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2020-07 29 Important News

[Performance][Information Disclosure] Hanyang University Overwhelmingly Ranks First in Startup Founder Number, Business, Lectures, and Clubs

Hanyang University stands out among the top 15 Universities after analyzing "Student startup and startup support status" and "Startup education application status" as announced by the Academy Information (대학알리미) on June 30. In addition to the largest number of student start-up companies this year as well as the previous year, the number of start-up lectures was overwhelmingly high. Hanyang University had the most student startup businesses, which indicates the results of startup education. Hanyang University had 43 student startup founders that started 42 businesses last year and reached 500 million won in sales with about 100 million won in capital. This is about 2.6 times more business startups compared to the average number, since the top 15 universities’ average is 18.3 students starting 16.1 businesses per university. This shows the reason why Hanyang University holds such a high reputation as a cradle of CEO training. Hanyang University, whose startup founder number was the highest, also ranked first in number of startup lectures. Hanyang University has 512 startup lectures, which is more than three times higher than that of Kyunghee University (163 lectures) which ranked second. The increased rate of theory-based lectures was especially high, with 493 lectures, along with 19 practice-based lectures. Hanyang University showed a wide increase in the number of lectures with 67 lectures in 2016, 55 lectures in 2017, 262 lectures in 2018, which leaped once again in 2019. The average number of startup lectures of the top 15 universities is 100.1. Startups founded through extracurricular activities were also overwhelmingly high from Hanyang University. Hanyang University showed a huge majority in startup clubs and startup contests, excluding the startup camp. Last year’s number of startup clubs was 164, which was more than double that of Konkuk University and Korea University (78 clubs) which were ranked second. As for startup contests, Hanyang University held the largest number of start-up competitions with 13 sessions and second largest number of start-up camps(18 times) after Dongguk University(37 times). ▼ The following is the list of universities according to each category (provided by the Academy Information) <Number of student startup founders (according to the number of startup businesses)> Hanyang University 43 students (42 businesses), Korea University 34 (26), Konkuk University 30 (29), Kyunghee University 29 (21), Yonsei University 24 (20), Hankuk University of Foreign Studies 23 (23), Sungkyunkwan University 15 (10), Seoul National University 13 (12), Chung-ang University 13 (12), Dongguk University 12 (11), Ewha Womans University 10 (7), Sookmyung Womans University 10 (10), Inha University 10 (10), Sogang University 5 (5), University of Seoul 3 (3) <Startup lecture status (number of students applied)> Hanyang University 512 lectures (12,496 students), Kyunghee University 163 (5,983), Chung-ang University 102 (5,722), Hankuk University of Foreign Studies 100 (6,630), Yonsei University 57 (2,641), Sungkyunkwan University 158 (5,934), Inha University 74 (5,362), Konkuk University 92 (5,680), Korea University 40 (2,259), Dongguk University 62 (4,405), Sookmyung Womans University 43 (1,294), University of Seoul 35 (988), Ewha Womans University 22 (1,649), Sogang University 29 (690), Seoul National University 12 (449) (How many lectures?) <Number of startup clubs> Hanyang University(164), Konkuk University & Korea University (78), Sookmyung Womans University (76), Yonsei University (55), Sungkyunkwan University (48), Kyunghee University (46), Dogguk University (30), Chung-ang University (28), Seoul National University (19), University of Seoul (18), Sogang University (11), Ewha Womans University (11), Inha University (6) Global News Team Translation by: Park Gyeong-min

2020-07 29

[Performance]Hanyang University Ranked 4th in Korea Economic's 2020 College of Science and Engineering Evaluation

