Hanyang University


Hanyang University is a private institute in South Korea. The primary campus is situated in Seoul, and its satellite campus, the ERICA campus (Education Research Industry Cluster), is in Ansan. Hanyang descends from the last name of the capital Seoul used during the Joseon Dynasty. This institute was established in 1939 as an engineering school. The university was the country's first college to offer architecture and engineering programs and is constantly ranked among the leading institutes in STEM fields nationally.

The founding spirit of this institute is to train and educate students to understand and connect and love one another, based upon virtues of honesty, diligence, service and humility, to heighten the noble spirit of educating and learning, and to become an individual, who work not only for themselves but also for the nation, community and for all mankind.

The university's educational goals are to train talented individuals to make a positive contribution to the nation, community, and the world. Hangyang University also aims to train qualified individuals to support their self-actualization and achieve excellence in all aspects of research and teaching, and developing theories. 


Over 15,000 students are studying at Hangyang University. Annually, it enrols over 3,000 students from all around the world. The university is very involved in exchange programs, and it sends over 3,300 students abroad on exchange programs annually.

HIVA (Hanyang International Volunteer Association) is a student association made by international students studying at the university. The goal of this organization is to contribute to the foreign-student community through various productive and fun activities, including voluntary activities at multiple events. The Office of International Affairs usually sponsors these events.

HGSU (Hanyang Global Student Union) is a student association representing students at the university and promoting various exchange programs both locally and internationally. The union also runs an "International-zone", which encourage friendship and cultural exchange between foreign and local student.


The Residence Halls at Hanyang University offer various housing types for foreign students with facilities like desks, wardrobes, chairs, bookshelves and radiators. Basically, there are 2 types of housing first off-campus and second on-campus housing. Both these types of lodgings are located within walking distance of the lecture halls and classrooms.


Following are the global rankings of Hanyang University.

  • By Q.S. World Ranking, Hanyang University ranks 157.
  • According to Times Higher Education Ranking, Hanyang University ranks 352-400.
  • U.S. News and World Report rank Hanyang University at 1488.


Hanyang University
222 Wangsimni-ro, Seongdong-gu, Seoul, South Korea

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