History

2015

Completed Sejong Campus Comprehensive Lecture Building Sejong Center (11,490㎡)

Established Business Start-Up Center

Functional expansion of legislation research institute into legislation·audit center

2014

Renamed Art / Design Education Center as Hongik Institute of Continuing Education for Culture and the Arts

Closure of the School of Management and Technology

Started construction of Fine Arts Lecture building(6,247.59㎡) in Seoul campus

Renamed the Graduate School of Industrial Art and the Graduate School of Industry as the Graduate School of Design Contents, and the Graduate School of Culture, Information and Public Policy, respectively.

Expanded free majors (established convergence majors/student-designed majors)

2012

Established Graduate school of Performing Arts

Founded Graduate School of Smart Urban Science Management

Reorganized College of Law with Department of Law as College of Law with School of Law with two majors : Business and Information Law and Public Services Law.

Established the School of Industrial Information and Design Management, and the School of Management and Technology

Completed the Construction of Humanities & Social Science Hall D (4,807.72㎡)

Completed the Construction of Daehakro Campus (57,098.12㎡)

Opened Daehakro Art Center (Grand Theater Red, little theater Black, Gallery Blue)

Completed relocation of Elementary School, Girls' Middle School, and Girls’ High School (Affiliated Schools of College of Education) to newly constructed school sites in Mt. Seongmi.

2011

Started administrative team system as per the newly instituted administrative reorganization efforts

Established Performing Arts and Musical majors in the Graduate School of Film and Digital Media

Renamed Jochiwon Campus to Sejong Campus

Changed the Information Industrial Engineering Major in the College of Engineering to Industrial Engineering Major.

Changed the Department of Chemical System Engineering in the College of Science and Technology to the Department of Biological and Chemical Engineering

Changed the Business Management Information Major to E-marketing Major in the School of Business Management in the College of Business Management

Changed the Advertising Communication Design Major as the Communication Design Major in the School of Design and Media in the College of Design and Art

Established the MIP (M.A. in Intellectual Property Studies) Program in Graduate School

Completed Sejong Campus Sports Center (4,944m²)

2009

Opened Museum of Modern Arts

Integrated the Department of International Business Management in the College of Business Management as the School of Business Management with Major in International Management Business (China, Japan)

Changed the Graduate School of International Business to the Graduate School of Business Management and integrated the Graduate School of Tax Studies

2007

Reorganized the College of Law and Economics to the College of Law and the School of Economics

Integrated the Business Administration major and the Trade major as the Business Administration major in the School of Business Administration in the College of Business Administration

2006

Established the College of Architecture and the major in Interior Architecture

Completed the construction of Hongmun Hall (18,464 pyeong)

Integrated the Department of Visual Design and the Department of Industrial Design as the School of Design with Visual Design major and Industrial Design major

2005

Established the academic-industrial cooperation system with PACE, an international academic-industrial cooperation program

Completed the construction of Hongik Art Hall in Sejong Campus

Merger with International Industrial Design Institute

2004

Established the Graduate School of Film and Digital Media and the International Design School for Advanced Studies (IDAS), and set up Industry-Academia Cooperation Foundation

Changed the School of Design and Art to the School of Design and Media in the College of Design and Art

2003

Closure of the Graduate School of Intellectual Property Judicial Affairs

2002

Opened Daehakro Campus and Merged with Kyungsung Hakwon

2001

Renamed Foreign Language Education Center to International Language Education Center

1999

Founded the Graduate School of Intellectual Property Judicial Affairs

Integrated Graduate School of Techno Management to Graduate School of Information

Opened Gangnam Education Center

1997

Renamed Graduate School of Industry Technology as Graduate School of Techno Management

1996

Founded Graduate School of Advertising and Public Relations and Graduate School of Education Management

Separated Graduate School of Industry Information into Graduate School of Information and Graduate School of Industry Technology

Renamed Graduate School of Environment to Graduate School of Architecture and Urban Design

Founded Graduate School of Fine Arts

1995

Founded Graduate School of Industry

1993

Founded Graduate School of Tax Studies

1992

Founded College of Business Management

1991

Reorganized College of Industry to College of Science and Technology and College of Fine Arts

Established Graduate school of Industrial Information

1988

Established College of Industry at Sejong Campus

1987

Reorganized College of Business Management to College of Business Administration

Established College of Law and Economics, and Graduate School of International Business administration

Obtained the approval of 2nd Campus Public Facilities Construction Location in Sinan-ri, Sejong-si, Yeongi-gun, Chungcheongnam-do

1986

Founded Art Education Center

1981

Founded Graduate School of Education (1980~1981)

1980

Founded College of Liberal Arts and Graduate School of Environment

1977

Conversion of 5 elementary∙middle∙high schools(Hongik elementary school, Hongik Junior high∙high schools, and Hongik women’s Junior high∙high schools) into attached schools to College of Education

1973

Established College of Education and PhD programs in Graduate Schools

1972

Established Graduate School of Industrial Art

Merger with the Kyewon School Foundation

1971

Merger with the Soodo College of Engineering, authorization of university, and renamed to ‘Hongik University’

1963

Government-appointed trustees were withdrawn in January 15 and the administration was reorganized

Founded Hongik Crafts College of Technology

1961

According to College Reorganization Act by the government, only Art Department remained open and the name was changed to Hongik Art College. Also there were hardships such government-appointed trustee was dispatched. But in 1962 the name was restored to Hongik College.

1958

Established the Graduate School

1955

Relocated to Sangsu-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul

1949

Established Hongik University

1947

Renamed as Hongik University

1946

Founded as Hong-Moon Higher Educational Institute in Yongsan-gu, on April 25

Held School Opening Ceremony on June 27