Hanyang University is a private research university in South Korea.
Hanyang derives from the former name of the capital Seoul which was used during the Chosun Dynasty.
Its motto and educational philosophy is Love in Deed and Truth.
The university established the nation's first engineering institute (DongA Engineering Institute) in 1939 which became the founding facility of Hanyang University.
It also established the first school of architecture and civil engineering in Korea.
The university welcomes over 7,400 foreign students each year and more than 3,000 students study abroad annually.
HYU counts the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Cambridge,
and Tsinghua University among its 820 partner universities in 88 countries.