy cooperation to educate human resources and exchange specialized personnel
Apr. 26. 2017
Ranked at 6th place in the number of CEOs of the corporates listed in KOSDAQ in 2017
Apr. 19. 2017
Assessed as the best university in the field of architecture (construction) by the Ministry of Education in 2016 in the perspective of industry
Apr. 18. 2017
Qualified for LINC+ project, the project run by the Ministry of Education for the development of leading universities pursuing industry-academy cooperation customized to society
Apr. 12. 2017
Ranked at 8th place in the number of CEOs of top 500 enterprises in Korea
Mar. 29. 2017
Won 1st place in the university team competition at the 47th National Competition of Korean Traditional Wrestling
Mar. 27. 2017
Six universities (Yeungnam University, Kyungil University, Keimyung University, Daegu Catholic University, Daegu University, Daegu Haany University) in Daegu and Gyeongsan region signed an MOU for mutual cooperation and development
Mar. 22. 2017
Signed the Cooperative Agreement with the municipal government of Gyeongsan City and Korea Technology Finance Corporation for support of entrepreneurs, the establishment of businesses, and employment creation in the region
Mar. 16. 2017
Ranked 16th in Korea by the THE 2017 Asian University Assessment
Mar. 8. 2017
The Center for the Innovation of Engineering Education was the only center among universities in the Gyeongsang region that scored ¡®Excellent¡¯ in the 2nd tier assessment of a 5 year project (Only 3 universities score ¡®Excellent¡¯ out of 70 universities in Korea)
Mar. 2. 2017
Signed the Cooperative Agreement with The Korea Education & Education Information Service (KERIS) for activities dedicated to globalizing the local community
Mar. 1. 2017
  • Established the College of Mechanical & IT Engineering and put the School of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering, Department of Electronic Engineering, Department of Computer Engineering, Department of Information & Communication Engineering under the umbrella of the College of Mechanical & IT Engineering
  • Established the Department of Automotive Engineering, Department of Robotics and Intelligent Machine Engineering at the College of Mechanical & IT Engineering
  • Expanded the Major of Chemical Engineering for IT and Energy at the School of Chemical Engineering in the College of Engineering and Separated it into 2 majors (The major of Chemical Engineering for Convergence and the Major of Chemical Engineering for Energy)
  • Abolished the Free Major of Natural Sciences at the College of Basic Studies
Feb. 27. 2017
Signed the Cooperative Agreement with the Daegu Local Employment & Labor Office for the operation of the ¡®University Employment Creation Center¡¯
Feb. 1. 2017
Inauguration of Dr. GIL SOO SUR as the 15th University President
Jan. 4. 2017
  • Donates KRW 13,980,000 for the victims of fire in Seo-Moon Market
  • Hosts the Opening Ceremony of the 32nd Overseas Volunteer Corps
Dec. 29. 2016
Selected as an ¡®Excellent Laboratory in Safety Management¡¯ for three years in a row by the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning
Dec. 23. 2016
Wins awards of ¡®Best Head Coach, Excellent Player(4 players) and Best Team¡¯ in the ¡®Korea University Soccer Association Award Ceremony 2016¡¯
Dec. 19. 2016
Signs a Contract with Medihue Inc. for technology transfer
Dec. 12. 2016
The Law School conducts free legal consulting for local residents for 8 years in a row
Dec. 1. 2016
Selected as an ¡®Excellent Case of Career Education in 2016¡¯ by the 55th University Education Policy Forum for tailor-made employment support based on the career road map system
Nov. 25. 2016
Association of Yeungnam University Alumni in Seoul hosts ¡®The 5th Welcome Reception for Newly Employed Alumni¡¯
Nov. 22. 2016
Hosts the ¡®YU Creative Economy Academy-Industry Expo 2016¡¯
Nov. 11. 2016
Wins a Grand Prix in 2016 Engineering Festival
Nov. 1. 2016
Inauguration of Dr. Jinsam Kim as the Acting President
Oct. 17. 2016
Ranked on top for seven years in a row among private universities out of the capital area by the JungAng Daily University Assessment
Oct. 13. 2016
Wins 5 gold medals, 4 silver medals and 5 bronze medals in the 97th National Sports Festival
Sep. 29. 2016
Signs MOU for Industry-Academy cooperation program with Hiplaza Co., Ltd.
Sep. 22. 2016
Ranked 16th in the nation by THE World University Rankings
Sep. 7. 2016
Hosts ¡®2016 Yeungnam University Job Fair¡¯ (~2016.09.08.)
Sep. 1. 2016
Opens ¡®Vehicular Functional Safety Software Research Center¡¯
Aug. 22. 2016
Co-Hosts ¡®2016 Saemaul Development Program¡¯ for Vietnamese Leaders with Cheongdo-gun(~2016.08.29.)
Jul. 29. 2016
Yeungnam University soccer team wins the championship of the 27th ¡®Autumn National Soccer Competition¡¯
Jul. 17. 2016
Hosts ¡®Saemaul Movement Training Session¡¯ for agriculture experts from Paraguay and Kenya (~2016.07.23.)
Jul. 14. 2016
Hosts ¡®2016 International University Students Automobile Production Competition¡¯ (~2016.07.16.)
Jun. 29. 2016
Signs an MOU for academic cooperation with the Universidade de Brasilia
Jun. 28. 2016
Co-hosts the ¡®2016 Global Saemaul Undong Forum¡¯ with the Global Saemaul Forum, the Gyeongsangbuk-do Provincial Government, the Global Development Foundation and the Global Saemaul Development Network
Jun. 27. 2016
Signs an MOU for academic cooperation with the Universidade de Sao Paulo
Jun. 24. 2016
Signs an MOU for academic cooperation with the Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile and Duoc UC
Jun. 22. 2016
Signs an MOU for academic cooperation with the Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Jun. 20. 2016
Signs an MOU for academic cooperation with the University of Delaware
Jun. 15. 2016
Ranks 128th in Asia and 22nd in Korea in the 'QS-Chosun Ilbo Asian University Rankings 2016'
Jun. 8. 2016
Ranks 16th among comprehensive universities within Korea and 1st among private comprehensive universities in non-capital areas in the assessment of colleges of Natural Science & Engineering during a 2016 survey conducted by The Korea Economic Daily
May. 24. 2016
Selected as the University ICT Research Center by the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning
May. 23. 2016
Ranks 50th in the world and 1st in Korea in the field of Mathematics & Computer sciences by the 2016 Leiden Ranking
May. 18. 2016
Selected for a project to support the universities dedication to the normalization of high school education by the Ministry of Education and the Korean Council for University Education in 2016 for two consecutive years
May. 11. 2016
Hosts the 69th anniversary of Yeungnam University
May. 4. 2016
Selected for the Program for Industrial needs-Matched Education(PRIME) by the Ministry of Education
May. 2. 2016
Selected as a participating university in the ¡®Korean Online Open Course (K-MOOC)¡¯ project led by the Ministry of Education
Apr. 29. 2016
  • Hosts the home coming day for alumni in Seoul and the capital area in 2016
  • Hosts the award ceremony of ¡®The proud alumnus of Yeungnam University¡¯
Apr. 26. 2016
Hosts the declaration ceremony of the 'Chunma Nalgae Fund' collection
Apr. 25. 2016
Signs an agreement for technology relocation with ABOV Semiconductor Co., Ltd
Apr. 21. 2016
  • All 64 graduates of the Law School are qualified for the 5th bar exam(the best qualification rate for the bar exam two years in a row)
  • Selected as the best university in the field of metal and food by ¡®the assessment of universities in the perspective of the industry¡¯ conducted by the Ministry of Education in 2015
  • Signs an MOU for the cooperation with Korean Standards Association for the education and specialization of human resource
Apr. 18. 2016
Signs an MOU with the city of Gumi for the cooperation on the globalization of the Saemaul Movement
Apr. 13. 2016
16 alumni are elected as 20th parliament members
Apr. 6. 2016
Ranks 10th in the number of executive officers at Hyundai Motor Group and 8th in the number of executive officers at POSCO Group who graduated from the university in an analysis conducted by the weekly,¡°SISAJournal¡±
Mar. 28. 2016
Selected for the ¡®2016 Specialized University for the Love of the Nation¡¯ by the Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs
Mar. 18. 2016
Signs an Agreement for International Academic Cooperation Project of China (2+2 Dual Degree Program) with Tonghua Normal University in China
Mar. 8. 2016
Signs a cooperative MOU with the Korea Testing & Research Institute(KTR)
Mar. 3. 2016
  • Selected for the ¡®2016 University Students Youth Education Support Project¡¯ by the Korea Student Aid Foundation(KOSAF)
  • Selected 8 years in a row for the ¡®2016 Young Women Career Development Support Project¡¯ by the Ministry of Gender Equality & Family
  • Visited by a delegation of Ethiopian government officials to learn about the ¡®Saemaul Development¡¯ model
Mar. 1. 2016
  • Changes the name of Department of Mobile Information and Communication Engineering, College of Engineering into Department of Information and Communication Engineering
  • Merges College of Natural Resources and School of Biotechnology into College of Life and Applied Sciences
  • Merges Department of Food Resource Economics and Department of Food Service Industry, College of Natural Resources into Department of Food Economics and Service, College of Life and Applied Sciences
  • Divides School of Biotechnology into Department of Biotechnology and Department of Medical Biotechnology, College of Life and Applied Sciences
  • Merges Department of French Language & Literature and Department of German Language & Literature, College of Liberal Arts into Department of European Language & Culture
  • Establishes Natural Museum of Yeungnam University
  • Establishes Higher Education Policy Research Institute(HEPRI)
  • Changes the affiliation of the farm, the experimental plantation and the food processing factory from the College of Natural Resources to the College of Life and Applied Sciences
  • Establishes the undergraduate interdisciplinary programs: Finance and Insurance, Interdisciplinary Major in Technology Innovation & Entrepreneurship, and Major of Art Conservation
Feb. 24. 2016
Holds the 2016 entrance ceremony
Feb. 23. 2016
  • Holds the 2016 entrance ceremony(~2016-02-24)
  • Conducts education in the field of the Saemaul Movement to enhance the civil servants in the city of Awasa, Ethiopia
Feb. 22. 2016
Holds the graduate school commencement ceremony for the first half of 2015
Feb. 18. 2016
Signs a contract to share technologies with Hyunwoo Tech(mediated and supported by the Korea Technology Finance Corporation, KIBO and Daegu Technology Convergence Centers)
Feb. 12. 2016
Confers Master¡¯s degrees to the first class of Yeungnam University-KOICA Regional Community Leader¡¯s Curriculum in the field of ¡®Saemaul Regional Development¡¯
Jan. 29. 2016
Signs a cooperative MOU for education and research with the Zuyd University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands
Jan. 28. 2016
Signs a cooperative MOU for education and research with the University of Starvanger, Norway
Jan. 22. 2016
  • Holds the opening ceremony for the first foreign ¡®Department of Saemaul¡¯ at Enderun Colleges located in the Philippines
  • Signs MOUs for the ¡®Saemaul Movement¡¯ and regional development of Philippines with the 6 institutes including Enderun Colleges
Jan. 20. 2016
All 83 students qualified on the National Test of Medical Doctor(41 student from the Medical School and 42 students from the Department of Medicine)
Jan. 15. 2016
Signs an agreement of mutual cooperation for the ¡®Saemaul Movement¡¯ with the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation(MOAI) and the Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry, from the Republic of the Union of Myanma
Dec. 28. 2015
Signs a MOU with Gumi City to select more students able to live in ¡°Hyangtogwan¡±(Dormitory)
Dec. 23. 2015
Pre-selected for the 'BK21 Plus Projects'
Dec. 23. 2015
Signs an academic cooperative MOU with the Institute Governance of Home Affairs (IPDN)
Dec. 8. 2015
Awarded Silver Prize in the Engineering Education FESTA for 2 consecutive years
Nov. 25. 2015
Holds the 4th Chunma Welcoming Ceremony for alumni
Nov. 20. 2015
Signs a MOU with Korea Minting, Security Printing & ID Card Operating Corp (KOMSCO) Monetary Plant
Nov. 18. 2015
Holds the presidential meeting of 4 universities in the Yeungnam and Honam areas.