Hanyang University Ranked 4th in Hankyung's 2020 Domestic College of Science and Engineering Evaluation. On July 5th, Hanyang University ranked 4th with a total score of 301 points on the "2020 Domestic Science and Engineering University Evaluation" conducted by the Korea Economic Daily and Global Research. KAIST ranked 1st with 334 points followed by Sungkyunkwan University and Pohang University of Science and Technology with 306 points. Hanyang University (301), Korea University (281), Seoul National University (270), Yonsei University (261), UNIST (256), Chung-Ang University (229), and Sogang University (228) were the top 10 universities on the list. The evaluation of science and engineering colleges has been ongoing since 2015 to enhance the quality of education and research in domestic university. The 2020 evaluation of science and engineering ranked 50 universities in Korea in terms of quantity and quality. The quantitative assessment analyzed 22 indicators in 4 categories: △quality of education △quality of research △industry-academic cooperation and technology practicality △support for start-ups and employment. The qualitative assessment was based on a survey of 1,051 people from public institutions, large companies, small and medium-sized enterprises, and university professors on organizational sociability, creative problem-solving methods, understanding of theories, and willingness to hire. Among the indicators of quantitative evaluation, Hanyang University ranked 6th (61 points) for education quality, 7th (77 points) for research study quality, 2nd (35 points) for industry-academic cooperation and technology practicalization, and 5th (94 points) for startup and employment support. In addition, Hanyang ranked 3rd (38.6 points), 5th (33.6 points), and 5th (33.1 points) for organizational sociability, creativeness, and understanding of theories, respectively, for qualitative assessment, ranking 5th overall in reputation. Meanwhile, the evaluation of Science and Engineering by Korea Economic is part of the Strong Korea Project that has been carried out since 2002 with the aim of strengthening the nation's competitiveness by fostering experts in science and engineering. The competitiveness of domestic universities is diagnosed by combining the quality of education and research studies together with industry-academic cooperation and technology practicality, support for start-ups and employment, and a survey of the reputation of business representatives. ▶Go to Korea Economic News (Click) Global News Team Translation by: Lee Hee-jin

2020-07 13

[Performance][Information Disclosure] 2019 Patent application and registration performance, Hanyang University ranks TOP 5

The Ministry of Education and the Korean Council for University Education disclosed the Patent Application and Registration Performance in a university notification last month. Hanyang University had the fifth largest number of patents with 406 domestic and 122 international cases. The patent application and registration performance in the university notification included the patents registered or applied for in 2019 as the standard. In particular, the patent performance results are one of the yardsticks for estimating the technology transfer import fee and estimating the university’s research capacity. the technology transfer import fee and the university’s research capacity. KAIST, with 884 cases (687 national + 197 international cases), had the largest number of patent applications and highest registration performance results out of 149 national universities. Following KAIST were more than 400 patent registrations by Seoul National University with 780 cases (571 + 209 cases), Yonsei University with 713 cases (565 + 148 cases), Korea University with 596 cases (497 + 99 cases), Hanyang University with 528 cases (406 + 122 cases), Sungkyunkwan University with 472 cases (365 + 107 cases), and Kyunghee University with 464 cases (345 + 119 cases). Meanwhile, according to the Status of Our University’s Patent Applications in the US revealed by the Korean Electronics Association(KEA) last May, after combining the data through May 27, 2019, Hanyang University ranked seventh with 682 cases. Next, Hanyang University ranked fifth with 1483 cases among universities with multiple national patent applications over the past three years. The Status of Patent Application in the US of University in Korea and The Current Status of Applications for 20 National Universities by Year (2016~2018) Over the Last Three Years by KEA only had “applications” as the standard which did not account for the rejected or withdrawn cases after simply being applied for. ▼ 2019 National 149 patent application/registration status Rank University Registered Patents National Applications National Registrations International Applications International Registrations 1 KAIST 884 1011 687 430 197 2 Seoul National University 780 958 571 483 209 3 Yonsei University 713 982 565 221 148 4 Korea University 596 977 497 276 99 5 Hanyang University 528 692 406 261 122 6 Sungkyunkwan University 472 627 365 155 107 7 Kyunghee University 464 469 345 163 119 8 UNIST 420 489 380 94 40 9 Kyungpook National University 311 435 253 118 58 10 POSTECH 310 338 245 193 65 Global News Team Translation by: Park Gyeong-min

2020-06 26

[Performance]Hanyang University Had the 4th Highest Number of Students Pass the 2019 Tax Accountant Exam

