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Kumoh National Institute of Technology

History of kit

Take a step forward with challenge and passion
Since its establishment in 1980, kit has promoted the development of the national technology industry! There is no limit to the stride of kit which leads the history and the future of Korea’s technology industry. kit will continue to seek challenge and passion until the creative economy is realized.
  • ~2015

    Jun. 2014
    Selected for 2014 Creative ICT Convergence Project
    Jul. 2014
    Selected among 3 project groups for
    University Specialization Project
    Jul. 2014
    Selected as an institute to supervise 2014
    Business Startup Project
    Jul. 2014
    Top prize at 2014 National University
    Innovation Project
    Dec. 2014
    No. 6 in integrity among national and public
    universities of Korea in 2014
    Jan. 2015
    Excellence in Educational Capability
    Improvement Project for 4 consecutive years
    May. 2015
    Excellence in annual evaluation of LINC Project
    Group for 3 consecutive years
    Aug. 2015
    Recertification as 2015 Best HRD (certification
    as an outstanding human resource
    development institute in the public sector)
  • ~2013

    Apr. 2013
    Inaugurated Dr. Kim Yeungshik as the sixth president
    Apr. 2013
    Selected as Best Institute in the 1st Annual Evaluation for LINC Project
    Jul. 2013
    Selected for the University Education Capacity Enhancement Project for six consecutive years
    Jul. 2013
    Selected as the Best University in the Industry Evaluation for 2012 (Architecture Educational Institution, Korean Council for University Education)
  • ~2010

    Dec. 2004
    Relocated kit to Yangho-dong campus
    Feb. 2005
    Completed Yangho-dong campus (site: 736,579㎡, 21 bldgs., bldg. area: 123,305㎡)
    Jun. 2009
    Selected for the leading industry manpower cultivation project of mega-city region
  • ~1993

    Mar. 1990
    Changed into a national institute (Presidential Decree No.12941)
    Mar. 1993
    Changed the name to Kumoh National Institute of Technology (Presidential Decree No.13859)
    Mar. 1993
    Inaugurated Dr. Choi Younghyun as the first president
  • ~1987

    Mar. 1980
    Held the first entrance ceremony ( Depts. of Mechanical Eng. & Electronics Eng.: 160 students each)
    Inaugurated Lee Dong-ho as the first dean
    Nov. 1986
    Established the graduate school of industry (master’s courses: 40 students)
    Depts. of Mechanical Eng. & Electronic Eng.
    Nov. 1987
    Established the graduate school (master’s courses: 36 students)
    Depts. of Mechanical Eng. & Electronic Eng. & Civil Eng.
  • ~1979

    Sept. 1979
    Obtained an approval for the establishment plan of Kumoh Institute of Technology from President Park Chung-hee
    Dec. 1979
    Established Kumoh Institute of Technology