The Kookmin University was established in 1946. The university blossomed under the guiding educational principles of Mr. Kim Sung Gon, who served as Chairman of the Kookmin University Foundation. Humanism, national and ethnic pride, cultural reverence, and industrialization were the school’s guiding principles. Today, The university enrolled 24,000 students uphold these principles while taking a keen interest in the broader world. With brains, creativity, and passion, they pursue academic literacy and self-cultivation to reap achievements in their chosen fields. Their commitment, energy, and enthusiasm fill every classroom on campus. They help some of our departments and schools, such as Design, Automotive Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information Technology, Fine Arts, and International and Area Studies, to rank amongst the best in the nation. They are inspired by the graduates of Kookmin University who are leaders in numerous endeavors nationwide, and have made significant contributions throughout the world. These successes motivate our current students to work hard with a can-do attitude to become leaders in their fields. The committed work of our students is why Kookmin University holds a leading place in Korean higher education.
The university offers courses in Business Administration (MBA), Engineering, Medicine, Law, Natural Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences, Design, Architecture, Physical Education.