- Korea Maritime University
name = Korea Maritime University
native_name = _ko. 국립한국해양대학교
image_size = 230px
caption = Campus view
motto = Pursue the truth, develop the culture, discipline oneself
November 05 1945
type = National
president = Soon-Kap Kim
faculty = 230
undergrad = 8900
postgrad = Source not available
website = [http://www.hhu.ac.kr/ www.hhu.ac.kr]
Infobox Korean name
hangul = 한국해양대학교
hanja = 韓國海洋大學校
rr = Hanguk Haeyang Daehakgyo
mr = Han'guk Haeyang Taehakkyo
Korea Maritime University is a
South Koreannational universityfor maritime study and transportation engineering. It is located at the end of peninsula on the east cost of Yeongdo-guin Busan. The college of Maritime Sciences is similar to Kings Point. Students must wear uniforms and participate in several drills along with their academics.
The university was established in November 1945 after
Koreawas liberated from Japanese occupation. Chinhae High Seamans School, a Japanese institution with majority of Korean students until the liberation of Korea, was re-established with Korean faculty and students under the leadership of Dr. Lee Si-hyung. The school became a national immediately after its foundation, and named Chinhae High Merchant Seamans School ( _ko. 진해고등상선학교).
Korean Warit was merged with other similar institutions and moved to Busan. The name was changed to the National Maritime College ( _ko. 국립해양대학) in 1956.
1992, the college became a university with a graduate school, and was given the current name.
The university is one of the earliest national
post-secondary educational institutions in South Korea, and the only post-secondary institution that specializes in maritime studies.
*Ocean Science and Technology
General Graduate Schools
*Engineering (18 department)
*Natural Science (2 departments)
*Humanities and Social Studies (7 departments)
Professional Graduate Schools
*Maritime Management Technology
List of Korea-related topics
List of colleges and universities in South Korea
Education in South Korea
* [http://www.hhu.ac.kr/ Korea Maritime University (Korean)]
* [http://english.hhu.ac.kr/ Korea Maritime University (English)]
since 2008, the president of korea maritime university is OH GUH DON.
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