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For more than two decades since its establishment in 1995, Handong Global University has been redefining the Korean education landscape. Since Handong was founded, it harbored a vision of fostering honest and competent global leaders, exemplified by the unsupervised exam system. All freshmen enter without declaring a major or college, giving them the opportunity to discover a field of study that aligns with their talents and aptitudes.

Externally, Handong has established itself as a dependable advocate for international cooperation. In that process, Handong was the first Korean university to sign an agreement with the OECD for intern recruitment, and is currently a host university for the UNESCO-UNITWIN program while also serving as the international hub for the UNAI's capacity building for higher