Inha University, Incheon, South Korea
Inha University is a
private research university located in Incheon, South
Korea. Known traditionally for research and education in
the engineering and physical sciences, the university
was established by the first president of South Korea,
Syngman Rhee. Inha is a Korean-American collaboration
school, even in its name: the Morpheme "In" (인, 仁) comes
from the city of Incheon and "Ha" (하, 荷) from Hawaii,
USA. Started as a polytechnic university in 1954, named
Inha Institute of Technology, the institute has been
achieving national recognition and a strong reputation
as a technological research university thereafter.
Inha University is the most well-known and #1 university in Incheon area. Inha was ranked top 10 nationwide through decades according to Joongang Ilbo's annual rankings of South Korean universities; ranked 8th in 2017. Also, Inha is a member of GU8.