Kyungpook National University began as a regional education hub founded with the support of residents, and quickly gained a strong reputation as the best university south of Seoul. Kyungpook National University became known for producing the top Korean intellectuals of the age, representing the Republic of Korea with pride. Our goal is to reaffirm the status long held by Kyungpook National University, bringing change and the spirit of innovation to the world. We will become a university that inspires people the world over with our achievements. We are a globally-oriented, knowledge-driven university. We are now a global competitor, as such, we have to foster research capabilities that can compete with global standards and cultivate talent that will lead the world. Kyungpook National University will be a university that not only creates knowledge but also leads the stream of intelligence as it moves forward. As a university with one of the nation's largest campuses and operating infrastructures, we strive to impress the region, the nation, and the world.