Chosun University

April 22, 2016

On September 9. 1946, 72,000 citizens gathered to establish the first private university in the Honam Area.

Gwangju Evening Academy, a predecessor of Chosun University, was authorized and on September 29 of that year, it opened its wide door of education to the public.The Founders’ Association affirmed the following three educational ideals of Chosun University : the establishment of a system for personal education; providing of a productive education to link the school and society; setting up of a scholarship system for talented students. These ideals put emphasis on the democratic education of individuals of character to cope with the urgent task of constructing a nation and culture, to cope with the execution of practical education in mutual relations with learning and reality , and to extend educational opportunities to talented students.

Chosun University, which has a proud historical background and university ideals, has led university innovation movement and today continues its vigorous efforts to meet the global standards of the university.