About YIU

For over 70 years, Yong In University has been nurturing genuine leaders of talent and strong character.

President’s Message


President Han Jin-Soo, Ph.D.

Established in 1953, Yong In University (YIU) is a leading educational institution renowned at home and abroad for contributing to national prestige and academic achievement, especially in sports and martial arts as well as culture and fine arts for over the last 60 years.

It is also a university specializing in character-building education, practical education and global education. YIU enables students to learn social responsibility hands-on; prepares students for employment in a practical way; creates a university culture geared towards proactively participating in the global era. And YIU is continuously advancing education and research environments and heightening the quality of education processes to be reborn as a university taking an active part in the global stage by fostering human excellence in the fields of culture, welfare, environment, national reunification and more, befitting the 21st Century and the future.

YIU is rising by the day and the quality of our students, faculty and staff continuously being developed with the substantial expansion of exchange and cooperation with universities abroad. YIU will continue to educate leaders, as it has been doing over the last six decades, to nurture distinguished and strong talents.

I would like to ask you for your continued interest and support in our great endeavor.