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History

Kangwon National University is one of ten core national universities located in Chuncheon, the capital of G(K)angwon Province in Korea. Korea has a juridical system with its eight provinces and two metropolitan cities, each of which has one of those core national universities.

1947 Established Chuncheon Provincial Agricultural College (of G(K)angwon Province) -1952 Changed the College name to Chuncheon Agricultural College.
History of Kangwon National University
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1947. 06. 14 Established Kangwon Provincial Chuncheon Agricultural College
1952. 03. 01 Name changed to Chuncheon Agricultural College
1968. 03. 01 Established a graduate school
1970. 03. 01 Name changed to Kangwon College
1978. 03. 01 Promoted to a complex university, Kangwon University established the College of Agriculture, the College of Education, the College of Law and Business Administration, the College of Science and Engineering and the General Education Department
1979. 03. 01 The College of Science and Engineering is divided into the College of Nature Science and the College of Engineering.
Established the Graduate school of Education
1980. 03. 01 The College of Law and Business Administration divided into the College of Law and the College of Business Administration. Established Graduate School of Business Administration
1981. 03. 01 Established the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
1982. 03. 01 Established the College of Forestry(Present: The College of Forest Science) as well as the College of Education-affiliated high school
1988. 03. 01 Established the College of Livestock (Present: The College of Animal Life Science)
1989. 03. 01 Established the College of Pharmacy
1991. 03. 01 The College of Humanities and Social Science divided into College of Social Science and College of Humanities, established Graduate School of Industry
1994. 03. 01 Established the College of Art (Present: The College of Culture and Art)
1997. 03. 01 Established the College of Medicine
2000. 05. 18 Established Kangwon National University Hospital
2002. 03. 01 Established the College of Law School
2004. 01. 10
2004. 08. 05
Established the Industrial Cooperation Company of the Kangwon University (Special Cooperation)
Dr. Hyun Seop Choi took up the office as the 8th president of the university
2006. 03. 01 Merged with Samcheok University, which became Kangwon National University established schools (School of BT and IT, Veterinary Medicine, Chinese Health and Welfare)
2012. 08. 09 Dr. Shin Seung-Ho took up the office as the 10th president of the University.