Hannam University was established in 1956 by American missionaries of the Southern Presbyterian Church of the United States (currently PCUSA). As a Christian University, Hannam has never faltered in maintaining its Christian roots as it has a uniquely Christian atmosphere that places emphasis on truth, freedom, and service. Hannam has continued to gain a reputation from the Korean society for its ethical and talented more than 85,890 graduates serving the Korean society and church. Achieving and maintaining academic excellence in every area of learning, teaching and research is the integral part of Hannam education.
Over the past 60 years, Hannam has attained a remarkable growth to be a recognized private university in Korea and Asia. There are 5 graduate schools, 8 colleges and 52 departments,10 auxiliary organizations, 33 research institutes, and 256 overseas sister institutions in 47 countries. As a major comprehensive university, Hannam offers a wide array of undergraduate and graduate programs that reflects its commitment to teaching, research, and service to the greater community.
Located in Daejeon, geographically in the same latitude as Athens, Lisbon and San Francisco, the beautiful green campus of Hannam University extends over 5,875,976 square feet and the school buildings total around 2,370,665 square feet. It has two campuses in Ojeong-dong and nearby Daedeok Innopolis with the state of the art infrastructure and facilities for academic and extracurricular activities.
Our innovative Daedeok Valley Campus that houses the College of Bio and Nano Science is ensconced in the heart of the world famous Daedeok Valley, a representative science and technology research complex in Korea. In addition, the Linton School of Global Business, the first program of its kind, offers all classes in English since 2005.
Hannam is proud of its Christian heritage and reputation as a leading Christian university in Asia.