Seoul National University
An autonomous, convergence education system with an aim of strengthening creativity and character
Fosters practical and cooperative skills through the implementation of a convergence, “L-shaped” education system that lowers the barriers between different majors and invites in-depth interdisciplinary discussions.
Enables students to explore various perspectives through student-directed education programs and interdisciplinary courses such as “Interdisciplinary Approaches.”
“Reading Seminar” course for character development
Through close-readings of world classics, “Reading Seminar” enables students to reflect on the important values in life.
Building an Innovative
Fostering digital innovators equipped with domain knowledge and data science skills: “Data Science Graduate School”
Following the global academic trend toward providing data-based education, the “Data Science Graduate School” offers a new educational model.
“Data Science Graduate School” aims to be the hub of interdisciplinary research that preemptively responds to global issues.
Supporting various future-oriented research, 10-10 Project
SNU actively supports future-oriented academic fields so that scholars are equipped with leading research capabilities to create “Top 10” world-leading programs.
The 10-10 Project will greatly enhance SNU’s research capabilities and strengthen SNU’s status as a research-oriented university that makes contributions to global peace and progress.
Sharing knowledge with our society and the communities around us through various social service activities
Students can explore opportunities for various social service activities by participating in an educational curriculum that has direct relevance to social welfare.
Students can learn the true value of volunteer work, global citizenship and human rights.
Various knowledge sharing programs
SNU develops and provides online courses (K-MOOC, SNUon, edX) to meet the intellectual needs of the general public.
SNU opens its cultural programs to the community and affirms the importance of communal exchanges.
Establishing a Foundation
Building a future-oriented smart multi-campus
A global R&D campus to lead the fourth industrial revolution and support innovative growth engines.
Building an eco-friendly smart campus that responds to future changes in education environment and saves energy through ICT.
Establishing a system for university innovation
Establishment of a University Innovation Center to systematically and comprehensively promote university innovation.
The University Innovation Center will act as a think-tank that will pioneer the higher education of the future by sponsoring mid- to long-term research projects through extensive data analysis.