On June 11, the University News Network announced the status of the universities with the highest rate of students passing the 2019 Tax Accountant Exam. From Hanyang University, 25 students passed the 1st exam while 25 students passed the 2nd exam. While these student statistics have been announced over the years, this is the first time the numbers of examinees from each university have been specified. Hanyang University's ratio of successful applicants for the 1st exam was 16.9% (25 people / 148 people), and on the 2nd exam it was 32.3% (77 people / 239 people). The number of successful applicants by univeristy data was provided by the Human Resources Development Service of Korea through information gathered during the exam application process when applicants had to enter which school they were from. The Tax Accountant Exam, just like all the other exams for specialized jobs in Korea, requires a 1st and 2nd exam. Both the 1st and 2nd exams use an absolute scale system, where the applicants must get at least an average of 60 points, and 40 points for each subject. However, while the 1st exam can be passed according to the absolute scale system because usually there are fewer successful candidates than the fixed minimum number for the final selection, there is quite a large number of people that still pass the test despite receiving disqualifying scores. Additionally,there has been an issue with the 2nd exam being insufficient to judge the quality of universities. This is because of the fact that the majority of applicants that are taking the 2nd exam graduated a long time ago. Considering this fact, it can be said that the 1st exam is a better index to measure the effectiveness of the universities. ▲ [Contributed by] 2020. 6. 11th University News Network Article Last year, the Human Resources Development Service of Korea announced the list of 37 universities that have had the most people pass the exam during the past 10 years, from 2009 to 2018. Including the 56th exam that was conducted in 2019 and having 11 years as its basis, the University of Seoul has the highest number of successful applicants, reaching the number 357. Chung-Ang University (251), Kyung Hee University (241), Woongji Accounting & Tax College (225), Dongguk University (208), Hanyang University (190), Dankook University (174), Korea University (174), Soongsil University (168), and Konkuk University (158) followed after. ▲ [Contributed by] 2020. 6. 11th University News Network Article Global News Team Translation by: Lee Won-young

2020-06 23

[Performance]Four Graduates of Hanyang University are Amongst the 70 New Law School Prosecutors for 2020

Among the 70 new prosecutors in 2020, four were undergraduate students from Hanyang University, placing Hanyang as the sixth-highest among other Korean universities, and five were graduate students from Hanyang University’s School of Law, the fifth-highest amongst other domestic law schools. On May 11th, the Ministry of Justice newly appointed 70 people who passed the 9th bar exam from the School of Law as prosecutors. This year marks the first time that more than 70 law school graduates-turned prosecutors have been newly appointed since 2012 when 42 people passed the first bar exam. This is due to the sharp decrease in the number of graduates from the Judicial Research and Training Institute. According to The Law Journal on the 18th, which published an analysis regarding the newly picked prosecutors, Seoul National University and Yonsei University had the largest number with 13, followed by Korea University with 12. Sungkyunkwan University and Ewha Woman's University were tied at 4th with five students each. Hanyang University and Sogang University tied for sixth with four students each. Also, after analyzing the newly appointed prosecutors coming from law schools, Pusan National University’s School of Law topped the list with nine students. Pusan National University’s School of Law ranked ninth with only two students last year but jumped to first place this year. Korea University’s School of Law (8 students) and Sungkyunkwan University’s School of Law (7 students) took the top three spots. Hanyang University’s School of Law had only three students appointed last year, but as the number increased to five this year, it rose to a joint fifth place with Kyung Hee University’s School of Law. Out of the 70 newly hired prosecutors, 41 (58.6%) were women, a sharp increase from last year (38.1%, 21 people). By age group, those who were in the 30-31 year-old group accounted for the largest portion with 27.1%, followed by the 28-29 year-old group with 25.6%, and the 32-33 year-old group with 15.7%. There were 22 (31.4%) prosecutors that majored in law for their undergraduate degree, while more than 60% were non-law majors. On the other hand, the Ministry of Justice announced that it had selected qualified candidates based on the results of personality tests, third-phase competency evaluations, and organizational competency evaluations in order to verify the candidates' in-depth public ethics, ethical awareness, balanced perspective and human rights awareness through document screening and working-level records in order to verify their academic performance and professionalism. The newly appointed prosecutors will receive intensive and substantial training such as but not limited to theory and practice of criminal law, prosecution investigation, lectures on investigative techniques, evaluation of working records, ethics education specifically for prosecutors, and working-level settlement of the frontline office (2 months), and will then carry out their duties as prosecutors. Global News Team Translation by: Lee Jung-joo

