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Catholic University of Daegu

The Daegu Catholic University ( DCU a.k.a. CUD - Catholic University of Daegu) is a private research university in Daegu, South Korea. DCU is known for its academic strength, especially in the field of medical, pharmacy, health science, psychology, social science, education etc.

Daegu Catholic University
대구가톨릭대학교
Former name
Catholic University of Daegu, Hyosung Catholic University, Hyosung womens university
MottoAMARE SERVIRE
TypePrivate
Established1914
PresidentProf. std. KIM, Jung Woo
Students15,000
Undergraduates13,000
Postgraduates2,000
Location, ,
35°54′44″N 128°48′28″E / 35.91219°N 128.80775°E / 35.91219; 128.80775Coordinates: 35°54′44″N 128°48′28″E / 35.91219°N 128.80775°E / 35.91219; 128.80775
Campusurban, multipls sites
AffiliationsCatholic
Websitewww.cu.ac.kr
Catholic University of Daegu
Hangul
대구가톨릭대학교
Hanja
Revised RomanizationDaegu Gatollik Daehakgyo
McCune–ReischauerTaegu Kat'ollik Taehakkyo

HistoryEdit

The St. Justin Seminary, from which the university claims descent, opened in Daegu on November 1, 1914, having been founded in May of that year. The first four rectors of the school were French missionaries, the first being a Fr. Chargeboeuf, also known by his Korean name Song Duck-mang (송덕망). The first Korean rector, Fr. Choi Min-sun (최민순), who took up the post in 1945, was also the last rector of the seminary, which closed due to the turbulent events of that year, sending most of its students home in May but remaining open until December to allow the final class of 4 to graduate.

In 1952, the Hyosung Women's Junior College (효성여자초급대학) was established, offering instruction to 150 students in the fields of music, literature, and home economics. The following year, it became a four-year college, also offering instruction in pharmacology. The college continued to expand steadily in the following years, establishing its graduate school in 1972 and gaining university status in 1980.

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Catholic University of Daegu maintains international relations with 68 universities in 19 countries:

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