Far East University (Korea)

Far East University is located in Gamgok-myeon, Eumseong County, North Chungcheong province, South Korea. It was founded in 1998 by Dr. Taek-hee Lyu. The school flower is the chrysanthemum.

Far East University
Logo of Far East University
Motto성실, 창조, 협동
(Sincerity, Creativity, Cooperation)
PresidentKi-Il Lyu
Academic staff
Location, ,
CampusRural, 64,000 m²
Far East University
Revised RomanizationGeukdong Daehakgyo
McCune–ReischauerKŭkdong Taehakkyo


Far East University opened its doors on March 5, 1998. Its first graduating class numbered only 164 students but since then, it has grown rapidly, and by 2009 enrollment had topped 5000.


The undergraduate courses of Far East University are divided among eight colleges and seven independent departments:

  • College of Management
  • Department of Hotel Tourism
  • College of Broadcasting and Multimedia
  • College of Social Welfare
  • College of Law
  • College of Information Communication
  • College of Design
  • College of Teaching
  • Department of Secondary School Special Education
  • Department of English
  • Department of Japanese
  • Department of Chinese
  • Department of Theater
  • Department of Sports and Leisure
  • Department of Electronic Commerce
  • Department of Flight Operation

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