Established in Seoul as the first full-time private university
The university was founded based on the financial donations of Mrs. Hyedang, Cho Huijae and the educational philosophy of Mr. Beomjeong, Chang Hyong.
The founding spirit was that of National Salvation, Independence, and Self-Reliance.
The two founders had personally experienced the sorrow of losing their country under Japanese rule and were eventually convinced that independence could only be achieved through educating talented individuals. They believed it was Dankook University’s duty to train such enlightened individuals.
  • 대학설립을 격려하는 김구, 장형 선생과 대학 관계자
    1948. Mr. Kim Gu, Mr. Chang Hyong and university administrators
  • 낙원동 교사
    1947.Nagwon-dong Campus


Cheonan Campus opened to expand the range of DKU’s social service capacity. Dankook University is the first university in Korea to open a second campus.
  • 천안캠퍼스 개교식
    1978. 3.Opening of Cheonan Campus
  • 천안캠퍼스
    Cheonan Campus


Relocation of the Seoul Campus to the Jukjeon Campus
  • 죽전캠퍼스 준공식
    2007. 8.Completion ceremony of the Jukjeon Campus construction
  • 죽전캠퍼스
    Jukjeon Campus


International Summer School launched at the Jukjeon Campus
  • ISS 단체사진(1)
    International Summer School
  • ISS 단체사진(2)
    International Summer School