Nov. 16. 2015
Chinese Executive Leaders join the 'Saemaul Education' via the Institute for International Development Cooperation
Nov. 13. 2015
Holds a Homecoming Day for the CPA/CTA alumni in 2015
Nov. 10. 2015
Ranked as having the lowest tuition fee and highest scholarship among private universities in the Daegu-GyeongBuk area in 2014.
(According to the The information service of Higher Education in KOREA(¡°Daehak Alimi¡±))
Nov. 9. 2015
The Energy and Materials Engineering Lab along with the Physics and Chemistry Lab obtain a Certificate of Safe Laboratory by the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning
Nov. 5. 2015
Hosts the 2015 YU Creative Economy Research Cooperation Expo
Oct. 27. 2015
Ranked 9th among universities in number of alumni who became CEO's in Korea¡¯s Top 30 Companies
Oct. 22. 2015
YU baseball team wins gold at the 96th National Sports Festival
Oct. 20. 2015
Ranked 1st among local private universities in the 2015 College Evaluations by ¡°Joongang Ilbo¡±
Oct. 16. 2015
Ranked 5th among Korean universities for Alumni as POSCO Executives
Oct. 15. 2015
Awarded the Best Practice prize by the Youth Dream Center / Ministry of Employment & Labor
Oct. 12. 2015
Opens the 'Smart Library Management System'
Oct. 10, 2015
YU American football team wins the Fall Daegu-GyeongBuk League
Sep. 30. 2015
Ranked 14th among Korean universities in THE World University Rankings.
Sep. 24. 2015
Signed a MOU with the DUZON IT Group and the Korean Institute of Certified Public Accountants to educate specialized human resource in the field of business accounting and taxation.
Sep. 23. 2015
Signed a MOU and held the opening ceremony for the Automotive Lighting LED-IT Convergence Education.
Sep. 22. 2015
Signed a MOU with Sewon Group to establish a long-term internship program associated with employment.
Sep. 21. 2015
Signed a MOU with Pyung Hwa Holdings Co. Ltd. for employment associated programs.
Sep. 17. 2015
Signed a MOU with the National Archives of Korea.
Sep. 15. 2015
  • Yeungnam University¡¯s Law School was ranked 1st in Korea for the employment rate amongst lawyers.
  • Hosted the 2015 Global Saemaul Forum.
  • Signed a MOU with Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture & Technology.
Sep. 1. 2015
Opens the Research Institute for Military Affairs
Sep. 8. 2015
Selected as the ¡®Youth Dream University 2015¡¯ by the Dong-A Ilbo.
Sep. 2. 2015
Hosted the 2015 job fair.
Aug. 31. 2015
Attained the highest grade of ¡°A¡± from the Ministry of Education during the assessment of University Restructuring Reform in 2015
Aug. 24. 2015
The 2015 Y-type Human Resource award ceremony was held.
Aug. 21. 2015
Commencement ceremony held for the year 2014.
Jul. 22. 2015
  • Yeungnam University was ranked 3rd for the number of alumni who are CEOs of the Hyundai Motor Company in Korea.
  • Signed a MOU with Chongqing University in the Republic of China to establish a student exchange program.
  • Signed a MOU with Sichuan International Studies University in the Republic of China to establish a student exchange program.
Jul. 21. 2015
  • Signed a MOU with Chongqing University of Science & Technology from the Republic of China to enhance academic cooperation and to establish a student-exchange program.
  • Discussed with the local government of Changshou District located in the Republic of China regarding the invitation of Chinese students to Korea and to increase cooperation with regional universities.
Jul. 16. 2015
Hosted the 2015 International Competition of University Student-designed Automobiles.
Jul. 15. 2015
Held a meeting for CEOs from outstanding local corporations.
Jul. 14. 2015
The Industry University Cooperation Corp for Engineering Education Innovation was established for the first time in Korea.
Jul. 13. 2015
Hosted the Korean Language & Culture workshop for public officials from 7 different countries including Nigeria and Laos.
Jul. 9. 2015
Signed a cooperative agreement with the Office of Research Cooperation Foundation, Korea Technology Finance Corporation and Shinhan Bank to enhance the competitiveness of corporations moved in the Office of Research Cooperation Foundation and its subsidiary companies.
Jul. 7. 2015
Signed a cooperative agreement between the Office of Research Cooperation Foundation and the Steinbeis Technology Innovation Center.
Jun. 29. 2015
Selected as a host university for the ¡®College Entrepreneur Center¡¯
Jun. 11. 2015
  • Implemented a campus emergency rescue service called ¡®YU Care Call¡¯ based on smartphone utilization for the first time among universities in Korea
  • Signed an MOU with the Korea Housing Management for improving education, research and cooperation
Jun. 10. 2015
Ranked 135th in Asia by the 2015 QS-Chosun Ilbo Asian University Assessment
Jun. 9. 2015
Awarded a ¡®Front-Leading Research Center Support Project¡¯ in basic medical area, the Medical Research Center (MRC) sponsored by the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning and the National Research Foundation of Korea
Jun. 8. 2015
Signed an MOU with Center for Creative Economy & Innovation for fostering local venture business ecosystem
Jun. 4. 2015
Ranked the 41st in the world in the math and computer sectors in the ¡®Leiden Ranking¡¯
Jun. 3. 2015
Signed an MOU with the Institute for Information & Communications Technology Promotion(IITP) for change of demand oriented university education
May. 29. 2015
Selected as a biological diversity management agency sponsored by the Ministry of Environment
May. 27. 2015
  • Selected as the host institute for the ¡®Automobile lighting LED-IT expert fostering project¡¯ which is overseen by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy and the Korea Institute for Advancement of Technology (KIAT).
  • Selected for the ¡®Renewable energy power and heat production / storage hybrid system human resources fostering project¡¯ which is sponsored by the Korea Institute of Energy Technology Evaluation and Planning
May. 19. 2015
The annual valuation of Leaders in INdustry-university Cooperation(LINC) is deemed ¡®Very Superior¡¯
May. 18. 2015
Signed an MOU with the Korea Minting, Security Printing & ID Card Operating Corp. (KOMSCO) for technical cooperation
May. 15. 2015
The ¡®YU Volunteer Day¡¯ was proclaimed in vowing to practice volunteerism every year
May. 13. 2015
Selected for the ¡®Beyond Research Innovation and Development for Good Enterprises(BRIDGE)¡¯ program which is overseen by the Ministry of Education & National Research Foundation of Korea
May. 7. 2015
Completion of the solar power generator (YU SolGen 1)
May. 5. 2015
Signed an MOU with Tecnologico de Monterrey Campus Queretaro for academic collaboration and exchange of cultural programs
May. 4. 2015
Signed an MOU with the National Autonomous University of Mexico for academic collaboration and exchange of cultural programs
Apr. 26. 2015
Ranked 3rd in the e-learning sector by the ¡®The Wharton-QS Stars Reimagine Education Awards 2014¡¯ which is co-hosted by the Wharton School of the United States and QS of the United Kingdom
Apr. 23. 2015
Ranked 6th in the nation for producing CEOs in Top 100 Companies
Apr. 22. 2015
The Law School¡¯s pass rate for 4th bar exam is 1st in the nation
Apr. 14. 2015
  • Signed an MOU with Hochiminh City University of Foreign Languages and Information Technology for academic cooperation
  • Signed an MOU with Mungyeong City for mutual cooperation
Apr. 13. 2015
Completion ceremony held for the solar power generator program (YU SolGen 1)
Apr. 9. 2015
The School of Biotechnology was selected as one of the best universities in the biomedical sector in the ¡®2014 College Evaluation from Industrial Perspective¡¯ by the Ministry of Education & Korean Council for University Education
Apr. 2. 2015
Deemed 10th in the nation for producing executives in Top 10 Companies in terms of market capitalization
Mar. 1. 2015
  • Changed the name of the Department of Information and Communication Engineering to the Department of Mobile Information and Communication Engineering in the College of Engineering.
