[Korea JoongAng Daily Interview] "At just 13 years old, UNIST already boasts 'world-class' research environment!"
As head of a university located in one of the farthest corners of the country from Seoul, Yong Hoon Lee is confident that his school has what it takes to attract the world’s brightest minds. In the 13 years since the Ulsan National Institut... Read More
The official installation of its third President, Dr. Mooyoung Jung
The Inauguration Ceremony for the New Beginning of UNIST
In a colorful ceremony filled with the presidential emblems, music, and well-wishes from university and community, Dr. Mooyoung Jung was formally inaugurated as the 3rd President of UNIST at the Inauguration Ceremony of UNIST. The ceremony,... Read More
"We hope to strengthen the country's global competitiveness through this partnership."
On April 16, UNIST signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with National Institute of Biological Resources (NIBR), an institute that boasts the largest collection preservation facilities in Asia to pledge mutual support for one another i... Read More
Bill for the status change of UNIST passed in the National Assembly plenary session.
President Geun-hye Park has 15 days to decide the measure's fate.
The law for the status change of UNIST has finally been approved by the National Assembly with only four dissenting votes on Tuesday, March 3, 2015. This would bring UNIST to range with three other Korea’s S&T Research Institutes, KAIST... Read More
"It is time to make concerted efforts in turning UNIST into another MIT of Korea."
Dear all UNIST members! The law for the status change of UNIST has finally been confirmed by the National Assembly! This is a valuable result after 3 years of effort since its first proposal. Although the road that seemed to be very close a... Read More
"Let us create a year that promises a more hopeful and brighter tomorrow than today."
UNIST held an opening ceremony of 2015 for the New Year on January 2, 2015. All faculty members and executive members of UNIST, including Jae Sung Lee, Vice President of Academic Affairs and Moo Young Jung, the Vice President of Research at... Read More
"This MOU agreement between UNIST and FEFU will play a pivotal role in implementing the Northeast Oil Hub Project.”
The Ceremony of signing the MoU between UNIST and Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) was held in Russia on November 30, 2014. The documents were signed by Moo Je Cho, President of UNIST and Sergey Ivanets, President of FEFU during Presid... Read More
"Publicly pledging to give will encourage more people to help combat a rare disease, like ALS,”
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, as “one of the most viral philanthropic social media campaign in history,” has triggered a global phenomenon and has now made its way around South Korea. This viral challenge dares nominated participants not on... Read More
Mutuallly support for one another in the pursuit of excellence in education
UNIST and the Mongolian University of Science and Technology (MUST) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), pledging mutual support for one another in the pursuit of excellence in education. The MoU was signed by Moo Je Cho, Presid... Read More