Welcome to the School of Dentistry, Kyungpook National University.

Welcome to the Kyungpook National University School of Dentistry! KNUSD was established in 1974 and has been making its mark as the leader of Korean dentistry ever since. Under the goal “Vision 2020: Global Leading School of Dentistry”, KNUSD is educating future dentists who will have creative attitudes toward research and professionalism.

KNUSD, in 2003, became the first dental school in Korea that accepts only graduate students. Every student can stay in the newly opened dormitory “Myeong-Ui Gwan” and can visit dental schools in abroad for the academic exchange program. KNUSD also offers students a variety of school activities, which foster the professional qualities as a clinician.

Recently, KNUSD was nominated as the “Best Dental School of Korea” by the Korean Council for Dental Education in the categories of Education System, Students and Faculties, reflecting the top level in Korea of the dental educational system of KNUSD.

In addition, KNUSD is hosting big national projects, including Brain Korea 21 and the Medical Research Center, highlighting the excellent research performed at the sSchool.

Newly opened Kyungpook National University Dental Hospital (KNUDH) is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and presents breakthrough services for the students’ education. This quality of service is so famous that dentists from around the world visit KNUDH for training.

We have been working hard to reach our vision by improving education systems, recruiting new faculty membersies and constructing new school buildings.

We will keep working and will do our best to achieve the school vision whichvision, which is to educate outstanding dentists who will provide the best human oral care to society with faithful humanity.

Hong-In Shin, D.D.S., Ph.D.

Kyungpook National University School of Dentistry