  • Changed the name of the Department of Regional Development and Welfare Administration to the Department of Saemaul Studies and International Development in the College of Political Science and Public Administration.
  • Changed the name of the Major of Food Science and Technology at the School of Food Science and Food Service Industry to the Department of Food Science and Technology in the College of Natural Resources.
  • Changed the name of the Major of Food Service Industry at the School of Food Science and Food Service Industry to the Department of Food Service Industry at the College of Natural Resources.
  • Changed the name of the Major of Sculpture at the School of Fine Arts to the Major of Trans Art at the School of Fine Arts, Department of Industrial and Interaction Design to Department of Industrial Design in College of Design & Arts.
  • Changed the name of the Major of Voice at the School of Music to the Department of Vocal Music at the College of Music.
  • The School of Business was separated into the College of Business and Economics and into the School of Business which was established at the college level. The School of Business now has the Department of Management and the Department of Accounting and Taxation.
  • Unified the Major of Chinese Culture and Literature and the Major of Chinese Translation and Interpretation into the Department of Chinese Language and Culture.
  • Unified the Department of Sociology and the Department of Korean History into the Department of History at the College of Liberal Arts.
  • Unified the Department of Chemistry at the College of Natural Sciences and the Major of Molecular Life Science at the School of Biotechnology into the School of Chemistry and Biotechnology at the College of Natural Sciences.
  • Unified the School of Chemical Engineering and the Department of Nano, Medical
Feb. 16. 2015
Signed an MOU with the University of Strasbourg to implement further student Exchange programs
Feb. 13. 2015
Signed an MOU with the University of Oxford to conduct research cooperation on new energy and novel material technologies
Feb. 11. 2015
Signed an MOU with Anhalt University for practical education and the expansion of research Cooperation
Feb. 10. 2015
Signed an MOU with the Martin-Luther University for practical education and the expansion of research cooperation
Feb. 10. 2015
Signed an MOU with the Fraunhofer-Center for Silicon Photovoltaics CSP to conduct joint research on solar energy and advanced materials
Feb. 9. 2015
Signed an MOU with Ethiopia SNNPR to impart expertise regarding the Saemaul Undong movement and to establish the Saemaul College
Feb. 4. 2015
Signed an MOU with Sangsin Brake to foster greater human resources
Jan. 30. 2015
Opening of the ARM Approved Training Center (ATC) which is a world-class corporation in the mobile embedded sector
Jan. 16. 2015
Signed an additional agreement with Chilgok-Gun to select more students able to live in the Hyangtogwan (Dormitory)
Jan. 13. 2015
Educated high profile civil servants from Ethiopia¡¯s Southern Nation, Nationalities, and Peoples¡¯ Region (SNNPR) about the Saemaul Undong.
Jan. 7. 2015
Signed an agreement with Kookmin University for industrial-educational cooperation
Dec. 24. 2014
College of Pharmacy was selected for the ¡®Basic laboratory support project¡¯ by Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning
Dec. 17. 2014
Signed an industry-academy cooperation agreement with Korea South-East Power Co. and Companies specialized in the solar energy generation
Dec. 15. 2014
Signed an MOU with Gyeongsangbukdo Creative Contents Agency
Dec. 15. 2014
Education for the successful case study of the Saemaul Movement and rural development
Dec. 3. 2014
Awarded silver prize as ¡°The university of the year¡± at the 2014 Engineering Education Festival
Dec. 1. 2014
  • Signed a business cooperation agreement with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering CO., LTD.
  • Signed a MOU for academic cooperation with the African-Asian Rural Development Organization (AARDO)
Nov. 29. 2014
Signed a MOU for academic cooperation with Ural State University of Economics in Russia
Nov. 26. 2014
Signed a MOU to carry out joint policy research to develop rural area with Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics in Vietnam
Nov. 25. 2014
Education for the case study of the policy for tourism development to civil servants and experts from 20 countries worldwide
Nov. 20. 2014
Selected as the only private university for the project of ¡°Regional Leading University¡±
Nov. 10. 2014
Water Treatment Lab was selected as an ¡®excellent lab in security management¡¯ by Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning
Nov. 7. 2014
Signed an MOU with the Korean Institute of Industrial Technology to educate experts in Biotechnology
Nov. 6. 2014
Opening of the 2014 ¡®YU Creative Economy Industry-Academy Cooperation¡¯ Expo
Oct. 17. 2014
Convened the 4th ¡®Korea-Turkey Democratization¡¯ Workshop
Oct. 8. 2014
Ranked as 1st among local universities by 2014 by the Joongang Daily University assessment
Oct. 8. 2014
Signed an MOU for the education of youth international trade human resource in the Daegu-Gyeongbuk area with the Korea International Trade Association
Oct. 7. 2014
Convened the ¡®University Student Volunteer¡¯ expo in 2014
Sep. 29. 2014
Selected as the best university in knowledge sharing by the Korea Student Aid Foundation in 2014
Sep. 25. 2014
Yeungnam University¡¯s Institute of Clean Technology was selected as a priority research project by the National Research Foundation of Korea supported by the Ministry of Education
Sep. 18. 2014
Opening of the 1st ¡®Global Exchange Center¡¯ in Korea
Sep. 15. 2014
Yeungnam University marked the biggest number of 55th female ROTC cadets in Daegu-Geyongbuk region
Sep. 11. 2014
Signed Aide Memoire with the UN IFAD (International Fund for Agricultural Development)
Sep. 2. 2014
Selected as the best university in the capacity of supporting business start-ups and employment by the Donga Daily
Sep. 1. 2014
Yeungnam University¡¯s School of Business was assessed as being ¡®excellent¡¯ by the 2014 Joongang Daily University Assessment
Aug. 28. 2014
  • Selected as the best university in the field of employment and business establishment support capacity in the ¡®2014 Youth Dream University¡¯ of the Dong-A Daily
  • Signing of the ¡®Industry-Academy Cooperation Global¡¯ MOU with the Korea-China Science & Technology Cooperation Center
Aug. 27. 2014
Co-hosted the 2014 Global Saemaul Forum with Gyeongsangbuk-do and the Global Saemaul Forum
Aug. 22. 2014
Commencement ceremony for the second half of 2013
Aug. 19. 2014
Award ceremony for the Y-type Human Resource in 2014
Aug. 12. 2014
Hosted the 2014 Daegu International Youth Camp
Jul. 29. 2014
Haiti governmental officials joined ¡®economic development strategy for Haiti and Saemaul Movement¡¯ training
Jul. 23. 2014
Regional development experts from 6 African countries (Malawi, Senegal, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania) joined intensive ¡®Saemaul Movement¡¯ training at Yeungnam University
Jul. 17. 2014
Bolivian journalists joined a special seminar on the Saemaul Movement at Yeungnam University
Jul. 8. 2014
Completion ceremony for the Yeungnam University Business Incubation Center
Jul. 1. 2014
Selected for the local university characterization project
(ranked 1st in the attraction of national funds)
Jun. 26. 2014
Congratulatory ceremony for the alumni elected during the June 4th regional elections
Jun. 24. 2014
Ceremony of the business agreement and presentation of the joint recruitment of public institutions in the Daegu-Gyeongbuk Innovation Cities
Jun. 20. 2014
Selected for the ¡®support project for universities dedicated to the normalization of high school education¡¯ operated by the Ministry of Education and the Korean Council for University Education
Jun. 19. 2014
Signing ceremony of the MOU for the Chunma Challenge 1000 Project
Jun. 16. 2014
Visit from the Deputy Prime Minister of Cambodia and the Vice-Ministers of major departments to Yeungnam University
May 22. 2014
Selected as the Korean Language Education Institute for the Korean Government Scholarship Program of Graduate Students
May 21. 2014
Signed a MOU for the educational cooperation to improve personality of students with the Advanced Center for Korean Studies and Dosanseowon Sunbi Culture Training Center
May 14. 2014
  • Department of electronic engineering and Department of information and communication engineering were selected as the best Departments in 2013 during a university assessment (industrial perspective) conducted by the Ministry of Education and the Korean Council for University Education
  • Selected as the best university by Samsung Electronics
May.13. 2014
Signed a MOU for the education of global leaders with KOICA
May 12. 2014
Ranked in the 6th place in two years in a raw in the number of CEOs of KOSDAQ companies
May 9. 2014
Selected for 2 level of LINC project
May 7. 2014
Law School at Yeungnam University was ranked in the 2nd place in the ratio of successful bar examinee of the 3rd bar exam
May 7. 2014
Signed a MOU for human resource education and enhancement of employment with the Korea IT Convergence Technology Association
Apr. 29. 2014
Opened regional respiratory system disease center at Yeungnam University
Apr. 25. 2014
Signed a MOU for human resource education and industry-academy cooperation with Taegutec
Apr. 11. 2014
Won the award of ¡®2014 True Education Prize in Korea¡¯ for the section of global innovation
Apr. 4. 2014
Park Chung Hee School of Policy and Saemaul was selected for the 1st place of ¡®Master¡¯s program project for Developing Countries ¡® by KOICA
Apr. 3. 2014
