Ajou University is a research-centered private university which has grown into one of Korea's most prestigious universities in a short period of time since its inception in 1973. Declaring «Ajou Vision 2023» in 2008, it has been making a great leap forward to become a world-class university taking a lead in convergence studies by 2023.
Since it started as an engineering college, Ajou University's strength lies particularly in the College of Engineering and the College of Information Technology. The School of Business Administration also has a competitive advantage over its counterparts in other universities. Furthermore, the establishment of the College of Pharmacy brought about its convergence with the existing School of Medicine. On the foundation of such academic excellence, Ajou University will march towards «Small but Strong University», «Student-centered University» and «Global University» through constant changes and reforms.
We will continuously increase our investment in and support for the improvement of the academic environment and cultural activities of the university. We expect that students will develop their own potential and acquire profound knowledge on the campus of Ajou University. We will also help students grow into mature citizens of the global village, who make wise judgments and fulfill their own social responsibilities.