2020-06 11

[Performance]Hanyang University Rises 4 Places to Rank 146th in 2021 QS World University Rankings

The United Kingdom’s global university ranking organization Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) announced the results of the 2021 World University Rankings on June 10. Hanyang University went up 4 places to 146th and continued its upward trend for the 10th year in a row. The world rankings were topped by the MIT in the United States with Stanford University and Harvard University following behind. In Korea, the ranking order was Seoul National University (37th), KAIST (39th), Korea University (69th), POSTECH (77th), Yonsei University (85th), Suungkyunkwan University (88th), Hanyang University (146th), Kyunghee University (236th), Gist University (295th), Ewha Womans University (393rd), Chung-Ang University (456th), Dongguk University (456th), Catholic University of Korea (456th), and Sogang University (456th), and 13 out of 15 universities climbed their rank compared to previous year. ▲ QS World University Rankings Hanyang University result page (photo by official website) Hanyang University fell from 339th in 2009 to 354th in 2010 but has continued its upward trend by rising to 314th in 2011. Compared to 10 years ago (2010), the figure has risen by 200 ranks. Hanyang's ranking in Korea has been the same for 4 years at 7th place. The evaluation criteria consists of a total of six indexes, and the ratio of the graduates’ reputation and student numbers were high in the 70s, but other indicators were relatively lower than the total score. See content in [[Hanyang Wiki]]세계대학평가 Global News Team Translation by: Park Gyeong-min

2020-06 09

[Performance]Hanyang University Ranks 38th in the 2020 THE Asia University Evaluation and 2nd in Korea in International Reputation

On June 3, the results of the Asian University Assessment, organized by Times Higher Education (THE), were released. Hanyang University moved down five steps to 38th. With Tsinghua University of China ranked 1st in the overall Asian rankings, Seoul National University ranked the highest among Korean universities at 9th. Hanyang University had shown a gradual increase annually from 74th place in 2013 to 33rd place in 2019, but unfortunately it dropped five levels down to 38th in the 2020 evaluation. The total score was down 0.2 points compared to last year. However, among the five evaluation indexes, the industry-academic cooperation income and international reputation index rose 6.2 points and 2.5 points respectively, while the international reputation ranked 2nd among domestic universities. The paper citation counts were reduced by four points, bringing disappointing results. Meanwhile, 489 universities from 30 Asian countries participated in the 2020 THE Asia University Assessment, and 5 categories and 13 detailed indicators were used, including 30 percent for the paper citation counts, 30 percent for research, 25 percent for education conditions, 7.5 percent for internationalization, and 7.5 percent for profits from industry-academic cooperation. View at [Hanyang Wiki]아시아대학평가 Global News Team Translation by: Park Gyeong-min

2020-06 01

[Performance]Hyundai Management Announces Hanyang University Ranks 4th Among Universities with the Top 100 CEOs in 2020

According to a survey taken on May 20 of 127 CEOs of the top 100 companies in sales by Hyundai Management, a management journal, the number of CEOs from Hanyang University was the fourth largest. The average age of the top 100 CEOs in Korea is 59. The average length of time a CEO serves in a company is 26.5 years, with it taking 20.7 years to become a CEO. The average year was 23 until 2018, but it decreased to 21.7 last year, and went down another year this year. The average tenure of CEOs is also in decline, with 29.8 years in 2017, 29.6 years in 2018, 27.4 years in 2019, and 26.5 years in 2020. Hanyang University ranked fourth with 6.3% of the CEOs. Seoul National University ranked highest with 26%, followed by Korea University (15.7%), and Yonsei University (14.2%). Additionally, the commercial economy sector (45.2%) and social sciences sector (6.5%) were higher than the natural sciences and engineering sector (41.1%). Last year’s ratio was also higher in the commercial economy sector than the natural sciences and engineering sector by 9.8%, thus the gap widened. This reflects a trend that businesses are focusing more on management rationalization rather than technology development. Meanwhile, according to the Economist report on May 25 of 134 CEOs of the top 100 companies, CEOs from Hanyang University were the fifth largest with eight people. Seoul National University ranked first with 21.6%, followed by Korea University (11.9%), and Yonsei University (9%). Sungkyunkwan University ranked fourth with nine people (6.7%), which was a slight increase from the Hyundai Management report (3.8%). Those in their 50s and 60s accounted for 76.3% of the total. There were 10 people over 70s, and nine people in their 30s~40s, which was smaller than the number of people in over 70s. By major, 32 people graduated from the Department of Business Administration, accounting for a quarter of the total. The total number of graduates of business-related majors such as commercial science and accounting is 37 people. Global News Team Translation by: Park Gyeong-min

