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Gangneung-Wonju Dental College has been established by the unique hope of Gangwon residents of Korea as a regional hub of dental academy. Our goal is to contribute for the development of the community, nation and the world by providing excellent dentists with good medico-dental experiences, right human ethic, high potential of creative research and leadership.
College of Dentistry of Gangneung-Wonju National University has been established since 1994. It is the only National Dental College maintaining the excellent faculty system to educate with a qualified curriculum and to train excellent dentists by competent professors. In 2010, a dental hygiene department, four-year course, has been newly established, so the Dental College becomes the cradle of Dentistry. As a specialized medico-dental international program the medical tourism business is in progress for the Far East and Southeast Asia areas. Therefore, the international cooperation of professors and the international exchange of students will be done actively, contributing to train global professional dental personnels with international experiences. To achieve the final goals of Gangneung-Wonju Dental College many professors and students are working together with great passion and warm heart.
Gangneung-Wonju Dental College is purpose to improve international competitiveness of outstanding faculty staffs and promising students. There are 17 Departments of Dental Science which were well-equipped with educational and research facilities at dental building 1 and 2, and a Dental Hospital for the dental service of Gangwon people and for the clinical training of dental students at a hospital building nearby. The dental education and service have contributed to deliver many excellent dentists and to improve the life of Gangwon people in the upgraded international level.
the dean of the college of Dentistry at GWNU Ko, Sung-Hee