Signed a MOU for administrative cooperation with Gyeongsan city
Apr. 2. 2014
Ranked in the 10th place in the number of CEOs at companies of 10 biggest market capitalization
Mar. 27. 2014
Signed a MOU to educate human resource and create employment with Gyeonsangbuk Do and LG Display
Mar. 26. 2014
Signed a MOU with ASEAN-Korea Forest Cooperation Secretariat(AFoCO)
Mar. 21. 2014
Signed an agreement for academic cooperation and exchange of human resource with Korea Conformity Laboratories
Mar. 20. 2014
Opened a Public Relations Center at the subway station for the first time in the region
Mar. 14. 2014
Signed a MOU related to the establishment of ¡®Forest of Environment¡¯ with Gyeongju World Culture Expo
Mar. 12. 2014
Signed a MOU for industry-academy cooperation with Korea Energy Economics Institute
Mar. 5. 2014
Signed a MOU for mutual cooperation with Yeong Cheon city
Mar. 1. 2014
  • Established Department of Police Administration at College of Political Science and Public Administration
  • Department of Military Studies at the College of Basic Studies transferred to the College of Political Science and Public Administration
  • Abolished Graduate School of Art and Design
  • Renamed the Department of Saemaul Study at Park Chung Hee School of Policy and Saemaul into the Department of Saemaul and International Development
Feb. 23. 2014
Selected as an excellent volunteer service group by Ministry of Education in Cambodia
Feb. 4. 2014
Ranked top in student educational investment in 2012 among comprehensive private universities in Daegu-Gyeongbuk region (According to Daekah Alimi published in August, 2013)
Feb. 5. 2014
Medical School of Yeungnam University obtained ¡®Certification of Medical Education Assessment in 2013¡¯ from Korean Institute of Medical Education and Evaluation
Feb. 4. 2014
Signed agreement with Korea Water Corporation for the development of water resources in developing countries and education of human resources
Jan. 23. 2014
Combined Recruitment Camp with Hanyang University and University of Seoul
Jan. 8. 2014
Gathering of YU Tech-Biz
Dec. 27. 2013
Obtained ¡®2013 Certification of University Assessment¡¯ from Ministry of Education, Korean Council for University Education and Korean University Education Institute
Dec. 19. 2013
Signed MOU with Korea East-West Power Co., LT for the social contribution plan based on Saemaul Movement
Nov. 26. 2013
2013 Korea-Japan e-Presentation Contest with Friendship
Nov. 25. 2013
Signed agreement with University of Agriculture, Faisalabad in Pakistan
Nov. 22. 2013
  • Won the championship of 2013 Caffe Bene U-league University Tournament
  • Signed agreement with Korea Forest Service for a plan for afforestation in developing countries, and cooperation to educate human resources
Nov. 21. 2013
Signing of Agreement with Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi, Pakistan for academic cooperation, Global Saemaul Movement, Farming area and Agriculture development
Nov. 20. 2013
2013 YU Creative Economy Academy-Industry Cooperation Expo
Nov. 14. 2013
Signing of MOU with Tzu Chi University, Taiwan, to facilitate academic cooperation
Nov. 13. 2013
Welcome ceremony for the second Chunma Alumni who were successfully employed after graduation
Oct. 31. 2013
The fifth Yeungnam University Engineering Education Festival
Oct. 30. 2013
Signing of MOA with Enderun Colleges, the Philippines, for the establishment of Saemaul Department
Oct. 20. 2013
Signing ceremony for business cooperation between Yeungnam University and KOSPO
Oct. 10. 2013
Signed an MOU for mutual cooperation between the Office of Research Cooperation Foundation at Yeungnam University, the Yeongcheon Chamber of Commerce & Industry and the Branch Office of Small & Medium Business Corporation in Gyeongbuk, Nambu region
Oct. 4. 2013
Selected as the consignment organization for the ¡®School Food Management & Support Center¡¯ by Dong-Gu Daegu Metropolitan City
Oct. 1. 2013
Signed an MOU for employment support cooperation with the Management Corporation for the Dalseong Industrial Complex
Sep. 30. 2013
The LED-IT Center at Yeungnam University was accredited as the first international testing institute for LED illumination in the Daegu-Gyeongbuk region
Sep. 16. 2013
Signed an MOU for mutual cooperation with Sangju City
Sep. 13. 2013
  • Signed an MOU for industry-academy cooperation with KOLMAR KOREA
  • Signed a business MOU for international technology cooperation with the Korean Land & Housing Corporation
Sep. 4. 2013
Signed an MOU with the Daegu Infrastructure Corporation
Aug. 27. 2013
Inauguration of Mr. Lee, Chun Soo, the 18th Chair of the Board of Yeungnam University
Aug. 22. 2013
Inaugural Masters of Saemaul study graduation
Aug. 12. 2013
Signed an academic and research cooperation agreement with the Korean Research Institute for Human Settlements
Jul. 20. 2013
Hosted ¡®International Capstone Design Camp¡¯ for the first time in Korea
Jul. 17. 2013
Building completion ceremony for environmental improvement construction and the extension of the College of Education building
Jul. 5. 2013
Signed a cooperative agreement with the University of Science & Technology
Jul. 4. 2013
Signed a cooperative agreement with the Korean Environment Corporation
Jul. 1. 2013
Opened Institute for International Development Cooperation at Yeungnam University
Jun. 24. 2013
Signed an MOU with the Korean Army Academy at Yeongcheon
Jun. 19. 2013
Groundbreaking ceremony for the ¡®Gyeongbuk Global Exchange Center¡¯.
Jun. 17. 2013
Selected for the ¡®2013 Leading University in International Cooperation Project¡¯.
Jun. 12. 2013
  • Opened the Dokdo archive.
  • Signed an agreement for business cooperation with the Korea Rural Community Corporation.
Jun. 6. 2013
Hosted the strategic symposium and signed an MOU with nine national universities from seven South East Asian countries (Laos, Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand, Cambodia and the Philippines).
Jun. 5. 2013
Signed an MOU for business cooperation with Korea South East Power Co., Ltd.
May. 24. 2013
Selected as the main university in the Yeungnam region for the ¡®Mentoring project for Multi-culture and North Korean Asylum Students¡¯ for three consecutive years.
May. 14. 2013
Signed an agreement for business cooperation with KOTRA.
May. 3. 2013
Hosted the 4th National Han-Shi contest.
Apr. 30. 2013
Signed an agreement for industry-academy cooperation with the Korea Gas Corporation¡¯s regional headquarters in Daegu-Gyeongbuk.
Apr. 25. 2013
Signed an agreement for academic cooperation with Sejong University.
Apr. 18. 2013
Signed an agreement for business cooperation with the Rural Development Administration.
Apr. 11. 2013
Signed an agreement for business cooperation with the Korea Rural Economic Institute.
Apr. 8. 2013
Signed an MOU with the Korea Ssireum Association.
Mar. 26. 2013
Signed an MOU for mutual cooperation between Gyeongsangbuk-do Provincial Council and Yeungnam University
Mar. 23. 2013
Signed an MOU for mutual development with Saemyung Hospital
Mar. 19. 2013
Signed an MOU for cooperation with the Korea International Cooperation Agency
Mar. 1. 2013
  • Established ¡°Green Car Studies¡± as a major field of study within undergraduate programs
  • Changed Graduate School of Art & Design into Graduate School of Culture, Arts & Design
  • Established the Department of Mathematics Education and Application, Department of Biomedical Science, Mechanical Engineering Science in Natural Science
  • Established the Department of Interdisciplinary Programs of European Regions and Culture Studies, Department of Interdisciplinary Programs for East Asian Studies in the field of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
  • Established the Department of Smart Industrial Safety, Department of LED Convergence Engineering and Department of Green Energy Convergence Engineering in the field of Engineering
  • Established the Department of Photography and New Media in the field of art, music and physical education
Feb. 19. 2013
Signed an MOU for global internship with the U.S.A. Taekwondo Association in New Jersey, U.S.A.
Feb. 1. 2013
Inauguration of Dr. Noh, Seok Kyun, the 14th President of Yeungnam University
Jan. 21. 2013
Obtained the accreditation for Law School assessment
Dec. 11. 2012
Signedan MOU with Gyeongbuk Credit Guarantee Foundation for industry-academy cooperation
Dec. 6. 2012
Selected as the top university for firefighting security in the Republic of Korea for 2012
Nov. 29. 2012
Hosted the ¡®YU Industry-Academy Cooperation EXPO¡¯
Nov. 23. 2012
  • Signed an MOU with KEPCO to educate excellent human resources
  • 2012 Selected as the top university of the year at the Engineering Education Festival
Nov. 15. 2012
Won special prize for the ¡®After School Program¡¯
Nov. 1. 2012
Constructed ¡®The Road of Yeungnam University¡¯
Oct. 25. 2012
Opening ¡®Korean Powertrain - Yeungnam University¡¯ technology research center
Oct. 12. 2012
Opened the YU-ECI Research Center
Oct. 9. 2012
Ranked top in the JoongAng Daily¡¯s University Assessment among local comprehensive private universities, three years in a row
Sep. 19. 2012
Opened ¡®Yeungnam University¡¯ subway station, line number 2
Sep. 18. 2012
Opened the ¡°Arab Cultural Center¡±.
Sep. 14. 2012
Qualified for 'Design Department Project on the basis of Contract', five years in a row
Sep. 4. 2012
  • Signed MOU for institutional cooperation with Suncheon Maesan Girl's High School
  • Signed an MOU for academic cooperation with the Ecole National Superieure d¡¯Architecture de Paris La Villette
Aug. 27. 2012
Hosted the matriculation ceremony for the initial student intake of the Park Chung Hee School of Policy and Saemaul (PSPS)
Aug. 22. 2012
Signed MOU for industry-academy cooperation with SSLM Co., Ltd.
