About GCU

History

GCU (Global Cyber University), the globally central university educating 21th century’s global men of ability, globalizing Korean traditional and realizing welfare society

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    2019

    • Jan

      ‘Love Your Self’, BTS Talk Concert was held (Ilji Art Hall)

    • Mar

      Acquisition of an 'E-Learning Content Development for Adult Learner Vocational Job Competency' Project-Business name: Love Your Self, Brain-based emotional coaching expert training course.

    • Apr

      GCU and Vietnam National University - University of Social Sciences and
      Humanities, Hanoi signed an MOU.

    • Sep

      GCU and Indonesia VINUS University signed an MOU.

    • Nov

      Establishment of an Artificial Intelligence (AI) department for the first time in Cyber University.

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    2018

    • Jul

      GCU received an award for excellence for the "Emotional Labor Healing 365Campaign" which has been running continuously for the last four years from Korea Occupational Safety and Health Agency.

    • Sep

      The president Ilchi Lee was given the national award, José Simeón Cañas Slave Liberator Order, at the El Salvador Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

    • Oct

      President Ilchi Lee was given the 56th Republic of Korea Life Sports Promotion Award for his contribution for the past 38 years to the improvement of the physical and mental health of the Korean people and the development of life sports.

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    2017

    • Mar

      BTS were awarded the Global Talent Award at Global Cyber University(Suga, Jin, RM, J-hope, V, Jungkook - Department of Entertainment & Media)

    • Aug

      GCU conducted the 4th Global Mental Health Seminar at the Kyoto University in Japan.

    • Oct

      GCU and UDAP Solution in China signed an MOU for Brain Education International Cooperation.

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    2016

    • Jan

      GCU and the University of Wisconsin signed an MOU.

    • Apr

      GCU conducted the Ministry of Employment and Labor's Public Assistance Program “Mind-Body Training Program for Emotional Labor Job Stress Prevention and Care”

    • Aug

      GCU and the IBREA Foundation jointly held the 2nd World Peace Leadership program at the UN Headquarters.

    • Oct

      GCU and Benjamin School for Character Education signed an MOU

    • Nov

      Ministry of Employment and Labor approved Employment Insurance Reimbursement Course (Emotional Labor Stress Management Program)

    • Dec

      GCU opened Employment Insurance Reimbursement Course,“Happy solutions for successful organizations: managing stress 365 foremotional labor”

  5. 2015

    • Jul

      Awarded from Chosun TV for quality education administration.

    • Aug

      Obtained ISMS certification.

    • Oct

      GCU and Seoul National University undertook research on“Mind-body training program for Emotional laborers”

    • Nov

      GCU held Korea Future Education Forum:“The True Value and Utilization of Brain Education for Solving Educational Problems in Korea”

  6. 2014

    • Nov

      GCU and De La Salle Araneta University in Philippines signed an MOU.

    • Dec

      GCU and the University of Western Washington in USA signed an MOU.
      GCU and the University of Texas Wesleyan in USA signed an MOU.

  7. 2013

    • Mar

      Installed the Smart Learning System and opened the Mobile Learning Service

    • May

      Completed the policy project on the Overseas Official Development Assistance Work in El Salvador (July, 2012 ~ May, 2013)- “Public Education Assistance in Emotional Regulation and Increasing Self-esteem for the Students in El Salva-dor”-Brain Education Consulting and Training Teaching Specialists

    • Jun

      Leadership Mental Health Training Course in America.

    • Jul

      Experienced Business and Cultural Inquiry of Cambodia in 2013.

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    2012

    • Mar

      Established the Global Cyber University Soccer Team.

    • Apr

      Hosted the first Brain Expo (COEX, Seoul)

    • May

      Recognized by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology in 2012 foran Official Development Assistance (ODA) program in El Salvador.

    • Jun

      Exchange program on Business and Cultural Inquiry in India.

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    2011

    • Jan

      Installed the digital studio at the Seoul Learning Center.(two studios and two recording studios)

    • May

      Selected as the preferred university for the construction and operation of theSmart Learning System by the Cyber University Consortium.

    • Jun

      Selected as the Research Managing Department for policy research projectsby the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology - “Researching methodson enhancing the students’ creativity, cultivation of character and learning capabilities based on brain science”

    • Aug

      Exchange program on Chinese Business and Culture in 2011.

    • Dec

      Freshmen intakes for academic year of 2012 (6 departments, 11 majors).Opening of Ilchi Art Hall; a complex cultural space.

  10. 2010

    • Mar

      Opening of Global Cyber University. 96.3% freshman recruitment rate foracademic year of 2010, third highest number of freshman intakes amongstall the cyber universities in Korea.

    • Nov

      Approved by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology to increaseour entrance quota by 145 students and establishing one new department with three majors.

    • Dec

      Opening of the Seoul Learning Center.

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    2009

    • Oct

      The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology together with Higher Education Act accredited Cyber University as a 4-year-course university.Three departments and six majors (Department of Human Services,Department of Global Management, and Department of Cultural Contents were established.)