History

Hanyang is a private university which was founded in 1939 during the Japanese occupation. The university’s aim was to educate many engineers and technicians necessary for an independent Korea. In July 1948 Hanyang was the first university in Korea who had a four-year engineering college. Today, Hanyang is still renowned for its high level of education in engineering. It now has 23 colleges and 15 graduate school studies and is considered as one of the top universities in Korea.

historyleft: 1939 – Opened Dong-a Polytechnic Institute. | right: 1948 – Elevated to the Hanyang Engineering College 

Organization

HYU Organization

Location

HISS is held at the Seoul Campus which is located near the center of Seoul and has a subway station on campus (line # 2 – green line) so students have very good access to all areas in Seoul. The Seoul Campus boasts up-to-date facilities including libraries, dormitories, cafeterias, and coffee shops.