Dongguk University was founded according to the principles of Buddhist teachings
to ensure the highest levels of educational achievement and personal integrity,
to bring the nation, human society, and nature together by enlightening them
with the companion spirits and wisdom and charity, and to realize an open
academic community in which each individual can confidence and respect as
their academic reward.
Dongguk University commits the whole academic community to a vision
which promotes the globalization of Korean culture, including Buddhism,
by improving the learning and teaching of academic theories and approaches
in a free and enlightened academic environment.
Dongguk University is committed to ensuring that every student will be
fully prepared for responsible citizenship and leadership, thereby
preparing them for the building of an enlightened nation and human