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History History

History Of Hankyong National University

1939. 03. 24

Anseong Public Agricultural School approved for foundation (five classes of students in five-year program).

1949. 04. 01

Changed name to Anseong Agricultural Middle School.

1950. 05. 01

Reorganized into Anseong Agricultural High School (three-year program).

1965. 04. 15

Anseong Specialized Agricultural High School approved for foundation.

1970. 08. 30

Anseong Specialized Agricultural School approved for foundation

1977. 09. 01

Converted to a national institution.

1979. 01. 01

Promoted to Anseong Specialized Agricultural College.

1993. 03. 01

Reorganized into Anseong National Industrial University.

1996. 03. 01

Opened the Graduate School of Industry.

1996. 11. 01

Selected as a university specialized in dairy industry by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.

1999. 03. 01

Changed name to Anseong National Industrial University / Hankyong National University.

2000. 09. 29

Selected as the Best University by Joongang Ilbo's National College/University Evaluation for outstanding faculties, highest job placement, and best reputation.

2001. 03. 02

Opened the Graduate School of Electronics Government.

2001. 08. 24

Selected as Best Industrial University by the Ministry of Education and Human Resources.

2002. 03. 02

Opened the Graduate School of Biological Information Technology (new doctorate programs).

2002. 11. 01

Selected as BR Research Facility by Gyeonggi-do Regional Cooperative Research Center (KRRC).

2003. 09. 24

Won the Presidential Award at the Small/Medium Business Technology Innovation Competition (Academic-Research-Industry Cooperation).

2005. 02. 25

Certified for Environmentally-friendly Farm/Livestock Produce by the National Agricultural Products Quality Management Service.

2005. 06. 21

Selected for Metropolitan University Specialization Project.

2006. 03. 01

Changed name of Graduate School of Biological Information Technology to the Graduate School of Bio& Information Technology.

2006. 04. 10

Obtained GAP Certification by the National Agricultural Products Quality Management Service.

2006. 04. 27

Selected for Phase 2 of the Ministry of Education and Human Resources' BK21 Project.

2007. 04. 05

Signed MOA with Korea National College of Rehabilitation & Welfare.

2007. 08. 27

Opened a new student dormitory building (Hoyeongwan).

2007. 09. 05

Certified as Drinking Water Analysis Specialist.

2008. 03

Opened the Bio Gas Center

2008. 04

Opened the National Agricultural Cooperative Federation (NACF) Meat Academy

2008. 06

Opened Floland

2008. 11

Opened the Disabled Student Support Center

2008. 12

Established the Far East Asian Biological Resources Research Institute

2009. 03

The fifth president, Sung-jin Kim, was inaugurated

2009. 05

Opened a Museum

2009. 11

Selected by the Ministry of the Knowledge Economy for the Project of Developing Manpower with Professional Skills for Senior-Friendly Industries based on the Convergence of IT and TraditionalTechnology

2009. 12

Opened a new dormitory and the Global Logistics Research Center

2010. 04

Established the Graduate School of International Development and Cooperation, selected for the Logistics Specialized Manpower Development Project

2010. 05

Selected as a Traditional Food Meister course provider by the Ministry for Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

2010. 10

Announcement of the graduate employment rate by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (Second among national universities, tenth among all universities in Korea)

2010. 12

Opening ceremony of the Academy-Industry Cooperation Center

2011. 03

Selected by the Ministry of Employment and Labor for the ‘Labor-Management Relations Specialist Development Project’ (Ministry of Employment and Labor)

2011. 04

Selected for the ‘Well-Being Practice Center Designation Project’ (Small and Medium Business Administration)

2011. 05

2011 ‘University Education Capacity Intensification Project’ (Ministry of Education, Science and Technology Statistics)

2011. 06

Smart Logistics Technology Research Center of Gyeonggi

2011. 07

Selected by the Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs for the Marine Environmental Technology Development Project (Sustainable Marine Pollution Sediment Purification Technology Development Project)

2011. 07

Selected by the Ministry of the Knowledge Economy for the Energy Manpower Development Project (basic manpower development track)

2011. 11

Groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the Nano Bio Information Technology Center and Green Dairy Facilities

2012. 03

Converted into a general national university from an industrial university

2012. 04

'University Education Capacity Intensification Project'(Ministry of Education, Science and Technology Statistics)

2012. 04

Appointed as educational package for university incubation education package business

2012.05

Signed into student exchange agreement with King Mongkut's Engineering University Thailand

2012.05

Appointed Pre-Technology Incubator Fostering Business

2012.06

Hosted declaration of Hankyong Vision2025

2012.06

Appointed as a business with a system of assisting first employment after career

2012.06

Appointed as a business food industry specialist fostering business

2012.06

Signed into student exchange with Vietnam Economy University

2012.08

Appointed as a business to assist in incubation-tailored business

2012.09

Opened natural science hall

2012.10

Signed into academic exchange agreement with the Ministry of Farming, Kyoto University, Japan

2013.04

Tae Bum-seok Inaugurated as 6th President of Hankyong University.