Jul. 12. 2012
Selected as a regional hub university in Yeongnam area for "Multi-culture Defector Students from North Korea Mentoring Project" hosted by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology and the Korean Student Aid Foundation
Jul. 5. 2012
Hosted "The 1st International Workshop on Convergence in Engineering Education"
Jun. 4. 2012
Established joint corporation (JOON TEC Inc.) with AJIN Industrial
May. 31. 2012
Ranked 150th in 2012 QS Asian University Rankings assessment
May. 30. 2012
Signed MOU for industry-academy cooperation with small & medium business Corporations
May. 20. 2012
Establishment of Yeungnam University's Alumni Association in China
May. 10. 2012
Selected as the good university for '2012 Advancement for College Education(ACE) Project' supervised by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology
May. 3. 2012
Selected as the 'Local Hub University for Technological Education' for secondtier of Innovation Center for Engineering Education Support Project supervised by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology and The Korea Institute for the Advancement of Technology
Apr. 25. 2012
Selected as the 'Hub University in Yeongnam Region' for the National Human Resource Development Project supervised by the Ministry of Employment and Labor and Human Resources Development Service of Korea
Apr. 23. 2012
Concluded the Agreement to establish Gyeongbuk Global Exchange Center
Apr. 20. 2012
Concluded the Agreement for Partnership with Institute of Political Sciences in Aix-en-Provence, France and Miyazaki International College, Japan
Apr. 16. 2012
Concluded MOU with R.O.K. Army the 2nd Operation Command for entrusted child care facility management
Apr. 5. 2012
Extended the College of Business and Economics building and IT hall of the College of Engineering, enlarged the electrical capacity, and completed the CRC
Apr. 3. 2012
Selected for the second tier of 'Innovation Center for Engineering Education Support Project' supervised by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology and the Korea Institute for the Advancement of Technology
Mar. 30. 2012
Concluded the Agreement for the Usage of Local Dormitory with Bonghwa-Gun
Mar. 28. 2012
Selected as one of Leaders in Industry-university Cooperation (LINC) project of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology and National Research Foundation of Korea
Mar. 20. 2012
Concluded the Agreement for Partnership with four major financial institutes
(Korea Asset Management Corporation, Smile Microcredit Bank, Credit Counseling & Recovery Service and Korean Federation of Credit Guarantee Foundations)
Mar. 8. 2012
Inaugurated TÜV Rheinland Yeungnam University Photovoltaic Testing Center (the first International Photovoltaic Module Certification Laboratory in the Republic of Korea)
Mar. 1. 2012
  • Abolished the School of Chinese Language and Culture and incorporated the school into the College of Liberal Arts
  • The Department of Chinese Language & Literature and Major of Chinese Culture and Information were incorporated and the title was changed into the College of Liberal Arts, School of Chinese Language and Culture, Major of Chinese Language and Literature
  • Major of Chinese Translation and Interpretation in the School of Chinese Language and Culture was changed into the College of Liberal Arts, School of Chinese Language and Culture, Major of Chinese Translation and Interpretation
  • Abolished the School of Textiles and the school was incorporated into the College of Engineering and College of Human Ecology & Kinesiology
  • Major of Fiber and New Materials Design Engineering at the School of Textiles was changed into the Department of Textile Engineering and Technology at College of Engineering, Major of Polymer Chemistry and Textile Engineering at the School of Textiles was changed into Department of Nano, Medical and Polymer Materials at the College of Engineering and Major of Clothing and Fashion at the School of Textiles was changed into the Department of Clothing and Fashion at the College of Human Ecology & Kinesiology
  • The Department of Textile Engineering at the Graduate School was changed into the Department of Nano, Medical and Polymer Materials and Department of Textile Engineering and Technology
Feb. 22. 2012
Selected as the supporting university for 'Creative Campus Project' by the Ministry of Employment and Labor
Feb. 21. 2012
Concluded the Agreement for Partnership with the University Michel De Montaigne-Bordeaux 3
Feb. 16. 2012
Concluded the Agreement for the Industry-University cooperation with the Daegu Metropolitan Transit Corporation
Feb. 14. 2012
Concluded the Agreement for Partnership with Tomsk State University, Russia and Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine
Feb. 13. 2012
Selected as the 'Excellent University of Employment Support Capacity' by the University of Employment Support Capacity Certification Program of the Ministry of Employment and Labor
Feb. 8. 2012
Agreed to inaugurate a joint master's degree program with Taras Schevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine
Feb. 3. 2012
Inaugurated the '1+3 Global Bachelor's Degree Program through the special agreement for the exchange of credits with Southern Oregon University, U.S.A.
Feb. 2. 2012
Concluded the Agreement for the 'Global Employment for U (GE4U) Project' with the Catholic University of Daegu, Gumi College, Kyungbuk Science College, the Ministry of Employment and Labor, Human Resources Development Service of Korea and Gyeongsangbuk-Do
Jan. 12. 2012
Concluded the Agreement for the usage of the local dormitory with Yecheon-Gun
Jan. 10. 2012
Concluded the Agreement for partnership with Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City
Nov. 23. 2011
Concluded the Agreement for partnership with Saemaulundong Center
Nov. 1. 2011
  • Graduate School of Industry changed its title into Graduate School of Engineering
  • Established Park Chung Hee School of Policy and Saemaul
Oct. 28. 2011
Concluded the Agreement for partnership with R.O.K. Army The 2nd Operation Command
Oct. 19. 2011
Yeungnam University's Dokdo Institute was ranked top in the evaluation of Focal Policy Research Institute designated by the Ministry of Education, S cience and Technology
Oct. 11. 2011
Designated as the university to recruit the Republic of Korea Air Force Pilot Cadet Scholarship Students
Aug. 30. 2011
Concluded the Agreement for Employment-related Industry-Academic Cooperation with LG Siltron
Aug. 10. 2011
Obtained Business Education Accreditation by the Korean Association of Business Education Accreditation
Aug. 4. 2011
Hosted the EU Camp as the first university in the region
Aug. 2. 2011
Hosted the Daegu International Youth Festival
Jul. 29. 2011
President Park Chung Hee Leadership Research Institute concluded the Agreement for the establishment and operation of CAN DO Academy with TBC
Jul. 19. 2011
Concluded the Agreement for the development of local community, successful construction of the High-tech Medical Complex and fostering human resources with Daegu-Gyeongbuk Medical Innovation Foundation
Jul. 1. 2011
Concluded the Agreement for the Development of International University Students' Competition of Baja SAE with Shell in Korea
Jun. 13. 2011
Hosted the 3rd Korea and China University Presidential Forum
May. 26. 2011
Green Energy Education and Research Center was rated 'Excellent' on the 2nd evaluation by the Human Resource Development Center for Economic Region Leading Industry by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology
May. 12. 2011
Selected as a supporter of Technology Licensing Office (TLO) for universities and research center, by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology and the Ministry of Knowledge Economy
May. 11. 2011
First placed government-subsidized university for four consecutive years among all private universities in Korea in the 'Formula Grant Project for Enhanced Higher Education Capacity' by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology
Apr. 29. 2011
Hosted the 6th conference of the Korean Association of Private University Presidents (KPU)
Mar. 31. 2011
Opened the 'YU-EU Center'
Mar. 24. 2011
Selected as the 'Human Resource Training Project for Regional Innovation' university by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology
Mar. 1. 2011
  • Renamed the Department of Biology, College of Natural Sciences to the Department of Life Sciences
  • Renamed the School of Display and Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering to the School of Chemical Engineering
  • Renamed the Department of Horticultural Science, College of Natural Resources to the Department of Horticultural Bio-Science
  • Renamed the College of Art and Design to the College of Design & Art
  • Reorganized the School of Design as a Department
  • Redesignation of the Visual Communication Major as the Department of Visual Communication Design
  • Redesignation of the Industrial Design Major as the Department of Industrial and Interaction Design
  • Redesignation of the Living Products Design Major as the Department of Living Products Design
  • Established the Department of Mobile Image & Motion Graphic Design
  • Renamed the Department of Biology to the Department of Life Science; the Department of Food Science & Technology to the Department of Food Science; the Department of Chemical Engineering & Technology to the Department of Chemical Engineering; the Major of Industrial Design in the Department of Industrial Design to theDepartment of Industrial and Interaction Design; the Major of Living Products Design to the Department of Living Products Design
Feb. 28. 2011
Selected as the university to support 'Campus of Creativity'
Feb. 18. 2011
Concluded the Agreement to open the mass production line of the International Solar Electric Technology (ISET)
Dec. 27. 2010
Selected as the 'Best University' to host the University Soccer League (U-League) in 2010
Dec. 22. 2010
World Class University Nano Research Center was rated 'A' on an interim evaluation by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology
Dec. 13. 2010
Selected for the 'Project for Human Resources Development in Energy Field' by the Ministry of Knowledge Economy in 2010
Dec. 7. 2010
Concluded the Agreement for student exchange and mutual credit accreditation with The Catholic University of Korea
Dec. 6. 2010
Concluded the Agreement for the establishment and operation of the EU Center with the European Commission
Dec. 3. 2010
First university to be awarded the Presidential Prize for Voluntary Work nationwide
Dec. 2. 2010
Selected as the 'Best University Library' in an assessment by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology
Nov. 27. 2010
Concluded the Agreements for academic collaboration, joint research and student exchange with Edge Hill University, England and University of Strasbourg, France
Nov. 19. 2010
Concluded the Agreement for Community Service with Daegu Bank
Nov. 12. 2010
Concluded the Agreement for Global Green Energy Cluster Network(GGECN) connecting Korea, USA, France, Germany and Australia
Nov. 2. 2010
  • Concluded the Agreement for the university support project for nuclear power human resource education with Gyeongsangbuk-Do and instituted the Major in Nuclear Engineering
  • Concluded the Agreements for academic collaboration, joint research and student exchange with Meiji University in Japan
Nov. 1. 2010
  • Concluded the Agreements for academic collaboration, joint research and student exchange with the University of Nebraska at Omaha in U.S.A
  • Concluded the Global Internship Program Agreement with Ajin Industrial Co., LTD.
