Chonnam National University
Region: Eastern Asia
Country/Region: South Korea
Found Year:
Address: 77 Yongbong-ro Buk-gu
Introduction

Chonnam National University (CNU) has the enviable responsibility of leading modernization and democratization in Korea. We fulfill this responsibility through our two main institutional functions education and research with an eye towards becoming a world-class university. CNU applies longstanding values of communication, cooperation, and creativity to offer the best quality education to our students. Our students are problem-solvers. They are independent, imaginative, and global. Their needs and interests have changed in this dynamic environment, and CNU must also change to accommodate this new direction. Our new freshman education programs and curricula are transformative, and designed to help new students adapt and succeed as new age leaders. The founding idea of Chonnam National University is to foster future leaders of noble character as well as profound knowledge in professional fields and who will be able to contribute to the development of the nation and the world. The motto of Chonnam National University is truth, creativity, and service. This motto is focused on the functions of university, i.e. pursuit of truth which is the fundamental responsibility of ivory tower, succession of traditional culture and creation of new culture, and provision of leading services to the development of the local community. Since CNU was founded thanks to the local residents' encouragement and support and has been expected to contribute to the prosperity of the local community, such motto has been more emphasized.

Academic Ranking of World Universities
501-600
Academic Ranking of World Universities
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501-600
2017
501-600
2018
601-700
2019
501-600
2020
501-600
2021
Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Instruments Science & Technology
51-75
Energy Science & Engineering
151-200
Food Science & Technology
201-300
Veterinary Sciences
201-300
Dentistry & Oral Sciences
201-300
Chemical Engineering
301-400
Materials Science & Engineering
301-400
Nanoscience & Nanotechnology
301-400
Key Statistics
22469
Total Enrollment
6.0%
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Graduate Enrollment
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