Gachon Medical School
name =Gachon University of Medicine and Science
motto ="박애, 봉사, 애국" "Philanthropy, Service, Patriotism"
president =Lee Seong-nak (이성낙)
website = [http://www.gachon.ac.kr/ www.gachon.ac.kr]
logo =Infobox Korean name
hangul = 가천의과대학교
hanja = 嘉泉醫科大學校
rr = Gacheon Uigwa Daehakgyo
mr = Kach'ŏn Ŭigwa Taehakkyo|
Gachon Medical School is a
medical schoolon Ganghwa Islandin Incheon, South Korea. It has attained the legal status of a university.
The campus is located on southern Ganghwa Island, and covers an area of 82,000 square metres. It lies within
Gilsang-myeon, Ganghwa-gun, within the city limitsof Incheon. Like the rest of Ganghwa Island, it is connected to the mainland by road.
There are five
graduate schools and two undergraduate faculties at Gachon Medical School. These are the faculties of life sciencesand medicine, and the graduate schools of general medicine, health, hospital management, nursing, and multimediainformation. In addition, the school maintains a number of affiliated facilities, including a variety of research centres.
tudents and faculty
Faculty outnumber the students at Gachon Medical School, which has a
student-to-faculty ratioof about 0.65:1.
The school received permission to open in
1997, and opened its doors in March 1998as "Gachon Medical College." The founder was Lee Gil-nyeo. The school gained university status in March 1999, and in November of that year opened the graduate school.
The school cooperates academically with
Humboldt Universityin Germany, Nihon Universityin Japan, Peking Universityin China, and Thomas Jefferson Universityin the United States. 40-50 international students are invited to the campus each year, primarily for a summer intensive program.
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* [http://icc.gachon.ac.kr/ International Cooperation Center, Gachon Medical School]
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