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Confucian Studies and Eastern Philosophy (Special Graduate)

Location #31304, 3rd floor of Toegye Hall of Humanities
Address 25-2, Sungkyunkwan-Ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Korea
Telephone 82-2-760-0916
Confucian Studies and Eastern Philosophy

Sungkyunkwan University, which is founded in the philosophy of Confucianism, is an institution for education which has inherited the tradition of national education for over 600 years. As one of the most renowned graduate programs for CEOs and societal leaders, the Special Graduate School of Confucian Studies is a unique asset derived from SKKU’s origin and philosophy. The school provides two majors in the Department of East Asian Thought and Cultural Studies.

The spirits of 3 religions such as Confucianism, Buddhism and Taoism are underlying in Asian ideology, as is well known, and they are also the roots of its culture and emotions in national history and traditions. Therefore, understanding the culture and the spirit of the Orient is a task for succeeding and developing the traditional culture of our nation, which is considered to be a request of the 21st century society.

Academic Programs

  • Confucian Classics and Korean Thought
  • Calligraphic Art and Oriental Aesthetics

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