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2011 History

  • November 1

    University currently composed of 10undergraduate colleges, 7 graduate schools, 7 affiliated organizations, and 7 affiliatedresearch institutes.

  • October 1

    Inauguration of the 11th president, Song, Soo Guen.

2009 History

  • April 20

    Designated as a supporting university for educational reinforcing program in 2009 by the Ministry of Education, Science&Technology.

  • March 9

    Inauguration of the 10th president, Kim, Dea Sung

2008 History

  • May 23

    「Senior easy Life」designated as RIS Project (Regional Innovation System) by the Ministry of Knowledge Economy.

2006 History

  • April 26

    Designated, international specialists education team for Brain Korea 21(BK21)project.

2005 History

  • August 31

    Inauguration of the 9th President, Nah, Joong Shik.

  • January 21

    In the University General Evaluation by the Ministry of Education, 3 areas are designated as "Outstanding".

2004 History

  • July

    University currently composed of 9 undergraduate colleges, 7 graduate schools, 9 affiliated organizations, and 7 research institutes.

  • June 16

    Selected as a Training Group for visual imaging and CT Human Resources for the “Nuri” project in Junee, 2004 by the Ministry of Education and Human Resources.

2003 History

  • July 22

    Designated "Outstanding University" by the Korean Education Development Institute's Teachers' Curriculum Evaluation.

  • February 17

    Designated "Outstanding University" by the Korean Education Development Institute's Teachers' Curriculum Evaluation.

  • January 17

    Established the CT Park Building-Up Group

2002 History

  • December 10

    Culture Technology Park Building-Up Project selected as a recipient of financial support for the Development of Regional Universities by the Ministry of Education & Human Resources

  • November 18

    Culture Technology Park Building-Up Project selected as a recipient of financial support for the Development of Regional Universities by the Ministry of Education & Human Resources

  • November 1

    Digital Design Graduate School officially recognized as a Maya Education Center

2001 History

  • October 15

    University expands to 9 undergraduate colleges encompassing 16 different faculties and 16 departments (Five faculties and four departments offer classes through the Evening College) and seven Graduate Schools.

  • April

    University expands to 9 undergraduate colleges encompassing 16 different faculties and 16 departments (Five faculties and four departments offer classes through the Evening College) and seven Graduate Schools.

  • February 13

    Establishment of the Professional Graduate School of Digital Design

2000 History

  • December

    Nationally selected as "the Most Outstanding Specialized University (Multimedia)" for the fourth year in a row.

1999 History

  • November

    Nationally recognized as a Multimedia Specialized University by the Ministry of Education.

1998 History

  • October 28

    Nationally recognized as a Multimedia Specialized University by the Ministry of Education.

  • August 19

    College of Multimedia established.

1997 History

  • November 15

    School of Theology established and integrated with the Pusan School of Theology.

  • November 11

    Designated as a Multimedia Specialized University by the Ministry of Education.

  • October 25

    Graduate School of Clinical Pharmacology established.

  • October 22

    Opening of the Multimedia and Information Building.
    The Ultra-High Speed Information Network (ATM) began operation.

1994 History

  • October 21

    Graduate School of Information Policy established.

1988 History

  • May 1

    Graduate School of Education established.

1987 History

  • November 9

    Graduate School of Education established.

1986 History

  • May 22

    Sister-university relationship established with Eastern Washington University in the United States

1984 History

  • November 27

    Doctoral programs approved for Graduate School.
    Founding of the Graduate School of Industrial Engineering.

1983 History

  • October 29

    Graduate School established

  • September 8

    School became a general university with 5 separate colleges.
    (Liberal Arts, Law and Politics, Commerce and Economics, Science and Engineering, and Arts)

1981 History

  • December 5

    Sister-university relationship established with Fukuoka Institute of Technology in Japan.

  • November 25

    Graduate School of Trade established.
    (Name later changed to Graduate School of International Management)

1980 History

  • February 4

    Sister-university relationship established with the Chinese Cultural University in Taiwan

1979 History

  • January 10

    School name changed to Pusan Industrial University
    (Implementation of 4-year college system)

1963 History

  • January 28

    School name changed to Hansung Women's Technical College

1955 History

  • June 20

    Kyungnam Teachers' College Opened

  • May 30

    Establishment of Kyungnam Teachers' College
    Founder: The Late Rev. Kim Gil-Chang