2020-05 26

[Performance]39 Hanyang Alumni are Executives at Samsung Electronics for 2020 Q1, Sixth Largest Among Domestic Universities

According to a quarterly report that was submitted by Samsung Electronics to the Financial Supervisory Service for the first quarter of this year, 39 Samsung Electronics executives graduated from Hanyang University, making Hanyang University graduates the sixth-largest group of executives amongst other alumni from domestic universities. The executives from this conglomerate are commonly referred to as "stars." This is because the average annual salary of executives at Samsung Electronics is over 600 million won, and with a total number of 1,051 executives, they only make up 0.98% of all the executives and staff members. The average salary of registered executives is 3 billion won, and non-registered executives’ salary is 600 million won, which is slightly less than six times the average annual salary of Samsung Electronics employees (188 million won) who have worked for at least 12 years on average. Based on their academic backgrounds including master’s and doctoral degrees, Seoul National University had the largest number of alumni with 104 executives. This was followed by KAIST (95 executives), Yonsei University (64 executives), Korea University (58 executives), and Sungkyunkwan University (52 executives). There was a total of 39 alumni from Hanyang University, helping the university rank 6th for the largest number of alumni to become Samsung Electronics executives. Although this is not the highest level of education he acquired, Kim Hyun-suk, who graduated from the Department of Electronic Engineering, is the CEO and holds the highest executive position amongst all graduates of Hanyang University. Additionally, Um Dae-hyun, an alumnus from the School of Law (Vice President), Jang Si-ho (Vice President), and Choi Gil-hyun (Executive Director) were listed as non-registered executives. Most of the executives from Samsung are in their 50s, with a total of 596 executive board members. However, the number of young executives in their 40s are increasing rapidly as Samsung Electronics has been advocating for a “young Samsung” over the last 10 years. The number of executives in their 40s is 41.4%, which is slightly higher than the average 18.6% of executives in their 40s at the other top 30 companies. The number of female executives stands at 55, accounting for 5.2% of the total number of executives. Earlier this year, 166 executives were promoted amongst Samsung Electronics’ personnel. On the other hand, 125 existing executives, including two presidents, 13 vice presidents, 14 executive directors, and 39 directors, left Samsung Electronics, with some moving to subsidiary companies. Global News Team Translation by: Lee Jung-joo

2020-04 27

[Performance]2020 THE World University Impact Rankings Announcement… Hanyang University Ranked 91st in the World

