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Sungkyunkwan University history
1398 The foundation of the first national education institute in Korea: Sungkyunkwan
1895 Sungkyunkwan converted to a modern four-year university
1953 The university is promoted to a comprehensity
1978 The Natural Sciences Campus is opened
1996 The Samsung Group joined the University Foundation
1998 600th Anniversary
1999 The Medical Building is constructed
2000 The 600th Anniversary Building is constructed
2001 The Research Plaza is constructed
2002 The Electronic Microscope Complex is constructed
2003 The inauguration of the 18th President : Dr. Jung-Don Seo
2004 The Law Building is constructed
2004 The International House is constructed
2008 Samsung Library is Constructed
2009 International Hall is Constructed
2011 The inauguration of the 19th President: Dr. Jun Young Kim


College of Biotechnology and Bioengineering History

College of Biotechnology and Bioengineering History
1968 College of Agriculture and Animal Science is established
(Changed to College of Biotechnology and Bioengineering in 2012. 3.)
1976 Department of Food Science and Biotechnology is established
1978 Department of Bio-Mechatronic Engineering is established
1980 Graduate degree is estabilished in College of Agriculture and Animal Science
1985 Department of Genetic Engineering is established
2006 2 project-teams are selected as 2rd Brain Korea 21 Program
  • New Generation Digital Life New-materal Production Line Engineer Promoting Team
  • Generic Engineering Promoting Team
2013 1 project-team is selected as 3rd Brain Korea 21+ Program
  • Creative Global Bio-medical Engineer Promoting Team)
2014 Academic Exchange Agreement with KRIBB
(Korea Research Institute of Bioscience & Biotechnology)
2016 Industy-University Collaboration with the GE Healthcare Korea
2017 Graduate degree has been separated on each department