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Mission & Vision


VISION 2020 embodies every SKKU student’s dream, will, and destiny to make SKKU a global leading university. SKKU’s primary goals are to offer world-class education, produce exemplary research achievements, secure its reputation domestically and abroad, and emerge as a global hub university with the best knowledge and human resource network.


To successfully establish VISION 2020, SKKU will pursue ‘the 5 Core Strategies’ and ‘5 Divisional Strategies’.


- The 5 Major Top Strategies are strategic, selection-and-concentration tasks that will help establish SKKU’s

   leading position in various fields, and highlight SKKU’s unique color by promoting those that will raise SKKU’s

   competitiveness to a higher, global level.


 - The Strategic Tasks for 5 Major Areas are the general tasks that influence SKKU’s competitiveness. There are

   55 strategic tasks over five major areas: Brand Power, Educational Innovation, Faculty/Research/Industry-

   University Cooperation, Innovative Management, and New Campus.





College of Liberal Arts

The college aims to cultivate individuals with an understanding of humanity and society broadly but in depth, through various lectures and research areas in the humanities, in addition to training experts in the practical command of foreign languages and knowledge in the humanities according to the age of globalization.



 Global Talent Training

   We are training talented individuals based on the ideology of ‘Moral training and home management’ for the goal of 

   self-completion and peace. Through studies in culture, students will learn in depth, the life of humans, society spirit and

   culture with the learning objective of ‘benevolence'


 Leader Talent Training

   Training professional leaders who will be at the forefront of their field and direct society through this generation of



CORE = Initiative for College of Humanities' Research and Education, Sponsored by Government Financial

               Support Programs


 Vision: Realization of Silsagushi Humanities:

  - ‘Silsagushi’ means the core method of Silhak and seeking for truth on the basis of reality, facing reality but also seeking.

      for traditions and macroscopic view of the future, which is the overall vision of humanities.



  - Society based in humanities, meeting the needs of the economy and training excellent individuals in future generations.


 4 Major Objectives:

  -Training human resources to carry on the global spirit of Ji-won Park who looked at the world through Yeolha llgi.

  -Training human resources to carry on the spirit of the practice and integral thoughts of Yak-yong Jeoung who designed

    Hwaseong Fortress and desgined cranes and pulleys used in the way of Confucian ideals.

  -Training human resources to carry on the spirit of Scalar of Toegye Yi Whang, who explored the best level of Neo-

    confucianism in East Asia.

  -Training human resources to carry on the spirit and foresight of Yulgok Yi I who predicted changes in society and

    prepared for the late period of Chosen.


 The Twelve Strategy Assignments