Colleges and Majors
Departments marked with asterisks (*) are English track majors.
College of English
The College of English developed from the Department of English Linguistics and played a significant role in the history of HUFS. Currently positioned as a standout in the field of English education, the College of English was reorganized in 2005, in order to stay ahead of current trends in English learning and increase specializations in English language studies; British and American literature, and interpretation and translation. With a solid academic foundation, the College of English is well-equipped to cultivate a global standard of expertise in the field.
*ELLT (English Linguistics and Language Technology)
English Literature and Culture
*EICC (English for International Conferences and Communication)
College of Humanities
The College of Humanities at HUFS consists of majors in Philosophy, History and Linguistics & Cognitive Science. Its curriculum aims to identify and promote values through the studies of humanities, which is a foundation for other scientific fields: the study of humans through their humanity. Through studying to properly understand our human values and our ability to express ourselves, the College of Humanities suggests ways to study humanities throughout the world.
Linguistics and Cognitive Science
College of Occidental Languages
The College of Occidental Languages, a pillar in the founding of HUFS, offers the study of eight foreign languages of western and northern Europe. Every department in the College of Occidental Languages is highly acclaimed in its relevant field and contributes to the advancement of humanities studies and society.
Division of French Language
Applied French Linguistics and Literature
French and European Studies
College of Interpretation & Translation
The College of Interpretation and Translation, whose educational environment is unmatched in Korea, consists of the English Interpretation and Translation Division, Department of German Interpretation and Translation, Department of Spanish Interpretation and Translation, Department of Italian Interpretation and Translation, Department of Chinese Interpretation and Translation, Department of Japanese Interpretation and Translation, Department of Thai Interpretation and Translation, Department of Arabic Interpretation and Translation and Department of Malay-Indonesian Interpretation and Translation.
The curriculum is designed to cultivate globalized professionals in interpretation and translation, who have extensive knowledge in regional studies and human and social sciences, including politics, economy, society and culture, as well as excellent language fluency to facilitate international communication and contribute to national development.
School of English For Interpretation & Translation
English-Korean Interpretation and Translation Studies
Interpretation and Translation for International Trade and Relations in English-speaking Areas
English Literature and Translation
TESOL & English Linguistics
German Interpretation and Translation
Spanish Interpretation and Translation
Italian Interpretation and Translation
Chinese Interpretation and Translation
Japanese Interpretation and Translation
Thai Interpretation and Translation
Arabic Interpretation and Translation
Malay-Indonesian Interpretation and Translation
College of Asian Languages & Cultures
The College of Oriental Languages is Korea’s foremost educational institution of Oriental languages and area studies. The college includes the Department of Malay-Indonesia (the only program of its kind in Korea), the Department of Arabic, and the Department of Mongolian, among others. Unconstrained by borders, races, cultures and major fields of study, the College of Oriental Languages continues to cultivate global leaders who will further increase the internationalization of the Asia-Pacific region.
Turkish and Azerbaijani
College of Central & East European Studies
The College of Central and Eastern European Studies consists of the Department of Polish, Department of Romanian, Department of Czech and Slovak Studies, Department of Hungarian and Department of South Slavic Studies. It is Korea’s best and only educational institution in Eastern European studies. As a home to many Eastern European experts, it leads the development of Eastern European studies in Korea and promotes the differentiated future value of individual students.
Czech and Slovak Studies
South Slavic Studies
College of Chinese
The first school of its kind ever to be established among Korean universities, the College of Chinese provides a specialized education that encompasses not only language studies but various areas in the field of of Chinese Studies. Graduates leave equipped with globally-oriented theoretical and practical capabilities.
Division of Chinese Language, Literature, and Culture
Chinese Language, Literature, and Culture
Division of Chinese Foreign Affairs and Commerce
Chinese Foreign Affairs and Commerce
College of International & Area Studies
The College of International and Area Studies consists of the Department of French Studies, Department of Brazilian Studies, Department of Greek and Bulgarian Studies, Department of Indian Studies, Department of Central Asian Studies, Department of Russian Studies, Division of African Studies and Division of International Sports and Leisure. The curriculum is designed for students to enhance perspectives on overseas areas and sophisticated language skills through classes conducted by native-speaking professors. It also has courses in major fields for students to deepen academic knowledge in the areas of their interest.
