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Affiliated Research Centers

Name Goals Year Established
Acupuncture and Meridian Science Research Center

To advance acupuncture and meridian science by developing a new research system that brings together traditional theories, modern science, and video imaging technologies

To develop new skills and establish guidelines for acupuncture treatments through cooperative research in Oriental medicine, brain imaging science, neurobiology, molecular biology, genomics, and proteomics

Advanced Display Research Center

To conduct national projects in the field of information display, externally commissioned research development assignments, and projects with both domestic and international research centers

Age-Related and Brain Diseases Research Center

To develop new medications for age-related diseases by researching and investigating their causes in our aging society

Center for Arts and Cultural Management

To lead this age of culture and information by contributing to the development of Korean arts and culture by researching effective and appropriate management theories for art, music, dance, theater, video, art festival, and other art-related institutions

Center for Reconstruction of Human Society

To research, develop, and practice Kyung Hee University’s founding principles

Center for the Study of Languages (CSL)

To conduct research on all matters related to language

East-West Bone and Joint Research Institute

To research and develop treatment methods for bone and joint diseases through systematic basic and clinical research

To contribute to public health by fostering professional medical personnel and researchers in bone and joint diseases
East-West Medical Research Institute

To conduct projects related to the creation of “the third medicine”

To carry out joint research and projects as a member of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine

East-West Nursing Research Institute

To improve public health by advancing East-West nursing science by combining Western and Eastern nursing practices, the latter of which emphasizes Korean identity

East-West Pharmaceutical Research Institute

To develop new drugs that minimize or eliminate side effects by separating new substances

To develop new treatments by proving and searching for the healing properties of natural compounds at the root of current treatments and drugs

To develop effective, easy-to-take medications

Healthcare Industry Research Institute

To contribute to improving welfare and public health by carrying out various research projects that raise the Korean medical industry’s competitiveness and develop the knowledge-based 21st century medical industry as a whole

Humanitas Liberal Arts Research Institute

To contribute to raising the quality and leading the development and expansion of humanities education at Humanitas College by conducting continuous research on the goals, content, and reformation of the humanities and providing research results to institutions of higher education around the world

Institute for Industrial Relations

To contribute to national industrial development and social welfare by developing new technologies by strengthening research capacity and collecting the knowledge and wisdom of 30 years of academic history

Institute for Medical Science

To expand biotechnological knowledge, foster professionals in the field, and build a core medical science research organization by systemizing and organizing resources and personnel in medicine, dentistry, Oriental medicine, pharmacy, and nursing science, as well as basic, clinical, and natural science

Institute of Global Environment

To seek academic alternatives and conservation policies by researching such issues as environmental changes and their effects on mankind

Institute of Humanities

To foster “humane intellectuals” by invigorating humanities research and the importance of the humanities by considering university and societal needs

Institute of Legal Studies

To research the theories and realities of law and to announce and spread these findings in order to provide research, enlightenment, and healing

Institute of Nonviolence

To develop and practice theories for creating a violence-free society through networking and cooperation among various disciplines in the humanities

Institute of Oriental Medicine

To research the planning and implementation of the academic and systemic creation of the “third medicine” through the revival of Oriental medicine

International Center of Speech and Debate

To develop and run practical speech and debate programs to teach related skills based on theoretical research

To publish research findings and textbooks, develop methods, and conduct academic research on speech and debate

To build a database of multimedia and resources related to speech and debate

To hold domestic and international speech and debate contests

Korea Institute of Ornithology

To research the ecology and categorization of wild birds

Kowhang Medical Research Institute

To maximize research capacity through the mutual development of medical science and basic science, with an awareness that comprehension of basic science precedes the treatment of diseases and inquiry into all vital phenomena

Management Research Institute

To contribute to the academic development of management and reforming actual practices by presenting and disbursing results of research on the various fields of management

Research Institute for Basic Science

To contribute to the development of basic science through research in the pure and applied natural sciences, such as mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, and geology

Research Institute for Educational Development

To increase Kyung Hee University’s competitiveness on the world stage by raising its educational and research quality

To establish comprehensive and strategic means for transforming academics in Korea and the world

Research Institute for Social Science

To contribute to national and societal development by researching the theories and realities of the various disciplines of social science

Research Institute of Clinical Nutrition

To research East-West clinical nutrition

To contribute to the development of academics through clinical research that substantiates the effects of medicinal nutrition

Research Institute of Oral Biology

To contribute to the development of oral health and dentistry through comprehensive research in basic and clinical dental science

Research Institute of Science for Human Life

To raise quality of life by applying technological and scientific knowledge to human-centered domestic sciences

To conduct comprehensive research based on food, clothing, and shelter, child and family relations, consumerism, and other factors that comprise the living environment

To operate the Head Office of General Affairs, Children’s Research Center, Consulting Center for Housing, Kyung Hee Family Consulting and Education Center, Medical Life Institute, and Health Care Center

Testing and Development Center for Dental Material

To carry out activities in accordance with the Korea Food & Drug Administration’s 2008-47 guideline regarding medical equipment patents in a lawful and academic way

To contribute to the improvement of public oral health and the University’s image by determining the suitability of domestic and imported dental materials in order to raise the overall quality of dental materials and treatments

The Contemporary Art Research Institute

To offer a future-oriented vision for Korean contemporary art and to serve as a cultural bridge between Korean art and non-Korean art

To establish Korean modern art with a concrete mode and ideology in order to promote academic research and creative activities that conform to Kyung Hee’s founding spirit of “creating a civilized world”

Tourism Industry Research Center

To provide long-term policy alternatives and a general vision for the convention industry

To offer short-term plans for increasing the industry’s competitiveness

To offer convention-related statistics, establish a vision and strategy for linking the convention industry to international organizations, and search for ways to improve the convention and tourism industries

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