Oct. 27. 2010
Concluded the Agreements for academic collaboration, joint research and student exchange with Tsinghua University, Jilin University and Capital University of Economics and Business in China
Oct. 21. 2010
Concluded the Agreement for collaboration through the Global Internship Program with the Korean-American Chamber of Commerce and Industry Federation of USA
Oct. 18. 2010
Awarded Grand Prize for Innovation in Education from University News Network
Sep. 15. 2010
Selected as the only model university for Female Reserve Officers' Training Corps in Yeongnam area
Sep. 6. 2010
Department of Korean Language Education and Department of English Language Education of College of Education were both rated 'A' on an evaluation of the National Training Institutions for Teachers by Ministry of Education, Science and Technology
Aug. 24. 2010
Opened the nation's first (and the 7th in the world) TUV Rheinland Photovoltaic Module Testing Laboratory
Aug. 19. 2010
Inaugurated the Center for Green Car Parts
Jul. 13. 2010
Concluded an agreement with Cheongdo on the foundation and management of the Saemaeul Movement Research Center
Jun. 12. 2010
Concluded a Memorandum of Understanding for building a partnership with the United Nations Foundation
Jun. 9. 2010
Green Energy Education and Research Center secured additional national funds with an 'Excellent' rating on the 1st year evaluation of Human Resource Development Center for Economic Region Leading Industry by Ministry of Education, Science and Technology
Jun. 8. 2010
Selected as an institution of excellence in the field of industry academic cooperation at the 10th Academic-Industry Cooperation Fair in Gyeongbuk & Daegu
Jun. 1. 2010
Concluded a Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation on technology research with Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials
May. 11. 2010
  • Concluded the Agreement on the Establishment and Operation of Global Saemaul School which will be a cradle for the 21st century's Saemaul Movement with Dong-gu, Daegu Metropolitan City and Global Saemaul Forum
  • Concluded a Memorandum of Understanding for Industry-Academic Cooperation with TaeguTec
May. 6. 2010
Ground-breaking ceremony of LED-IT Fusion Technology Research Center
Apr. 5. 2010
  • Opened YB Room (Yeungnam University Brainstorming room)
  • 24 Self-study rooms that were built in 11 colleges to nurture 'Y-type Human Resources'
Mar. 17. 2010
  • Opened the University Resource Planning Management
  • Selected consecutively for three years as a Government-Subsidized university in the 'Formular Grant Project of Enhanced Higher Education Capacity" by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology - Top among Korean private universities to receive government-subsidized grants
  • Third among Korean universities for placing graduates in jobs based on the National Health Insurance Corporation¡¯s data of four year university graduate job placement rates and Academy Information Website (Higher Education Information Disclosure System run by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology)
Mar. 9. 2010
Concluded the Cooperation Agreement on the Development of Military Science with the Republic of Korea Army Headquarters to establish the Department of Military Science
Mar. 8. 2010
Concluded the Agreement on Converged Design University Project with Daegu Metropolitan City
Mar. 2. 2010
Concluded the Cooperation Agreement on the Development of Public Design with Pohang City
Mar. 1. 2010
  • Renamed the School of English Language and Literature to the Department of English Language and Literature
  • Renamed the Major of Electronic Engineering, Computer Engineering, and Information and Communication Engineering to the Department of Electronic Engineering, Computer Engineering, and Information and Communication Engineering after the School of Electrical Engineering was attached to the College of Engineering.
  • Renamed the Department of Applied Microbiology in Graduate School to the Department of Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • Opened the School of International Studies
  • Department of Applied Microbiology at graduate school changed its name into Department of Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, Department of Civil Engineering changed its name into Department of Civil Engineering and abolished Department of Fashion Industry at Graduate School of Industry
Feb. 17. 2010
Concluded the Agreement with Ministry of Justice, Gyeongsangbuk-Do, Kyowon, SK Telecom, SK Broadband, Center for Multi-cultural Korea and Maeil Business Newspaper that are participating in the University Student's On-line Mentoring Project for Multicultural Families' Children
Feb. 16. 2010
Concluded the Agreement on Multicultural Education Project with Gyeongsangbuk-Do Office of Education
Feb. 12. 2010
Concluded the Agreement on Multicultural Education Project with Daegu Metropolitan Office of Education
Jan. 14. 2010
Concluded the Agreement on the Management of Amenities in Chunma Arts Center with Inter-Burgo Group
Dec. 21. 2009
Concluded the Academic and Credit Exchange Agreement with Yonsei University
Dec. 1. 2009
Selected as the university for the Converged Design University Foster Project supported by the Ministry of Knowledge and Economy and Korea Institute of Design Promotion
Nov. 30. 2009
  • Concluded the "Early Employment Agreement" with Filmax Corporation
  • Selected as the only Converged Design University in Yeungnam area sponsored by the Ministry of Knowledge and Economy and the Korea Institute of Design Promotion
Nov. 25. 2009
  • Concluded the Cooperation Agreement on university student international voluntary service with the Korea National Commission for UNESCO
  • Concluded the MOU to Stimulate Public Medical Service based in Daegu Gyeongbuk U-Health
Nov. 12. 2009
Concluded the Academic Agreement with the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur to educate excellent science and engineering students
Nov. 4. 2009
Opening ceremony for transfer of Haw San Seodang to Yeungnam University
Oct. 29. 2009
Concluded the Exchange Cooperation Agreement with the Korea Infrastructure Safety and Technology Corporation
Oct. 15. 2009
Concluded the Academic and Credit Exchange Agreement with Korea University
Sep. 25. 2009
Concluded the Agreement on Internship Program Cooperation for International Exchange Students with Daegu Football Club
Sep. 21. 2009
Concluded the MOU for cooperation on technology research and development of professional human resources in the field of medical devices with Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials for the Success of Sinseo Advanced Medical Complex
Sep. 2. 2009
Concluded E-Learning Credit Exchange Agreement with the nationwide 10 universities with University E-Learning Support Center
Jul. 21. 2009
Selected as the university to run "Respiratory Ailment Special Function Hospital" sponsored by the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Family Affairs
Jul. 11. 2009
Final Approval of ¡° Yeungnam University Foundation Normalization Plan¡± by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology
Jul. 8. 2009
Concluded the International Joint Degree Program with the University of Cergy-Pontoise, France
Jun. 29. 2009
Concluded Agreement on Establishment and Management of Research Institute of Park Chung Hee Leadership with Gumi city
Jun. 26. 2009
The first university in Korea to dispatch the student group for international voluntary service to plant ¡°Woods of life¡± in the Kubuqi Desert in China
Jun. 23. 2009
  • Concluded ¡°Green Growth Mutual Exchange Agreement¡± with the University of Strasbourg in France
  • Robot Research Club ¡°Power Supply¡± awarded ¡°Excellent¡±, the highest rank in the evaluation of Venture Business Club by Gyeonsangbuk-do
Jun. 11. 2009
Selected as the university of ¡°Developing Top Quality Human Resources in Green Energy Industry in Daegu Gyeongngbuk Wide Economic Zone¡± by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology
Jun. 10. 2009
Established the Internship Agreement with the Constitutional Court
Jun. 8. 2009
Designated as the university to open LED-IT Fusion Technology Research Center by the Ministry of Knowledge and Economy
Jun. 2. 2009
HRD Agency, Industry-Academic Cooperation Foundation recognized as the excellent center among the nationwide 32 Joint Training Consortiums supervised by the Human Resources Development Service of Korea
May. 26. 2009
The first university in Korea to conclude the Agreement on Volunteer Invigoration with Korea Federation of Volunteer Center under the Ministry of Public Administration and Security
May. 20. 2009
Proclaimed the vision "YU Glocal Initiative"
May. 20. 2009
Received and planted a ¡®Samjisong (Three Branches Pine Tree)' for commemoration of YU Glocal Initiative vision proclamation
Apr. 27. 2009
Selected as ¡°The Secondary Phase of WCU Project¡± university by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology
Apr. 23. 2009
Renewed the agreement of the Joint Degree Program with the Iowa State University College of Agriculture
Apr. 21. 2009
Selected as ¡°English-taught Courses¡± university by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology
Apr. 17. 2009
Selected consecutively for two years as a Government-Subsidized university in the ¡°Fomular Grant Project for Enhanced Higher Education Capacity¡± by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology
Mar. 26. 2009
Awarded the first scholarship by "Yeungnam University Administrative Officer Scholarship Committee"
Mar. 19. 2009
Evaluated ¡®Excellent¡¯ in ¡°Industry University Evaluation in Construction Field On-The-Job Training¡±by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology
Mar. 1. 2009
  • Renamed Civil Engineering, and Environmental Engineering majors at the School of Civil & Environmental Engineering at the College of Engineering, to the Department of Civil Engineering and the Department of Environmental Engineering
  • Renamed the School of Food Technology and Food Service Industry at the College of Natural Resources to the School of Food Science and Food Services Industry, and major of Food Service and Technology, to major of Food Science and Technology
  • Renamed major of Oriental Painting, major of Western Painting and major of Sculpture at the School of Find Arts at the College of Arts and Design, to major of Korean Painting, major of Painting and major of Sculpture
  • Established Chunma Honors School in the College of Basic Studies
  • Renamed the Department of Regional Development at the Graduate School, to the Department of Regional Development and Welfare Administration, the Department of Livestock Farm Management to the Department of Food and Resource Economics, the Department of Curriculum Education to the Department of Korean Language Education, the Department of Oriental Painting to the Department of Korean Painting, and the Department of Western Painting to the Department of Painting at the Graduate School
  • Discontinued the Department of Agronomy
  • Combined the Departments of Metallurgical Engineering and Ceramic Engineering to the Department of Material Science and Engineering
  • Created a Doctoral Degree Course at the Department of Media and Communication
  • Opened Medical School and Law School