The 2020 THE World University Impact Ranking has been announced. Hanyang University ranked 91st in the world with a combined score of 84.1 and ranked among the top 100. It is second only to Yonsei University in Korea. The "World University Impact Rankings," which THE (Times Higher Education) has been carrying out since 2019, evaluates and ranks universities around the world every year across the 17 categories of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) proposed by the United Nations. The 2020 second evaluation was conducted for 857 universities in 89 countries, with 17 domestic universities also participating. Evaluation criteria increased to 17 from 11 last year, reflecting all 17 indicators of the UN SDGs. THE World University Impact Rankings website ▲ THE World University Impact Rankings results announcement: ranking by the indicators of Hanyang University in 2019 and 2020 First of all, the University of Auckland in New Zealand has topped the list for two consecutive years. It is also notable that Sydney University, Western Sydney University, and Latrobe University of Australia ranked second to fourth, in that order. Arizona State University in the U.S. ranked fifth, and there were no Asian universities in the top 10. In terms of domestic rankings, Yonsei University ranked the highest at 47th. Hanyang University ranked 91st and Kyungpook National University ranked 99th, which put the three universities in the top 100. In the field of "industrial innovation and infrastructure," in which Korean universities show high performance, seven universities were listed in the top 100 list, including Yonsei University in 3rd, Kyungpook National University in 13th, Hanyang University in 18th, and Chungnam National University in 40th. In the field of "quality jobs and economic growth" category, some universities ranked within the top 100 list such as Yonsei University in 5th, Kyunghee University in 41st, and Hanyang University in 49th, while in the "gender equality" category, Ewha Womans University ranked 50th, and in the "clean water and sanitation" field, Kyunghee University ranked 22nd, and Hanyang University was 32nd. ▲ Checking Hanyang University by region in the THE homepage Hanyang University entered the top 100 by jumping to 91 from the previous year's 101st-200th range. Among the detailed indicators, the index ranked 92nd in ending hunger, 32nd in clean water and sanitation, 49th in quality jobs and economic growth, 18th in building infrastructure and expanding industrialization, 84th in addressing inequality, 86th in creating sustainable cities and residences, 72nd in responding to changes in donations, and 75th in protecting water resources. However, apart from the overall ranking increase, individual indicators are showing a downward trend compared to the previous year. Meanwhile, according to a Maeil Business newspaper article from April 23 reporting the results of the domestic evaluation, Phil Bati, editor of THE, said, "Universities in Iran, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Mexico are also ranked among the top 100 influential universities in the world, meaning that traditional barriers such as wealth and research reputation are not a problem when making achievements for sustainable growth for mankind." * THE World University Impact Rankings homepage * [[Hanyang Wiki]] THE World University Impact Rankings세계대학영향력순위 Global News Team Translation by: Park Gyeong-min

2020-04 21

[Performance]ERICA, selected to Join the "2020 ASEAN Countries' Invitation Program for Science and Engineering Students’

Hanyang University ERICA announced that it has been selected to join the "2020 ASEAN Countries’ Invitation Program for Science and Engineering Students" hosted by the National Institute of International Education under the Ministry of Education. The "ASEAN Countries’ Students Invitation Program" has been operating for the past three years for the purpose of helping foreign students experience Korea’s science and engineering academics and industrial development and to secure resources to attract the attention of prospective outstanding science and engineering students from abroad. ERICA Campus is hosting a training institute in the field of the 2020 ASEAN Countries’ Invitation Program for Science and Engineering Students, which will carry out its education program in July with 30~35 excellent students. The students are foreign scholoarship students (GKS·Global Korea Scholarship) who were invited to participate by ASEAN countries’ local governments. They will experience a total of more than 200 hours of education programs such as lectures and experiments, visit cooperative institutions of industries and research laboratories, and experience Korean culture and history. ERICA Campus operates an organization that is dedicated to training programs with experience running English training programs, which led to its selection for this contest thanks to the excellent performance results with other ASEAN countries’ universities through building the foundation for the transfer of outstanding students to undergraduate departments and graduate schools after completing the training program. Meanwhile, the universities selected as this year’s ASEAN Countries’ Invitation Program for Science and Engineering Students are Hanyang University ERICA, Gyeongsang National University, Kyungwoon University, Chungnam University, and Korea Maritime University. Global News Team Translation by: Park Gyeong-min

2020-04 21

[Performance]Hanyang University ERICA, New AI Integrated Research Center

On the 16th, the Ministry of Science and ICT announced that a total of four universities, including Hanyang University ERICA, have been selected for the AI Integrated Research Center this year. It is a focused education and research center where the government provides intense financial support to nurture new, talented Master's and Doctoral students in areas related to artificial intelligence to conduct integrated research, according to the "Artificial Intelligence National Strategy" that the government announced last year. The AI Integrated Research Center emphasizes conducting creative integrated research and education, having an AI major at the center while cooperating with other majors. Hanyang University ERICA, which has been selected as a host of an integrated research center, will receive government funding of 1.1 billion won in the first year, and 1.5 billion won over the next three years. School is planning to nurture AI Integrated talents through University-Industry cooperation and joint research projects, connecting the medical and pharmaceutical areas, which are ERICA's strengths, and the local specialized industry. Global News Team Translation by: Lee Won-young