Program Information
· Program

Support Program for National Universities

· Directorate

Directorate for Academic Research

· Program objective

Provide intensive support to national universities to promote their public role as regional hubs for education, research and innovation, thereby creating an ecosystem for the enhancement of regional higher education and the balanced development of the nation

· Program details

Research areas: Support is provided in all areas related to national universities’ autonomous business plans in connection with the program objective, such as contributions to education, research and the local community


Eligibility: 39 national universities


Summary: Provide support for national universities’ contributions to the local community, the expansion of opportunities for higher education, the promotion of basic studies, network vitalization, and the establishment of specialized strategies and development models


Period: 5 years


Funding: Average of KRW 3.823 billion (USD 3.44 million*) per project

 * approximation based on exchange rate of 1 USD = 1,100 KRW

· Contact

HYUN, Kyo Jin; University Education Programs Team 1 (

· Project process
Mar. 2019
Apr. 2019
May 2019

* In this program, the evaluation results are used only for the purpose of different payment of project expenses.