Handong Global University

Handong Global University (Korean: 한동대학교, Hanja: 韓東大學校) is a private, Christian, four-year university located in Pohang, North Gyeongsang, South Korea.

The student body numbers about 5,000, from more than 30 different countries and international programs, both available at graduate level.

Undergraduate programs are organized under twelve schools:

  • Global Leadership School
  • School of International Studies, Languages and Literature
  • School of Management and Economics
  • School of Law
  • School of Communication Arts and Science
  • School of Counseling Psychology and Social Welfare
  • School of Spatial Environment System Engineering
  • School of Contents Convergence Design
  • School of Life Science
  • School of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
  • School of Mechanical and control Engineering,
  • Global Academy Edison
  • School of Creative Convergence Education

While the university offers about 40% of its courses in English in any given semester, the majors that English speaking foreign students can pursue are:

  • Information Technology,
  • Global Management and Business,
  • US and International Law,
  • Psychology and Counseling, and
  • Korean Studies

To graduate, a student must complete 130 credits, including 66 credits for majors, 27 credits of basic general studies, 20 credits of global general studies, 12 credits of Korean language, 17 credits of optional courses. And 6 semesters of chapel attendance, mandatory courses in leadership training, and social services are included in basic general studies category.