Mission and Vision
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Mission Statement

Our mission is to foster global leaders who change the world by providing a holistic education based on the Christian faith and pursuing academic excellence.


Vision 2025

Change the World with Love and Wisdom


As a Christian institution of higher learning, Handong Global University will be an example of a 'glocal' university that serves our neighbors and the world with love, wisdom, and creativity.


1. Solve local and global issues as a University of Innovation
2. Lead social change through creative convergence as a University of the Future
3. Present a better vision for Korean society as a Christian University
Core Values
Increase communication with society
Remove barriers between academic disciplines
Strengthen cooperation with other universities


Implement a flexible administrative system
Respond organically to changes in society
Provide innovative solutions to social problems






Foster talented individuals required by society

Strengthen partnerships around the world
Provide education and research that meet industry needs


Fulfill responsibilities of education and research
Present a successful model for higher education as a Christian university
10 Projects that Change the World
Handong's Vision 2025 is encapsulated in 10 major projects that identify and solve the issues and needs of our neighbors.

Regional Development Project

Contribute to regional development through projects, services, and research in cooperation with local communities, industries,  research institutions, and government agencies.

Reunified Korea Project

Conduct academic activities, research, and campaigns that prepare for Korean reunification.

Africa and Developing Countries Project

Support developing countries by conducting joint programs with global partners and fostering a global citizenship mindset.

Entrepreneurship Project

Promote entrepreneurial start-ups, develop creative problem-solving capacities in students, and transform the world with innovative ideas.

Smart Financing Project

Develop state-of-the-art financial and finch technologies, launching them into the field as new growth engines to boost start-ups and economic development.

Next Generation ICT Project

Conduct industry-academic research in the fields of ICT, AI, and IoT to prepare students as talented individuals needed in the 4th industrial revolution.

Next Generation Cars and Robotics Project

Pursue industry-linked, field-oriented training, convergence education, and practical technology development for smart car/robotics.

Sustainable Energy Project & Environment Project

Develop sustainable green energy sources linked to eco-friendly policies.

Next Generation Life Project

Apply next-generation technology to create innovations in food, clothing, and housing.

Health - Welfare Project

Improve quality of life through smart healthcare and welfare systems that study diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease.



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