University of changing the world with specialized training
HanSeo University's priority is to create a learning environment that encourages creativity, confidence, and contribution. Creativity is vitally important now in creating the new paradigm essential to meet the complexities of the rapidly changing global village.
Confidence goes together with creativity to ensure that a first-class academic experience combined with determination will lead to the attainment of one’s goals and aspirations. HanSeo considers contribution to be the primary goal of higher education with academic attainment used to contribute to society.
HanSeo University is committed to the educational philosophy of the nation. In this light, the University teaches and researches state-of-the-art theories and their applications for the development of the nation and human society, thus producing leadership to contribute to various fields of the society.
01 To develop individuals with the expertise required to meet society’s developments.
02 To provide specialized practical education needed to meet the requirements of an increasingly specialized, information-driven global environment.
03 To play a constructive role in national and community development through academic-industry cooperation.
04 To contribute to academic advancement through open and extended education.
05 To play an important role in cultural developments of the society by offering a superlative academic environment.
Specialized Education Programs in Aeronautics and Arts at a Global University located in the west coast region. HanSeo University has established a global network partnering with 77 universities worldwide. Relatively new in the Korean academic family, HanSeo was founded in 1992 with the founding spirits of creativity, confidence, and contribution. Located on the hillside of the peaceful Mt. Gaya, and adjacent to Seosan City in Chungnam Province, HanSeo University is an academic community of 7,000 students and 250 full-time staff working together to enable the pursuit of academic goals across 36 departments.
From the outset, in tune with the growing importance of globalization, HanSeo has focused on offering specialized educational opportunities. Thanks to its superlative facilities and congenial academic environment, HanSeo University delivers the finest teaching and learning experience which has been acknowledged by the Korean Council for University Education.
The University is strategically located on the west coast of the Korean Peninsula, which is in the limelight because of its importance in the National Development Plan. The West Coast Expressway together with well-developed school and public bus transportation enables easy access for students from Seoul, Incheon and Honam areas.
What highlights HanSeo University’s uniqueness is its 2A program for aeronautics and the arts. The Taean Campus airfield and Flight Education Center are the first facilities of their kind in Korea, delivering world class, specialized training in aeronautics. In addition, the Product Surface Design Innovation Center gives Art students extraordinary opportunities to develop their skills in industrial and product design.
HanSeo International College of Aviation was established in March of 2017 to house and administer the aeronautical schools (School of Aeronautical Science, School of Transdisciplinary Aeronautical Studies, the entire suite of aeronautical programs (undergraduate and graduate), and the aeronautical educational centers (Flight Education, Air Traffic Control, Aero Technical). By bringing all aeronautical responsibilities into the one college, HanSeo is able to focus its energies and talents in working toward the goal of becoming the world’s best aviation University.
1993. 03 Department of Aeromechanical Engineering established
2001. 03 Division of Aviation Studies established (Department of Aeromechanical Engineering and newly established Departments of Flight Operation and Air Transportation Management)
2002. 12 The Regional University Education Enhancement Project selected by the Ministry of Education (The Infrastructure for aviation education and R&D founded) 2003. 03 Division of Aviation studies expanded (Departments of Air Tourism & Service, Avionics, Aviation & Marine Sports established)
2003. 04 A ground breaking ceremony of the Aviation Campus (Taean Airfield) held
2003. 07 Air Traffic Control Education Center established for training air traffic controllers certified by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport
2004. 11 Air Traffic Control Center established for training air traffic controllers certified by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport Air Traffic Control Center established for training air traffic controllers certified by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport Air Traffic Control Center established for training air traffic controllers certified by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport
2005. 04 The construction of the Aviation Campus (Taean Airfield) completed
2005. 08 Signed a cooperative agreement for Research Institute with the Korea Aerospace
2005. 09 Signed a cooperative agreement with the Long Beach International Airport Academy
2006. 02 Flight Education Center established for training pilots certified by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport
2006. 03 Department of Helicopter Operations established
2006. 05 Signed a cooperative agreement with Hansung Airlines
2006. 09 Signed a cooperative agreement with Korea Aerospace Industries, Ltd.(KAI)
2006. 12 A cooperative agreement with the Operating Management Headquarters of Asiana Airlines signed by the Division of Aviation
2007. 05 Aeronautical Education Center established for training aircraft maintenance technicians certified by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport
2007. 11 Signed a cooperative agreement with the Air Force Academy
2008. 02 Signed a cooperative agreement with the Agency for Defense Development (ADD)
2008. 07 Signed a cooperative agreement with the Korea Forest Aviation Headquarters
2009. 10 Awarded the best Aviation Education Institute by the FAI
2010. 01 Signed a cooperative agreement with the Incheon International Airport - Signed an MOU with the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport to establish Uljin Flight Training Center
2010. 07 Uljin Flight Training center opened
2011. 03 Department of Unmanned Aircraft System established
2012. 02 Designated as specialized education university for producing special industry human resources by the Korea Council for University Education
2013. 03 The name of the Department of Computer Information changed to the Department of Aviation Software Engineering - The Flight Education Center designated as the Cessna Pilot Training Center (CPC) by Cessna - Flight Simulation Education Center for C172, B206, FLYIT, and B737 opened
2013. 03 The maintenance part of Aviation Service Center certified by the Seoul Regional Office of Aviation (certification #2013-AMO S01)
2013. 03 The name of the Department of Aviation & Marine Sports changed to the Department of Aviation Leisure Industry
2013. 06 Signed a cooperative agreement with Korea Coast Guard to train pilots
2013. 09 The aircraft operation of Aviation Service Center registered with Seoul Regional Office of Aviation
2014. 01 University specialized education (aviation) project selected by the Ministry of Education (10.5 billion won for 5 years)
2015. 03 Signed an MOU with the Institute for Aviation Safety Technology - Signed a cooperative agreement with Jeju Air
2015. 10 Signed cooperative agreements with most of the domestic airline companies including Asiana Airlines
2015. 12 Designated as Cessna Citation Authorized Service Center, and Cessna Propeller Service Station
2016. 06 Signed a cooperative agreement with the Korea Transport Institute (KOTI)
2017. 04 Signed an MOU with Air Seoul - The project of the Leaders in Industry- university Cooperation (LINC+) selected by the Ministry of Education (16 billion won for five years)
2017. 07 Division of Aviation’s four departments and institutes designated as Aviation Education Center by Mongolian Civil Aviation Authority