  • Established major of Chinese Language Education at the Graduate School of Education
Feb. 4. 2009
Proclaimed the vision on Daegu-Gyeongbuk LED-IT Fusion Technology Development
Feb. 1. 2009
Dr. Hyo Soo LEE inaugurated as the 13th President of the University
Dec. 31. 2008
Completed the construction of Chunma Arts Center in commemoration of 60th anniversary of university foundation
Dec. 31. 2008
Designated as ¡°Government Assigned Clinical Trials Center for Medical Devices¡± by the Ministry for Health, Welfare and Family Affairs
Nov. 20. 2008
Completed the construction of 'Hyangtogwan', dormitory supported by the local governments
Aug. 29. 2008
Government official approval of Law School
Aug. 26. 2008
Completed the renovation of Yeongdeok Training Center
Aug. 22. 2008
Selected for the Project of ¡®Reinforcement of the Educational Capacity for the University Developing Excellent Human Resources¡¯
Aug. 21. 2008
Mr. Chang, Yun Ki inaugurated as the 16th Chairperson of the Board of Trustees
Jun. 23. 2008
¡®Daegu·Gyeongbuk Regional Innovation Center for Solar Battery/Module Materials Processing¡¯ was designated as the ¡®2008 Regional Innovation Center Project¡¯ by the Ministry of Knowledge and Economy
Apr. 14. 2008
Established Institute of Bio-Energy and The Solar Energy Research Institute
Mar. 19. 2008
Selected as ¡®human resources nurturing project on automobile parts and material industry on demand¡¯ of ¡®2008 human resources nurturing project on regional industries on demand¡¯
Feb. 4. 2008
Approved as ¡®preliminary university¡¯ for the Law School by the Ministry of Education and Human Resources
Jan. 30. 2008
Inaugurated ¡®Global MBA¡¯ in the Contract Department, Graduate School of Business Administration
Dec. 17. 2007
Firstly established ¡®Sejong Institute¡¯ in China at Yangzhou University cooperated with the National Institute of the Korean Language
Nov. 28. 2007
Concluded the MOU with the Ministry of Government Legislation
Oct. 29. 2007
Inaugurated ¡®Department of Social Welfare Administration¡¯ in the Graduate School of Public Administration
Oct. 25. 2007
Established the Academic Agreement with Lingnan University, Hong Kong, China
Jul. 24. 2007
Opened academic major fields, Architectural Design at the School of Architecture; Mechanical System, Mechanical Design and Advanced Machinery at the School of Mechanical Engineering of College of Engineering
May. 17. 2007
Established the Agreement on industry-university cooperation with Hyundai Motor Company
Apr. 24. 2007
Designated as ¡®Human Rights Education and Research University¡¯ by the National Human Rights Commission of Korea
Apr. 4. 2007
Concluded the Agreement on E-Learning Technology with Samsung Electronics
Mar. 1. 2007
Reorganized the Department of Chinese Language & Literature in the College of Liberal Arts as an Independent School
Feb. 12. 2007
Major of Electronic Engineering in the School of Electronic Engineering, Communication Engineering and Computer Science was selected for the 'NEXT (Nurturing EXcellentengineers in information Technology) Project in 2007' by the Ministry of Communication & Information
Jan. 15. 2007
Established the College of Fundamental Education and the School of Industry-Academy Education
Jul. 2. 2006
Held 'the 38th International Chemistry Olympiad' (participation: approx. 270 students from 68 countries)
Jun. 24. 2006
Opened the Regional Research Institute for Fiber & Fashion Materials and Architecture Research Institute
Apr. 27. 2006
  • The following groups selected for 'the Second Phase BK21 Project': two Project Groups (large-scale), Researcher
  • Training for Mechanical Parts Industry and High Level Manpower Training for Display Material Processes; and five Project Teams (small-scale), Researcher Training for Vital High Polymer Structural Dynamics, Manpower Training for Improved New Pharmacy Development & Effect Evaluation, Development of Non Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug (NSAID), Manpower Training for Embedded Mobile Multimedia Communication and Researcher Education for Global Complex Trading Strategy
Mar. 31. 2006
Selected for the 'Career Development Support Project for Female College Students in 2006' from the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family
Mar. 1. 2006
  • Established the school of China Business Studies
  • Established Departments of Cognitive Science and Korean Language Education as a Second Language for Master Degree Course and Departments of Early Children Education and Korean Language Education as a Second Language for Doctorial Degree Course at the Graduate School
Feb. 23. 2006
Selected for the 'Expansion Project of Employment Support Function for a University in 2006' from the Ministry of Labor
Feb. 20. 2006
Majors of Information & Communication Engineering and Computer Engineering in the School of Electronic Engineering, Communication Engineering and Computer Science were selected for the 'NEXT (Nurturing EXcellent engineers in information Technology) Project' by the Ministry of Communication & Information
Feb. 16. 2006
Recognized as the Most Excellent College of Pharmacy on the Academic Area Evaluation conducted in 2005 managed by the Korean Council of University Education
Jan. 7. 2006
Mr. Kim, Dong Gun inaugurated as the 14th Chairperson of the Board of Trustees
Dec. 13. 2005
Concluded a Cooperation Agreement with KT Linkus for ¡®U-Campus Implementation Project¡¯
Jul. 14. 2005
Selected as the 'Daegu-Gyeongbuk Area University e-Learning Support Center¡¯ by the Ministry of Education & Human Resource Development
Jun. 3. 2005
Geriatiric Blood Vessel Disease Research Center selected as a Nurturing Project of the Fundamental Medical Science Research Center in 2005 by the Ministry of Science & Technology
May. 20. 2005
Concluded the Interchange Agreement for Academy, Professors and Students with Kansai University in Japan
May. 9. 2005
Gyeugbuk Hanwoo Cluster was selected as a Model Project Group for the Regional Agriculture Cluster Project by the Ministry of Agriculture & Forestry
May. 6. 2005
Selected as the Central Operation Body of the "Regional Unification Education Center' by the Ministry of Unification
Apr. 27. 2005
Established Dokdo Institute, the first such institute among all Korean universities
Mar. 1. 2005
Dr. Tong Ki Woo inaugurated as the 12th President of the University
Mar. 1. 2005
  • Established a new Industry-Academy-Research Curricular at the Graduate School for Korea Dye Technology Research Institute and the Rural Development Administration
  • Established a Department of Nutrition Management for Master Degree Course at the Graduate School of Environment & Public Health Studies
Feb. 25. 2005
Concluded the Interchange Agreement with Queen Mary, University of London in the United Kingdom
Feb. 23. 2005
Completed Renovation of the Main Library
Feb. 17. 2005
Recognized as one of the Excellent Colleges and Graduate Schools by the Comprehensive University Evaluation and awarded the Most Excellent Department of Mechanic Engineering on the Academic Area Evaluation in 2004 managed by the Korean Council of University Education
Feb. 2. 2005
Opened the Regional Development Institute and the Research Institute of Regional Innovation
Dec. 22. 2004
The University Museum was selected as a consigned organization for the 'Project of Cultural Property Explanation Ability in Foreign Languages', a Model Project of Regional Human Resources Development (RHRD) Project administered by the Ministry of Education & Human Resource Development
Dec. 17. 2004
Selected as a new operator for the '2004 Regional Innovation Center (TIC)' managed by the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy
Oct. 8. 2004
Held Fifth Position in the Education Environment Assessment for 40 Colleges of Education conducted nationwide by the Ministry of Education & Human Resource Development and the Korean Educational Development Institute in 2003
Aug. 10. 2004
Selected as a Supervising University of the 'Polymer Gel Research Cluster Center (PGRC)' for the Regional R&D Cluster Construction Project by the Ministry of Science and Technology
Jun. 16. 2004
"Embedded Technology Education Center", "Display Industry Work Force Cultivation Team", and "Association of Human Resources Initiative for Advanced Materials and Devices", selected by the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development for the 3 Projects as New University for Regional Innovation
Jun. 8. 2004
Concluded an Academic Agreement with Tashkent State Aviation University, Uzbekistan
May. 14. 2004
Concluded the Agreement of the Joint Degree Program between College of Agriculture, Iowa State University and College of Natural Resources, Yeungnam University
Mar. 1. 2004
14 colleges, including evening programs, 29 schools, 9 departments, 1 graduate school and 9 professional graduate schools
Feb. 25. 2004
Established The Industry-Academic Cooperation Foundation
Feb. 14. 2004
Assessed as the "Best College of Education in the 2003" College of Education Evaluation, co-hosted by the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development and the Korean Educational Development Institution
Feb. 2004
Concluded the Agreement of the Joint Degree Program with The Graduate School of Yunnan University and The Graduate School of Yunnan Agricultural University
Dec. 27. 2003
Chosen as the Best 2003 R.O.T.C (Reserve Officers' Training Corps) by the Central Military School for Students
Dec. 10. 2003
Concluded the Agreement of Academic Interchange and Student Exchange Programs between Shinshu University, Japan and College of Natural Resources
Oct. 14. 2003
  • Established the major in Architectural History and Theories in the Graduate School of Architecture
  • The establishment the Graduate School of Clinical Pharmacy approved, starting with the graduate department of Clinical Pharmacy
Sep. 23. 2003
  • Established the graduate departments of Japanese Language and Literature, Biotechnology, Public Health, and Curriculum Instruction in Doctoral Courses
  • The establishment of the Graduate School of Sports Science approved, starting with the graduate department of Sports Science
Aug. 13. 2003
Field Training Learning Evaluation Program deemed "Excellent" by the Ministry of Industrial Resources
May. 1. 2003
Inaugurated the Center for Small and Medium Business Cooperation
Apr. 30. 2003
Completed the Architecture Hall
Mar. 14. 2003
Concluded an Academic Agreement between College of Agriculture, Iowa State University and College of Natural Resources
Mar. 1. 2003
Changed the title of the Graduate School of Environmental Studies to the Graduate School of Environment and Public Health Studies
Feb. 12. 2003
College of Education assessed as "Excellent", the highest rank, in the 2002 Teaching Program Evaluation held by the Ministry of Education & Human Resources Development
Feb. 7. 2003
Undergraduate and Graduate Schools of Mathematics and of Civil Engineering evaluated as "Excellent" in the 2002 Academic Competence Evaluation by the Korean Council for University Education
Jan. 28. 2003
Established the School of Bio-technology
Dec. 16. 2002
Opened the One-Stop Service Center and the Housing Information Center
Nov. 6. 2002
Selected as the "Best Museum" in the Nationwide Museum Evaluation by the Ministry of Culture & Tourism.
