Happy university where dreams come true
Student-focused Education Inspiration A+ University
Innovative Base University leading the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Open university that grows together with the local community
Honam University was founded in 1978. It has since rapidly grown into a prestigious regional institution of higher education with 6 colleges consisting of 42 departments, and 3 graduate schools. With more than 600 academic staff, HU provides a comprehensive service to assist about 10,000 students including 1,500 international students in its strive to build a ‘World Class’ University. HU has offered its students the top educational conditions, such as full scholarships and the state-of-the-art facilities and equipment. It continues to expand the education system, study programs and welfare facilities. International students are provided with an enhanced variety of events, Korean cultural experiences, and Gwangju history.
In particular, it has been selected as the "Internationalization Competency Certification University" certified by the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Korea for four consecutive years since 2017, further consolidating its status as a global university in recognition of its internationalization and excellence in managing international students, and engaging in exchange and cooperation with 250 educational institutions in 19 countries.
Honam University will grow into an internationalized university that contributes to the development of human society, peace and harmony by producing 'global leaders' who will lead the knowledge-based society in the 21st century through specialized education in information technology (IT) and cultural technology (CT).