Hoseo University

Hoseo University is a private Christian university with four campuses; Main Campus in Asan, South Korea, other campuses in Cheonan, South Korea, known for its large size, 3.471074 km, Dangjin, South Korea and Seoul, South Korea(Venture Graduate School) 2.[4] It was the first school to establish a graduate school for venture business in South Korea. The university’s “World Class 2030” project promotes research in the area of unexplored fields such as the interface of five senses, the expression of the sense of smell, or defense mechanism of invertebrate animals within 20 years.

The university was originally a private technical college when it was founded in 1978 in Anseo-dong, Cheonan-siChungcheongnam-do, called Cheonwon Technology University. [2] The founder is Seokgyu Kang, and the motto of the school is “We can do it, and it will come true.” In 1980, Cheonwon Technology University changed its name to Hoseo University and, in eight years, it was re-formed as a four-year collegiate university. The second Hoseo University campus was founded in 1989 in 165, Sechul-ri, Baebang-myun Asan-si, Chungcheongnam-do. The administration facilities of the university were moved to the second Campus in Asan, making the Asan campus the main campus of Hoseo University, and Cheonan campus automatically became the first campus in 1991.

The university has a central library, museum, broadcasting company, newspaper, continuing education and health clinic center, etc. It also has several research centers: industrial-educational cooperation research center, small and medium-sized businesses research center, industrial technology research center, display technical education research center and environmental bio research center.

With the aim of specializing in ventures, it established South Korea’s first techno valley in the campus area, established Hoseo Venture Investment Co., Ltd., a venture investment company, and Hoseo Consulting Co., Ltd., a venture consulting company. In addition, Hoseo University’s Graduate School of Venture Studies (GSV), the first Graduate School of Venture Studies in South Korea, was established and operated in Seocho-gu, Seoul.

As of 2014, it ranked first (61.6%) in the employment rate in North Chungcheong Province and has stood out in the design field, including winning the world’s top three design competitions for the seventh consecutive year. (As of 2021, the Industrial Design Department has won three Red Dot Awards )

In 2014, the Department of Nursing was evaluated as the top department in the evaluation of the science and engineering department of the JoongAng Ilbo.

The Department of Architecture was recognized for its excellence by obtaining certification approval from the Korea Architectural Accrediting Board(KAAB) three times.

Additionally, various departments, including the Department of Applied Statistics and the Department of Chemical Engineering, are receiving excellent reviews, and they operate various graduate schools and research institutes along with 8 colleges, 59 undergraduate departments.

It has been selected as the organizer of the project to foster Start-up leading universities for nine consecutive years and is also famous as a high educational institution that actively supports prospective entrepreneurs.