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2018 Convocation

2018 Convocation

The 2018 graduation ceremony for the Division of International Studies was held on February 22nd. Thirty-three students graduated on this day with BA degrees in International Studies. Professors and parents participated in the ceremony to celebrate their new path for future. More than twenty students received high achievements awards for their GPA scores and contributions to Hanyang University. The Dean’s List Award (for the student with the highest overall GPA) was awarded to Jungyun Choi.  

DIS Orientation Event

DIS Orientation Event

On February 20th, 2018 the Division of International Studies held its Orientation event. To welcome the first-year students the Student Council and DIS office provided a lecture in which they introduced the department to students. After lunch, second-year students and members of the Student Council helped newcomers look around campus and speak with professors. Through this event students learned more about their chosen department and began their adjustment to university life.

Introducing Prof. Jung Kuk-Mo

Introducing Prof. Jung Kuk-Mo

Please introduce yourself. What do you teach in DIS? I am a professor of economics in the DIS. Before I joined the DIS last year, I taught economics at Henan University in China. My research interests are in the areas of monetary economics, finance, and international economics. I am currently teaching economics and finance-related subjects in DIS. How did you become interested in joining the DIS? Was there anything in particular that attracted you to this department? I had a…

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Interview with Jaesung Yoon (Korean Chamber of Commerce)

Interview with Jaesung Yoon (Korean Chamber of Commerce)

Please introduce yourself. Hi, my name is Jaesung Yoon. I graduated from Hanyang University in August, 2017 with a bachelor’s in International Studies. I am currently working as an intern in the Korean Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KOCHAM) in the USA. Upon termination of my current contract, the performance review that I receive will determine whether I will stay on as a regular employee. In the meantime, I am in the process of exploring other options that will ensure…

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Interview with Garam Seok (Pyeongchang Winners)

Interview with Garam Seok (Pyeongchang Winners)

Please describe the activity you participated in. I worked as a university student reporter for “PyeongChang Winners”, a publication for the upcoming PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. This activity lasted for 6 months from June to December 2016. The activity focused on promoting the upcoming Games and the student reporters uploaded articles regarding various events leading up to PyeongChang 2018 or interviews with Winter Olympians and members from the Korean National Team. PyeongChang Winners also had the privilege…

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Interview with Jungyun Choi (UK Student Exchange)

Interview with Jungyun Choi (UK Student Exchange)

Please introduce yourself. My name is Jungyun Choi and I am currently a senior student in the Division of International Studies. I studied in Leeds, United Kingdom, for a semester as an exchange student majoring in Performance and Cultural Industries. The courses I took were in musical theatre, event management, and performance workshops. I enjoyed learning about British theatre and British culture during my time in Leeds. What made you want to study as an exchange student? Traveling and studying…

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HyunSik Jo’s Heartwarming Mailbox

HyunSik Jo’s Heartwarming Mailbox

Located in Gamgodang-gil, Jongno, the Heartwarming Mailbox is a mailbox that receives anonymous letters. It was installed by HyunSik Jo (Hanyang University DIS, Senior) after he was inspired by the book Miracles of the Namiya General Store written by Keigo Higashino. Since it was installed, hundreds of letters have gone through the mailbox. The Heartwarming Mailbox is managed by the Heartwarming General Store (온기잡화점), where there are sixty other workers. Anyone with worries can send a letter to the mail…

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Dae Hyun Park: Student Exchange Program (Spain)

Dae Hyun Park: Student Exchange Program (Spain)

Name: Dae Hyun Park Exchange University: Spain/Universitat Politècnica de València Program Duration: 1 semester (6 months) What made you want to study as an exchange student? I spent last semester as an exchange student because I wanted to learn the language and culture of Spain. Specifically, I wanted to experience Spain’s relaxed attitude. My friend from my Judo team recommended Valencia, Spain due to its cheap prices, natural surroundings and culture. Moreover, I wanted to travel all across Europe during…

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Boram Lee: Participating in the United Nations’ CSW 61

Boram Lee: Participating in the United Nations’ CSW 61

Name: Joyce Boram Lee Internship / volunteer institution: UN Commission on the Status of Women 61 Duration: March 10-March 20 Q: Why and how did you apply for this activity? I’m a volunteer at an NGO called the Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA). The YWCA of Korea participates in the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) each year, and they were recruiting young volunteers to represent them at the event. The first process of application was with documents of…

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Special Lecture by the Chairman of the Sunfull Foundation

Special Lecture by the Chairman of the Sunfull Foundation

On March 17, 2017, the DIS held a special lecture with Professor Min Byung Chul, chairman of the Sunfull Foundation. This special lecture was held in the Future Automobile Research Center Conference Hall and sponsored by the Sunfull Foundation. About 100 people attended, including the chairman of Hanyang University, the DIS professors, and students in the DIS and GSIS. Under the theme “Ideas to Reality”, Professor Min spoke about how he established a foundation that encourages positive comments on social…

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