Honam University

417, Eodeung-daero, Gwangsan-gu, Gwangju, Korera

+82 62-940-5114


Established in 1978, Honam University is a private higher education institution located in the large city of Gwangju (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and recognized by the Ministry of Education, Korea, Honam University is a coeducational higher education institution. Honam University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 39 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. Honam University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, as well as administrative services.

Honam University (HU) has pursued globalization both in education and research as one of its major goals for the last couple of decades. Currently, HU has active relationships with more than 130 prestigious universities around the world, and boasts a body of foreign students and scholars exceeding 500 on the campus. The Office of International Affairs (OIA) has taken a leading role in building up such partnerships with foreign institutions and students.

OIA does its best to assist our international students and scholars in adapting as quickly as possible to a new environment at HU as well as in the surrounding Gwangju metropolis. OIA provides them with all the information and services necessary to daily life in Korea. Each staff of OIA wants to become a friend or a family member with any of our international members.

Universities belong with Honam University

  • University of Economics and Tourism
  • University of Engineering and Environmental Sciences
  • University of Information and Communications
  • University of Arts
  • University of Social Sciences and Humanities

With the postgraduate system, the university has attached departments as follows:

  • Graduate School
  • Faculty of Education
  • Department of Public Management
  • Faculty of Engineering and Economic

Korean Language Programs 2014-2015 Honam University, Korea

Honam University was founded in 1978. It has since rapidly grown into a prestigious regional institution of higher education with 5 colleges consisting of 44 departments, and 4 graduate schools. With more than 600 academic staff, HU provides a comprehensive service to assist about 9,000 students including 600 international students in its strive to build a 'World Class' University. HU has offered its students the top educational conditions, such as full scholarships and the state-of-the-art facilities and equipment. It continues to expand the education system, study programs and welfare facilities. International students are provided with an enhanced variety of events, Korean cultural experiences, and Gwangju history.

HU, with its motto "Move toward the future to achieve your goals. Reach out to the world to realize your dreams." strives to educate its students and help them become global leaders.

Korean Language Center specializes in providing Korean language and culture programs with the best instructors and advanced educational facilities. With excellent Korean educationalists and effective Korean study programs, international students can learn Korean more systematical way and in-depth understanding of Korean culture. If you like the idea of studying Korean in a right-small classes, beautiful campus and friendly people, HU is clearly your best choice.