Since 1959, Korea University has been
passionate faculty and students to create the best synergy in psychology
education and research.
Korea University’s School of Psychology was established in 1959 as the Department of Educational Psychology of the Department of Liberal Arts, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and selected the first freshmen in 1960.
Since its independent status as the Department of Psychology in 1962, it has grown continuously, garnering renown as the best psychology department in Korea.
In addition to these developments in education and research, it have been transformed into and launched into the first and only independent School of Psychology in the country in 2021.
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Reference : THE WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKINGS (Nationally ranked #1 in Psychology from 2019~21)
The logo of Korea University’s School of Psychology is based on the division of humanities and sociology-related disciplines, as well as the horizontal division of the shield of Korea University. It has a structure that vertically patterns the colors symbolizing the School of Psychology
The color of crimson, symbolizing Korea University, is on the upper part of the horizontal division, and blue gray, the color of the School of Psychology, is on the lower part.
The Greek letter psi, which can symbolize psychology, and the perception experience between humans are embedded into a shape, and the subject and method of the study are expressed through harmony with the graph, symbolizing the scientific approach of psychology
The auxiliary symbol in the ground emphasizes the unique identity of the School of Psychology by patterning the convergence of humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences into a triangle, visualizing the future orientation through the image of ascension.
The logo of the general graduate school is based on the division of humanities and sociology-related disciplines, as well as the horizontal division of the shield of Korea University. It has a structure that vertically patterns the colors symbolizing the general graduate school.
In the logo of all graduate schools, a thin crimson line is added to distinguish it from the college logo.