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Message from the President

Local Creative University Leading Global Era

Silla University is growing into a global university.

Silla University, founded in 1954, is a university deeply rooted in the Busan community commemorating its 60th anniversary in 2014.

Silla University, founded in 1954, is a university deeply rooted in the Busan community commemorating its 60th anniversary in 2014. Our University was aptly named Busan Women’s University until 1997, for cradling the cultivation of the best professional women talent south of the Han River. Now Silla University is co-educational taking pride in having a clean campus environment located at the foot of BaekYang Mountain while overlooking NakDong River, the lifeline of Busan.

Silla is a global-oriented university, which has attracted attention in the fields of internationalization and overseas employment. Our university is also strongly competitive among all of the domestic universities in a variety of fields, including the marine life industry, health care, social welfare, and arts. We are also invested in students’ education and the Industry-University Collaboration Silla University has developed and implemented a variety of programs related to ecology by taking advantage of our natural campus environment to foster the most productive educational atmosphere for staff and students alike. We have been chosen by government agencies for piloting and disseminating projects in an assortment of fields, such as green education institutions, 10 nationwide low-carbon green campuses, and building-energy management systems. Because of this, Silla has taken the lead in green growth education through the introduction of an eco-education certification program in Korea, Japan, and China.

Silla is leaping to the forefront of universities with vibrancy and delight. Based on our range of achievements, we are converting the 60th anniversary of our establishment into the first year of the second advancement, through a new paradigm of university development strategies. Our university, a local creative university, will lead the nurturing of creative global talent on the axis of Baekyang campus, a landmark in the western area of Busan. Silla University will be contributing to the development of the 21st century knowledge-based industries as well as future growth engines through the cooperation of various businesses and agencies within the region.

Silla University is growing into a global university. It is soaring to a world beyond one region, widening activities and exchanges with various foreign universities, institutions, and industrialist organizations, etc. as well as domestic relations on the basis of vigorous exchanges. I ask for your sustained interest and encouragement in our university taking a big step towards 'Silla in the world' beyond Busan and South Korea, as you have encouraged us for the past 60 years.
Thank you,

President of Silla University Tae Hak Park