Greek and Bulgarian Studies
Central Asian Studies
Studies of East African Language and Culture
Studies of West African Language and Culture
Studies of South African Language and Culture
Division of International Sports and Leisure
College of Japanese
To fulfill its vision of building a center for fostering world-class specialists on Japan, the college's faculty continuously strives to improve its academic quality and strengthen its position as a globally competitive institution, one recognized for innovation and advanced research responding to international demands. The college defines its educational goal as nurturing Japan specialists through inquiry into language, literature and area studies.
Division of Japanese Language, Literature, and Culture
Japanese Language, Literature, and Culture
Division of Integrated Japanese Studies
Integrated Japanese Studies
College of Business & Economics
Consisting of Department of International Business, Department of Economics and Department of Management Information Systems, the College of Economics and Business cultivates talented staff equipped with quick responsiveness and applications required by future society, along with an international mindset developed through proactive affiliation with related fields. Students lay a firm foundation to move toward the world by acquiring creative business techniques as well as excellent foreign language abilities, a signature strength of HUFS.
Division of Global Business and Technology
Global Business and Technology
College of Social Sciences
The College of Social Sciences, which consists of the Department of Political Science and Diplomacy, Department of Public Administration, and Journalism and Mass Communication Division, aims to develop creative specialists and leaders for future society based on close inter-departmental relations. Upholding its basic belief in cultivating the innovative and creative workforce required by a globalized, information-oriented and high-tech society, the College of Social Sciences supports its students to develop practical minds that contribute to the sustainable development of humanity as well as local communities.
Political Science and Diplomacy
Media Communication Division
Journalism and Media Studies
Advertising, Public Relations, Branding
Broadcasting, Film, New Media
College of Natural Science
As an educational and research institution in the natural sciences, basic science for the national competitiveness in the 21st century, the College of Natural Sciences at HUFS consists of majors in Mathematics, Information Statistics, Electronic Physics, Environmental Science, Bioscience and Biotechnology, and Chemistry and Chemical Biology. Based on a deep understanding of nature and the university education required by today’s information and knowledge-based society, the College of Natural Sciences produces talented manpower generating synergy between nature and humans, as well as between people, creating values for the future.
Bioscience and Biotechnology
College of Business & Economics
The College of Business and Economics consists of the Department of International Economics and Law, which originated from the Department of International Trade and is taking root as an independent academic institution to train specialists in international economics and law; and the Economics Division, which is leading education and research in economics in Korea. Providing courses encompassing international area studies on the basis of international economics and law, this college nurtures competent human resources who can present creative alternatives to international economic and legal issues while keeping pace with the 21st century
The College of Business Administration Division originated from the Department of Business Administration and aims to provide its students with the education, tools and experience necessary to launch and accelerate successful business careers. The college aids in developing its students' business acumen and experiences, preparing them for the demands of today's global business environment.
*International Economics and Law
Business Administration Division
College of Engineering
The home of majors in Computer Science and Engineering, Information Communications Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Digital Information Engineering, and the Industrial and Management Engineering Division, the College of Information and Industrial Engineering creates synergy between IT-related departments, including electronics, computer engineering, information and communication, automation and systems engineering, and offers a specialized educational environment. Through the most up-to-date curriculum and thorough classes by young and competent faculty with abundant experience in the field, students gain both practical high-tech knowledge and field adaptability
Computer and Electronic Systems Engineering
Computer and Electronic Systems Engineering
Information and Communications Engineering
Industrial and Management Engineering
College of Education
The College of Education, which consists of the 40-year-old Department of English Education, Department of French Education, Department of German Education and Department of Korean Education, is focused on cultivating teaching professionals with the knowledge, experience, personality and disposition required of middle and high school teachers. Furthermore, it also exerts efforts to produce regional experts demanded in the globalization era.
Division of Biomedical Engineering
Division of International Studies
The Division of International Studies was created to cultivate international experts who can demonstrate outstanding capabilities in the globalization era. The division’s specialized curriculum requires students to acquire excellent language proficiency and the professional knowledge demanded by the international community to build distinctive future competitiveness. The Division of International Studies consists of an International Cooperation Major and an International Trade and Economy Major and provides various supports to students to deepen their fields of specialization based on their own interests and aptitudes. All classes are conducted in English to train students to be fluent at a sophisticated level.
Division of KFL
Korean Education as a Foreign Language
Korean Interpretation and Translation as a Foreign Language