Aug. 15. 2002
Selected as an "Excellent University" by the Ministry of Education as part of the Evaluation of Educational Reformation Drive for the "Associate Major System"
Jul. 22. 2002
Implemented the 5-year B.A & M.A Course
May. 24. 2002
Opened the China Research Center Attached
May. 17. 2002
Concluded detailed agreements for Exchanging Professors and Students with Nan Jing University, China
Mar. 1. 2002
Established the Office of Admissions and the School of Culture
Mar. 1. 2002
14 colleges including evening programs, 27 schools, 9 departments 1 graduate school and 7 professional graduate schools
Jan. 1. 2002
Mr. Ji, Hong Won inaugurated as the 11th Chairperson of the Board of Trustees
Dec. 6. 2001
Concluded an academic agreement with Nan Jing University, China
Nov. 27. 2001
  • Rearranged to the School of Textiles through the merger of the School of Textiles in the College of Engineering and the department of Clothing and Fashion of the School of Life Science in the College of Life Science
  • Established the departments of Early Childhood Education and Special Physical Education in the College of Education
  • Changed the School of Commerce and Economics to the Schools of Finance and Business with the School of Finance and Economics and the School of International Economics and Business
  • Divided the School of Formative Arts into the School of Arts and the School of Design
Sep. 13. 2001
Concluded an Academic Agreement with National Assembly Library
Sep. 3. 2001
Concluded an Academic Agreement with Central China Normal University, China
Jul. 26. 2001
Abolished the graduate department of Marine Resources in Inter-Departments Programs (Capacity of enrollment: 10 in Master's degree, 2 in Doctor's degree)
Jun. 25. 2001
Concluded an Academic Agreement with Fukui University, Japan
Apr. 2. 2001
  • Concluded an Academic Agreement with Novosibirsk State University and Novosibirsk State Technical University, Russia
  • Concluded an Academic Agreement with Tashkent State Technical University, Uzbekistan
Mar. 1. 2001
Dr. Lee, Sang Chun inaugurated as the 11th President of the University
Nov. 13. 2000
Concluded an Academic Agreement with National University of Uzbekistan, Uzbekistan
Oct. 17. 2000
Established the Graduate School of Industry Technology, starting with the graduate department of Industrial Safety
Sep. 9. 2000
Concluded an Academic Agreement with Beihua University, China
Sep. 4. 2000
Concluded an Academic Agreement with Korea Naval Academy
Jul. 18. 2000
  • The establishment of the Graduate School of Architecture approved, starting with the graduate department of Architectural Design
  • Established the graduate department of Multimedia Communications in Master's degree
  • Established the graduate department of Bio-technology in Inter - Departments Program
  • Established the Korea Food Research Institute and the Korea Food and Drug Administration for the University-Research-Industry Cooperation Programs
  • Established the graduate departments of Sino-Korean and Textile Engineering in Doctor's degree
Jan. 2000
14 colleges including evening programs, 25 schools, 8 departments, 1 graduate school, and 6 professional graduate schools
Nov. 4. 1999
Selected by the Ministry of Science and Technology as Research Information Center for Textiles and Apparel Science
Aug. 31. 1999
Chosen as a Supervising University in Machinery field and as an Attending University in Information Technology field for the program of rearing local universities in the "Brain Korea Project"
Jul. 5. 1999
Mr. Choi, Jae Ho inaugurated as the 10th Chairperson of the Board of Trustees
Apr. 29. 1999
Selected by the Ministry of Education as an "Excellent University" for the Educational Reform
Mar. 1. 1999
Inaugurated Dr. Kim, Ki Dong as Deputy Chairperson of the Board of Trustees
Sep. 29. 1998
Selected by the Ministry of Education as the "Best University" for Educational Reform
Sep. 3. 1998
Selected by the Ministry of Information and Communication as an "Excellent University" in Information and Communication Education
Dec. 22. 1997
Selected as the supervising university for the model "Technopark Project"
Nov. 10. 1997
Chosen as a "Government-Sponsored Program for Science Education" in the area of basic science and laboratory education
Sep. 1. 1997
Approximately 25,000 enrolled students and 700 faculty members from 13Colleges, the Evening Programs, and 9 Schools and 61 Departments
Mar. 1. 1997
Dr. Kim, Sang Keun inaugurated as the 10th President of the University
Sep. 11. 1996
Selected by the Ministry of Education as an "Excellent University" for Educational Reform
Feb. 27. 1996
Approved as an "Excellent University" in Undergraduate and Graduate Schools, and also as the "Best University" in the fields of business and International Trade, by the Korean University Education Committee
Aug. 22. 1994
Selected by the Ministry of Education as one of 8 outstanding universities receiving over 30 million dollars of financial support from the Korean Government for the next 5 years
Mar. 10. 1994
Concluded an Academic Agreement with Nankai University, China
Dec. 10. 1993
Authorized the Foundation of the Life-Long Education Center
Mar. 1. 1993
Dr. Ryu, Chang Ou inaugurated as the 9th President of the University
Oct. 7. 1992
Concluded an Academic Agreement with the University of New York at Albany, U.S.A.
Jan. 8. 1992
Concluded an Academic Agreement with the Kazkh State Teacher University, Republic of Kazkhstan
Jul. 5. 1991
Concluded an Academic Agreement with the Huazhong University of Science & Technology, China
Feb. 21. 1991
Concluded an Academic Agreement with the University of Michigan, U.S.A.
Jan. 21. 1991
Concluded an Academic Agreement with the University of Alberta, Canada
Jul. 22. 1990
Concluded an Academic Agreement with Dominion University, U.S.A
Nov. 9. 1989
Opened the new Yeungnam University Museum
Feb. 24. 1989
Dr. Kim, Ki Dong inaugurated as the 8th President of the University
Feb. 24. 1989
Dr. Chung, Jae Kyu inaugurated as the 9th Chairperson of the Board of Trustees
May. 17. 1988
Dr. Cho, Il Moon reinaugurated as the 8th Chairperson of the Board of the Trustees
Apr. 20. 1988
Dr. Kwon Hyuk Ki inaugurated as Acting President of the University
Sep. 26. 1987
Concluded an Academic Agreement with the University of Montana, U.S.A.
Apr. 28. 1987
Opened the Foreign Language Institute
Feb. 28. 1986
Dr. Kim, Kie Taek inaugurated as the 7th President of the University
May. 17. 1984
Dr. Cho, Il Moon inaugurated as the 7th Chairperson of the Board of Trustees
Mar. 1. 1984
Started Health Insurance for Yeungnamians
Jul. 8. 1983
Completed and Opened the Yeungnam University Alumni Association Hall
May. 28. 1983
Opened the Yeungnam University Hospital
Jan. 15. 1983
Dr. Lew, Joon inaugurated as the 6th President of the University
Jan. 15. 1983
Dr. Lew, Yun Sang inaugurated as Deputy Chairperson of the Board of Trustees
Dec. 31. 1982
Completed the Yeungnam University Hospital with 850 beds on the Daegu Campus
Nov. 18. 1980
Dr. Lew, Joon inaugurated as the 6th Chairperson of the Board of Trustees
Oct. 14. 1980
Dr. Cho, Kyong Hee inaugurated as the 5th President of the University
Jun. 16. 1980
Dr. Cho, Kyong Hee inaugurated as Acting President of the University
Apr. 24. 1980
Ms. Park, Keun Hae inaugurated as the 5th Chairperson of the Board of Trustees
Jan. 10. 1980
Relocated the School of Night Programs to the Gyeonsan Campus
Feb. 23. 1978
Dr. Lee, In Gi reinaugurated as the 4th President of the University
Feb. 15. 1978
Dr. Rhee, Hyo Sang reinaugurated as the 4th Chairperson of the Board of Trustees
May. 13. 1977
Completed the Main Administration building
Aug. 31. 1974
Completed the 22-story Main Library & Faculty Office building
Mar. 9. 1974
Dr. Rhee, Hyo Sang reinaugurated as the 3rd Chairperson of the Board of Trustees
Feb. 23. 1974
Dr. Lee, In Gi inaugurated as the 3rd President of the University
Sep. 26. 1972
Dr. Rhee, Hyo Sang inaugurated as the 2nd Chairperson of the Board of Trustees
Mar. 1. 1970
Relocated the Main Administration Offices, College of Liberal Arts, College of Law & Political Science and College of Commerce and Economics from the Daegu Campus
Feb. 10. 1970
The establishment the Graduate School of Management and Graduate Departments of Korean Language and Literature, Law, and Economics approved by the Ministry of Education
Jun. 27. 1969
Started the construction of the Main Campus in Gyeongsan
Apr. 4. 1969
Inaugurated Dr. Lee, Sun Keun as the 2nd President of the University
Jan. 1. 1968
Dr. Shin, Ki Suck inaugurated as the 1st President of the University
Dec. 22. 1967
Approved as Yeungnam University by the Ministry of Education, starting with 6 Colleges: College of Liberal Arts, College of Engineering, College of Law and Political Science, College of Commerce and Economics, College of Pharmacy, and Evening Programs, with 35 undergraduate departments (capacity of enrollment:1,275) and 12 graduate departments
Dec. 16. 1967
Mr. Lee, Dong Nyoung inaugurated as the 1st Chairperson of the Board of Trustees
Dec. 16. 1967
Founded Yeungnam University through the merger of Daegu College and Chunggu College
Apr. 10. 1950
Authorized the Foundation of Chunggu College
Sep. 22. 1947
Authorized the Foundation of Daegu College